Monday July 29, 2013 Happening Now

Lots of Sunday show action on the looming war shaping up between Democrats and Republicans in Washington. It looks like we'll get a major fight over the budget this summer. The GOP is proposing deep cuts to some of President Obama's favorite programs, and could make a "last stand" against Obamacare. President Obama's Treasury Secretary Jack Lew says the President won't negotiate on spending or raising the debt ceiling. Lots to digest with our political guests today.

Israeli and Palestinian teams will speak for the first time in three years after much diplomacy by Secretary of State John Kerry. The meetings are only to discuss more meetings, but it's a start.

James Rosen reporting on the increasing gap between the rich and the poor in the U.S... a gap that's growing wider.

Garrett Tenney reporting today on a horrible bus crash that left three dead and several dozen injured in Indiana.

Molly Line takes a look at the huge number of Americans who are still underwater on their mortgages.

Massive flooding in Arizona and thunderstorms in the South. Maria Molina and Janice Dean reporting.

Whitey Bulger defense team begins calling witnesses after the prosecution wrapped last week. Will Whitey take the stand?

$53 million in jewels were stolen from a hotel in Cannes, France over the weekend.

At least 80 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood were killed over the weekend in protests against the Egyptian Army taking power. Leland Vittert reporting.

A huge outbreak of violence in Iraq has left another 47 dead in car bombings across the country today. There's been 3,000 killed in violence there since April.

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