Scientists are trying to decide who should be eligible for COVID-19 booster shots, but they're missing key data that would help them. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Total madness.
With more than half the world still not vaccinated against COVID-19, the delta variant remains twice as contagious as earlier versions of the virus -- according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. New York Post
VOA VIEW: For a long time to come.
Rep. Jerry Nadler said there was no difference between the rioters who stormed the Capitol on January 6 and parents who are angry about what is being taught in schools. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Nadler is as mad as Biden.


The message, delivered by a lobbyist close to the House minority leader, Kevin McCarthy, has already led one Republican firm to cut ties. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
Appearing before the House Judiciary Committee, the attorney general sidestepped questions from Democrats about the Jan. 6 investigation and batted away criticism from Republicans. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Garland is a fool.
The Federal Reserve is revamping its rules after two regional bank presidents disclosed questionable 2020 trading. New York Times
Democrats need a bigger, bolder campaign blueprint to save democracy that doesn’t hinge on the whims of Congress. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Trump is smarter than liberal fools.
Quick approval by the CDC director is expected, allowing J&J, Moderna and mix-and-match boosters to be given within days.       USA Today
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says the Jan. 6 Capitol attack was "wrong," but she adds it's time for lawmakers to move on.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts Dems.


Republican Glenn Youngkin has embraced much of the Trumpian policy playbook in his bid for Virginia governor, with a glaring exception of the illegal immigration issue. Mr. Youngkin hasn’t aired a single radio or TV ad about immigration at a time when the U.S.-Mexico border is a mess, Republican governors ... Washington Times
Small increases in global average temperatures since the 1800s pose risks of increased political instability in the developing world, possible food and water shortages, and potentially more military competition in the Arctic but do not represent existential threats to humankind, according to a series of government climate reports that the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden and his administration are twisted.
Special counsel John Durham has obtained the complete FBI investigative file on the bureau’s conclusion that there was no secret internet communication channel in 2016 between then-candidate Donald Trump and Alfa Bank, a large Russian lender controlled by Kremlin-tied billionaire oligarchs. Mr. Durham said Wednesday in a U.S. District Court ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Trump innocence is finally being made known.
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday pleaded ignorance when a lawmaker asked him about the case of a girl raped in a high school bathroom in Virginia that has become a flashpoint in the conflict between parents and school boards. Rep. Chip Roy asked Mr. Garland if he was aware ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Garland shows his deception.

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A booster of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine has proved highly effective in warding off disease from the dominant delta strain of the coronavirus, according to preliminary results of a late-stage trial.  The booster dose was 95.6% at preventing disease, compared to those who didn’t receive an extra shot in ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Good, better when a few million take the booster - than the booster, booster.
Maine health care workers have returned to the Supreme Court seeking an injunction against a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, one day after Justice Stephen G. Breyer rejected their request. Justice Breyer had left the door open for the medical workers to bring their base back to the justices if the U.S. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Will see what happens.
Texas is urging the Supreme Court to leave in place its law banning most abortions and telling the justices there’s no reason to rush into the case ABC
VOA VIEW: Makes sense.


Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes bounced back in September to their strongest pace since January as worries about higher mortgage rates motivated buyers to get off the sidelines ABC
VOA VIEW: The total impact may be much higher.
The CDC recommends throwing out any unlabeled onions at home. ABC
A Kentucky woman is accused of threatening a Georgia judge and his family after he dismissed a lawsuit that sought to review absentee ballots from the 2020 election to see if any were fraudulent ABC
The House of Representatives voted to hold Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon in contempt of Congress on Thursday. ABC
VOA VIEW: The House or Representatives are the ones in contempt.
Attorney General Merrick Garland said the DOJ will follow the "facts and the law" if the House votes to refer Trump ally Steve Bannon for criminal prosecution. ABC
VOA VIEW: Garland will follow liberal facts.

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Of those who did submit their status, "a supermajority" are vaccinated, Kelly told CBS News. CBS
Worker shortage around the U.S. makes businesses wary of laying people off, labor data show. CBS
VOA VIEW: The need of help trumps stupidity.
Shares of Digital World Acquisition, the SPAC that wants to take Donald Trump's new media venture public, quadrupled in value in Wall Street trading Thursday. CBS
VOA VIEW: A Trump media venture may be profitable.

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He said if he were ever "an embarrassment" to Democrats, he would "switch to be an independent." CBS
VOA VIEW: Manchin should change to Republican.
Just 41% of the public approve of Biden's handling of the presidency, compared with 52% who disapprove. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is a lying loser.
The arguments were filed in response to two separate petitions challenging the restrictive Texas law, which bans most abortions after as early as the sixth week of pregnancy. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Get it over with.
Facebook is reportedly planning to announce a major rebranding. Other companies like Google and Apple have been down that road before — with mixed results. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Limit liability.
The monthly payments millions of American families have received may end after one year as Democrats look to cut spending plan. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Dems have to punt.
Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday did not have an answer to a question about how many migrants the Justice Department is prosecuting for illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Garland is a liar.
A Massachusetts school district violated the U.S. Constitution and civil rights law by racially segregating students into "affinity groups," a new federal lawsuit claims.  FOX News
Facebooks' oversight board found in reports published Thursday that the platform lacks transparency about a program shielding high-profile users from content moderation rules. UPI
VOA VIEW: Facebook needs to be censored.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Thursday called a special session of the Florida Legislature to pass legislation banning COVID-19 vaccine mandates. UPI
Several days of delays and cancellations earlier this month ended up costing Southwest Airlines $75 million, the carrier showed in its earnings report on Thursday. UPI

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