President Biden spoke from the White House the morning after federal regulators approved COVID-19 booster shots for many Americans. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The truth is not known.
Angela Merkel, a once-obscure scientist who claimed the global spotlight, leaves a mixed legacy as her tenure as Germany's chancellor ends. LA Times
Restless Kabul residents ponder what remains and what changes in the Afghan capital after more than a month of Taliban rule. LA Times
VOA VIEW: There is and will not be any change.


The Hunter Biden e-mail coverup may not be the most contemptible example of the modern political media’s corruption, but it is probably the most demonstrable, writes David Harsanyi. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The coverup is continuing.
Democrats led by Biden propose paying for a pending $3.5 trillion social spending bill through an IRS crackdown on tax cheats and by raising taxes on higher incomes and businesses. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The so-called rich have paid the fair share and the poor have gotten many free rides.
Bishme Allah was accused of groping a young girl over her clothes on multiple occasions over the span of two years beginning around 2012, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday. New York Post
The seizure of the top two leaders of HNA Group comes as speculation swirls over whether Beijing will bail out another troubled giant, Evergrande. New York Times
White House officials dismiss criticism that President Biden’s comments on booster shots amount to undue pressure on public health experts. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts - Biden is an idiot.
With a Monday deadline looming, thousands of health care workers in the state are risking their jobs by not getting a coronavirus vaccine. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Who blinks first?


New federal flood insurance rates that better reflect the real risks of climate change are coming. For some, premiums will rise sharply. New York Times
Chris Cuomo was accused of sexual harassment by a former female manager at ABC News, a month after his older brother Gov. Andrew Cuomo resigned.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: He has proven to be like his brother.
A long-awaited audit of the 2020 presidential election results in Arizona’s largest county showed Friday that President Biden defeated former President Donald Trump by slightly more votes than certified in last year’s official count, although Republican leaders said the review raises significant concerns of voter fraud and election security. Washington Times
U.S. counties with high populations of White evangelical Christians have low COVID-19 vaccination rates, according to a new survey. In counties where White evangelicals account for at least 30% of the population, just four in ten residents over the age of 12 are fully vaccinated, found the survey by Washington-based ... Washington Times

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The U.S. Census reported this week that birth rates have started to rebound from COVID-19 after hitting a low last winter. According to provisional monthly data, the pandemic caused the birth rate to decline from November 2020 to February 2021, but signs of a possible rebound arose in March. Comparing ... Washington Times
White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Friday insisted that emails recovered from Hunter Biden’s discarded laptop computer were Russian disinformation, despite new confirmation of the authenticity of the emails. The emails show President Biden’s son Hunter cashing in on the family name in business deals in China and Ukraine. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Psaki lies with almost every word that come from her mouth.
The articles of impeachment filed by House Republicans against Biden administration figures are starting to pile up. Rep. Lauren Boebert, Colorado Republican, introduced Friday impeachment resolutions against President Biden and Vice President Kamala D. Harris, citing the botched withdrawal from Afghanistan that saw U.S. forces leave behind billions of dollars ... Washington Times


The House on Friday passed a bill to uphold abortion rights for women, taking swift action in response to a new Texas law that bans nearly all abortions in the state. ABC
VOA VIEW: The feds can't override a state law.
Bitcoin, Ethereum and others dipped on Friday after the news from Beijing. ABC
VOA VIEW: China dictates.
Former President Barack Obama's presidential center will move another step closer to its brick-and-mortar future next week when ground is broken after years of reviews, other delays and local opposition ABC
VOA VIEW: It took 5 years to formulate the concept.
Immigration authorities on Friday said thousands of Haitian migrants have been cleared from camp in south Texas. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden took the vast majority into the country illegally.
The CDC director defended the decision, after differing on one key point with a panel of vaccine advisers CBS
VOA VIEW: Following the science is a joke.

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Two of the show's co-hosts left the stage in the middle of the program Friday. CBS
VOA VIEW: It would have been a softball liberal waste of time.
CDC Director Rochelle Walensky has overruled CDC advisory panel recommendations to expand the number of people who are eligible for Pfizer's coronavirus booster. In addition to those over 65 years of age and people with underlying medical conditions, at-risk workers are now included as well. Dr. David Agus joins "CBS Mornings" to explain what this means. CBS
Mortgage giant Freddie Mac examined 12 million home appraisals between 2015 and 2020 — and found significant racial differences. CBS
VOA VIEW: More Biden stupidity.

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The president acknowledged deeply divided congressional Democrats are "getting down to the hard spot" in negotiations over passage of his massive social spending plan. CBS
VOA VIEW: The Dems that vote for these dumb bills will have a hard time getting reelected.
Activists spoke out against a sex-ed program used in a Minnesota school district that includes asking straight students to role play homosexual and transgender relationships. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Parents should be outraged and some school officials should be fired.
President Joe Biden on Friday said he plans to get a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine one day after public health officials gave the final approval for the booster shot. UPI
VOA VIEW: Who cares?
In his address Friday to the United Nations General Assembly, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of "ethnic cleansing" by removing Palestinians from their homes and taking their land. UPI
VOA VIEW: Stupidity!
Tropical Storm Sam has strengthened into a hurricane in the Atlantic and is projected to become a major hurricane in the coming days, forecasters said Friday. UPI
Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the oldest Republican in the U.S. Senate, said Friday he will run for re-election next year -- a decision that's expected to significantly increase the GOP's chances at retaking the chamber. UPI
Texas has announced it is conducting an audit of the 2020 general election in four counties. UPI
The U.S. House of Representatives passed its version of legislation to appropriate funds for the military on Thursday following lengthy debate. UPI
VOA VIEW: The waste must be taken out.

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