Illustration: Robert Trujillo
Fri, Aug 8, 2014 9:53 AM EDT
Tags:  Morning Rush

Here's what I'm reading up on this morning:

  • Obama authorizes airstrikes against ISIS to protect Yazidis from possible genocide in northern Iraq. 
  • The truce is over in Gaza and a 10-year-old child is the first victim of new Israeli attacks. 
  • Montana Senator John Walsh (D)  pulls out of the race after plagiarism accusations; there's only a few days left in which to pick a replacement.