Around The World From Kansas City: Chiefs' Updates, Politics & Pope

Right now we roundup quite a bit of what we've been reading overnight along with pop culture, community news and top headlines.

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Kansas City Football Dynasty Reconsidered

'We're wired to go after it every year': Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs are built to last

7:44 AM ET Adam TeicherESPN Staff Writer Close Covered Chiefs for 20 seasons for Kansas City Star Joined ESPN in 2013 SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- The Kansas City Chiefs and general manager Brett Veach expected skepticism about their plan for the 2022 season after they traded a premier wide receiver in Tyreek Hill and assembled a post-draft depth chart that included six defensive rookies in significant positions.

Game Plan Exposed

Chiefs release updated depth chart for Super Bowl LVII

The Kansas City Chiefs have released their latest "unofficial" depth chart ahead of Super Bowl LVII against the Philadelphia Eagles. There is a single change to the depth chart this week reflecting a transaction made ahead of the AFC Championship Game.

Northeast In Play

Icing on the Disc

Roughly 60 player gathered in Budd Park this morning to play in the 38th Annual Ice Bowl, a fund raiser [...]

Angel Real Life

Supermodel Chanel Iman: A Day in My Life

Balancing act! Chanel Iman has found a way to prioritize her family and her health despite her packed schedule. The supermodel, 31, has her hands full with her career and daughters Cali, 3, and Cassie, 23 months, whom she shares with husband Sterling Shepard .

GOP Rage Ballooning

Republican demands Joe Biden, Kamala Harris resign after 'catastrophic Chinese spy balloon spectacle'

Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., a member of the House Armed Services Committee, said Saturday that the Chinese spy balloon saga confirmed both President Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris should resign from office. Wilson's calls for Biden and Harris to resign came hours after a U.S.

Nobody Wants Rematch

Few Americans are excited about a Biden-Trump rematch, Post-ABC poll finds

President Biden and former president Donald Trump may have each drawn a record number of votes in 2020, but at this early stage in the 2024 election cycle, Americans show little enthusiasm for a rematch between the two well-known yet unpopular leaders, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll.

Hard Times FINALLY Impact Politicos

Record numbers are worse off, a recipe for political discontent: POLL

Four in 10 Americans say they've gotten worse off financially since Joe Biden became president, the most in ABC News/Washington Post polls dating back 37 years. Political fallout includes poor performance ratings for Biden and a tight hypothetical Biden/Trump rematch next year.

New Horrible Social Media Idea

Elon Musk Wants to Charge Businesses on Twitter $1,000 per Month to Retain Verified Check-Marks

Elon Musk's Twitter needs cash - and now the mega-billionaire wants companies and brands to fork over $1,000 monthly to get verified check-marks on his social network.

Vlad's Death March Persists

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says situation at the front getting tougher

Feb 4 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that the situation on the front lines in the east of the country was getting tougher and Russia was throwing more and more troops into battle.

COVID & Mortality

Covid-19 Made Us Confront Death. Online Wills Spiked.

The Covid-19 pandemic has fueled a sharp rise in online wills. Just after the onset of the pandemic in 2020, Boston-based online estate planning firm Gentreo saw a 143% week-over-week increase in people creating online wills, also known as e-wills or digital wills. Another online estate planning firm Trust & Will saw a 50% uptick in users.

El Papa Inspires Hope

Pope Mass in South Sudan: Pontiff urges people to reject 'venom of hatred'

The Pope, who visited the country alongside other Christian leaders - the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, and the Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, Rev Iain Greenshields - has been on a peace mission and pleaded with South Sudanese clergy to raise their voices against injustice on Saturday.

Kicking It With Baller

It's been a frustrating season for Chiefs' placekicker Harrison Butker

With the Kansas City Chiefs now focused on Super Bowl LVII - which takes place on February 12 - Week 1 of the season seems like a lifetime ago. The Chiefs opened their 2022 campaign in style, giving their fans plenty to cheer about in a 44-21 rout of the Arizona Cardinals.

Temperatures Spike Sunday

FORECAST: Still warm Sunday with less wind

Stiff southwest winds will relax overnight as temperatures return to the 30s well after dark. By Sunday morning it will be a bit chilly to start, but the afternoon should be another unseasonably warm day. High temperatures will climb into the upper 50s and low 60s across the area.

Peppermint Rainbow - Will You Be Staying After Sunday is the song of the day and this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.