NEWS - MONDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2023 - NEWS
Known as 'the Steel Magnolia,' former First Lady Rosalynn Carter was steadfast in her defense of human rights. She died Sunday at home in Georgia. LA Times
The campaign for President Joe Biden, who is turning 81 on Monday, is so "desperate" to stem the hemorrhaging of young-voter support it is weighing using TikTok, a "Chinese propaganda app," Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., warned Sunday. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: He is desperate and not all there.
Republican Donald Trump won the endorsement of Texas Governor Greg Abbott at an event near the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday, a location meant to highlight the former U.S. president's plans to crack down on immigration if he wins the 2024 election. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: He will win if voters are not stupid.
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Former President Donald Trump has overtaken President Joe Biden in presidential polling for the first time in history of the NBC News polling. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
Come January, the GOP will control every elected statewide office in Louisiana after Republicans swept three runoff races for attorney general, secretary of state and treasurer Saturday night. Newsmax
France has successfully test-fired an M51.3 long-range ballistic missile, boosting the credibility of France's nuclear deterrence capabilities, the defense ministry said on Sunday. Newsmax
Harrowing footage released by the Israeli military shows the moment a bleeding hostage was rushed into Gaza's al Shifa hospital on the morning of the Oct. 7 terrorist attack. New York Post
VOA VIEW: How much evidence and facts do the leftwing fools need?
The New York Police Department is spending $500 million on a new radio system it calls more reliable and secure. But the public will no longer be able to monitor what officers are doing minute to minute. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Nor will bad guys.
Federal government workers from the State Department to NASA are circulating open letters demanding that President Joe Biden pursue a cease-fire in Israel's war against Hamas. Congressional staffers are picking up microphones in front of the Capitol, speaking out to condemn what they say is the silence of lawmakers about the toll on Palestinian civilians. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal socialist fools.
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Speaker Mike Johnson is gearing up for a fight in the Empire State in 2024 to help maintain the handful of seats flipped by GOP lawmakers during last year's election cycle. Washington Times
The New Orleans home where civil rights activist Oretha Castle Haley grew up and that served as a hub for Louisiana's civil rights movement in the 1960s has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. Washington Times
Oregon's first-in-the-nation law that decriminalized the possession of small amounts of heroin, cocaine and other illicit drugs in favor of an emphasis on addiction treatment is facing strong headwinds in the progressive state after an explosion of public drug use fueled by the proliferation of fentanyl and a surge in deaths from opioids, including those of children. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Oregon has gone mad.
Federal prosecutors said Friday they charged a Miami police officer with using his position in law enforcement to shake down drug dealers for cash and narcotics in exchange for keeping them out of jail. Washington Times
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Rep. Mike Turner, the House Intelligence Committee chair, stated that "there certainly is a gap that was unexpected with respect to Israel's intelligence gathering" in Oct. 7 attack. "But now the United States is actually working with Israel and trying to assist in locating Hamas and understanding Hamas' structure," he said. CBS
VOA VIEW: Hamas must be found and eradicated.
Tinned fish, like sardines and anchovies, has always been more common in Europe than the U.S. But last year sales of tinned fish in the States rose to $2.7 billion, largely driven by young consumers. CBS
SpaceX's Super Heavy Starship, the most powerful rocket ever built, lifted off in South Texas for its second-ever test flight Saturday. Although the Starship successfully separated from its first-stage booster after takeoff, both the booster, and the Starship itself, then separately exploded. CBS
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Former President Donald Trump will be hosted by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, another fierce Republican critic of President Biden's immigration policies. CBS
VOA VIEW: The US needs Trump.
Thanksgiving will be a test to see how the aviation industry handles the year-end holidays while still managing strains. CNBC
With growing concerns about hostile foreign regimes operating on U.S. college campuses, lawmakers launched an inquiry into Iranian regime influence at Princeton University. FOX News
VOA VIEW: All universities and colleges need to be investigated.
Pro-Palestinian protesters in Washington, D.C., and New York City interrupted the evening commute Friday by blocking entryways to major train hubs in both cities. FOX News
VOA VIEW: They should all be arrested for disorderly conduct.
Ripped down missing hostage posters, protests in the workplace and hateful posts online are some of the ways pro-Israel demonstrators have experienced antisemitism. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Anti-Semites are fools.
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The Palestinian Red Crescent Society said Sunday that it had evacuated 31 premature babies from the Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza for transport to the Emirates Hospital in Rafah. UPI
VOA VIEW: Hamas is hiding behind civilians and hospitals.
Houthi militants hijacked a cargo ship near Yemen in the southern Red Sea on Sunday as fighting renewed at the Israel-Lebanon border. UPI
VOA VIEW: They are all bad.
The Russian military launched a series of drone and missile attacks against Ukraine Friday, striking Odesa. Officials said the drones took an indirect route to reach Kyiv in order to try and trick Ukrainian air defense. UPI
VOA VIEW: Russia is causing much agony.
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