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The court's majority opinion leaves open a surprisingly straightforward way for the administration to protect the health of American workers. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Foolish liberal thinking.
The latest outrage came Saturday when a deranged homeless man shoved an Asian woman to her death in front of an oncoming subway train in Times Square, according to police. New York Post
Grocery stores and other retailers face a 12 percent out-of-stock level on many household staples, compared to 7-10 percent in regular times. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Contradicting Biden's claims.
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Desperate Democrats pointed fingers at one another Saturday amid the apparent collapse of President Biden's legislative agenda -- with calls for drastic change coming from every corner of the dispirited party. New York Post
The stunning Covid vaccines manufactured by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna drew upon long-buried discoveries made in the hopes of ending past epidemics. New York Times
Party officials now say they are resigned to spending and organizing their way around the new voting restrictions passed in Republican-controlled states. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Dems will lose big in 2020.
FBI crisis negotiators are "in communication with the subject" at Texas synagogue, which remains an "active operational and investigative scene."
VOA VIEW: TV reporting make many dumb and inappropriate comments.
Health insurance plans will cover at-home COVID-19 tests starting Jan. 15 but with most policies, you'll need to save receipts to submit reimbursement.
VOA VIEW: Seeing is believing.
As states mull laws banning hormone therapy for transgender children, researchers are pointing to the mental health benefits of such care.
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The settlement will result in the cancellation of $1.7 billion in student loans. Another $95 million will be distributed in restitution payments.
VOA VIEW: A mistake and unjust thought.
Glenn Youngkin was sworn into office Saturday as Virginia’s 74th governor in a midday inauguration ceremony in Richmond. The former private equity executive, and the first Republican to win statewide office in Virginia since 2009, had a message of unity in his address to the crowd gathered before Virginia’s State ... Washington Times
Democrats are flummoxed about the next move on President Biden’s plan to blow up the filibuster and rewrite the nation’s voting laws after support among Senate Democrats fractured. Lawmakers say retreating from the fight is impossible after Mr. Biden wed himself in gutting the chamber’s longstanding filibuster rule that requires ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: They pushed too far and too hard.
Over a dozen House Republicans sent a letter Friday to Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal threatening to hold social media companies accountable for censoring conservative voices. The letter highlighted Twitter’s suspension of the account of Dr. Robert Malone, a researcher involved in the development of mRNA vaccines who has been critical ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Twitter should be accountable for censoring.
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In an effort to cut emissions, the Federal Aviation Administration announced it's changing the way some planes land at U.S. airports. ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Forecasts of snow and ice as far south as Georgia have put much of the Southeast on an emergency preparedness footing as shoppers strip store shelves of supplies and road crews treat highways ahead of an approaching weekend storm ABC
After a week of diplomatic talks ended with no progress, there are fears a Russian attack on Ukraine may become more likely. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden weakness is being tested.
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"A Tsunami is occurring," the National Tsunami Warning Center said. CBS
There are about half as many dairy farms as there were in 2003 — a loss of more than 38,000 licensed operations. CBS
VOA VIEW: The biggest question - why has America's milk consumption declined?
His endorsement is highly sought, but he hasn't picked a candidate to take on Democrat Mark Kelly yet. CBS
VOA VIEW: There a still, a lot of questions.
In what likely will just a few months' time, the Federal Reserve will look a lot different. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden leadership is scary.
The new time frame signals how imminent the White House believes a Russian attack could be, and how urgent it is to negotiate a peaceful solution. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden's weakness is being tested.
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"I have almost reached the regrettable conclusion that the Negro's great stumbling block in the stride toward freedom is not the White Citizens Councilor or the Ku Klux Klanner but the white moderate who is more devoted to 'order' than to justice." CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) reacted to Sen. Mitch McConnell's criticism of Biden's voting rights speech. Durbin told CNN's Jake Tapper the 'stark' words from Biden reflected his great emotion for voting rights. CNN
VOA VIEW: Durbin is an idiot.
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A rash of carjacking incidents in parts of the county has raised questions from the public about what people should to do prevent themselves from falling victim to such crimes. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A domestic fear.
The head of the union that represents Los Angeles police officers applauded a move by the sheriff's department to bypass the local district attorney in favor of federal authorities after the arrest of three alleged gang members and a woman linked to the shooting death of an off-duty officer who was house hunting with his girlfriend. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A very good idea.
Chicago Public Schools students walked out of classes on Friday and made several demands, including a return to remote learning for two weeks and coronavirus “stipends” for students. FOX News
Russian authorities on Friday arrested the hacker behind last year's ransomware attack which forced Colonial Pipeline to halt operations for days and caused a temporary fuel shortage in the United States. UPI
VOA VIEW: A mixed positive signal.
Officials in Beijing said Saturday that the Chinese capital has recorded its first case of the Omicron variant of COVID-19 ahead of the Lunar New Year and the opening of the Winter Olympics. UPI
Healthcare product maker GlaxoSmithKline has rejected three unsolicited offers from Unilever, including one worth $68 billion, to acquire its consumer goods division, the company confirmed Saturday. UPI
A former acting inspector general for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has pleaded guilty to stealing government software in a scheme to defraud the U.S. government. UPI
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has updated its guidance to encourage Americans to use the best-fitting mask possible to limit the spread of COVID-19. UPI
The Biden administration announced Friday that it'll launch its website to send out some 500 million free at-home COVID-19 tests next week. UPI
VOA VIEW: No controls, much waste and no way of measuring and monitoring success.
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