Kamala Harris rose from San Francisco D.A. to vice president. The L.A. resident is in the spotlight as President Biden faces growing pressure to withdraw from the 2024 race. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Harris would be a less likely president.
Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff has tested positive for COVID-19 after experiencing mild symptoms, his office announced Sunday, but his wife, Vice President Kamala Harris, has tested negative and remains asymptomatic. Newsmax
A Gaza cease-fire deal remains uncertain because Hamas has no intention in reaching an agreement that will release the hostages seized on Oct. 7, Ido Aharoni, the former ambassador of the Israel Counsel General, said on Sunday. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Hamas has no other ace card.


With Hamas leadership and terrorists in hiding - often at schools and hospitals to use Gaza civilians as human shields - Gaza residents are growing more and more bold about speaking out against the failed terrorist regime. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: As they should, but many are friendlies.
President Joe Biden's post-debate, damage-control interview with ABC News left analysts admitting the incumbent is in delusional and in denial. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: He is sick in the head.
Harris has been thrust into the national spotlight following her boss' dreadful June 27 debate performance. New York Post
VOA VIEW: She will prove to be a traitor.
NASCAR partnered with Chevrolet, Ford, Toyota and electrification company ABB to demonstrate a high-performance electric vehicle and gauge fan interest in electric racing. New York Post
With President Biden’s future unclear, Donald J. Trump’s support uncertain and a major NATO meeting looming, Ukrainian leaders are straining to keep their balance. New York Times
VOA VIEW: As they politically should.
Treasury officials want to impose penalties on tankers that help Russian oil evade sanctions. White House aides worry that risks making gasoline more expensive. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Gasoline gasoline would become more expensive.


Sophisticated overseas criminals are stealing tens of billions of dollars from Americans every year, a crime wave projected to get worse as the U.S. population ages and technology like AI makes it easier than ever to perpetrate fraud and get away with it. Washington Times
A July Fourth drone show in the Seattle metropolitan area was hampered when 55 of 200 unmanned aircraft lost their GPS signals and fell into Angle Lake. Washington Times
Amtrak rail service between New York and Boston was restored after a lightning strike was believed to have caused a circuit breaker to malfunction, the rail service announced Saturday night. Washington Times
With its unprecedented tear through the ultrawarm waters of the southeast Caribbean, Beryl turned meteorologists' worst fears of a souped-up hurricane season into grim reality. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Tomorrow will be the big day.

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Four volunteer crew members emerged Saturday from NASA's first simulated Mars environment, where they'd spent more than a year. CBS
The U.S. added 206,000 new jobs in June, marking a slight cooling in the labor market, but still a sign that hiring remains strong. CBS
VOA VIEW: It is or it isn't.
A Biden campaign spokesperson said in a statement that "it's not at all an uncommon practice for interviewees to share topics they would prefer," calling the questions "relevant to news of the day." CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden prefers a setup.


Scorching temperatures, high winds and dry brush were fueling more than 100 wildfires that erupted in California in the past 24 hours. In South Texas, communities were scrambling to prepare for the arrival of Tropical Storm Beryl, which could gain hurricane strength by Monday. CBS
VOA VIEW: It's hot everywhere.
Concerns about President Biden have grown in the days since he delivered a stumbling debate performance against Donald Trump. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Very few believe in his lies.
The average cost of weddings in the U.S. hovers at $35,000. Having a small wedding can help significantly reduce the cost. CNBC
Tax identity theft victims are waiting nearly two years for resolution and refunds from the IRS. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The IRS is a joke.
The 69-year-old former minister will serve for four years as the head of government for the Islamic Republic, and faces no shortage of challenges. CNBC

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The family of Jocelyn Nungaray, a 12-year-old allegedly killed by migrants in the U.S. illegally, said they are grateful for former President Trump's support. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Thanks!
Anti-Israel protesters spent Independence Day criticizing the U.S. and Israel amid the war against Hamas in the Gaza Strip. FOX News
VOA VIEW: They should all be arrested and tried.
Rail cars carrying hazardous materials derailed in North Dakota and caught fire, the latest train derailment in the U.S. as concerns over railroads remain high. FOX News

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The judge hearing the federal classified documents case against former President Donald Trump on Saturday granted a motion to extend deadlines for filing legal arguments regarding potential presidential immunity. UPI
VOA VIEW: As she should.
President Joe Biden is seeking to tie his rival Donald Trump to the controversial Project 2025 agenda in an attempt to warn voters of what is at stake in November. UPI
President Joe Biden, downplaying his poor debate performance, said he hasn't undergone cognitive and neurological exams. UPI
VOA VIEW: It would be simple to dispel the obvious.

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