For our weekend local news denizens we share this quick peek at pop culture, community news and info from across the nation and around the world . . .
COVID Cuts Crowds
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - The smell of barbecue wafts through the parking lots hours before kickoff at Arrowhead Stadium, and when the first salvo of fireworks explode overhead, thousands of Chiefs fans begin to march en masse toward the entrance gates. That's how things normally are on an NFL game day in Kansas City.
Auto Not Immune
DETROIT (AP) - The U.S. auto industry's coronavirus comeback plan was pretty simple: restart factories gradually and push out trucks and other vehicles for waiting buyers in states left largely untouched by the virus outbreak. Yet the return from a two-month production shutdown hasn't gone quite according to plan.
Royal Work Protected
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — With unemployment nationwide reaching historic levels and the professional sports landscape at a relative standstill, Kansas City Royals ownership and management have taken steps to avoid layoffs and furloughs amid Major League Baseball’s uncertain future.
We know that self-tanning can go horribly wrong, whether you're a seasoned tanner or a toddler thinking the tanning lotion is soap. One woman who got the colour she wanted, unfortunately forgot to take off her underwear while using a tanning spray.
Carefully Crafting White House Response Amid Crisis
A serious divide exists among Trump advisers over how to address nights of protests and riots in US after Floyd's death
A serious divide has emerged among Donald Trump's top allies and advisers over how the President should address several nights of protests and riots across the nation following the death of George Floyd.
Tweet Debates Cont’d
National security adviser Robert O'Brien on Sunday defended President Trump Donald John Trump Donald Trump and Joe Biden create different narratives for the election The hollowing out of the CDC Poll: Biden widens lead over Trump to 10 points MORE 's tweets labeling violent protesters as thugs and saying that looting leads to shooting amid demonstrations over the death of George Floyd, saying the president "wants to de-escalate violence."
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court late Friday rejected a California church's request to ease restrictions on attendance at worship services, in the court's first effort to balance religious freedom and public health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Adversaries Clown USA
China fired back at the United States' concerns with Hong Kong's freedom by pointing directly at the racial unrest that has exploded in America, simply tweeting, "I can't breathe". Tweets from Hua Chunying, a foreign ministry spokesperson, came as the U.S. struggles with nationwide riots that have erupted in response to George Floyd's death in Minneapolis.
El Papa Shares Values
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis said on Sunday that people are more important than the economy, as countries decide how quickly to reopen their countries from coronavirus lockdowns. Francis made his comments, departing from a prepared script, at the first noon address from his window overlooking St.
Cowtown Career Switch
"I have been working at a Fortune 100 company for almost 18 years now and creating art on the side," said Aaron Norris. "This pandemic has challenged me to examine how I want to continue to make a living and what might be possible if I just created art all day long."
Discount Foodie Advice
There is so much more to dining out at a restaurant than the food being served. Of course, delicious dishes help. But it's not the expertly crafted turkey club special we miss, exactly-it's the homey feeling we get as we inhale it at our favorite pub, in our favorite booth, sitting across from a work buddy.
Katie Offers Comfort
Hide Transcript Show Transcript SO MAYBE LATER ON, FINE, BUT NOT SO MUCH NOW. KATIE: WE HAVE MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES, LIGHT SPRINKLES OUT THERE. 61 DEGREES CURRENTLY, THE HUMIDITY IN DEW POINT ARE LOW AND THAT WILL MAKE IT COMFORTABLE. IF YOU DON'T MIND A LITTLE SPRINKLE, IT'S COMFORTABLE TO BE OUTSIDE THIS MORNING.
Dolly Parton - When Life Is Good Again is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .