Speed Read: Tracy Morgan Speaks Out For the First Time Since His Accident

  • The woman who claimed Bright Eyes singer Conor Oberst raped her has retracted her accusations. Her public statement says she "made up those lies about him to get attention" while going through a difficult period in her life.
  • Israel accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire, but Palestinian militant group Hamas rejected it. Airstrikes against targets in Gaza resumed after six hours.
  • South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer has died. She was 90 and was recognized as South Africa's leading writer.
  • Watch Cara Delevingne's epic lip sync to LL Cool J's "It's Hard to Control Myself." She sings both his parts of the song and Jennifer Lopez's: