1. Caught on camera: Lightning strikes Delta plane in Atlanta. The rain would not let up Tuesday, and the flight did not have clearance to depart Hartsfield-Jackson. Jack Perkins, who was “filming the line of planes all stacked up," turned on his camera. About 17 seconds into the recording, a bolt of lightning struck. [Read more]
2. Jimmy Carter says his cancer has spread to his brain: Carter, remarking that he feels "surprisingly at ease," said he has been diagnosed with melanoma, a skin cancer that has progressed to his brain and liver. Doctors have discovered four small spots of melanoma on his brain but said they are treatable. [Read more]
3. Activist Shaun King, a Morehouse grad, denies lying about his race: King has previously said his mother is white and his father is black. But last week, King’s background has been questioned by conservatives who claim he has two white parents, and that he was never attacked by a white mob. [Read more]
4. Two women finish Ranger School, the first ever, and make history: “It’s definitely awesome to be part of the history,” said 1st Lt. Shaye Haver, 25, a helicopter pilot from Arizona. Capt. Kristen Griest, 26, a military policewoman from Connecticut, said: “I feel pretty much the same way." [Read more]
5. Tonight's forecast: Partly to mostly cloudy skies with scattered thunderstorms during the evening and a low of 69. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph and a 50 percent chance of rain. [Get more real-time weather info]
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