Kansas City News Wings: Debate & Airstrkes

Right now enduring angel Adriana inspires the latest look at pop culture, community news and top headlines.

Check www.TonysKansasCity.com news gathering . . .

12th & Oak Sneak Peek

New council to lead next four years of Kansas City

A new set of council members will lead Kansas City, Missouri for the next four years. Our roundtable looks at the council's priorities and the decisions already ruffling some feathers.

Newsies Talk Big Ticket Items

4 The People: Discussing Downtown baseball, Trump indictment impact

On this week's edition of 4 The People, we take a look at the impact of the Donald Trump indictments, and what they mean for the crowded GOP primary field trying to gain traction.

Kick Out Of You

Team USA fans set early alarms to attend World Cup watch party

Dedicated fans of the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team were up before the sun on Sunday to cheer the team on at the Kansas City Power and Light District.

Angel FOREVER . . . 

Former Angel Adriana Lima returns to Victoria's Secret

The brand teased that there's "more to come throughout the year" from the partnership, suggesting Lima could appear in its retooled runway show.

Fight Over Free Money

Conservative groups sue to block Biden plan canceling $39 billion in student loans

Two conservative groups are asking a federal court to block the Biden administration's plan to cancel $39 billion in student loans for more than 800,000 borrowers. In a lawsuit filed Friday in Michigan, the groups argue that the administration overstepped its power when it announced the forgiveness in July, just weeks after the Supreme Court struck down a broader cancellation plan pushed by President Joe Biden.

MAGA Marching Orders

Fox News to Trump: Show up for the debate

Fox News is furiously trying to talk former President Trump into showing up for the first GOP presidential debate later this month in August. The effort was reflected throughout the network's programming on Thursday, where several figures made the argument on air for why Trump shouldn't skip the debate on Fox.

Raising Doubt Against Veep

GOP hopefuls raise prospect of 'President Harris' as way to undercut Biden | CNN Politics

Republican presidential candidates are increasingly making Vice President Kamala Harris their prime target as they jockey for attention from voters, focusing on the No. 2 Democrat rather than President Joe Biden.

Still Arguing Insurrection

Chuck Todd pushes back on Trump attorney: Pence said Trump asked him to violate Constitution

Trump attorney John Lauro says former Vice President Mike Pence "never said" he thought the former president was acting criminally in his efforts to overturn the 2020 election. He adds that a "technical violation of the Constitution is not a violation of criminal law."

Russia Steps Up Attacks

Three dead in overnight airstrikes and shelling across Ukraine

Three people have died in a night of intense shelling across Ukraine

Faithful Divided

Right-wing Catholics interrupt Mass for LGBTQ World Youth Day pilgrims

The same day Pope Francis told Catholics gathered for World Youth Day that the church must be a home for everyone, right-wing activists interrupted a Mass for LGBTQ pilgrims.

Into The Great Wide Open

Megan Rapinoe's World Cup career ends with awful penalty kick miss: 'Dark comedy'

Megan Rapinoe blasted the ball over the right corner of the net and three rounds later the USWNT was eliminated on penalty kicks by Sweden.

Artsy Tribute Dedication

Kemper Museum curates a retrospective of artist Virginia Jaramillo, whose work it showcased in the museum's 1994 debut exhibition

Reaching into its vaults, the Kemper Museum curates a retrospective exhibition of artist Virginia Jaramillo, whose work was showcased in the museum's 1994 debut exhibition.

Forecast For Now . . . 

Sunday signals calm days ahead

Sunday will have high temperatures around 81 degrees; the next few days will have some clouds, but stay warm.

And this is the OPEN THREAD for right now.