- PoliticsNBC Sports
"It’s got to be us that speak truth to power, that call it out no matter the consequences."
Actor Justice Smith took to his Instagram to show his solidarity and support for Black queer lives and Black trans lives while also coming out as queer. Smith, who has appeared in "Pokemon: Detective Pikachu," "The Get Down" and "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom," shared that he and "Queen Sugar" actor Nicholas Ashe are a couple. […]
- SportsGolf Digest
A PGA professional died this week following an on-course accident. Justin Riegel, 38, was killed on Wednesday when a tree crashed into Philmont Country Club’s pro shop and cart barn following a thunderstorm. Riegel was helping bring in carts from the rain at the Philadelphia course when the accident happened.
Bill Maher Says “Reckless Experiment” Of COVID-19 Shutdowns Worsened Impact Of George Floyd Protests On Many Cities
While 10 days of protests following the police-caused death of George Floyd have largely replaced COVID-19 as the news story of the moment, Bill Maher sees a direct link between the two. Shutting down much of the country during the coronavirus pandemic, the Real Time host argued during a panel segment on the show, motivated […]
- BusinessBusiness Insider
Meet Masayoshi Son, the Japanese billionaire with a $16 billion personal fortune whose SoftBank mega-fund just pledged to invest $100 million in entrepreneurs of color
Japanese holding company SoftBank invests millions in some of Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies.
- SportsGood Morning America
Las Vegas is open for business, though it may not be business as usual.Amid coronavirus and protests, the Las Vegas of today won't be exactly what millions of prior visitors remember from their days in Sin City."Good Morning America" outlined last week some of the changes visitors are likely to see Thursday and into the foreseeable future. Among them: fewer people at gaming tables, additional hand washing stations, temperature checks and more frequent cleaning of high-touch items, like dice.Still, there seemed to be plenty to celebrate as casinos began opening just after midnight. ...
- U.S.NBC News
Ex-Minneapolis cop told other officers 'you shouldn't do this' during George Floyd's arrest, lawyer says
Attorneys for two of the officers, charged with aiding and abetting murder, claimed the men tried to express concern during Floyd's deadly arrest.