NUMBER 5 - PISTORIUS NOT MENTALLY INCAPACITATED
Oscar Pistorius is back in court today for the resumption of his murder trial. A psychiatric assessment of the athlete found he was not mentally incapacitated when he shot his girlfriend to death. The lead prosecutor requested the evaluation in May, after a psychiatrist said Pistorius had a general anxiety disorder. Pistorius is accused of the premeditated murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
NUMBER 4 - HOBBY LOBBY VS. OBAMACARE
It's one of the most anticipated U.S. Supreme Court rulings this year. A decision is expected today on the health care showdown between the White House, and arts and crafts chain Hobby Lobby. The company is challenging the Obamacare mandate that all businesses must provide contraception coverage for their employees. There are currently exemptions for churches and some religiously-affiliated groups to have a third party provide coverage.
NUMBER 3 - DAD, MOM RESEARCHED HOT CAR DEATHS
The Georgia father charged with murder after leaving his 22-month-old son in a hot car told police he used the internet to search what temperature it needs to be for a child to die inside of a hot car. Police say Justin Ross Harris told them he was fearful it could happen. According to investigators, Harris' wife Leanna also made similar statements regarding researching car deaths and how it occurs. Cooper Harris died after he was left for seven hours inside an SUV on June 18th. Cooper's funeral was this weekend in Alabama. His father did not attend, and is being held without bond.
NUMBER 2 - PRIDE PARADES
Rainbow flags, banners and balloons were all over Manhattan for New York City's annual Gay Pride Parade on Sunday. The parade was one of many being held across the country and around the world. More than one million people gathered in Chicago for the city's first pride parade since the state legalized same-sex marriage. The first couple to marry under the new marriage equality law was there, and four couples tied the knot while riding on floats.
NUMBER 1 - NINE INJURED IN BOURBON STREET SHOOTING
Nine people are injured, two in critical condition, after a shootout on Bourbon Street in New Orleans early Sunday morning. Surveillance video taken from inside The Tropical Isle bar shows people scrambling to take cover as shots rang out. A bartender immediately ran to the front doors to help put the bar on lockdown. Police say two men started shooting at each other and bystanders were the ones who got hit.