Roundup: SpaceX Launches Falcon 9; Toni Morrison Passes Away; Barneys Files for Bankruptcy


Historic Beyoncé portrait headed to Smithsonian… Toni Morrison passes away at 88… Shooting at Walmart in Baton Rouge… High-end retailer Barneys files for bankruptcy… Rapper Young Miami shot at while exiting studio… SpaceX launches Falcon 9… Dominos stockpiling pizza ingredients to protect against disorderly Brexit… Foreign countries warn against traveling to U.S. in wake of shootings… DOJ sides with Trump in financial records fight… Federal judge blocks Arkansas abortion ban… Indian Parliament votes to change Kashmir’s status… Monica Lewinsky to produce American Crime Story season based on Clinton impeachment… Elderly woman arrested for feeding stray cats will face no jail time… The Weeknd announces a new album after breakup with Bella Hadid… Montana man accused of assaulting child for not removing hat for national anthem… Florida governor orders state criminal probe into Jeffery Einstein case… California’s new ammo background check law blocked 100 sales in first month

Euphoria Exit Survey [The Ringer]

Why Monday Night Football Could Move to a Streaming Service [The Big Lead]

‘How We Weep for Our Beloved’: Writers and Thinkers Remember Toni Morrison [New York Times]

Life as an Undrafted Free Agent in the NFL [Bleacher Report]

Tough call between 1 and 7. ‘Ye, Doom, and Andre 3000 in one conversation? But George Michael…

Spirit CONTINUES to top themselves, man

Yes, you are, Guillermo. And that’s why we love you.

Man, if you’re gonna make it this far on Jeopardy, how do you whiff this badly?

Your morning comic.