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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission denied financial services firm Kalshi's bid to allow betting on control of Congress. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The GOP will control.
President Joe Biden will be formally nominated as the Democratic presidential nominee through a virtual roll call ahead of the party's official convention in Chicago in August - a maneuver that will allow Biden to appear on the November ballot in Ohio. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: A good sign of weakness.
President Joe Biden's approval rating in various battleground states has fallen below his national average in a poll released this week. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: As it should be, even lower.

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There is an increased push by Western nations to permit attacks on Russian territory using weapons they have sent the Ukrainian military, an issue that has become more urgent as Moscow boosts troops on the border for a possible offensive. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: It should happen as Russia pushes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the West on Tuesday that NATO members in Europe were playing with fire by proposing to let Ukraine use Western weapons to strike inside Russia, which he said could trigger a global conflict. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: So be it.
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., who is running an independent campaign for president, said he submitted enough signatures to be on the ballot in New York. Newsmax
Look at the billions of taxpayer dollars President Biden is pouring into “community organizations” in “disadvantaged communities” to tip the election scales. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Clear vote buying at taxpayers expense.
First son Hunter Biden lost his late-stage appeal to toss out the felony gun charges against him ahead of his trial start date next week. New York Post
VOA VIEW: So, Hunter loses.
An insider accused the agency of failing to scrutinize a lucrative tax break in Puerto Rico designed to lure wealthy Americans to the island. New York Times

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Nearly 830,000 customers were without power after hail the size of golf balls and dangerous winds hit Texas. More severe weather was likely later on Tuesday. New York Times
The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to take up cases out of Florida from felons challenging the state's use of a six-person jury instead of a 12-member jury, used by most states. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The actions should be considered.
Americans who spend Memorial Day scouting sales online and in stores may find more reasons to celebrate the return of warmer weather. Major retailers are stepping up discounts heading into the summer months, hoping to entice inflation-weary shoppers into opening their wallets. Washington Times
Former President Donald Trump's lawyer told jurors Tuesday they "should want and expect more" from prosecutors who claim the presumptive GOP nominee engaged in business fraud to boost his first run for the White House. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Madness, against Trump.

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A unanimous three-judge panel for the U.S. appeals court in Washington, D.C., upheld the conviction and sentence of a Jan. 6 defendant who claimed he couldn't get an impartial jury in the nation's capital. CBS
VOA VIEW: There is the SC.
The Biden campaign says the men will meet with locals to "raise the alarm" about a second Trump term. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal fools.
For decades, the U.S. government conducted nuclear bomb tests near what is sometimes called Area 52. CBS

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Philanthropist Melinda French Gates said she is giving $1 billion over the next two years to support women and families, including reproductive rights. CBS
Buy now, pay later loans are the second-most-used form of credit payment among U.S. consumers in the U.S. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is causing the need.
Donald Trump says he did not have sex with porn star Stormy Daniels, who was paid before the 2016 election to keep quiet about an alleged tryst. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Another miscarriage of justice.
A bill allowing judges to sentence child rapists to surgical castration may be signed into law by Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A good idea.
A crime scene reconstruction expert broke down a video of a reported alien sighting and pointed out two "visual anomalies" that he believes are aliens FOX News
VOA VIEW: Hard to believe.

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A United Airlines flight bound for Seattle-Tacoma aborted takeoff from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport after an engine caught fire, halting arrivals during the busy Memorial Day holiday. FOX News
A former Marine Corps Base Quantico employee and security expert is warning that two Jordanians arrested in a box truck trying to get on base could have been doing a "dry run." FOX News
VOA VIEW: We have to protect the US.
The Vatican on Tuesday issued an apology on behalf of the Pope following reports that he used a homophobic slur during a meeting with Italian bishops. UPI

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The White House on Tuesday presented new guidelines for corporations seeking to purchase carbon credits in an effort to offset their emissions. UPI
VOA VIEW: The WH is a joke.
Belgium inked a 10-year bilateral defense deal Tuesday to provide Ukraine $1 billion in military assistance in 2024 and 30 U.S.-made F-16 fighter aircraft. UPI
VOA VIEW: And then what?
North Korea angrily responded to a trilateral summit by South Korea, Japan and China, calling it a "grave political provocation" in a message that Seoul speculated Tuesday is directed toward Beijing. UPI
VOA VIEW: Meaning what?
The International Atomic Energy Agency said its inspectors verified on Monday that Iran's stockpile of highly enriched uranium increased 17% from three months ago, moving the country closer to having the material needed UPI
VOA VIEW: Iran must be stopped.

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     Money may not buy happiness, but it can help make life more      satisfying, a new U.S. government survey shows. Money makes life better.

     In 2021, just under 5% of U.S. adults said they were "dissatisfied" with their lives. And researchers found those feelings were more common in households making less than 200% of the federal poverty level — or about $55,000 a year for a family of four.  Among those relatively lower-income Americans, 8% were dissatisfied with their lives — more than double the rate (3.6%) among people with higher incomes.

     That dividing line is not surprising, as past studies have found clear relationships between income and life satisfaction.  But lead researcher Amanda Ng said another finding was intriguing: There were some disparities in life satisfaction, based on factors like age and race — but only among lower-income Americans.  Within that group, white and Black Americans were less happy than Hispanic and Asian Americans. Meanwhile, middle-aged adults (aged 45 to 64) reported more dissatisfaction than either younger or older adults. And people born in the United States were less happy than their counterparts born elsewhere.

     None of those disparities existed, however, among Americans with relatively higher incomes.  "It was pretty striking that we saw none of those differences," said Ng, a researcher with the National Center for Health Statistics, which is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

     The survey doesn't answer why, Ng said.  But the income findings are in line with plenty of past research, according to James Maddux, a senior scholar with the Center for the Advancement of Well-Being at George Mason University, in Fairfax, Va.