We start the morning by celebrating the catalog of a pop star diva amid her ongoing celeb life lessons as she releases new material . . . AND THEN taking a peek at pop culture, community news and top headlines.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - If you've already been sick with COVID-19, you may have to wait longer to get the new vaccine. It's sparking renewed interest in antibody testing to determine if you might have been exposed to the virus. Community Blood Center is now offering expanded opportunities for you to get antibody testing.
KCK Suffers Tragic Loss
KANSAS CITY, KS (KCTV) -- A mother is grieving the loss of her son along with family and friends as police search for his killer. Someone shot Enice J. Fuel near 11th and Orville Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas, around 5:30 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 12.
Help Old School For X-mas
For more than four decades former Kansas City, Missouri, police Officer Richard White has been hosting a free holiday meal on Christmas Day for seniors with nowhere to go.This year, White said there will be a meal, but not in a group setting."I always thought this would happen because it's never not happened," White said.For 44 years, White's holiday meal has served Kansas City-area seniors on Christmas Day."Went through two blizzards and succeeded," he said.White said this year's challenge was too great to hold an in-person meal.
Pornhub has suspended all videos on its site that were not uploaded by its content partners or verified models on its platform in a sweeping move that will lead to a significant chunk of content disappearing from the site just days after Mastercard and Visa stopped processing transactions with the adult video streaming sites over allegations that it hosted videos showing child sexual abuse and other illegal content.
Russia Trolls Election
LONDON - It's taken a while, but Russian President Vladimir Putin has now congratulated President-elect Joe Biden on his election victory. Putin sent a telegram to Biden to congratulate him, the Kremlin said Tuesday: "In his telegram, Putin wished every success to the president-elect and expressed confidence that Russia and the U.S., who bear special responsibility for global security and stability, can facilitate resolution of many problems and challenges faced by the world now despite disagreements," the Kremlin noted.
End Of The World, Again
Crack open your buckets of dehydrated cheese products, fire up the portable stove, and bask in the light of some emergency glow sticks. It's a constitutional crisis, and you'll want a well-appointed bunker. As President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election become more fantastical, some of his most diehard fans are urging each other to explore disaster preparation for unspecified political turmoil.
Turkey Crackdown For X-Mas
The United States is finally punishing Turkey for purchasing a Russian missile defense system, a long-anticipated move that is likely to increase tensions with a NATO ally. On Monday, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Turkey for its purchase of the Russian-made S-400 surface-to-air missile defense system.
Tucker Targets Doc Biden
Tucker Carlson on Monday night joined the fray over Jill Biden's use of 'Dr' Carlson said her PhD 'means basically nothing' and said she had 'status anxiety' He mocked her for having the same qualification as Bill Cosby and 'Dr Pepper' Carlson spoke after The Wall Street Journal on Friday
Celebs Confess COVID
Sharon Osbourne is the latest celebrity to announce their coronavirus diagnosis. The 68-year-old talk show co-host took to Twitter on Monday to announce her infection and subsequent medical treatment. "I wanted to share I've tested positive for Covid 19," she shared.
Local Loss Testimony
A Sarcastic Poker Player And Food Bank Volunteer: Family Remember A Kansas Citian Lost To The Pandemic
Renee Fletcher was a glamorous woman - the former Miss Kansas City Chamber of Commerce wouldn't leave her house without styling her stunning platinum blond hair. "She was always there if you needed her. And later on when she was always there, even when you didn't want her or need her," her daughter Tracy Noe joked.
Kansas City Food Assistance Need Rising Amid Pandemic
KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The TODAY Show is joining Feeding America to raise awareness for the level of food insecurity across the U.S. In Kansas City, TODAY teamed up with 41 Action News and Harvesters to showcase the efforts being made to help families, especially during the global pandemic.
Tuesday Chill Forecast
You might see a stray flake or two today.
Gwen Stefani - Let Me Reintroduce Myself is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.