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Mexico's vaccine rollout has been painfully slow. Only 4% of Mexicans have gotten at least one dose. Those with the means seek COVID shots in U.S. LA Times
On Tuesday, a long-awaited joint report from the World Health Organization and Beijing provided no answers about the origins of the virus emanating from China that has killed 2.7 million people so far. Mankind is desperate for the truth, but the Chinese Communist Party is giving the world the runaround. Meanwhile, China is conducting dangerous laboratory research on how to... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The US must get out of WHO and give them no funds.
The extension of the Second Avenue subway uptown and the Gateway project to shore up rail tunnels under the Hudson River are ripe for funding under President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure package, according to Sen. Chuck Schumer. “The American Jobs Plan outlines $85 billion in transit investments, $80 billion for Amtrak intercity rail infrastructure investments,... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Schumer and his liberal pals want and will make a lot of money.
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Trojan horse or supreme commander? New York Times
Kimberly-Clark, the maker of the Cottonelle, Scott and Viva brands, said Wednesday that it will hike toilet paper prices because of commodity costs.
The IRS will start refunding money to people in May who already filed their returns without claiming the new tax break on unemployment benefits. USA Today
Hunter Biden, son of President Joe Biden, has seen his fair share of ugly things. But he's seen a lot of beautiful things, too.
VOA VIEW: A very sick thief.
Another 13 states filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the Biden administration for prohibiting states that accept federal stimulus funding from reducing taxes “directly or indirectly” for three years. Under the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, states may hike taxes, but those that decrease their tax rates and then use federal ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A good start that all states should participate.
A Democrat-led Senate committee on Wednesday released two bills outlawing high-capacity magazines and requiring anyone wanting to buy a handgun to first obtain a permit from the state. The move came despite concerns by critics that the bills are unconstitutional, racially discriminatory and will not reduce ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Total fools and madness.
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Senator Tammy Duckworth was "very pleased" with how the White House responded to her concerns about the lack of Asian American and Pacific Islander representation. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden bowed to pressure.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has struck down Gov. Tony Evers’ statewide mask mandate, ruling that the Democratic governor exceeded his authority by unilaterally extending the mandate for months through multiple emergency orders ABC
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Defense officials say the Pentagon will sweep away Trump-era policies that largely banned transgender people from serving in the military and will issue new rules that broaden their access to medical care and gender transition ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is making a mess of the military.
Two Capitol Police officers filed a civil suit Tuesday against former President Trump for physical and emotional injuries they say they suffered in the Jan. 6 riot. ABC
VOA VIEW: A foolish, no merit lawsuit.
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Delta Air Lines CEO said Georgia's law was based on a lie of "widespread voter fraud" and "this is simply not true." CBS
VOA VIEW: The public may boycott the big companies.
Female scientists were behind the efforts to quickly develop vaccines during the pandemic. CBS
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is under fire for using a private email address and a private server to conduct official government business. Cybersecurity reporter Mike Riley joins CBSN with more. CBS
VOA VIEW: Hillary was a hazard to the nation.
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Six Colorado county sheriffs are suing Gov. John Hickenlooper over the state's recreational marijuana law, and county attorneys from Kansas and Nebraska are also fighting the legislation that they say requires them to break federal laws. CBS
President Biden hopes to pass a $2 trillion infrastructure and economic recovery package to jolt the economy after approval of a Covid relief plan. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Liberal stupidity.
The Army HoloLens deal comes a year and a half after Microsoft received a cloud contract from the Pentagon, which Amazon has been challenging in federal court. CNBC
Kemp signed a sweeping GOP-backed election bill into law last week that civil rights advocates say disproportionately hurts voters of color in Georgia. CNBC
Behind the scenes, some companies are considering not opposing Biden's proposed tax hikes, because of corporate demand for an infrastructure bill. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The big campiness can grow against small companies.
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Google is taking a more restrictive post-pandemic work approach than other tech companies such as Facebook and Twitter. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It will be hard to get businesses back in regular offices.
The IRS will issue refunds automatically starting in May to workers who qualify for a new tax break on jobless benefits but had already filed their tax returns. CNBC
The Supreme Court appears likely to affirm a lower court decision against the NCAA allowing colleges to provide student athletes education-related benefits. CNBC
VOA VIEW: College athletics will be more commercialized.
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Business executives across the United States are calling out efforts to restrict voting access. CNBC
The company previously told employees they could continue working remotely until June. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
Over the past 10 days, two things happened that make clear that a) Trumpism isn't going anywhere and b) it's going to complicate Republican attempts to retake control of the Senate next November. CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal media wishful thinking.
Rita Hart, a Democratic candidate for a US House seat in Iowa, announced Wednesday she had "made the decision to withdraw my contest before the House Committee on Administration," effectively ending her bid to overturn the outcome of last fall's election. CNN
VOA VIEW: Total lies and madness.
Reopen California Schools Founder Jonathan Zachreson told "America Reports" on Wednesday that the "same compassion given to migrant children" needs to be extended to American kids. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Parents should be outraged.
San Diego public school parents and California GOP Rep. Darrell Issa sound off on 'Fox & Friends.' FOX News
San Diego teachers have been given the option to replace work shifts at their schools with shifts teaching migrant children in-person at the San Diego Convention Center, FOX News
New York on Wednesday legalized the sale and use of recreational marijuana by adults, including provisions to expunge records and alter sentences for those with marijuana convictions. UPI
The United States added some 517,000 new jobs in March, the strongest gain in half a year, according to a private-sector assessment released Wednesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: A Trump reason - Biden has been in control for less than 90 days.
Stand downs to deal with extremism in the U.S. military are expected to be completed by Thursday, when an order from Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin ends. UPI
VOA VIEW: The military shall lose confidence.
The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group is participating in Operation Inherent Resolve with new airstrikes, the Navy said on Wednesday. UPI
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