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On Monday, Russia will pull out the stops in celebrating World War II victory over Nazis. What might Putin do to make Ukraine war look like a win? LA Times
VOA VIEW: The liberal media is pushing the possibility.
The CDC's mask requirement for travelers isn't likely to come back anytime soon, but the stakes for the government's legal appeal are still huge. LA Times
Joe Biden has a cottage industry of so-called journalists twisting truth to make the failing president a victim, if not a hero. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The biggest enemy to freedom and the US is the liberal media.


The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget calculates that the "limited" Biden plan still costs the taxpayers at least $230 billion. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The whole concept is unfair - loans should not be paid by taxpayers.
Disney’s blowback from meddling with Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “Don’t Say Gay,” legislation explains why CEOs are remaining silent on the Supreme Court leak. New York Post
VOA VIEW: CEOs should not be involved in partisan politics.
Besides their military failures, the Russians entered the war believing they could persuade Ukrainians in the east to join their side. Those efforts have failed spectacularly. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Putin made a dumb mistake.
On Monday, Vladimir Putin will mark Russia’s Victory Day by extolling the virtues of force. France’s leader, Emmanuel Macron, will honor a very different anniversary. New York Times
Lockdowns and supply chain issues have soured European businesses in China on the idea of further investment in the country, a survey finds. New York Times
VOA VIEW: All companies should stay out of China.
Profits for Exxon Mobil, Shell, Chevron and more rose by billions in the first quarter – despite costs from war in Ukraine and soaring energy prices.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: Prices go up and oil giants make profits.


Abortion by pill is used to terminate at least 54% of pregnancies in the U.S., a number expected to rise even higher if Roe v Wade is overturned.       USA Today
The House Committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol is dropping its efforts to compel John Eastman, a key figure behind former President Donald Trump's bid to overturn the 2020 election results, to release close to 14,000 documents to the panel. Washington Times
Liberal activists protesting at Catholic churches on Mother's Day could run into some legal trouble, according to a lawyer and Catholic consultant. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: All church protesters should be arrested.
Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas declared the high court won't be "bullied" on Friday, briefly referencing the unprecedented leak of a draft opinion suggesting the justices are poised to overturn Roe v Wade, the 1973 case giving women a national right to an abortion. Washington Times

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Indiana congressional candidate Jennifer-Ruth Green had something to say after "The View" co-host Sunny Hostin called Black Republicans an "oxymoron." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Political preference has nothing to do with race.
Harris also warned Tennessee State graduates about Russian aggression. ABC
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
A streak in weapons demonstrations may culminate with a nuclear test. ABC
VOA VIEW: NK is a threat to the world.


Federal labor officials are accusing Starbucks of unfair labor practices at its stores in Buffalo, New York, including retaliation against pro-union employees ABC
VOA VIEW: The Biden union is a threat to democracy.
The U.S. is experiencing a labor shortage that's partly fueled by a drop-off in immigration, which ground to a halt during the coronavirus pandemic ABC
VOA VIEW: Liberal media deception.
With the Federal Reserve introducing the steepest interest rate increase since 2000, prospective home owners are struggling to adjust. U.S. housing prices are up nearly 40% since March 2019, forcing many Americans out of their communities. Mark Strassmann has more. CBS
A recent CBS News poll suggests that nearly 70% of adults believe that Russia's invasion of Ukraine could lead to a nuclear war. Russian nuclear missile tests have sparked further concern across NATO nations. CBS
VOA VIEW: Russia is pushing the envelope.
Researchers from the National Retail Federation predict that Mother’s Day spending is expected to reach $32 billion this year. Many of the gifts are the same but the price tag has changed. CBS

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Amid a rise in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the country, the Biden administration said as many as 100 million people could become infected in a predicted fall and winter wave. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal fear mongering.
Pro-choice and anti-abortion rallies are scheduled to be held across the country this Mother’s Day weekend. The issue is inflaming passions on both sides with Democratic lawmakers looking for options to preserve abortion rights if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. CBS
West Virginia voters will have to choose between two familiar faces when they vote in primary elections this week. The state once had three congressional districts but lost a seat following the 2020 census. Now, two sitting members of the House are pitted against each other for a shot at one of the remaining seats. CBS

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Roberts noted that Alito's draft opinion overturning Roe and Casey's abortion rights doesn't represent a final decision in the case. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Roberts is creating a false scenario.
Finland and Sweden need to join NATO now while Russia's Putin is focused on Ukraine, the alliance's former chief told CNBC. CNBC
Diesel powers the economy with trains, trucks and tankers all using the fuel. And with prices soaring, consumers are paying more. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden better open the spirkets and pipelines.
Presidents get credit for a strong economy in good times and blame for a struggling economy during bad times, as Biden is experiencing now due to inflation. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden is too dumb to see reality.
One high school in Missouri is being criticized by parents and a politician for an assignment question given to students in an advanced placement government class. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Schools need be taken away from woke teachers.
A Michigan man who left his car at a dealership for an oil change and tire rotation is being sued after his vehicle killed a mechanic. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The charges are frivolous.
Ukraine's Deputy Prime Minister Iryna Vereshchuk said Saturday that "all women, children and the elderly have been evacuated" from the Azovstal plant in Mariupol. UPI
The United Nations World Food Program has called for the re-opening of Ukrainian ports blocked because of the Russia-Ukraine war to address global hunger crisis. UPI
The Biden administration has announced $150 million in military aid to Ukraine amid fears of escalation as the Russia-Ukraine war enters its 11th week. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden loves to give away money.
The Taliban on Saturday ordered that all Afghan women must wear a full-body covering, including the face, a return to restrictions first implemented in the 1990s. UPI

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