In a letter to McCarthy, House Democratic leader Jeffries urged the new speaker not to boot Reps. Schiff and Swalwell from the Intelligence committee. LA Times
VOA VIEW: What goes around comes around - no.
Customs and Border Protection agents are under increasing psychological and physical pressures as they attempt to deal with the influx of thousands of migrants daily. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It is a must.
Evidence proves the Biden administration is leveraging its power to coerce social-media companies to suppress the speech of thousands, if not millions, of Americans. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Section 230 must be abolished.


House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has been effusive in his praise of firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green behind closed doors. New York Post
Civil rights activist Al Sharpton said it's time for black lawmakers to show leadership and approve new measures to get recidivist lawbreakers off the streets and help district attorneys prosecute crime. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Sharpton is right - for once.
As tensions escalate again between Armenia and Azerbaijan, U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken voices support for Armenia. LA Times
Kamala Harris outraged anti-abortion conservatives by leaving out the right to "life" while referencing the Declaration of Independence. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
The House Jan. 6 committee report offered fresh evidence that former President Donald J. Trump was at the center of efforts to overturn election results in Georgia. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The facts are no.
Amid Russia’s crackdown on resistance to the war in Ukraine, some have dared to lay bouquets and other offerings at a statue of a Ukrainian poet, protesting the recent Russian strike on civilians in Dnipro. New York Times


Rock-bottom rates were the secret engine fueling $1 billion start-ups and virtual attempts to conquer the physical world. But in 2023, reality bites. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Tech companies have become too powerful.
Biden offered for the Justice Department to search 'every room' of his Delaware house for government documents, in latest discovery.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Biden made many conditions, and some rooms were prohibited.
Sen. Steve Daines, who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said the bill was meant to shine a light on the country's "public debt crisis." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Makes sense, but it will not pass.
Sen. Steve Daines, who chairs the National Republican Senatorial Committee, said the bill was meant to shine a light on the country's "public debt crisis." Washington Times

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Attorney General Merrick Garland's crackdown on pro-life protesters will encounter its first federal courtroom test starting Tuesday in Philadelphia with the trial of Mark Houck. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A double standard.
Noncitizen residents may continue to vote in municipal elections in Vermont's capital city of Montpelier, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday, stating that such voting in local elections doesn't violate the state constitution. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Pure madness.
Arizona Democratic Rep. Ruben Gallego announced he is launching a Senate run for independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema's seat. ABC
VOA VIEW: Sinema would be wise to become a Republican.


Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow was willing to negotiate with Ukraine in the early months of the war but the United States and other Western nations advised Kyiv against it ABC
VOA VIEW: Putin is a liar.
The daughter of Massachusetts Democratic congresswoman Katherine Clark was arrested during a protest on Boston Common and later charged with assault after a police officer was injured ABC
The investigation determined the SUVs don’t emit high levels of carbon monoxide. ABC
A former top FBI official in New York has been arrested over his ties to a Russian oligarch, law enforcement sources told ABC News Monday. ABC
VOA VIEW: The agent should be tried for treason.
Richard Barnett testified he was a "f***ing idiot" on Jan. 6, but argued his acts were not criminal. CBS
VOA VIEW: An idiot is correct.

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Americans shell out billions of dollars to prepare and file their tax returns. Here's how to do it without spending a dime. CBS
VOA VIEW: You get what you pay for.
"The denial of seats to duly elected members of the House Democratic Caucus runs counter to the serious and sober mission of the Intelligence Committee," Jeffries wrote to McCarthy. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems are getting a taste of their own medicine.
For the first time in U.S. history, the four biggest and most diverse cities in the country are led by Black mayors. Michelle Miller sat down with New York City Mayor Eric Adams, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner, and Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, who collectively lead a population of nearly 20 million. The mayors spoke about the greatest challenges they face and reflected on what this history-making moment means to them. CBS
VOA VIEW: They are the worst run cities.

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With the issue mostly deadlocked in Washington, the focus is shifting to states convening their first full legislative sessions since Roe v. Wade was overturned​. CBS
VOA VIEW: The left will lose.
New York voters hold a strongly unfavorable opinion of Santos, who has admitted to lying about his background and faces multiple investigations. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The voters should make the final decision.
If you're among the many adults who struggle to wipe out credit card debt, there are some things you can do that may help you reduce your balances faster. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Don't spend and charge.
According to The Wall Street Journal, the digital wallet would be operated by Early Warning Systems, a joint venture from several banks that also runs Zelle. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Commputition is good.
A short, shallow recession may already be baked into stock prices, experts say. A deeper recession likely isn't. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It is already here.
The Biden White House has been criticized for how it has handled the discovery of classified records in private locations used by Joe Biden. CNBC
VOA VIEW: How many documents still exist and who had access to them.
The moves you make now can help make your lifestyle more comfortable in retirement later. CNBC
Official tax-filing season kicks off Monday, January 23, and it may hold some surprises for your wallet. CNN
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said Monday that the state is blocking a new Advanced Placement course on African American Studies because it included the study of "queer theory" and political movements that advocated for "abolishing prisons." CNN
VOA VIEW: The new course is full of deception and lies.
A cold front forecast is causing a chance of tornadoes and severe storms in communities from Louisiana to Florida. The severe weather will start Tuesday and go until early Wednesday. FOX News
The Nevada Assembly will consider a bill that would open the ranks of police officers in the state to noncitizens who are eligible to work in the U.S. and pass a background check. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Fools are running the asylum.
Amazon Air expanded its service area on Monday, becoming the first e-commerce company with its own dedicated cargo service in India. UPI
The U.S. military and Israeli Defense Force began their first joint exercise under IDF's new leadership Monday. UPI
The United States, along with Britain and the European Union, applied further coordinated sanctions against Iran Monday for that regime's recent heavy-handed treatment of protestors. UPI
VOA VIEW: As they should and not back up.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Monday it was weighing a shift in its COVID-19 strategy to an annual vaccine program similar to that employed against flu. UPI
VOA VIEW: Not a trustworthy idea.
Retail prices could continue to climb over the coming weeks and months, but prices aren't expected to reach the record levels from last year. UPI
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.

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