Two agencies have provided coronavirus vaccination to more than 90,000 migrants in U.S. custody, according to data obtained by CBS News. But Border Patrol has yet to offer shots. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal madness.
California was first to pass a ban in October and now New York and Illinois are introducing similar legislation. CBS
VOA VIEW: Madness!
In the 1960s, the United States and the Soviet Union waged a “space race” to the Moon. In the recent TV series “For All Mankind,” the Soviets got there first. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Liberal deception.


Under Thursday's announcement, employees at all private and religious education schools — including yeshivas and Catholic schools — must provide proof of a first vaccination dose by Dec. 20. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Total madness that cannot stand in court.
Jussie Smollett’s attorneys asked for a mistrial Thursday after the judge called their evidence irrelevant in front of the jury and “physically lunged” at one of the actor’s lawyers.  New York Post
VOA VIEW: Smollett's defense is failing.
If your iPhone model dates back to the Obama administration, it may be time to get a replacement as Apple will soon put the iPhone 6 Plus in its "vintage products" list, according to a memo. New York Post
President Biden’s strategy includes new testing requirements for international travelers and insurance reimbursement for at-home coronavirus tests. “We’re going to fight this variant with science and speed, not chaos and confusion,” Mr. Biden said in a speech. Here’s the latest. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is just talking.
In a comparison of seven different brands, researchers found that most shots give a strong boost, even in mix-and-match combinations. New York Times
Genomic surveillance has improved enormously in recent months, but the system has built-in delays, and blind spots remain. New York Times


A judge had ordered the Biden administration to restart the Trump-era program, but doing so required cooperation from Mexico, which had been reluctant. New York Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Some at-home tests can be purchased at local retailers and pharmacies, and results can often be processed within minutes.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: Keeping track will be hard, if not impossible.
Treasury's I bonds have seen a spectacular rate rise, with new rates set every six months based on inflation, but still don't get love from investors.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: A good investment.
Here's what we know about President Joe Biden's plan to require private insurers cover at-home coronavirus tests.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Massive stupidity.

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In an interview with FOX News, Waukesha Christmas parade suspect Darrell Brooks Jr., says he is being treated like a "monster."       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Calling him a monster is kindness.
A Christian children’s home Thursday sued the Biden administration after the Department of Health and Human Services reversed religious-freedom exemptions granted during the Trump administration. In waivers granted to Texas, South Carolina, and Michigan state governments, as well as to some child welfare agencies in those states, the Trump-era HHS ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should and win.
A new Fairleigh Dickinson University poll says more Americans believe there is a “war on Christmas” this holiday season than in years past. In the national survey of 802 registered voters, conducted  Nov. 9-16, 37% of respondents agreed that politicians are trying to remove Christianity from the winter holiday season, ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The nation is growing too much to the left.


It’s the holiday season again and time to decide where to shop based on people’s skin color — or so says Black Lives Matter. The group for the seventh year is urging people to boycott stores owned by White people and only to patronize Black-owned businesses. “When buying items, spend ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: BLM is mad.
Sen. Joe Manchin III, a key swing vote for President Biden’s legislative agenda, is refusing to rule out supporting a GOP effort to defund the White House’s vaccine mandate in exchange for keeping the government open. Mr. Manchin, West Virginia Democrat, argued Thursday he was still “working” through the situation ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Even some on the left think that Biden is going too far.
The Biden administration has struck an agreement with Mexico to reinstate a Trump-era border policy that forces asylum-seekers to wait in Mexico for hearings in U.S. immigration court, U.S. officials said Thursday. Revival of the “Remain in Mexico” policy comes under a court order even as ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As the court ordered.
They will meet in private before the week ends. ABC
VOA VIEW: Roe was flawed from the start.
Governments around the world are weighing new measures for populations tired of hearing about restrictions and vaccines as the coronavirus delta variant of COVID-19 pushes up cases in Europe and fears grow over the omicron variant ABC

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The average interest rate for long-term mortgages in the U.S. remained flat this week, following the Federal Reserve suggesting that it would start tightening credit by raising its benchmark rate ABC
VOA VIEW: Long term mortgage rates may stay flat for a while or even increase.
Kellogg’s has reached a tentative agreement with its 1,400 cereal plant workers that will deliver 3% raises and end a nearly two-month-long strike ABC
VOA VIEW: The raise is not much.
Federal government received nearly 90,000 complaints about flight refunds last year, up more than 5,000% from 2019. CBS

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Announced job cuts are at a three-decade low, while new claims for jobless aid are down to pre-pandemic levels. CBS
VOA VIEW: There are less people working.
The bill funds the government through February 18, and includes $7 billion to help resettle Afghan refugees. CBS
Extreme weather and supply-chain disruptions have reduced stocks of both real and artificial trees this holiday season. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden doesn't take the blame.
International travelers will now be required to undergo stricter COVID-19 testing, President Biden announced Thursday. CBS
President Joe Biden said on Thursday his plan to fight Covid during the winter doesn't include shutdowns or lockdowns. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden lied before.
The Biden administration was compelled to revive the program that forces asylum seekers to stay Mexico until their U.S. immigration court date via court order. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden didn't make a deal - the court mandated him to reinstate.
Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo already was known to be facing criminal investigations by various district attorneys for conduct toward women. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The question is - what are the charges?
Twitter's risk-reward profile is looking increasingly attractive as the stock nears a possible turning point, Fundstrat's Mark Newton says. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Twitter should plummet.
While the pickup has topped U.S. sales for decades, retaining the titles this year was particularly notable given an ongoing shortage of semiconductor chips. CNBC
A U.S. Department of Labor watchdog estimates at least 10% of federal pandemic benefits were issued in error, much of it due to fraud. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Poor supervision.
Hundreds of thousands of homeowners could soon lose or sell their homes as Covid-related mortgage bailout programs expire. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bailouts should be no more - taxpayers can't pay for the freeloaders.
The effort to provide a Covid-19 vaccine booster to every American adult is underway. While millions of Americans have received their booster, 84% of adults have not. CNN
• Symone Sanders, Harris' chief spokesperson, to leave White House • Harris brushes off question on staff shake-up after senior adviser announces departure CNN
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
President Joe Biden announced a five-step strategy Thursday to fight COVID-19 in the coming winter months -- including rigid testing for travelers entering the United States and insurers covering the cost of home tests. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden lies again.
The top American and Russian diplomats met for talks in Sweden on Thursday and exchanged concerns about Moscow's involvement with a lengthy separatist dispute in eastern Ukraine. UPI
VOA VIEW: Talk and threats - no action.
A week after posting the lowest figure for unemployment filings in more than a half-century, the Labor Department said in its weekly report that there are a little more than 220,000 new jobless claims. UPI
A new law limiting the use of abortion-inducing medication in Texas goes into effect Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Reasonable!

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