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Panic at LAX, divas dominate and life ‘on Mars’ – your Morning Scoop

Police officers stand guard as passengers wait in line at Terminal 7 in Los Angeles International Airport, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays. Passengers who fled had to be rescreened through security. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said.
Police officers stand guard as passengers wait in line at Terminal 7 in Los Angeles International Airport, Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays. Passengers who fled had to be rescreened through security. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said. Associated Press

Good morning! It’s Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, and I’m here with your helping of the Morning Scoop. (Subscribe here to keep receiving the Scoop in your inbox every weekday because I need more friends.)

What You Need to Know

  • Loud noises and a dude in a Zorro costume caused a major freakout at LAX last night.
  • Police are looking for a guy who robbed a Hungry Howie’s Pizza in Fresno and I literally forgot Hungry Howie’s existed until just this minute.
  • Colin Kaepernick’s teammates are starting to come around after he explained his protest to them.
  • There are probably a few reasons you shouldn’t get high and drive on your rims. This is just one of them.
  • EpiPens are necessary and far too expensive.
  • Two men found out they were switched at birth but neither was sent to live with royalty, so this story has a potential movie factor of just 2/10.

What You Want to Know

  • Whenever you see the words “slay,” “queen,” “fire” and “lit” in your timeline, it’s a safe bet Beyoncé is out there doing stuff.
  • Some scientists pretended to live on Mars for a year but they’re done now and wondering if people are still talking nonstop about putting Sriracha on everything.
  • (puts on monocle) Frankly, I think American TV shows have far too many episodes in a season anyway.

What You Wish You Didn’t Know

  • When a guy stockpiling food and weapons in preparation for the end of the world says, “I’m not paranoid” and you’re like, “LOL okay.”
  • And finally, the war on Christmas is real. Happy Monday, people.
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