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Americans are paying an average of $3.15 per gallon for gas — the most in seven years — as the economy reopens and people hit the road in droves. At $3.147 a gallon, the average national price of regular unleaded gasoline is now nearly $1 higher than where it was this time last year, according... New York Post
VOA VIEW: All thanks to Biden and his ilk.
Edwards dominated state politics for decades before being convicted for taking payoffs LA Times
The National Education Association, the nation’s largest teachers union, voted recently to support curriculum “informed by academic frameworks . . . including critical race theory.” It also committed tens of thousands of dollars to not only promote this toxic ideology, but also to conduct opposition research against its critics. This indoctrination — and the bullying... New York Post
VOA VIEW: All schools should be choice and all public money should be split based on numbers.
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Rand Paul is calling for the National Security Agency to launch an investigation into Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s allegations the agency was spying on him and leaking his private emails. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The guilty should be punished.
A majority of the Texas House's Democrats are planning on flying from Austin to D.C., where they will press the Biden administration and lawmakers. New York Post
An F.C.C. rule that went into effect last month is meant to help put a stop to those relentless calls about your extended warranty, and others. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Hit the guilty in their pockets.
The U.S. averaged about 19,455 new cases per day over the last seven days, a 47.5% increase from the previous week. Latest COVID-19 news.
VOA VIEW: Carelessness and stupidity.
Children's TV industry veterans are hopeful for the future and stress the importance of inclusivity to better educate the next generation.
VOA VIEW: This is madness and most will tune out.
America's dwindling domestic shipbuilding industry has lawmakers worried about the Navy’s ability to keep up with China and Russia. Now that China has surpassed the U.S. to become the world’s largest navy, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle agree that the service must make strides toward building a larger ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The country is in trouble under Biden.
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Ohio's elections chief on Monday referred for possible prosecution 117 apparent noncitizens who either registered to vote or cast a ballot last year - a tiny fraction of the state's electorate and a significantly reduced number from two years ago despite record 2020 turnout. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The big question is, what are the true numbers.
A justice of the peace in Texas can continue opening sessions in his courtroom with prayers from volunteer chaplains while a lawsuit by an atheist group proceeds in federal court, the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has ordered. Judge Wayne Mack, who is both a justice of the peace ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: In GOD we trust.
The White House said Monday that Dr. Anthony Fauci's belief there should be more "local" mandates to increase COVID-19 vaccination rates does not mean the federal government will try to impose rules. But it will support local officials who decide that's a step they need to take, according to White ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Fauci is an idiot.
Pro-Trump attorneys Sidney Powell and L. Lin Wood told a federal judge Monday they shouldn't be punished for their lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results in Michigan. Judge Linda V. Parker, an Obama appointee, for the Eastern District of Michigan held a more than four-hour hearing, quizzing a group ... Washington Times
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The White House issued a memo Monday urging state and local officials to use some of the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief funding to combat crime as violence soars in American cities. The memo details how states and municipalities can use the relief funds to boost law enforcement, invest in community ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The slush fund is put in play.
A government watchdog group sued the U.S. Postal Service for documents related to allegations that the agency is tracking Americans' social media posts and flagging planned protests. Judicial Watch filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia last month citing the Freedom of Information Act ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It must be known.
U.S. climate envoy John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov have expressed hope that climate change talks could act as a springboard to help reduce escalating tensions between the two rival nations ABC
VOA VIEW: Silly gesture by a fool, Kerry.
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Agreements between Iowa and Texas show Iowa is donating the use of state troopers and their equipment at "no cost to Texas” to fight crime along the U.S. border with Mexico ABC
Public school teachers in Oklahoma could have their teaching licenses suspended for teaching certain concepts about racism under new rules approved by the State Board of Education ABC
China’s military says it chased a U.S. warship out of a disputed area of the South China Sea after Washington warned an attack on the Philippines might activate a mutual defense treaty ABC
VOA VIEW: Liberal media foolishness.
Democrats in the Texas Legislature are planning to leave the state in another revolt against a GOP overhaul of election laws ABC
Warren Buffett’s company is abandoning its purchase of a natural gas pipeline from Dominion Energy because of uncertainty about whether the deal could get regulatory approval ABC
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden - anti America.
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As daycare costs rise, the Biden administration wants to invest $225 billion to make child care affordable to all. CBS
VOA VIEW: Typical Biden solution to all issues - more debt.
"The Cuban people are bravely asserting fundamental and universal rights," Mr. Biden said in a statement. CBS
The ads blame Democrats for Atlanta's anticipated lost revenue after MLB moved All-Star game in response to outcry over Georgia's voting laws. CBS
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts Dems.
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The departure of General Scott Miller marks the symbolic end of the 20-year U.S. military mission in Afghanistan – America's longest war. CBS
Senator Marco Rubio blasted a senior State Department official's initial response to the protests in Cuba as "ridiculous." CBS
Covid hospitalizations are rising in some parts of the world, mostly where vaccination rates are low and the highly contagious delta variant is spreading. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The left always have an excuse.
The FDA is expected to announce a new warning for the J&J vaccine, saying the shot has been linked to a serious but rare autoimmune disorder. CNBC
VOA VIEW: J&J has one problem after another.
General Motors' technical setup looks more promising than Ford's, says Mark Newton, president and founder of Newton Advisors. CNBC
Pfizer is meeting with federal health officials Monday to discuss if and when Americans need Covid vaccine booster shots as it prepares to seek authorization. CNBC
VOA VIEW: No need at this time.
Pro-Trump attorney Lin Wood denied he played a role in a Michigan election case, challenging the results of Joe Biden's victory, where he was listed as counsel. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A Dem scare tactic to protect any challenge.
The enhanced child tax credits, which begin Thursday, will be the latest government-funded cash infusion. CNBC
VOA VIEW: More taxpayer money thrown at a problem.
Buying a home of her own became a priority for Kelly Robinson during the pandemic, as she began to feel cramped in her Indianapolis apartment. CNN
As Democrats begin the uphill climb to hold their majorities in the House and Senate next November, politicians and party strategists are admitting that their biggest challenge comes from within: "Woke" liberals demanding adherence to policies on crime, the environment and government spending that are simply not shared by a majority of the country. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems have gone to far left.
The Biden administration has worked to off-board the fired commissioner of the Social Security Administration who said he would report to work on Monday despite being terminated on Friday, an administration official said. CNN
Republican former congressman Charlie Dent shares his thoughts on the Conservative Political Action Conference in Dallas, where former President Donald Trump won the conference's informal straw poll to be the Republican nominee in 2024. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dent is the big freak.
Washington, D.C., marked a grim milestone over the weekend after it recorded 100 homicides by July 10 – the earliest the city has hit that number since 2003. FOX News
City correction officers are so desperate to escape their jobs in the Big Apple’s jails that hundreds have recently joined the NYPD — even amid violent anti-cop protests and the progressive “defund the police” movement, The Post has learned. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Correction officers taking an opportunity to upgrade.
The death toll from last month's partial collapse of a Surfside, Fla., condominium tower has risen to 94, the county's mayor said Monday. UPI
President Joe Biden on Monday called on Cuba leaders to listen to protesters on the island nation who demonstrated Sunday with calls for economic reform and a more significant response to the coronavirus pandemic. UPI
VOA VIEW: Words, words, words.
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