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Faith leaders stress caution on reopening churches as Trump pushes for in-person services

Faith leaders are stressing the need for a cautious approach to reopening churches after President Donald Trump declared places of worship “essential” during the pandemic and said he’d override governors if they didn’t allow in-person services. “Let me be very honest, I think the President’s push was clearly political maneuvering. Most churches never considered ourselves…

Tiger Woods and Peyton Manning win ‘Champions for Charity’ golf match

Tiger Woods and former NFL quarterback Peyton Manning won the “The Match: Champions for Charity” golf tournament Sunday, defeating Phil Mickelson and Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady. Woods and Manning stopped a late comeback effort by Mickelson and Brady to win by one shot in Sunday’s rain-filled showdown in Hobe Sound, Florida, at the…

Cupid’s fully booked as New Yorkers face a 3-month wait to wed

Cupid is in such hot demand in New York City that he’s run out of arrows, with the City Clerk saying there are no online marriage license appointments available until September. NYC’s online system for marriage licensing — “Project Cupid ” — was launched May 7 to circumvent the physical closure of most New York…

Biscuits and Gravy, the kitten born with two faces, dies

Biscuits and Gravy, the kitten with two faces, has died days after capturing the hearts of animal lovers all over the world. The adorable kitty, born on May 20 on an Oregon farm, died just three days after his birth. He was one of six kittens born to Keenly, a cat owned by the King…

Michigan Gov. Whitmer says she censors herself when speaking about Trump to ensure continued federal assistance

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she censors herself when speaking publicly about President Donald Trump in order to ensure continued federal assistance to her state amid the coronavirus pandemic. Asked specifically by Axios reporter Alexi McCammond during an interview on “Axios on HBO” if she self-censors her comments about the President “for the sake of…

Eli Manning joined Twitter, and was immediately made fun of by Tom Brady

Tom Brady welcomed Eli Manning to the Twitterverse this weekend by engaging him in a classic social media roast. Manning, a former New York Giants quarterback, got burned by Brady, a fellow star quarterback, after posting his first tweet on Saturday. “To paraphrase Jimmy Chitwood, ‘I don’t know if it’ll make any change, but I…

Why Donald Trump’s wild weekend can’t be normalized

On Friday morning, Joe Biden said something dumb — and offensive. “Well I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you’re for me or Trump, then you ain’t black,” Biden told Charlemagne tha God in a radio interview for “The Breakfast Club.” He apologized later that day, saying he “shouldn’t have…

Cuomo says New York State is ‘decidedly in the reopening phase’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that the state will take steps toward reopening this week even as the battle against the coronavirus continues. Though daily deaths in the state went above 100 again on Saturday, the overall numbers in the coronavirus battle are trending in the right direction, he said during a daily…

The coronavirus has made me anxious. Just not in the way I thought.

When our country  — and the world  —  started to shut down in mid-March as a way to slow the spread of coronavirus, I anticipated a big rush of anxiety. After all, I’ve been struggling with anxiety issues  — specifically around health  —  for the better part of the last 20 years. What started as…

Ohio Gov. DeWine is latest Republican to say wearing a mask isn’t about politics

Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine on Sunday said wearing a mask “is not about politics,” as the country reopens and the number of coronavirus deaths nears 100,000 in the US. “This is not about politics, this is not about whether you’re liberal or conservative, left or right, Republican, Democrat,” he said during an interview on…

Former US Rep. Allen West injured in a motorcycle accident

Former Florida US Rep. Allen West is in the hospital after he was injured in a motorcycle accident on Saturday, according to a series of posts on his verified social media accounts. West is in stable condition, a post on his Facebook page said Sunday morning. “Allen West is currently dealing with a concussion, several…

This Chick-fil-A in San Antonio hosted its own high school graduation for employees

The Class of 2020 is graduating at a strange time, with ceremonies canceled across the country and many going virtual. But at one Chick-fil-A in San Antonio, Texas, store employees got creative to celebrate their school graduates. In an outdoor ceremony, a store employee called the graduates’ names as those in attendance dutifully wore face…

Can the world’s oldest profession survive the age of social distancing?

Don’t kiss. Tell clients to wash their hands before they touch you. Wear a mask. Avoid face-to-face positions. And even: Put on a nurse costume and pull out a thermometer — if his temperature is normal, make it part of the game. If he has a fever, end the session. These are real tips that…

Kirby Jenner, the ‘fraternal twin’ of Kendall Jenner, steps into the spotlight on Quibi

There’s a new reality show from the Kardashian/Jenner family, but it has a twist. The series, titled “Kirby Jenner,” premieres Monday on Quibi. The show centers around a 24-year-old performance artist who has risen to fame over the past five years with his parody Instagram account, where he pretends to be the fraternal twin brother…

Want to buy a used car? Rental car companies are offering up some good deals

With travelers staying close to home and airports turned into virtual ghost towns, rental car companies have taken a huge hit during the coronavirus pandemic. On Friday Hertz, which also operates the Dollar and Thrifty agencies, declared bankruptcy. Industry experts expect the company to sell off a large portion of its fleet. And that should…

Pool party at Lake of the Ozarks in Missouri draws a packed crowd

Video posted by a reporter shows partiers crowded together in a pool at the Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, this Memorial Day weekend. Scott Pasmore, an anchor for CNN affiliate KTVK, shot the video at Backwater Jacks Bar & Grill in Osage Beach on Saturday. The gathering violates social distancing measures intended to limit the…

Here’s what Dr. Deborah Birx had to say about Trump wearing a mask

White House coronavirus response coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx said Sunday that there is “clear scientific evidence” that masks work — adding that she assumes President Donald Trump is able to keep six feet of distance “in a majority of cases” when pressed on whether he should wear one. “What we have said to people is…

Leipzig hammers Mainz as home teams continue to struggle on Bundesliga return

Timo Werner scored another hat-trick for Leipzig against Mainz as home teams continued to struggle on the Bundesliga’s return. Werner — reportedly a transfer target of Premier League leader Liverpool — netted three goals when Leipzig hammered Mainz 8-0 in November and got three more in Sunday’s 5-0 away victory that kept his side’s slim…

New Jersey governor warns of major cuts to teachers, firefighters, police officers and health care workers without more federal funding

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy on Sunday warned that key employees — including health care workers, firefighters, police officers and teachers — could be laid off if the state does not receive additional funding from the federal government. The dire prediction from Murphy reflects what many governors across the country fear as states grapple with…

Eddie Sutton, legendary college basketball coach, dies at 84

Eddie Sutton, the first college basketball coach to lead four different schools to the NCAA tournament, died on Saturday, his family said in a statement. He was 84. Sutton’s family said he passed away at home in Tulsa, Oklahoma, due to natural causes, surrounded by his sons and their families. His wife of 54 years,…

NASCAR to honor fallen veterans at Coca-Cola 600 race held without spectators

NASCAR will honor the country’s fallen military veterans when the Coca-Cola 600 race is held without spectators Sunday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina. NASCAR Cup Series drivers and on-track vehicles will carry the name of a fallen military member in honor of Memorial Day. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark…

FDA commissioner issues Memorial Day warning: ‘Coronavirus is not yet contained’

The commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration on Sunday urged Americans observing Memorial Day weekend to follow federal guidelines aimed at curbing the spread of the coronavirus, saying the deadly virus “is not yet contained.” “With the country starting to open up this holiday weekend, I again remind everyone that the coronavirus is…

Federer thinks return of tennis is a ‘long way off’

Roger Federer thinks the professional tennis circuit won’t return for a while due to the coronavirus pandemic but, when the time does come, the Swiss superstar said he would find it difficult to play without fans. While European football’s Bundesliga resurfaced last week behind closed doors and Spain’s La Liga is set to resume the…

Health care stocks are solid, but some remain a big gamble

Investors can thank health care stocks for a chunk of the stock market’s rally. The S&P 500 healthcare sector has risen 33.5% since March 23, when the S&P 500 hit its recent low. That beats the broader index’s 32% gain in the same period. Both small and large companies have benefited from investor hopes that…

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