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Work has halted at all of the Kellogg Company’s U.S. cereal plants as roughly 1,400 workers went on strike ABC
The Biden administration on Tuesday ordered Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey to stop using the state’s federal pandemic funding on a pair of new education grants that can only be directed to schools without mask mandates ABC
A Senate subcommittee on Tuesday looked at how Facebook manipulated content, hearing from a whistleblower who claimed the company knew it was harmful to young users. ABC
VOA VIEW: Facebook and other tech companies should all be able to be sued.
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Parole board asks Texas governor to pardon George Floyd, writing he was 'set up' in drug bust ABC
The Justice Department said it is reviewing an earlier decision to decline prosecution against two former FBI agents embroiled in the Larry Nassar sexual abuse cases after new information has emerged. CBS
VOA VIEW: They should be punished if guilty.
General Stanley McChrystal joins “CBS Mornings” to talk about Afghanistan and his new book "Risk: A User's Guide." CBS
New York's largest health care provider has dismissed 1,400 employees who refused to get vaccinated. CBS
VOA VIEW: Sad and possibly unconstitutional.
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen believes the economy would fall into a recession if Congress fails to raise the debt ceiling before a default on the U.S. debt. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Borrowing more money causes the same recession.
At Tuesday's hearing with Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen, senators asked why CEO Mark Zuckerberg has yet to address the matter. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Zuckerberg has much to explain.
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Lawmakers aim to raise the debt ceiling and pass both pieces of Biden's economic agenda this month, then avoid a shutdown by December. CNBC
VOA VIEW: All Biden blunders.
Microsoft released Windows 11 this week. It has a new design including a centered Start menu and other features. Here's how to get it. CNBC
The Dallas Morning News won't run an ad slamming AT&T over its donations to lawmakers who backed a strict Texas abortion bill, a Democratic super PAC said. CNBC
Volvo is recalling 460,769 cars worldwide due to faulty air bags that could be deadly in the event of a crash. CNBC
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Marine Lt. Colonel Stuart Scheller, the outspoken Marine who went viral for questioning the nation's top military leaders amid a chaotic exit from Afghanistan, is being released from the brig today FOX News
Kyle Rittenhouse returned to a Kenosha, Wisconsin courtroom Tuesday, as a judge continues to weighs several motions, including one requesting that a self-defense expert be allowed to testify during the criminal trial that’s scheduled to begin next month on Nov. 1. FOX News
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot is lashing out at Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx for her decision not to press charges in a deadly daylight neighborhood shootout between rival gang members. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Two fools fighting each other.
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Non-White City of Seattle employees were invited to a training session to explore their internalized racism and given tools on how to free themselves from White supremacy influence, new documents show. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Black stupidity.
Lawmakers will hold a procedural vote Wednesday to allow Democrats to raise the debt ceiling as the United States draws "dangerously close" to hitting the limit, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said Tuesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems reckless spending is the major cause.
Johnson & Johnson on Tuesday asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to authorize a booster shot of its COVID-19 vaccine for adults age 18 and older. UPI
VOA VIEW: A money option.
The debt is real. If Americans are taxed to pay for the trillions already spent, they'd be less likely to say spend more. LA Times
A new study confirms the dramatic erosion of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine's protection against breakthrough infections. LA Times
VOA VIEW: What is the real truth?
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Democrats are quarreling over the price tag of their Build Back Better bill. But the real problem is what’s in it. The bill coerces workers to join unions, imposes racial preferences on every facet of life and redistributes money from workers to takers. Fortunately, the bill is in limbo. Moderate Democrats like Sen. Joe Manchin (W.Va) insist... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden's $3.5 Trillion tax is blotted for Dem spending.
The board members of the embattled Joint Commission on Public Ethics voted unanimously Tuesday to launch an independent probe of its own internal operations. New York Post
The president has conceded that his $3.5 trillion collection of spending programs and tax cuts will need to shrink to about $2 trillion or less. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Lowering his goals shows the amount of waste in the bill.
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Senator Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader, has a long record of tying debt ceiling increases to policy demands. But this time, he has made none. New York Times
Counterintelligence officials said in a top secret cable to all stations and bases around the world that too many of the people it recruits from other countries to spy for the U.S. are being lost. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The CIA and FBI have lost credibility.
"Rather than take responsibility and showing leadership, Mr. Zuckerberg is going sailing," says top Democrat hearing testimony from Facebook whistleblower
VOA VIEW: Facebook as little credibility.
ESPN anchor Sage Steele apologizes for comments she made about her company mandating the COVID-19 vaccine.
Hurricane Ida made landfall Aug. 29 in Port Fourchon, leveling houses and businesses throughout Lafourche, Terrebonne, which left thousands homeless.
VOA VIEW: The comeback is a joke.
DHS Secretary Mayorkas tells USA TODAY he's committed to building trust with immigration officials: 'I very well know that skepticism is earned.'
VOA VIEW: The new immigration policy is an anti America joke.
Senate Democrats are quietly exploring whether there is sufficient support to exempt raises in the debt ceiling from the chamber’s 60-vote filibuster threshold. Democratic leaders broached the subject on Tuesday during a caucus lunch at the Capitol. “We have very few options right now, so one of the options clearly ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Circumventing the filibuster will be a major Dem mistake.
Democrats from the White House on down are largely looking the other way as far-left activists wage a campaign of intimidation and harassment against two moderate Democratic senators who oppose President Biden’s $3.5 trillion social welfare bill. The harassment of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona and Sen. Joe Manchin III ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The resistance is making Dems look pitiful.
The Biden Justice Department's move to stop increasing threats against school board members and teachers would stifle free speech and deter public discussion about school policies, critics warn. Attorney General Merrick B. Garland on Monday directed the FBI and state attorneys general to meet with leaders at all levels to ... Washington Times
The Democratic embrace of vaccine mandates is running into resistance from some prominent Black athletes and activists, an unforeseen political side effect with implications for the party’s grip on a crucial voting bloc ahead of the 2022 midterm elections. A bevy of NBA stars has spoken out against the COVID-19 ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems are punishing their block voters.
President Biden's failure to unite his party on two massive spending bills could damage Democrats' hope of returning Virginia gubernatorial nominee Terry McAuliffe to the governor's mansion in November. Budgetary fights on Capitol Hill play a key role in off-year elections, particularly in the commonwealth, where residents in Northern Virginia's ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: McAuliffe should lose.
A judge refused to dismiss a weapons charge Tuesday against an Illinois man accused of shooting three people during a protest against police brutality in Wisconsin last year. Kyle Rittenhouse, of Antioch, Illinois, shot and killed Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounded Gaige Grosskreutz during the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Rittenhouse is innocent of weapons charge.
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