Inspired by angel Taylor, we're inspired to take a quick look at some of the most important headlines for today . . .
Home Team Vs. COVID
The KC Royals have had six players test positive for COVID-19 and while no cases have been serious, the virus has impacted the team's Opening Day roster. As of now, Major League Baseball is set to begin regular season action on July 24th.
Celebrate Relaxed Locals
TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - Overland Park is among the least stressed cities in the United States. A recent WalletHub study shows Overland Park is among one of the least stressed cities in the nation. The personal finance website says nearly 40% of Americans are experiencing significant stress due to COVID-19, which is why it released its report on 2020′s Most & Least Stressed Cities in America.
Kansas City Rolls With It
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Great Car Show gets underway today at the WWI Memorial south lawn. More than 200 vehicles are expected to be on display from 10-3. Classic cars, hot rods, exotic cars, muscle cars, antiques and military vehicles will be scattered throughout the lawn for the public to stroll by and admire.
Prez Trump Changes Tactics Amid Worsening Numbers
Joe Biden leads Donald Trump by 15% among registered voters nationally and holds a 20-point lead when it comes to who Americans trust to handle the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new poll out on Sunday.
China Delivers Ultimatum
China's Ambassador to the United States, Cui Tiankai, said America must make a "fundamental choice" about whether it can live peacefully with a "modernized, strong, prosperous" China.
New Global City Rises
Large-scale protests. Ruthless crackdowns. A draconian law. Hong Kong's relationship with the world has been completely altered by China after it imposed a new national security law on June 30, undermining Asia's top financial center.
Pandemic Numbers Spike
Over a 24-hour period, the world saw nearly 260,000 new coronavirus cases - a new record. Deaths were also on the rise, with 7,360 new fatalities reported Saturday in the highest one-day increase since May. The World Health Organization announced the numbers Saturday.
Face masks are emerging as one of the most powerful weapons to fight the novel coronavirus, with growing evidence that facial coverings help prevent transmission-even if an infected wearer is in close contact with others.
Taylor Hill Reflects on the Power Dynamics in Modeling and Hollywood-and Why Women Are Changing the Game
Ahead of Thursday night's Women in Hollywood party, hosted by Vanity Fair, the 23-year-old Lancôme ambassador and longtime Victoria's Secret Angel talked about role models (Reese Witherspoon, Olivia Wilde) and backstage frustrations: "16-year-olds need a place that's safe from prying eyes."
Celebrate Doggie Homecoming
LAWSON, Mo. (AP) - A dog named Cleo who disappeared from her home in Kansas earlier this month turned up a few days later at her old home in Missouri, about 50 miles (80 kilometers) away.
THIS Is Bubba's Year
Despite the litany of labels, judgments and expectations placed upon Bubba Starling since being drafted fifth overall in 2011, the athletic phenom from Gardner Edgerton High School remains laser-focused on growing into a productive major-league baseball player. Starling, who'll turn 28 early next month, has been open about his trying journey to the big leagues with his hometown Kansas City Royals.
Weather Right Now
Rain chances last through Monday, and throughout the week.
Joan Osborne - One Of Us is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .