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Biden says Vice President Kamala Harris will lead his administration's efforts to protect voting rights as many states work to add restrictions. LA Times
VOA VIEW: A foolish or smart move like the border problem - dump the plunder on an inept fool.
Biden sends Secretary of State Blinken to Central America to push officials on corruption in their countries and blocking immigration to the U.S. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Blinken is an idiot.
Republican lawmakers blamed Gov. Andrew Cuomo for “lighting the match” that has triggered a recent spike in crime by signing criminal justice reforms championed by Democrats. New York Post
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“We had to act last night because #SB7 was a threat to our democracy,” tweeted Texas state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez in defense of Democrats’ walkout to temporarily kill a rather run-of-the-mill election bill. President Joe Biden similarly called it “part of an assault on democracy that we’ve seen far too often this year.” Nonsense: Senate... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The libs hate integrity.
The battle to win control of school boards from the clutches of racial indoctrinators is high stakes. Lose, and a generation is lost. The outcome will determine whether our children learn to see themselves and other people as individuals, instead of merely members of racial groups. Parents of all ethnicities who never thought they’d get... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Parents should take over all school boards.
The decision blocks, for now, oil and gas drilling in one of the largest tracts of undeveloped wilderness in the United States. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is trying to destroy the US oil independence.
More than 1 million Excelsior passes have been downloaded since they were introduced, but officials are hoping they will be adopted more widely. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A coerced violation of civil liberties.
The UFO report to congress is expected to be released later this month, on government information on unidentified flying objects and aerial phenomena.
VOA VIEW: It will be vague.
Walmart store hours are increasing for the first time in 2021 after being cut amid COVID-19. Starting June 5, stores will open at 6 a.m. local time.
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Louisiana should require athletic events held in a taxpayer-financed venue to start with the playing of the national anthem, lawmakers have agreed. A 34-1 vote of the Senate on Tuesday sent the measure to the governor's desk for consideration. The House earlier had voted 74-11 for ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: All states should follow.
Condoleezza Rice said Tuesday that former President Donald Trump was able to rise to the presidency without ever holding public office because he was able to speak directly to people who felt "left out by globalization" and "diminished by elites." Ms. Rice, a professor at Stanford University who served as ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Another theory - the people wanted leadership and change.
The Supreme Court unanimously ruled Tuesday that tribal police have authority to stop and detain non-Indians if they suspect a threat to the health or welfare of the tribe. “To deny a tribal police officer authority to search and detain for a reasonable time any person he or she believes ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: All are thinking right for a change.
The World Health Organization has a new naming system for SARS-CoV-2 variants of concern and variants of interest, based on the Greek alphabet. ABC
VOA VIEW: WHO is an unbelievable joke.
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A heat wave is pounding the West where scorching temperatures will reach Washington state, Oregon, California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona on Tuesday. ABC
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis is plunging Florida deeper into the culture wars ABC
Police in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, will be required to take steps to remove language barriers faced by the city’s large Spanish-speaking population under a Justice Department settlement ABC
VOA VIEW: The US official language is English.
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President Joe Biden visited Tulsa, Oklahoma, to mark the centennial remembrance of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is causing a major divide between whites and blacks.
Two shifts were canceled at JBS' meatpacking facility in Colorado, according to union representing plant's 3,000 workers. CBS
VOA VIEW: Hackers should be caught and punished.
Texas medical system is forcing them to be human "guinea pigs" to keep their jobs, employees claim in lawsuit. CBS
VOA VIEW: Not providing or showing medical records is a freedom.
The law states women and girls must play on the sport teams of the "biological sex" on their birth certificate. So, a transgender girl cannot play on a girls' team. CBS
VOA VIEW: As it should be nationwide.
Echo, Ring and other smart devices will soon connect to each other automatically, raising potential privacy concerns. CBS
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Justices let stand court ruling favoring women who alleged they got cancer from the company's talcum powder. CBS
A group of Republican senators led by Capito introduced a counteroffer on infrastructure last week. CBS
Texas Governor Greg Abbott said he would suspend pay after Democrats walked out of session to block passage of a voting restrictions bill. CBS
VOA VIEW: Makes sense and may work, if legal.
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President Biden is expected to announce several policies Tuesday in Tulsa, Oklahoma that his administration says will help communities of color. The president is in Tulsa to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Tulsa Race Massacre. CBS
VOA VIEW: Discrimination for any reason is wrong.
Zoom sees revenue growth slowing in the full fiscal year after the pandemic drove a blistering expansion in the video-calling business. CNBC
Cloudera said Tuesday that it's being acquired by private equity firms in a deal valued at about $5.3 billion. CNBC
OPEC and its non-OPEC partners will meet via videoconference to discuss the next phase of production policy. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The US independence of oil has changed under Biden.
PhRMA last month quietly launched a campaign against President Joe Biden's decision to support waiving intellectual property protections for Covid-19 vaccines. CNBC
VOA VIEW: There will be little incentive for companies to excel.
The White House says meat producer JBS was a victim of a ransomware attack "from a criminal organization likely based in Russia." CNN
Months into President Joe Biden's first term, supporters of former President Donald Trump are still touting the "big lie" that Trump actually won the 2020 election. One of the prominent supporters of these theories is Trump's former lawyer Sidney Powell, who is facing a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit for promoting the big lie. In defending herself against the lawsuit, Powell has argued that no reasonable people would have believed her assertions of fraud. CNN
On any given day the U.S. Navy has 100 ships deployed around the world — one third of its current fleet but that is much smaller than during the Reagan buildup in the '80s when the Navy had nearly 600 warships. FOX News
VOA VIEW: America First in no more under Biden.
Fox News correspondent-at-large Geraldo Rivera said Tuesday a top role of government at all levels is to keep its constituents safe and secure, pointing to several major cities seeing violent crime surges over the past several months, and telling “The Story” that officials are therefore failing their people. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The facts speak for themselves.
The recent surge in anti-Semitic attacks across the U.S. has been coupled with a new, dangerous phenomenon, says Dov Hikind, as American institutions’ condemnation of crimes against Jews have been walked back in the age of woke-ness and the radical left controls the Democratic agenda. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The Dem left are a danger to all.
A cyberattack on JBS, the world's largest beef supplier, has shuttered processing facilities in the United States and Australia, the company announced Tuesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: The hacks will only stop if those involved are caught and receive heavy punishment.
The United States withdrawal from Afghanistan is between 30 and 44% complete, U.S. Central Command said in a press release Tuesday. UPI
Amazon said Tuesday it's opened a facility in Atlanta stocked with emergency supplies to be better positioned and prepared to deploy relief for natural disasters. UPI
The Supreme Court overturned Tuesday a Ninth Circuit ruling on credibility of two asylum seekers' claims. UPI
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