The 11-day war between Israel and Hamas delivered a hammer blow to Gaza, where the pandemic and a blockade make recovery seem a distant prospect. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Hamas has devastated Gaza.
Hundreds of students and parents marched from Washington Square Park to City Hall Saturday to protest the presence of police officers in city schools. New York Post
Once 70 percent of the state has been vaccinated, Hawaii will drop its quarantine and COVID-19 testing requirements, officials said. Hawaii will also stop making people wear masks indoors once that level is reached, Hawaii Gov. David Ige told reporters Friday. So far, 59 percent of Hawaii’s population has had at least one dose of... New York Post


The White House is taking a business trip. President Biden is headed off the the UK and Europe while Vice President Biden is heading south to Guatemala.  New York Post
VOA VIEW: Two fools, going two different directions.
Emails show the increasingly urgent efforts by President Trump and his allies during his last days in office to find some way to undermine, or even nullify, the election results. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The NYT and Meadows are two idiots.
The pandemic has wreaked havoc in the rental car industry, leading to a shortage of cars and sticker shock for travelers. Here are some tips for finding an affordable one. New York Times
Southern California residents were rattled by a 5.3 earthquake Saturday morning. No injuries or landslides have been reported.       USA Today
In my school in the 1980s, we didn't learn the full story. Some Republicans might consider my education "patriotic" but I consider it a whitewash.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: CRT is a fraudulent joke.
A teacher and principal from a Tenafly elementary school were placed on paid leave pending a district investigation into a controversial assignment.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.


The media has offered serious coverage of UFOs or unidentified aerial phenomenon in recent days, following the release of intriguing U.S. Navy aerial footage and a CBS News tell-all about the phenomenon. Now there's news that the Pentagon will soon release its own investigation of the matter. Washington Times
Dr. Anthony Fauci said Friday he was on the receiving end of "completely inappropriate, distorted, misleading and misrepresented attacks" amid finding himself facing a fresh onslaught of criticism from conservatives. The longtime director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases made the remark to MSNBC host Rachel Maddow after ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Fauci has been exposed and should be fired.
Speaker of the House Donald Trump? He's not ruling it out. The former president called the idea “very interesting” after conservative radio host Wayne Allyn Root pressed him Friday to run for a Florida congressional seat in 2022 with the goal of leading a Republican takeover of the House ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It is a possibility.
Sen. Josh Hawley called on Dr. Anthony S. Fauci to resign Friday over what the Missouri Republican said were "shocking" newly released emails concerning the top public health official and the origins of COVID-19. Mr. Hawley said the leading epidemiologist should step down in a series of social media postings ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: He should be fired.

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Global supply-chain disruptions caused mainly by the COVID-19 pandemic have created shortages of everything from computer chips to recliners in the U.S. and have forced companies to make fundamental changes in how they operate to keep up with rebounding consumer demand. The pandemic hit a variety of industries that had ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: There are many shortages.
The White House is upping its efforts to court Sen. Joe Manchin III, a vital Democratic swing-vote for President Biden’s agenda, as bipartisan infrastructure talks stall. The administration dispatched Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm for a two-day tour of Mr. Manchin’s home state of West Virginia this week to “showcase the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Manchin has a price - what is it?
Divisions among Georgia Republicans after the 2020 election are being laid bare. ABC
VOA VIEW: Kemp should have stepped up.


Economy is sparking confusion and whiplash almost as fast as it’s adding jobs ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is switching truth and lies.
A federal judge has overturned California’s three-decade-old ban on assault weapons, calling it a “failed experiment” that violates the constitutional right to bear arms ABC
VOA VIEW: The judge did the right thing.
The FBI is investigating an incident aboard a Delta flight where a passenger attempted to force his way in to the cabin. Quick action from the flight crew thwarted the attempt and the plane made a safe emergency landing. CBS
Former President Donald Trump is set to make a rare public appearance at a Republican event held in North Carolina this Saturday night, where conservatives are expected to plan for their party’s future. CBS
VOA VIEW: Bad for Dems.
It will be at least two years before former President Trump will be able to use his Facebook account. The social media company suspended him on January 7 for inciting violence. Mr. Trump said the Facebook decision was an insult to all the people who voted for him. But the ruling also goes well beyond the former president. CBS
VOA VIEW: A major mistake.

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The world's most powerful economies have been at odds over taxation for some time. The goal is to make sure companies are paying taxes to the proper regions. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Money talks.
El Salvador President Nayib Bukele plans to introduce legislation that will make it the world's first sovereign nation to adopt bitcoin as legal tender. CNBC
As the US may miss a vaccination goal set by President Joe Biden for July 4, officials are warning against complacency and states are ramping up measures to encourage reluctant residents to get the Covid-19 vaccine. CNN
VOA VIEW: Stagnation hurts Biden.

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It was a beautiful March afternoon, and as June Tatelman walked her dog in her Boston neighborhood, she was flying high. CNN
New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez endorsed civil rights lawyer Maya Wiley on Saturday in the race for New York City mayor, a sign of growing progressive momentum behind Wiley's campaign with less than three weeks until the June 22 Democratic primary. CNN
VOA VIEW: Willey is a loser like AOC.
The White House says that 31 million people are now covered by the Affordable Care Act. President Joe Biden called former President Barack Obama to celebrate the health care milestone. CNN
VOA VIEW: Birds of the same feather.
The head of an American Legion post in Ohio stepped down Friday amid criticism following the decision of Memorial Day ceremony organizers to turn off a retired U.S. Army officer’s microphone while he was speaking about how freed Black slaves honored fallen soldiers just after the Civil War. FOX News
A New York City-based psychiatrist told an audience at the Yale School of Medicine in April that she had fantasies of "unloading a revolver into the head of any white person that got in my way." FOX News
The Department of Defense plans to "maintain existing policy for the display of unofficial flags," including the Pride flag, according to a statement issued Friday. UPI

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