Disagreements over the end-game could doom the Israel-Hamas war cease-fire deal if the sides aren't willing to negotiate. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Hamas will not make a deal, a waste of time.
Immigration, inflation, and a rejection of the mainstream — Trump's favorite themes — have played a role in the far right's rise in Europe. LA Times
VOA VIEW: This is no for Biden.
A top House Democrat said Republicans are wasting their time by adding a number of culture war amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), the Pentagon's annual appropriations bill, because they will be rejected by the Democrat-controlled Senate. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Let them reject and lose their seats.


President Joe Biden plans to prepare for his upcoming debate with former President Donald Trump at Camp David.Biden will be hunkering down at the presidential retreat as he prepares for the first debate with Trump on June 27, ABC News reported. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden will lose a debate or find some excuse for not doing so.
The social media site X has grown more popular among conservatives since tech billionaire Elon Musk acquired the platform in October 2022, a new Pew Research Center study found. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: A more factual site.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit by survivors of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, dampening the hope of advocates for racial justice that the city would make financial amends for one of the worst single acts of violence against Black people in U.S.... Newsmax
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Congressional Republicans introduced legislation to ban diversity, equity and inclusion programs in the federal government. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: It would be better for the nation.
President Joe Biden's executive order on asylum claims has not moved his overall approval rating, according to a new Monmouth University Poll released Wednesday. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: The border order did nothing to stop or even lower illegal entry.
Lia Thomas, the transgender swimmer who was barred from competing in women's events, has lost her case against World Aquatics at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), swimming's governing body said on Wednesday.The decision prevents the American from having any chance... Newsmax


In the study, 3,117 participants were evaluated for depressive symptoms every five years for 20 years. New York Post
Higher rates benefit those who can save, but for borrowers falling rates would reduce bills on credit cards, home equity loans and other forms of debt. New York Times
VOA VIEW: High rates hurt all.
The attorney general has refused Republican demands to turn over audio recordings by the special counsel who investigated the president’s handling of classified documents. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The GOP has to prevail.
Many claims about the laptop’s contents have not been proved, but it played a role in the prosecution of Mr. Biden over a firearm purchase. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems can't dismiss the authenticity of the laptop.

YOU can speak out and be heard by having your own "Column" - Visit the "Public Opinion" Section above.

The Biden administration is taking new measures aimed at stopping China from helping the Kremlin sustain its war effort against Ukraine. U.S. officials hope European nations will take similar steps. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It makes sense.
Inflation in the United States eased last month in a hopeful sign that a pickup in prices that occurred early this year may have passed. The trend, if it holds, could move the Federal Reserve closer to cutting its benchmark interest rate from its 23-year peak. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Inflation is not going down.
The federal agency in charge of nearly $1 billion in funding for government broadcasting sought to cover up improper activities by a fired Voice of America manager who was rehired under the Biden administration, according to a three-year investigation by a House oversight panel. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: More Biden madness.


Republican Sam Brown overcame a crowded field of primary opponents to win Nevada's GOP U.S. Senate primary on Tuesday, setting up a fierce general election battle against incumbent Democratic Sen. Jacky Rosen that could decide which party controls the U.S. Senate. Washington Times
U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong won Tuesday's Republican primary for governor of North Dakota, while longtime public utilities regulator Julie Fedorchak finished first in a rambunctious GOP race for the House seat he will vacate. Each will be in a commanding position for the November general election in the conservative state. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Very good.
House Republicans are teeing up amendment votes to the annual defense bill on several culture war issues that, if adopted, will likely turn most Democrats against the measure. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The hell with what Dems want.
U.S. Rep. Kelly Armstrong won Tuesday's Republican primary for governor of North Dakota, where voters were also deciding a rambunctious GOP race for the U.S. House seat he will vacate. Each winner will be in a commanding position for the November general election in the conservative state. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The GOP is having a promising future.
The International Energy Agency is predicting an oil glut by 2030 due to increased production and lower demand. CBS

ATTENTION TALK SHOW HOSTS: We are honored that many radio talk show hosts use our Web Portal for their "show prep." We would appreciate your occasional mention of our site to your audience. Thanks!

Russian sailors were seen standing on a nuclear-powered submarine as it entered Cuban waters with three Russian naval ships. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is weak and stupid.
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention narrowly rejected a proposal to enshrine the ban in its constitution, with opponents noting the church can already oust such churches. CBS
A recent CBS News poll suggests the presumptive Democratic and Republican nominees for president are neck-and-neck. CBS

ADVERTISEMENT: If you want to advertise your business or Web Site, send us an email by clicking on "Contact" above. It could be the best business decision you make.

The jury deliberated for just under three hours over a two-day span before delivering its guilty verdict in Hunter Biden's criminal trial. One juror revealed the jury was initially divided, but that changed after combing through the prosecution's case and he said the president's name never came up. CBS
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Dick Durbin said he will attempt to unanimously pass legislation requiring the Supreme Court to adopt a binding code of conduct. CBS
VOA VIEW: It will end up a flop.
The reinstatement of Confederate military names to two schools has prompted a lawsuit by the Virginia NAACP. CBS
VOA VIEW: To hell with the NAACP.
The consumer price index was expected to increase 0.1% on a month basis and 3.4% from a year ago. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is far from over.
Federal officials said the Biden administration hit a key milestone in its push to make it easier for consumers to buy an electric vehicle. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The loss is greater to those who bought EV cars.
Hungary agreed not to veto NATO military support for Ukraine in exchange for not participating in these efforts. CNBC
Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s annual meeting have narrowly rejected a proposal to enshrine a ban on churches with women pastors in the denomination’s constitution. FOX News
VOA VIEW: As it should - to each their own.
Cesar Humberto Lopez-Larios has helped direct MS-13's criminal activity in the U.S. and abroad for over two decades, according to federal authorities. FOX News
The theft of electric vehicle charging cables is on the rise, fueled by the nearly record-high price of copper inside the cables, which thieves can sell. FOX News
VOA VIEW: It will get worse.
Two suspects accused of poisoning four children at a day care, one of whom died, while running a narcotics distribution operation out of the facility have pleaded guilty. FOX News
A proposed Congressional Review Act would overturn a key aspect of the Biden administration's approach to Title IX, the decades-old federal law that prohibits sex-based discrimination at schools that get federal funding. UPI
The Fed on Wednesday held key interest rates steady and said one interest rate cut is possible before year's end. UPI
VOA VIEW: There will be no cut in 2024
Secretary of State Antony Blinken Wednesday said 300 individuals and entities helping to enable Russia's war against Ukraine are being sanctioned by the U.S. State and Treasury Departments. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday urged moderates to join forces to form a governing pact in the wake of calling a high-risk snap election that may see his minority Renaissance Party-led government unseated. UPI
VOA VIEW: Macron should loose.
The United Nations' annual Children in Armed Conflict report will for the first time list Israel and Hamas as perpetrators of violations of the rights of children. UPI
VOA VIEW: The UN is worthless.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service said on Wednesday that U.S. residents had saved more than $1 billion in buying electric vehicles through federal tax credits since the start of 2024. UPI
VOA VIEW: Lie, no savings.
The European Union Wednesday announced plans for higher tariffs on Chinese EVs, citing heavy Chinese government subsidies that threaten the EU economy. UPI
U.S. pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson has agree to pay $700 million to settle lawsuits filed against the company over allegations of deceptively marketing and selling products that contained talcum powder. UPI

VOA VIEW -- Is the opinion of "Voice of Americans", which is a private entity not affiliated in any way with the United States government or any of its agencies. The opinions expressed here, in whatever medium or format, are not necessarily the opinions of the ownership or advertisers of this web site - 0415.

A Hezbollah commander was killed in an Israeli airstrike, the Iran proxy militia said Wednesday as it launched dozens of rockets at the Middle Eastern country. UPI
VOA VIEW: A big mistake - Israel will retaliate.
Another four states have joined the Justice Department's civil antitrust lawsuit accusing Apple of monopolizing multiple smartphone markets. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Donald Trump has again asked a federal judge to dismiss his classified documents case, this time on the grounds that the FBI "destroyed exculpatory evidence" during its raid of the former president's Mar-a-Lago estate. UPI
VOA VIEW: They should.

News Gathering, Information & Commentary © 2024, all rights reserved