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Thanks the valiant efforts of rescuers, four boys from the trapped soccer team have been rescued from a Thai cave complex. Eight more boys plus their coach remain.

If that’s not good news for a Monday morning, we’re not sure what is.

We’ll also be taking a peek at what’s left of the World Cup; reading about an Iranian teen detained for dancing; trying to figure out why the US would oppose a breast-feeding world health resolution; and getting some sad news about an ex-NBA player.

Tom Hanks is finally BIG — he turns 61 today. And The Wonder Years’ Fred Savage seems to never grow up, looking youthful as ever at age 41. Rock phenom Jack White turns 42. On this day in 1947, General Dwight D Eisenhower appointed the first female Army officer Florence Blanchfield.