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The exemption will be applied on a case by case basis after security vetting and is expected to help Afghans who fled their country after U.S. troops withdrew and the Taliban took over last August, as well as some Afghans who entered the U.S. earlier. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Now some Afghan refugees can enter the US as terrorists.
If McMaster wins the general election in November and completes the term, he will become the longest-serving governor in the state’s history. New York Post
The Babies Need Formula Now Act will put product back on shelves — and provide oversight over the FDA to ensure the Biden administration is doing its job, writes Rep. Elise Stefanik. New York Post
VOA VIEW: The madness continues.
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While lifting some levies on China is unlikely to put a large dent in inflation, administration officials concede they have few other options to address surging prices. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is being good to China - how much is Hunter going to get?
The central bank has hoped to cool down the economy without pushing unemployment much higher. Stubborn inflation narrows that path. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is making the mess bigger.
Votes in a New Mexico community are at risk of not counting after a Republican-led commission refused to approve primary election results over distrust of Dominion vote-tallying machines. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Everything should be checked.
When President Obama strode into the Rose Garden 10 years ago Wednesday to announce the DACA program, he knew it was momentous. But he couldn't have predicted just how much change it would bring. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The DACA fiasco.
The ladies of "The View" can't wait for the 2024 dream ticket -- Kamala and Mayor Pete. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Republicans will win big is 2024 if the so-called dream ticket is the best Dems can do.
Sports Illustrated is catching heat after posting a tweet about a high school coach's case pending before the Supreme Court and his praying on a football field. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Who reads or pays attention to Sports Illustrated?
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Sriracha sauce and tampons are going missing from store shelves as shortages of raw materials such as chili peppers and cotton push manufacturers to downsize products without raising prices. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It is already going on.
Microsoft is pulling the plug on its legacy browser, Internet Explorer, after 27 years on Wednesday. Washington Times
President Joe Biden told the largest federation of labor unions on Tuesday that he's working to rebuild the U.S. economy around workers, an attempt to draw a contrast with Republicans who have increasingly attracted blue-collar votes. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A foolish speech.
GEICO has launched a legal fight to ensure it doesn't have to pay millions of dollars to a woman who got a sexually transmitted disease after having sex with a man in his car, which is insured by the company. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Good - the lawsuit made no sense.
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Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas gave "apparently misleading" testimony to Congress about his disinformation board, Senate Republicans charged Tuesday in a letter demanding Democrats call Mr. Mayorkas back for another chance to explain what he's doing. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Mayorkas should be fired.
Turns out most Americans oppose biological girls and boys having to compete against transgender athletes in sports. Washington Times
It would be the second vaccine available to this age group, which is already eligible for Pfizer vaccines. ABC
VOA VIEW: Who will be the first to vaccinate their child?
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A third of the U.S. population will experience heat advisories on Tuesday and Wednesday. ABC
The Justice Department inspector general found the BOP mismanaged the facility. ABC
U.S. producer prices surged 10.8% in May from a year earlier, underscoring the ongoing threat to the economy from a bout of inflation that shows no sign of slowing ABC
VOA VIEW: The economy is being destroyed by Biden.
Elon Musk will address Twitter employees Thursday for the first time since the billionaire and Tesla CEO offered $44 billion to buy the social media platform ABC
VOA VIEW: Words of wisdom may not be understood by the left.
A new golf tournament, which attracted some of the biggest players in the game, has become the latest example of what detractors call "sportswashing." ABC
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The U.S. Open will allow tennis players from Russia and Belarus to compete this year despite the ongoing war in Ukraine ABC
VOA VIEW: Makes no sense.
Weapon used by alleged Uvalde shooter would sell for $18,700 if the bill is passed, instead of its retail price of $1,870. CBS
VOA VIEW: Totally unconstitutional.
Some lawmakers want to revise the retirement program to shore up its funding and boost benefits for its 69 million recipients. CBS
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The bill passed the House by a vote of 396 to 27, and now heads to President Biden's desk for his signature. CBS
VOA VIEW: It took long enough.
The Senate Republican leader said he will support the legislation if it reflects the framework crafted by a bipartisan group of senators. CBS
VOA VIEW: Time will tell what the final draft will look like.
The Federal Reserve may be set to announce the biggest rate hike since the 1990s. Here's how that would impact your wallet. CBS
A new Israeli study focusing on pediatric hepatitis or severe liver inflammation in children suggests COVID may be the culprit. Dr. David Agus joins “CBS Mornings” to discuss. CBS
Stocks fell on Tuesday and rates surged ahead of a key monetary policy announcement from the Federal Reserve. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Only fools play the market.
The average rate on the popular 30-year fixed mortgage hit 6.28% Tuesday, according to Mortgage News Daily. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The house market will lose big.
The yield on the 10-year note jumped again on Tuesday after notching its biggest move since 2020 in the previous session. CNBC
SpaceX will have a Starship prototype rocket "ready to fly" by July, Elon Musk says, for a crucial milestone that is pending a regulatory license. CNBC
Wholesale prices rose at a brisk pace in May as inflation pressures mounted on the U.S. economy, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The American people are suffering.
Analysts fear that Ukraine could be losing the upper hand in the Donbas, leaving it vulnerable to being wholly seized by Russia. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Miscalculated, misunderstood and how did it start?
The hearing was set to detail how Trump allegedly pushed the DOJ to spread his false claims that the 2020 election was rigged against him. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Dems have to recalculate their deception and lies.
After May's disappointing consumer price index report, some analysts are now expecting a 75 basis point hike from the Fed on Wednesday. Here's how to prepare. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Few are giving true facts.
Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., and four other House members, urged lawmakers to extend the MEALS Act, which provides free meals to more than 20 million children and is set to expire at the end of June. UPI
VOA VIEW: Omar and her ilk are idiots.
Vice President Kamala Harris convened a panel of experts Tuesday to discuss the potential consequences if the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade. UPI
VOA VIEW: Harris is a total joke.
President Joe Biden will travel to the Middle East in mid-July with stops in Israel, the West Bank and Saudi Arabia where he is expected to meet with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at a summit of Middle East leaders. UPI
A key gauge released Tuesday showed that prices for U.S. producers rose almost 11% last month, compared to May 2021, in another signal that inflation is the top concern in an economy still recovering from COVID-19. UPI
VOA VIEW: Inflation will not turn without oil prices taking a reverse.
Taiwan on Tuesday called China's claim of sovereign rights over the Taiwan Strait a "fallacy" and said it supported U.S. naval ships conducting freedom of navigation exercises in the waterway. UPI
VOA VIEW: The US must stand fast.
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