• Tonight, 10 Democrats take the stage in the first of two candidate debates. Round two, with another 10, is tomorrow night. NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo are the official broadcast partners.
  • Madonna's new album, Madame X, has hit the number one spot in sales. That's the 9th time she's done that.
  • In some parts of the country, 7-11 is experimenting with Slurpee delivery.
  • Tiffany O'Brien fell asleep on her Air Canada flight to Toronto. When she woke up, the plane was dark and everyone was gone. They had landed, emptied the jet and just left her there. This happened last week.
  • After last weekend's snowstorms in Colorado, their snowpack is 40 times the normal amount.
  • The dates have been set for this year's Amazon Prime Day-a Black Friday like celebration -- July 15th and 16th.
  • A new study suggests that drinking coffee may actually help you lose weight.
  • It was 10 years ago this week that Michael Jackson died.
  • Italy will host the 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
  • Longtime advice columnist E. Jean Carroll is claiming that President Trump sexually assaulted her 20 years ago. The president is saying that they've never even met and that it never happened.
  • The Obamas are enjoying their week of vacation with the Clooneys on Lake Como in Italy.
  • A type of melon is selling for $22,000 apiece in Japan.
  • Cardi B has been indicted on 14 charges in a strip club brawl, saying she thought her husband Offset was cheating with one of the women.
  • Major League relief pitchers have a higher ERA than starters for the first time in 50 years.
  • New Hampshire has been ranked the most patriotic state.
  • Avril Lavigne is launching her first tour in five years.

The president of Iran says the White House is suffering from "mental disability." This from a country where:
  • They have garlic-flavored shampoo
  • Women are not allowed to ride bicycles
  • Or allowed to take selfies with soccer players
  • Or attend men's sporting events in stadiums
  • And that have to ride in the back of buses (the front is reserved for men)
  • Or where women are banned from receiving the same amount of inheritance as their male relatives.
  • Or where girls, as young as 9 years old, are not allowed to object to their parents decision to marry them off.


Popular posts from this blog

City Page Survey

Fall Book Discussion and Movie Series

Book discussion group to meet