Hottie Bella inspires a bit of fashion goodness this afternoon as we share pop culture, community news and info from around the nation . . .
Kansas City Hope Flight Soars
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- If you looked up to the skies over the metro Friday afternoon and wondered if there was some kind of an airshow going on, you weren't alone. The impressive demonstration put on by local teams The Beechnutz and KC Flight Formation Team was called "Hope Flight," a soaring way to salute health care workers at the region's largest hospitals.
Testing Golden Ghetto
Johnson County, Kansas has begun randomized testing of thousands of county residents for COVID-19, starting with 500 on Friday morning. The county's health department sent out voluntary surveys across the county asking residents if they'd like to be tested and if they've had, have or haven't had symptoms of COVID-19.
Locked Down Under
FAIRWAY, KS (KCTV) -- Some countries are having more luck than others fighting off COVID-19 right now. In Australia, the number of new infections is starting to slow as they enter the suppression phase. Of the 6,203 confirmed cases in Australia, 53 people have died from COVID-19.
Bells Shares Burrito Social Distancing Inspiration
Bella Hadid is getting bossy -- for good reason. The 23-year-old supermodel sent hearts racing over the weekend with a topless selfie she took while indulging in a burrito. But this time, the sultry snap was accompanied by a list of do's and don'ts for her nearly 30 million followers about what to do amid the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic.
Snail Mail Democracy???
subscribe to Coronavirus Daily podcast With an election year pandemic, mail-in ballots may become an increasingly popular way to vote, especially in states like Florida that allow any voter to use them.
CHECK IS IN THE MAIL!!!
Americans eligible for the coronavirus economic stimulus package have started seeing payments arrive in their accounts. The one-time payment from the U.S. Treasury looks to help ease the pressure from the huge economic downturn as a result of the coronavirus outbreak.
GREAT REOPEN DEBATE!!!
President Donald Trump has had a quiet weekend so far as he grapples with one of the most important decisions in US history - when to reopen the country from its COVID-19 lockdown. "I'm going to have to make a decision, and I only hope to God that it's the right decision," Trump said Friday at his daily briefing.
U.S. Now COVID-19 Death Capital Of The World
The United States surpassed Italy on Saturday as the country with the most coronavirus deaths in the world, according to data from Johns Hopkins University. At least 18,860 people have died from the virus in the U.S. Italy has suffered 18,849 fatalities; Spain has recorded at least 16,353 deaths; and France has confirmed 13,197 deaths.
Burning Man Extinguished By Coronavirus Fear
Coronavirus prompts cancellation of Burning Man festival in Nevada, event will be 'virtual,' organizers say
The Burning Man 2020 festival has been canceled -- the latest large-scale event to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers of the Burning Man Project, the group that brings the annual arts and music festival to northern Nevada's Black Rock Desert, made the announcement on its website and social media accounts.
Kansas Scribe Scribbles Amid Forced Lockdown
On a chunk of unincorporated land outside of Leavenworth, Kansas, Adam Gnade has more or less been self-isolating for 10 years. He's quick to say that he has a lot of friends, it's just that as someone who spends his days writing, that lifestyle makes sense to him.
Kansas City 'Transcendent' QB Earns Off-Season High Praise
Top 5 transcendent NFL QBs; is Tua Tagovailoa worth the risk? | NFL.com Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs: The reigning Super Bowl MVP has captivated the football world with his off-platform throws and no-look passes, but the scouting community is smitten with his rare talent as an electrifying playmaker inside and outside of the pocket.
Katie Saturday Forecast
Hide Transcript Show Transcript KATIE: I'M GLAD YOU GUYS COULD WATCH. I HAVE 20 MINUTES OF WEATHER TO TRY TO GET IT THREE MINUTES. BEAUTIFUL SUNRISE IN KANSAS CITY BUT WE ARE TRACKING THUNDERSTORMS. YOU CAN SEE CLOUD DEBRIS COMING IN FROM THE SOUTH. 51 DEGREES HERE.
And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .