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Good morning. Here are some of the stories we’re following today:

1. Another huge earthquake hits devastated Nepal

A 7.3-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Tuesday, killing at least 36 people and triggering renewed panic on the devastated streets of Kathmandu. The temblor came less than three weeks after 8,000 people died when a 7.8-magnitude quake rocked the Himalayan country on April 25. Read more in NEWS.

2. Tom Brady’s suspension leaves some angry, some giddy

The football world and the general public had mixed feelings Monday after the NFL announced that Patriots quarterback Tom Brady would be suspended for four games in the wake of the "Deflate-Gate" investigation. Brady's lawyer said his client would appeal the punishment. The Patriots organization was also handed a $1 million fine and loss of a first round and a fourth round draft pick. Read more in NEWS.

3. Sources: Pakistanis knew where Osama bin Laden was hiding

Two intelligence sources tell NBC News that the year before the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, a "walk in" asset from Pakistani intelligence told the CIA where the most wanted man in the world was hiding — and these two sources, plus a third, say that the Pakistani government knew where bin Laden was hiding all along. Read more in NEWS.

4. Kerry in Russia for talks with Putin

John Kerry touched down in Russia Tuesday for a rare direct meeting with President Vladimir Putin, with everything from Iran and Yemen to Ukraine and ISIS on the agenda. Read more in NEWS.

5. White House doesn’t think Arab leader no-shows are a snub

The White House sought to quash concerns that the withdrawal of four of the six top leaders of Gulf nations from a planned summit later this week at Camp David signals strained relations between the administration and countries in that region. Of the six Arab states invited, only two of the those countries — Kuwait and Qatar — plan on sending their top leaders. Read more in NEWS.

6. George Zimmerman injured in shooting incident

George Zimmerman was injured in a shooting on Monday in Florida, police said. The shooting in Lake Mary involved Zimmerman and a man identified as Matthew Apperson, police spokeswoman Bianca Gillett said. Zimmerman did not fire any shots, according to police. Neither man has been arrested, and investigators are working to determine whether charges will be brought, Gillett said. Read more in NEWS.

7. DA to deliver decision in Tony Robinson shooting by cop

Dane County, Wisconsin, District Attorney Ismael R. Ozanne will release findings Tuesday from the investigation of the shooting of an unarmed teenager, Tony Robinson, 19, by a police officer, Matthew Kenny. The shooting sparked peaceful but passionate protests in the city. Read more in NEWS.

8. Nightly Spotlight: Grown-ups take to crayons and coloring books

Coloring books made specifically for adults are soaring in popularity. Many versions are completely sold out. Proponents say people are drawn, so to speak, to the hobby because it reduces stress and provides a way to disconnect from cellphones and email.