The Supreme Court says home builders in California may challenge the fees commonly imposed by cities and counties to pay for new infrastructure. LA Times
The Supreme Court on Tuesday will hear oral arguments involving a federal obstruction law that has been used to prosecute hundreds of defendants involved in the events of Jan. 6, 2021, and the justices' decision could affect former President Donald Trump. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: The SC must vote conservatively.
Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s fifth request for Secret Service protection was denied. Newsmax


Streaming service provider Roku said Friday it identified a second cyberattack that impacted about 576,000 additional accounts while investigating a breach that affected 15,000 user accounts earlier this year. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: They have to be caught and severely punished.
Iran reportedly warned the Biden administration that U.S. forces in the region will be attacked if the U.S. gets involved in the fighting between Israel and Iran. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Iran is bluffing foolishly.
An increasing number of Americans say they believe the United States is not doing enough to help Ukraine, leading to an even split between those who want to send more aid and those who don't in a poll by Gallup released Friday. Newsmax
A new poll delivered more dismal news for President Joe Biden, with majorities of Americans disapproving of his performance on the key issues of cost of living and border security. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden is a loser.
California GOP leaders are calling for more accountability after an audit released earlier this week indicated that the state spent around $24 billion to tackle the homeless crisis over the past five years but did not consistently track whether the huge outlay of public money did anything to actually improve the problem.  New York Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
Ukraine needs more men than it can field, even with draconian conscription policies. And it needs more material than the United States can provide. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Ukraine is spending with no accountability.


A Houston hospital is investigating whether a doctor altered a transplant list to make his patients ineligible for care. A disproportionate number of them have died while waiting for new organs. New York Times
Jill Biden rallied LGBTQ voters for President Joe Biden 's reelection campaign on Friday, calling likely rival Donald Trump a "bully" who is "dangerous" to their community and urging its members to "fight like hell" to keep the Republican from defeating her husband in November. Washington Times
Opioid overdose deaths hit a record high in the District of Columbia in 2023, rising by more than 12% from 2022, according to a new report released by the city's Office of the Chief Medical Examiner. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Thank Biden and Dems.
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee has signed a bill that would require law enforcement agencies to communicate with federal immigration authorities if they discover people are in the the country illegally, and would broadly mandate cooperation in the process of identifying, detaining and deporting them. Washington Times

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Thirty years ago, as women's rights advocates worked to pass the 1994 Violence Against Women Act, domestic violence was still something of a hushed topic. Washington Times
The bill reforms and extends a portion of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act known as Section 702 for a shortened period of two years. CBS
VOA VIEW: The GOP gave in.
The Democratic National Committee paid at least $1.7 million to law firms representing President Biden during special counsel Robert Hur's investigation. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is clearly dirty.


A British television broadcaster blasted Apple for the conspicuous flaw, accusing the company of antisemitism. CBS
VOA VIEW: Apple should be boycotted.
The Justice Department on Thursday announced a new rule designed to require unlicensed dealers selling firearms at gun shows or online to run background checks on buyers. The rule is meant to close what is known as the "gun show loophole," which has been exploited by felons and Mexican drug cartels, according to the ATF. CBS
Most worrisome gaps involve cancer chemotherapy drugs, ER medications and and therapies for ADHD. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden screwup.
Israel is preparing for a direct attack by Iran on southern or northern Israel as soon as Friday or Saturday, The Wall Street Journal reported. CNBC
VOA VIEW: An Iran mistake that will cause an Israel response.
More companies are increasing entry-level salaries for finance and accounting roles and offering referral bonuses to attract talent. CNBC
VOA VIEW: More liberal stupidity.

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Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani is fighting several court cases related to his work as a lawyer for Donald Trump. CNBC
FBI Oklahoma City has joined the search for missing Kansas women Veronica Butler and Jilian Kelley, who vanished on March 30 following suspected "foul play." FOX News
Children under four years old in Florida were undercounted by nearly 10%, or some 112,000 individuals, in the 2020 census, according to estimates released Thursday. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Liberal Faul play.

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The United States is imposing sanctions against four members of Hamas based in Gaza and Lebanon, the Treasury Department announced Friday. UPI
VOA VIEW: There should be more than four.
Expensive home prices and soaring mortgage rates have nearly two in five U.S. renters believing that they will never own a home because of the overall cost, according to a new survey released by Redfin Friday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Vote Biden and Dems out and the economy will grow.
Ford Motor Company and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that more than 42,000 certain 2022-23 Bronco Sports and Ford Escape vehicles for cracked fuel injector leaks that may cause fires. UPI
The U.S. Food and Drug administration is urging Congress to pass legislation to mandate food manufacturers to test imported products for lead. UPI
VOA VIEW: Why not.
FBI Director Christopher Wray warned Congress on Thursday about potential attacks on U.S. soil due to events overseas. UPI
VOA VIEW: Due to Biden stupidity and cowardness.

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