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Trump intent on July 4 celebration as Washington slowly reopens

President Donald Trump remains intent on holding an Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC, this year. The city’s leaders and Democratic lawmakers aren’t so sure. The divide emerging more than a month ahead of the July 4 holiday underscores the competing interests pitting Trump, who is insistent on reopening the country, against local officials, who…MORE

Historic SpaceX launch postponed due to weather

Historic SpaceX launch postponed due to weather

SpaceX and NASA will have to wait at least a few more days for their historic spaceflight. Launch officials announced at 4:17 p.m. Wednesday that rough weather would prevent a SpaceX rocket and capsule from taking off from a Florida launch pad, carrying NASA astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley on the first crewed spaceflight…MORE

Starbucks mugs and tumblers are in hot demand from bargain hunters

Forget Gucci, Chanel or Louis Vuitton. It’s Starbucks that’s emerged as a hot brand for bargain hunters. Shoppers in the past several weeks have flocked to popular resale marketplaces like Poshmark and OfferUp to score mugs, tumblers and cups bearing the Seattle-based chain’s brand. Poshmark CEO Manish Chandra said a pandemic-triggered nostalgia for Starbucks drinks…MORE

Shooting at a business meeting in France kills three

Three people were killed and one injured in western France on Wednesday after a man open fire during a business meeting, national police told CNN. Police said the motive is unclear but there is a professional link between the shooter — who is also injured — and the company in Saint-Varent, France, where the incident…MORE

George Floyd is remembered as a ‘gentle giant’ by his family and friends

George Floyd is remembered as a ‘gentle giant’ by his family and friends

George Floyd moved to Minnesota “to be his best self,” as one friend put it. He worked security at a restaurant, where he developed a reputation as someone who had your back and was there for you when you were down. “Knowing my brother is to love my brother,” Philonise Floyd, George’s brother, told CNN’s…MORE

Liz’s Dirt

Wednesday’s Dirt

Camila Cabello admits to being an eccentric person.  She admits that she MUST eat a banana with every meal.  She also says she cannot sleep without socks on because she is convinced the boogeyman will lick her feet while she sleeps. Halsey actually fractured her ankle while loading the dishwasher.  She said she tripped over…

Tuesday’s Dirt

Denzel Washington is being hailed as a real hero.  He was driving through New York City when he saw a homeless man wandering in traffic.  Denzel got out of his car, brought the man to the sidewalk, and talked to him until police got there. ‘Tiger King’ Joe Exotic has launched the ‘Mullet Challenge.’  He…