Your daily news briefing, with a video report, news of the week ahead and a gas price update.
- The Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on a proposal to repeal the national Defense of Marriage Act on Wednesday. The law, which was signed into law by President Bill Clinton in 1996, legally defines marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
- Rupert Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks, a former CEO of his, will testify before a British committee on Tuesday. The committee will hold a hearing on the hacking allegations at Murdoch’s newspaper.
- This summer’s next big superhero movie opens Friday: “Captain America: The First Avenger.” The origin film stars Chris Evans and Hugo Weaving.
Video to note
Want more soccer after all the Women’s World Cup excitement? Check out this video of a goalkeeper scoring.
Gas price update
Here are the national average gas prices this weekend, according to AAA:
- Friday: $3.667
- 1 week ago: $3.594
- 1 month ago: $3.689
- 1 year ago: $2.718
- Record high: $4.114
GateHouse News Service