Sunday quick peek at pop culture, community news, and top headlines from right now . . .
Kansas City Judge Starts Pandemic Legal Smackdowns
KANSAS CITY - A ruling from a federal judge in Kansas City on Wednesday could open the window for thousands of businesses whose insurers turned down their COVID-19 claims. "This is potentially huge," said Tom Baker, a professor of law at the University of Pennsylvania, who has been following the myriad cases against the insurance industry amid COVID-19.
Local Good Deeds Cont'd
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Two Kansas City metro churches joined forces to bring some relief to those who are struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. Fellowship Church and United Believers Community Church provided more than 10,000 items, including clothes and masks, to the community at no cost.
Prez Trump Suffers Loss
Donald Trump's younger brother, Robert Trump, died on Saturday night aged 71 after being hospitalised in New York, the president said in a statement. The president on Friday visited his brother in hospital after White House officials said Robert had become seriously ill. Officials did not immediately release a cause of death.
Progressives Demand Pink Slip Delivered To Mr. Postman
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is emerging from obscurity and into a glaring hot spotlight lately, raising alarms with aggressive new strategies that have upended the United States Postal Service just as it heads into possibly the most consequential moment of its history -- the great vote-by-mail election of 2020.
Panty Probs Persist
A Jeffrey Epstein accuser used details about former Victoria Secret head Les Wexner's tastes in lingerie to accuse him of sexual abuse, according to newly unsealed court documents. The documents were unsealed Friday in the Manhattan federal court legal battle between Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz and Epstein accuser Virginia Giuffre.
Catholics Judge Candidates
Of all the lunatic political ideas I have ever seen foisted upon the Catholic laity, perhaps the most self-evidently absurd is the idea that we are somehow obligated to take part in what some people still quaintly refer to as "the democratic process."
Tragic Postscript Downplayed
The boy's father had dinner with the alleged killer the night before. The family of Cannon Hinnant will never get over the loss of their little boy. The 5-year-old was shot and killed by a neighbor while riding his bike in Wilson, North Carolina, last weekend, according to police.
Swing State Campaign 2020
"I think she brings with her the energy of every Black woman in the country," said former Sen. Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois, the first Black woman elected to the chamber, and only one besides Harris.
No Vacay For Politicos
Speaker Nancy Pelosi Nancy Pelosi Pelosi weighing bringing House back from August recess early over USPS issues: reports Battle looms over Biden health care plan if Democrats win big Congress exits with no deal, leaving economists flabbergasted MORE (D-Calif.)
BLM Movement Begins Expansion Amid Outpouring Of Support & Cash
The Black Lives Matter movement has sparked an outpouring of more than $1 billion in corporate giving - and launched a wild scramble for the cash among a dozen BLM groups scattered across the country. Some are for-profit, some are nonprofit but all are positioned to claim big bucks in corporate pledges from companies such as Bank of America, Walmart and Facebook.
New King Of Royals Crowned
Going into Saturday's doubleheader, going 1-1 on the day was what Kansas City Royals fans were hoping for and they did just that, losing their first game, but winning the second by a score of 4-2. The highlight in Game 2 was the performance of utility man Whit Merrifield, who went 3-for-4 and had all four of the Royals RBIs in this game.
KC August Shines
Hide Transcript Show Transcript THIS IS FIRST ALERT WEATHER. EMILY: WE HAD A REALLY NICE SUNSET. KIND OF A HAZY SUNSET. I KNOW YOU POSTED A PICTURE EARLIER. NEVILLE: THE REASON WE HAD THAT SMOKY SUNSET IS BECAUSE OF THE WILDFIRES TO THE WEST OVER COLORADO.
The Black Crowes - She Talks To Angels is the Sunday song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now . . .