A Malaysia Airlines jet carrying nearly 300 people crashed near the border between Russia and Ukraine, according to Reuters and Interfax. The airline company has confirmed that it has lost contact with the plane, a Boeing 777.
Angels outfielder Mike Trout drove in two runs with two extra-base hits, and the American League beat the National League, 5-3, in the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Target Field in Minneapolis on Tuesday night.
The United States' run in the World Cup came to an end with a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Belgium on Tuesday. Goalkeeper Tim Howard came out a winner, though, notching 16 saves -- the most in a World Cup match since 1966.