Actor Alec Baldwin reaches a settlement with the family of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer killed on the set of 'Rust' in New Mexico in 2021. LA Times
VOA VIEW: As it should.
The killing of Mahsa Amini in Iran has set off worldwide protests by the country's large diaspora. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The spark has ignited a major fire.
Alabama's Republicans say they should not be required to draw a second congressional district likely to elect a Black Democrat. LA Times
VOA VIEW: There should be no race gerrymandering.


OPEC’s decision to curb oil production was a signal that President Biden’s influence over his Gulf allies was far less than he had hoped. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden made a fool of himself.
Hurricane Ian inflicted its worst damage across several deeply Republican counties, where many voters express hostility toward President Biden and the federal government in general. New York Times
The hostility between the speaker and the man in line to succeed her should Republicans win control of the House has only intensified as the decisive moment nears. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Pelosi may be history, soon.
Drug officials said the synthetic opioid was found wrapped in package, covered with black tape next to Lego blocks.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden and Dems.
In his latest hot-mic gaffe, President Biden used an obscenity when promising hurricane relief during a trip to Florida on Wednesday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden speaks the ugly truth.
A new activist group is trying to restore American pride in Gen-Z and millennials, blaming the leftward shift of culture and politics for zapping patriotism out of today's youth. Washington Times


Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry has officially launched his bid for governor in a highly-anticipated gubernatorial race to succeed term-limited Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards next year. Washington Times
Democratic U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, who has made his opponent's questionable record fighting the opioid epidemic a central theme of his campaign for Ohio's open U.S. Senate seat, has accepted campaign donations over the years from drug distributors blamed for key roles in the crisis, an Associated Press review found. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Ryan should lose big.
Former Hunter Biden business partner Tony Bobulinski says questions need to be asked of a top former FBI official who was involved in leading the investigation into the president's son and resigned from the agency while under scrutiny. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The FBI has much to explain.
President Biden had lobbied OPEC+ to increase production in July. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is created a bigger problem by not opening pipelines and granting new leases.

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North Korea has launched two ballistic missiles into its eastern waters after the U.S. redeployed an aircraft carrier in response to the North’s earlier launch of a nuclear-capable missile over Japan ABC
VOA VIEW: NK should be sanctioned very hard.
A Russian cosmonaut has rocketed from the U.S. for the first time in 20 years, catching a ride with SpaceX ABC
New data from the CDC found more than 80% of people with long COVID reported some trouble performing day-to-day activities. ABC
VOA VIEW: The facts are not totally clear.


The president said he and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke several times last week about the hurricane. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden will stab Desantis in the back
As of June 30, 594,120 immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as children were enrolled in DACA, half of whom live in California, Texas and Illinois. CBS
VOA VIEW: DACA is illegal and should be dissolved.
Detailed inventory lists of items seized from Mar-a-Lago that were prepared by a Justice Department privilege review team were inadvertently unsealed. CBS
VOA VIEW: The DOJ has broken the law and been dishonest.
Rep. Joaquin Castro, who requested the report alongside other members of the Hispanic Caucus, said the findings demand intervention at the federal level. CBS
VOA VIEW: No discrimination.
A new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows the Arizona races for Senate and governor are tightening. Three top Republicans running for office in the state believe unfounded claims that the 2020 election was stolen. CBS
VOA VIEW: The 2020 election was stolen.

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Book banning in libraries and schools is gaining momentum across the country. CBS
VOA VIEW: All suffer because of woke themes.
In a move that could drive up gas prices, the oil cartel will cut production by 2 million barrels per day starting in November. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden and Dems fault.
Enrollment declines and underfunding have hit the higher education system hard. A number of colleges are in financial jeopardy. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The vast majority of colleges do not deserve American support.

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Ford is increasing the entry-level price of its electric F-150 Lightning pickup by $5,000 for the 2023 model year due to rising costs and supply chain issues. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The trucks will not achieve success.
The fundraising windfall for Walker came as top Republicans, including ex-President Donald Trump, defended Walker against the bombshell report. CNBC
President Biden's one-time student loan forgiveness will cost $30 billion per year over the next decade, according to the Education Department. CNBC
VOA VIEW: If it goes forward, it will be much more costly.
The highest mortgage rates in more than 20 years coincided with one of the deadliest hurricanes on record, both contributing to a steep drop in mortgage demand. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Hard times have been reached.
So far this year, North Korea has fired 39 ballistic missile tests. CNBC
VOA VIEW: NK is looking for big trouble.
One of the biggest credit card misconceptions is that carrying a balance month to month will give your credit score a boost. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Credit card debt is bad.
Russian forces appear to be buckling under growing pressure as Ukraine continues to regain territory in the south, where Russian soldiers have been forced to retreat from previously-held settlements as Kyiv progresses with its counteroffensive towards the Russian-occupied city of Kherson. CNN
VOA VIEW: Putin would be wise to end the war.
The FBI just released its 2021 Crime in the Nation Report, which is typically the most comprehensive snapshot of crime in the United States. But only 63% of the nation's more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies submitted data for 2021 — the lowest level of participation the FBI has reported since at least 1979. Only 52% of all agencies submitted a full year's worth of data, the FBI said. CNN
VOA VIEW: The FBI is hiding the real facts of high crime.
Three MS-13 gang leaders were convicted of racketeering, murder, extortion, and federal drug charges after a three week trial in Maryland, the DEA announced on Monday. FOX News
Rep. Jim Banks, R-Ind., said Republicans will concentrate on ending "woke" policies in the military, including the COVID-19 vaccine mandate imposed under President Biden. FOX News
VOA VIEW: As they should.
The Supreme Court opened its term on Monday by vacating a ruling on a controversial Massachusetts gun control law and ordering the case to be reheard by a lower court. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Unreasonable gun control should end everywhere.
US murders continued to rise in 2021 following the huge surge in 2020, according to an annual estimate from the FBI. The FBI estimates there were 22,9000 murders last year. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Dems are the main cause.
GM Financial has agreed to pay more than $3.5 million to 71 U.S. service members who had their vehicles illegally repossessed or were denied requests to terminate their auto leases, according to the Justice Department. UPI
A federal appeals court agreed to fast-track the Justice Department's appeal of a lower court order requiring a third-party special master review hundreds of documents seized from former President Donald Trump's home. UPI
VOA VIEW: The SC will have the final say.
The United States and South Korea conducted a live-fire exercise Wednesday as tensions soared one day after North Korea launched a ballistic missile over Japan. UPI
VOA VIEW: Good lesson for NK.

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