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The union's decision to oppose Biden's asylum proposal is one indication of the plan's similarities to Trump-era efforts. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Unions are out for themselves.
Can someone be prosecuted for 'encouraging' illegal immigration or is it free speech? The Supreme Court will decide. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The ruling will be interesting.
Alec Baldwin and armorer Hannah Gutierrez Reed have been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Lead prosecutor tells the judge her office is "in dire straits" as it tries to prepare its case. LA Times


The truth about cowboy culture? The West's new storytellers want to focus on authenticity, emphasizing their connections to the land. LA Times
The repeal effort is also targeting a similar 1991 authorization that gave President George H.W. Bush permission to start the Gulf War. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The big question will be what will bring the US back?
The enraged flyer argued that it's "not my problem they didn't book together." New York Post
VOA VIEW: A good point.
Shavon Pearson, 38, an educator at Seminole High School, was pulled over after cops received a 911 call from her startled victim early Saturday, authorities said. New York Post
Apple Pay Later will allow users to split purchases into four payments spread over six weeks with no interest or fees. New York Post
The ruling in Washington was the latest setback to efforts by former President Donald J. Trump’s legal team to limit testimony to grand juries investigating him on various matters. New York Times
VOA VIEW: There is always the SC.


The administration’s Summit for Democracy begins this week amid crises in several countries allied with the United States, including Israel. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is splitting Democracy.
Here’s what experts say about what naps can (and can’t) do for your health. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Every person is different.
The culture war that conservatives are currently waging over education is, like the culture wars in other areas of American society, a cover for a more material and ideological agenda. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Liberals don't seek truth.
The Food and Drug Administration is expected this week to allow the overdose-reversal medication to be sold without a prescription, a step toward making it a common emergency tool. New York Times

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A House subpoena seeks an internal cable reportedly written by 23 U.S. officials criticizing the Afghanistan exit plan that led to a Taliban takeover.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The truth needs to be known.
Christie blasted Trump, DeSantis and Pence during a New Hampshire town hall, and slammed Biden earlier for his Nashville school shooting response.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: It was dumb.
Homeowner's insurance policies also provide coverage for additional living expenses to finance temporary housing costs and other daily necessities.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: It is best to be knowledgeable.


Presidential hopeful Nikki Haley made her second 2024 stop in New Hampshire, hoping to get ahead of the rest of the field and court Republican voters.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: TikTok must go.
Employers know that workers who take time away from work are more productive in the long run and also tend to retain those workers longer.      USA Today
No one has good odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot, but here are a few surprising trends that might give you an edge.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Fools seam to win.
A Washington marriage and family counselor asked the Supreme Court this week to hear his challenge to a state law that punishes therapists and counselors who advise against gender transitioning for youth in accordance with religious beliefs. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Conversion therapy for minors is not good.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas on Tuesday told Congress he's unaware that cartels use illegal immigrants to flood the border and sneak over dangerous contraband. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Mayorkas is an idiot.

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Georgia's DeKalb County could keep its $2 million in private grant money to help run elections, under a bill nearing final passage. But the next Georgia local government official who accepts an outside election grant might end up a convicted felon. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Makes sense.
Consumer confidence inched up in March after two straight monthly declines, even as persistent inflation, bank collapses and anxiety over a possible recession weighed on American households. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A questionable thought.
Miami Beach is trying to shed its identity as a spring break destination by 2024 after a violent season. Washington Times

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More Americans say their participation in worship services has declined since the COVID-19 pandemic than say it has increased, according to a new Pew Research study. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Fear kept many out of in-person worship.
Honda is recalling more than 330,000 vehicles because heating pads behind both side-view mirrors may not be bonded properly, which could lead to the mirror glass falling out and increase the risk of a crash ABC
U.S. highway safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints that Tesla seat belts may not hold people in a crash ABC
VOA VIEW: Safety is importants.
Just years after labor activists persuaded a handful of states to raise their minimum wage to $15 per hour, workers initially thrilled with the pay bump are finding their hard-won gains erased by inflation ABC
VOA VIEW: The more labor is paid, the higher inflation will rise.
Scientists have discovered a new and renewable source of water on the moon for future explorers in lunar samples returned from a Chinese mission ABC
"We strongly believe there was going to be some other targets, including maybe family members, and one of the malls here in Nashville," said Nashville Police Chief John Drake. CBS
VOA VIEW: The facts died with the shooter.
Anthony Broadwater was exonerated in 2021. He had previously spent 16 years in prison for the wrongful conviction. CBS
Officials say needs have grown to sustain a pipeline of medical products stockpiled for public health threats. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is always looking for money.
Officials said the tap water in Philadelphia was safe to drink as of Monday evening, following a chemical spill on Friday. The city's water department said it will continue to monitor the situation. CBS
The Biden administration says the number of migrants arriving at the southern border will spike to record levels unless an asylum restriction is enacted. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems are starting to realize illegals are a major problem.
Americans spent an estimated $567 billion on home improvements and repairs in 2022, the highest amount in a decade. CBS
VOA VIEW: The price will increase.
Prices have been falling for seven straight months, but the decline was a bit smaller in January likely due to a brief drop in mortgage rates. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Prices will increase as long as Biden is president.
FTX co-founder Sam Bankman-Fried paid out tens of millions of dollars worth of bribes to at least one Chinese government official, federal prosecutors alleged in a new indictment Tuesday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The thief had no bonds.
President Joe Biden said the FDIC may guarantee deposits above $250,000 again. Experts say it is possible to get more insurance on your deposits on your own. CNBC
As it gets harder to keep up with higher prices, more people have picked up a side job to improve their financial standing, according to a new report. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Getting free money from the government is becoming harder.
The energy transition is off track to prevent the worst impact of the climate emergency, according to the head of the International Renewable Energy Agency. CNBC
The aim is to show that terrestrial networks can meet the communications needs of future space missions. CNBC
A more heartrending and quintessentially American scene is hard to imagine. CNN

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CNN's Adrienne Broaddus takes us inside the first city in the United States to award reparations to Black residents. CNN
VOA VIEW: It's a dumb idea.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy urged the White House in a letter sent Tuesday to start more robust negotiations over raising the nation's borrowing limit, the first major action in weeks on either side of the debt ceiling issue. CNN
VOA VIEW: Biden better wake up.
Banking has been top of mind for many people in the wake of some surprise bank failures and moves by US regulators to boost confidence in the financial system. CNN
VOA VIEW: There is little confidence in Biden's financial resolve.
The Biden administration announced on Tuesday new sanctions against the Syrian government and drug traffickers from Lebanon for the production and distribution of illegal drugs to support Bashar al-Assad's regime. UPI
VOA VIEW: Total madness.
Vice President Kamala Harris discussed human rights with Ghana's president Monday during the first day of her week-long visit to Africa as the nation's parliament considers legislation that would criminalize being gay. UPI
VOA VIEW: Harris made a fool of herself and the US.
House lawmakers have unanimously voted to strip China of its developing nation status that has afforded Beijing preferential treatment in international agreements and treaties. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should.
LabCorp has settled a lawsuit over allegedly overbilling the Department of Defense for laboratory testing services. UPI

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March 29, 2023

     President Biden awarded the Presidential Citizens Medal, one of the nation’s highest civilian honors, to law enforcement, election workers and local officials who stood firm in the face of chaos on Jan. 6, 2021, marking the second anniversary of the attack on the U.S. Capitol.  Biden and other Dems again lied saying 5 officers died on Jan.6 - NOT ONE DIED.

     Mr. Biden said the riot serves as a reminder that “there’s nothing guaranteed about our democracy” and declared “America is a land of laws, not chaos.” “Our democracy held,” Mr. Biden said in his remarks during the East Room ceremony. “We the people did not flinch.”  Another lie.

The list of awardees includes U.S. Capitol and the District’s Metropolitan Police, election workers, and state and local officials.  Three officers received the medal posthumously including U.S. Capitol Police Officers Brian Sicknick who died of natural causes one day after responding to the riot, and Howard Liebengood, who died by suicide days after responding to the attacks. Jeffrey Smith, a Washington Metropolitan police officer who also died by suicide days after the attack was also honored.