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Sam Quinones, author of 'The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Time of Fentanyl and Meth,' on the horrific rise in overdose deaths. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is a major cause of Fentanyl rise.
Yery Noel Medina Ulloa was indicted for first-degree murder in the slaying of a Florida father of four who took him in. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden.
Transportation Security Administration officials insist they will be adequately staffed for the Thanksgiving travel week when President Joe Biden's federal employee vaccine mandate goes into effect. New York Post
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The White House and the Congressional Budget Office are at odds over how much revenue the Internal Revenue Service could recoup from tax cheats. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems are ignoring the CBO.
House Democrats are poised to lift a cap on the state and local tax deduction, a gift to wealthy homeowners in some blue states. New York Times
But in newly released materials, members of the panel acknowledged “profound disagreement” over the wisdom of adding more justices to the court. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The liberals are at odds.
A new review of early Covid-19 cases in the journal Science will revive, though certainly not settle, the debate over how the pandemic began. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China is the cause of COVID.
The release of the CBO data is important to the House's vote on the measure, a massive package of Democratic social spending priorities.
VOA VIEW: Dems have gone mad.
"They'll have committees. They may have other committee assignments," McCarthy said. "They may have better committee assignments."
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The Biden administration Thursday said it would rescind religious-freedom protections granted to child welfare agencies and require them to place children with LGBTQ families and to people of other faiths. The move will “further civil rights and equal opportunity for all people, irrespective of their sexual orientation, gender identity, and ... Washington Times
The Congressional Budget Office has found that Democrats' plan to beef up IRS enforcement, a key revenue source for funding President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social welfare bill, falls far below White House expectations. A CBO report released Thursday estimates that Mr. Biden’s plan to hire more than 87,000 IRS agents will ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems do not honor facts or the rules.
President Biden’s multitrillion-dollar social welfare and climate change bill does not fully pay for all of its entitlement programs, contrary to assertions long made by the White House. An in-depth Congressional Budget Office review of the bill, known as the Build Back Better Act, indicates it adds more than $367 ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As much as they twist and lie, the bill comes out short.
The chief spokesperson for Vice President Kamala Harris is reportedly leaving her post amid a week of reports about White House infighting. Communications chief Ashley Etienne will leave her post to pursue “other opportunities,” CNN reported Thursday, citing a “White House official.” Washington Times
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Private businesses in Florida will be forced to let workers opt out of coronavirus vaccine mandates after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a sweeping legislative package Thursday to combat federal requirements. DeSantis, a Republican, signed the bills into law at a car dealership in the Tampa suburb ... Washington Times
New measures that restrict how race is addressed in classrooms have spread confusion and anxiety among many educators, who in some cases have begun pulling books and canceling lessons for fear of being penalized. Education officials have nixed a contemporary issues class in a Tennessee district, ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: CRT is causing a lot of damage to the youth and country.
The Iranians claimed to be a group of Proud Boys volunteers, according to the indictment. ABC
VOA VIEW: Iran is an outlaw nation.
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Mark Clouse discusses the increasing food cost at the grocery store and how their team has been able to meet demand. ABC
VOA VIEW: Liberal thinking on meeting demands.
President Joe Biden’s choice to run one of the agencies charged with overseeing the banking industry faced sharp questioning Thursday from Republican Senators, who tried to label Saule Omarova as someone who would nationalize the U.S. banking system ABC
VOA VIEW: A radical nominee.
The deal will net the U.S. 10 million treatment courses. ABC
VOA VIEW: It's all about money.
CVS Health will close hundreds of drugstores over the next three years, as the health care giant adjusts to changing customer needs and converts to new store formats ABC
VOA VIEW: The world is changing.
Multi-state investigation will focus on methods Meta used to encourage children to use its apps. CBS
VOA VIEW: The big techs must be taken down.
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For the first time in the history of the summit, the world leaders won't have a news conference. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden can't handle news conferences.
The infrastructure bill and Build Back Better Act could pour $3 trillion into the economy just as inflation is surging. CBS
VOA VIEW: Inflation will continue to rise under Biden leadership.
The federal agency said it is complying with a court ruling that temporarily halts the regulation for big employers. CBS
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"We remain focused on the competitive advantage provided by our presence in thousands of communities," its CEO said. CBS
VOA VIEW: Times are changing.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot brushed off threats by the controversial head of the city's largest police union to run against her in 2023, saying his candidacy would "be a gift." FOX News
VOA VIEW: Idiot Lightfoot has no chance of getting reelected.
The man known as "jump kick man" during the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse is 39-year-old Maurice Freeland, defense attorneys revealed to Fox News on Thursday. FOX News
Colorado officials will vote Friday on whether or not to change the term for "sex offender" to "those who have been sexually abusive." FOX News
More than 150 Howard University students organized a tent city protest in October to drive awareness and expose campus living conditions. FOX News
The Wisconsin judge presiding over the case against Kyle Rittenhouse on Thursday banned staff from MSNBC or NBC News from entering the Kenosha courthouse for the remainder of the trial. FOX News
The Biden administration is taking steps to help distribute several billion dollars in aid for winter heating and utility bills, an unprecedented sum that comes largely from its $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Voters see through Biden's game of trying to buy favoritism.
One of the two protesters arrested outside the Kenosha courthouse -- the man seen wearing a “F--- Kyle” T-shirt as officers took him into custody – is facing charges related to bail jumping, meaning he has a prior criminal record, Fox News Digital has learned. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A fool goes to jail.
Americans' support of the death penalty has remained relatively unchanged -- and at a five-decade low -- over the past four years, a Gallup poll released Thursday indicates. UPI
The United States is "considering" a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, President Joe Biden said Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Don't count on Biden enforcing a diplomatic boycott.
Forecasters are tracking the potential for a storm to impact Americans hitting the roads and skies early to beat the Thanksgiving travel rush next Wednesday. UPI
U.S. Rep. G.K. Butterfield of North Carolina on Thursday became the 10th House Democrat to announce that he will not seek re-election in 2022, due to "racial" gerrymandering. UPI
VOA VIEW: It's really liberal stupidity.
Ann Arbor, Mich., has become the first city in the United States to mandate that free tampons and pads must be in all public restrooms. UPI
VOA VIEW: Madness - how is sanitation going to be maintained.
President Joe Biden signed three bipartisan bills on Thursday, giving new protections and resources for law enforcement, first responders and the communities that they serve. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden is playing games.
The foreign secretary for the Philippines on Thursday told the Chinese government to "back off" after its Coast Guard vessels blocked two Philippine supply boats in the South China Sea. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is a danger to the world.
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