In both states, roughly 63% of all residents are fully vaccinated. But California has one of the best coronavirus case rates in the U.S. and Colorado has one of the worst. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Scare tactics are causing fear.
The death of nuclear physicist Peter Buck, who co-founded Subway Restaurants, has thrown the fast-food giant's future into doubt, with dealmakers fretting that hopes to sell the struggling chain look more complicated than ever. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Interesting!
Conservatives have lost their former traditional confidence in the administration of justice, in the intelligence and investigatory agencies, in the nation's military leadership, in the media and in the criminal-justice system. New York Post
VOA VIEW: There are doubts and a lack in confidence.


An Indiana school administrator who went viral for explaining how critical race theory is covertly taught in Indianapolis schools says he's now been placed on leave. New York Post
VOA VIEW: CRT must be ended in schools.
Union workers at the New York Times’ product-review website Wirecutter have gone on strike ahead of the Black Friday shopping weekend over a stalemate in pay negotiations. New York Post
Facebook tried to suppress any users from supporting Kyle Rittenhouse amid his heated trial -- all in the name of stopping “hate speech” in their eyes, the Post Editorial Board writes. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Facebook is a detriment to the country and 230 must be eliminated.
If the lies of critical race theory can creep into the classrooms of Missouri’s Ozark Mountains, they’re undoubtedly in your community — even if school administrators illegally try to hide it. New York Post
VOA VIEW: CRT will grow if not stopped by parents.
Democrats were once able to count on wave elections to win back key statehouses. Republican gerrymandering is making that all but impossible. New York Times
People always believe turkey is the reason why you feel extra tired after eating on Thanksgiving, but that's not entirely true, experts say.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Eating too much will cause people to feel tired.


Black Friday 2021 has fewer deals than past years but there are still tips and strategies to stretch your dollars. Cyber Monday also brings savings.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Black Friday is a hype.
ICE authorized just 20,858 arrests in the six months after the Biden administration announced new rules restricting which illegal immigrants could be targeted — or an average of just one arrest every two months for each deportation officer. That’s down exponentially from the Trump years, when the rate averaged two ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has caused a major illegal immigration problem.
Thanksgiving food choices are more expensive and harder to come by this holiday due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the supply chain disruption. The American Farm Bureau Federation's annual survey shows that turkey costs 24% more this year than in 2020. Washington Times
Buoyed by solid hiring, healthy pay gains and substantial savings, shoppers are returning to stores and splurging on all types of items. But the big question is: How much will supply shortages, higher prices and staffing issues dampen their mood this holiday season? Americans, already fatigued ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The biggest challenge to the nation is Biden.

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President Biden’s decision to nix the Keystone XL pipeline has come under renewed fire as the administration struggles with rising consumer frustration over skyrocketing gas prices. Sen. Joe Manchin III, West Virginia Democrat, made another plea for Mr. Biden to reverse his Jan. 20 executive order revoking ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden must be forced to change his mad decision.
The labor shortage can be seen everywhere.  It’s forcing restaurants to close, schools to cancel classes, upending airline flight schedules and fueling the supply chain breakdown with absent truck drivers. A scarcity of workers in the U.S. in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic is causing some employers to raise ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The 2022 election will neutralize Biden's madness.
Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday the convictions of three men in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery came in spite of racist tactics used by defense lawyers representing the White defendants. "These verdicts send an important message, but the fact remains that we still have work to do," Ms. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.


The Alabama attorney general's office says Montgomery owes a $25,000 for changing the name of a street that bore the name of Confederate President Jefferson Davis ABC
VOA VIEW: PC stupidity.
France has launched a plan to give booster shots to all adults, opting against a further lockdown or curfew, to help combat a worrying uptick in infections in the country ABC
VOA VIEW: France sounds scared.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke of “a very sad day” as her country became the latest to surpass 100,000 deaths from COVID-19 since the pandemic began ABC
Minnesota lawmakers have $250 million in aid set aside for hero pay, but haven't decided how to distribute it. CBS
The CEO of the statewide hospital group said the situation is "dire" and the Department of Defense's support is "desperately needed." CBS
VOA VIEW: Help from any agency should be welcome.

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There are predictions for record retail sales this holiday season but a record number of people say they won't be buying any gifts this year. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Money and the economy are tight.
The World Health Organization is monitoring a new variant with numerous mutations to the spike protein, officials said Thursday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: WHO cannot be trusted.
Experts have been poring over Germany's new coalition's pledges to see what they mean for the country's future. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The world must show united protection against Berlin and China.

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Minutes from the November Fed meeting show members concerned about inflation and willing to raise interest rates should it continue to run hot. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Feds are starting to realize that Biden has no clue.
As governments around the world introduce Covid-19 vaccination mandates, experts outline the ethical considerations policymakers must take into account. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Vaccine mandates are going too far.
The Chinese Communist Party has previously said that it does not engage in industrial espionage.  CNBC
VOA VIEW: A start.
This Black Friday could very likely be the start of the final holiday shopping season for Sears and Kmart, two brands that once proudly dominated the US retail landscape. CNN
Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the seaside town where the Pilgrims settled — not to give thanks, but to mourn Indigenous people worldwide who’ve suffered centuries of racism and mistreatment FOX News
VOA VIEW: Foolish feeling.
Philadelphia hit a grim milestone Wednesday as the city experienced its 500th homicide of the year, one which has plagued multiple cities with increasing levels of violence following years of relative peace. FOX News
Amid the supply chain crisis, the California Retailers Association president warns consumers to shop early this holiday season. FOX News
VOA VIEW: CA has supply and theft problem.
Local authorities are looking for answers Thursday after finding hundreds of FedEx packages discarded in a ravine in an Alabama county north of Birmingham. UPI
France announced Thursday that any adult will be able to access COVID-19 booster shots as health officials stepped up their battle against a sharp rise in "fifth wave" infections. UPI
VOA VIEW: Sacred and emotional.
The World Health Organization said it is concerned about people inoculated against COVID-19 developing a false sense of security as the pandemic surges in Europe. UPI
VOA VIEW: WHO scare tactic.
The Biden administration on Wednesday announced it has approved construction of a large-scale wind farm off the coast of Rhode Island that will supply tens of thousands of New York Homes with power. UPI
VOA VIEW: A Biden payoff.
Human Rights Watch on Wednesday said that Houthi rebels have "indiscriminately" fired on populated areas of Yemen, killing and displacing civilians. UPI
VOA VIEW: Madness!
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday warned of an increase of influenza cases in recent weeks with 90% of cases among children and adults aged 5-24. UPI

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