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The pandemic pushed the world's poor into direr straits, but for some young people it launched careers and improved chances for wealth. The diverging fates of young adults point to the increased inequalities the pandemic has revealed in a world facing dramatic change. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
It’s all CRT these days. As the debate over critical theories in US public schools has heated up, major papers have published a ream of articles denying that critical race theory is taught much at all outside law schools, while others have drawn the most technical of distinctions between CRT proper and other academic specialties like... New York Post
VOA VIEW: CRT must be outlawed.
The Biden administration's special representative for Iran admitted that America and its allies must brace for a world in which Iran "doesn't have constraints on its nuclear program." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is giving in to Iran - he is selling out the US.
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Black Americans were once far less likely than white Americans to be vaccinated. But a wave of pro-vaccine campaigns and a surge of virus deaths have narrowed that gap. New York Times
VOA VIEW: A liberal excuse.
A party with full control of government usually struggles and often fails to enact its agenda. New York Times
Interior Secretary Deb Haaland announced that her agency will formally begin the process of identifying federal waters to lease to wind developers by 2025. New York Times
Some travelers say Southwest's vouchers aren't enough. They want reimbursement for hotels, flights on other airlines and car rentals.
VOA VIEW: Deception catches up.
Most Americans are concerned about climate change, but that doesn’t mean they want to get stuck with the tab. A poll released Wednesday by the free-market Competitive Enterprise Institute found that 35% of registered voters surveyed were unwilling to spend any of their own money to “reduce the impact of ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The numbers could be higher.
The political peril inflicted by Virginia Democratic gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe’s education stances deepened this week when a father accused the Loudoun County School Board of covering up the rape of his teenage daughter in a high school bathroom. The father was dragged out of a school board meeting and ... Washington Times
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The Homeland Security Department is circulating a draft proposal that would severely curtail its attempts to strip citizenship from people who were naturalized based on fraud. The Washington Times saw a draft of the memo, from Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the heads of the three immigration agencies. The memo says ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Mayorkas is a lying fraud.
The United States is one of the most socially conflicted of the world’s advanced economies, the Pew Research Center said Wednesday. “A large majority of Americans say there are strong political and strong racial and ethnic conflicts in the U.S. and that most people disagree on basic facts,” the D.C.-based ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden and his ilk are the main cause of the division.
A prominent Catholic watchdog group is urging COVID-19-weary parents to flee public schools that indoctrinate their children in anti-religious ideologies and refuse to allow in-person learning. The Cardinal Newman Society said Wednesday that ongoing pandemic restrictions have highlighted the damaging ideological drift of public schools from kindergarten to college, exposing ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Unfortunately the motives are may be selfish, but the bases are rational.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday effectively approved a new law that will allow employees to opt-out of COVID-19 vaccine requirements, a move by fellow Republicans to challenge federal vaccine mandates. Hutchinson allowed the measure to become law without his signature despite his concerns about the ... Washington Times
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A federal judge in the District on Wednesday called for the Justice Department to investigate whether staff at the D.C. Jail are violating the rights of inmates detained on charges in connection with the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, according to media reports. U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth made the comments ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The report is sound.
The head of the Chicago police officers union has called on its members to defy the city's requirement to report their COVID-19 vaccination status by Friday or be placed on unpaid leave. In the video posted online Tuesday and first reported on by the Chicago Sun-Times, Fraternal Order ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A brave and reasonable stand.
Reciting the gruesome details of the Boston Marathon bombing, a Justice Department lawyer asked the Supreme Court to reinstate the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. ABC
VOA VIEW: The end result will be seen.
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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued final guidance to food industry for voluntarily reducing sodium in processed, packaged and prepared foods. ABC
VOA VIEW: Will voluntary be enough?
Hurricane Pamela makes landfall on Mexico's Pacific coast ABC
The administration has vowed it won't boost audits on middle-income people — but to know who they are, it needs all accounts over $600. CBS
VOA VIEW: Stupidity and liberalism.
Almost 3% of workers quit their jobs in August, a record. Women are quitting at higher rates than men, one analysis finds. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is making it easy.
From 2000 to 2015, there was a more than 4% increase each year of stage 4 breast cancer cases in women under 40. That's according to a study published in the journal Radiology. Researchers who worked on the study say that's significant. Senior medical correspondent Dr. Tara Narula shares the story of a 30-year-old woman who has stage 4 breast cancer and looks at what may be behind this concerning trend. CBS
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New autopsy results show that Gabby Petito died from strangulation and that her body was left in the wilderness 3 to 4 weeks before she was found. CBS News correspondent Jericka Duncan reports. CBS
It's the biggest increase in almost 40 years, and it comes as inflation is eating away at seniors' buying power. CBS
Consumer prices increased slightly more than expected in September as food and energy price rises offset declines in used cars, the Labor Department said. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It will rise even more.
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The subpoena for Clark came days after the panel said it could soon advance a criminal contempt of Congress referral for former Trump advisor Steve Bannon. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Dems never quit.
The Biden Administration has provided over $9.5 billion of student loan relief in seven months. Roughly $1.7 trillion of student loans remain. CNBC
VOA VIEW: What about all those who paid what they owed?
The Biden administration defended using a Trump-era health policy to deport undocumented migrants even as it opens Canada and Mexico borders to travelers. CNBC
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
More migrants illegally entering the U.S. to apply for asylum are members of South America’s middle class who fly to the border by plane, according to authorities and aid workers. FOX News
An anonymous expert on computer chips, known as semiconductors, warns recent supply shortages present a major national security threat. FOX News
VOA VIEW: China is trying cripple the national security of the US.
The U.S. Transportation Safety Administration recorded a 20-year high of 4,495 airline passengers attempting to carry firearms onto their flights in the first nine months of 2020. UPI
VOA VIEW: People are scared.
President Joe Biden on Wednesday announced a plan designed to unravel supply chain bottlenecks at two of the largest ports in the United States that are leaving many cargo ships at sea with nowhere to go. UPI
VOA VIEW: That is not the problem or solution.
A conservative religious group won the right to hold a rally in Baltimore during the meeting of Catholic bishops after a U.S. district judge ruled late Tuesday that the city did not have the right to cancel the event. UPI
VOA VIEW: A right judgment.
Prices for goods in the United States increased during the month of September and pushed inflation to more than 5% over the past 12 months, the Labor Department said in its monthly report Wednesday. UPI
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