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Health experts expected some vaccinated people to contract COVID-19. But more research is needed on exactly why it is happening now, in small numbers. LA Times
VOA VIEW: No one really knows all.
Migrants forced to stay in Mexico by Trump remain separated from children in the U.S. under Biden LA Times
VOA VIEW: Biden has caused a major crises on the southern border.
In a brief message posted on Twitter Sunday, Jayapal described Biden’s speech – at which attendance was capped at around 200 people due to coronavirus protocols – as “the big-ticket item of the week.” New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden's Address was a major mess.
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The city’s High Court said it would start punishing government officials for failing to deliver oxygen. Here’s the latest pandemic news. New York Times
Widely circulating coronavirus variants and persistent hesitancy about vaccines will keep the goal out of reach. The virus is here to stay, but vaccinating the most vulnerable may be enough to restore normalcy. New York Times
Should bipartisan talks stall, the Senate majority leader is exploring trying to use budget reconciliation to legalize millions of undocumented immigrants. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Schumer is a liberal fool.
His dangerous rhetoric sounds like Trump's inflammatory speech before the Jan. 6 insurrection. That turned deadly. Carlson is taking the same risk.
The Biden administration on Monday reiterated that the Dakota Access oil pipeline should continue to operate while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers conducts an extensive environmental review, although the Corps said again that it could change its mind. The Standing Rock Sioux and other tribes ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The operative word is "should".
One of the jurors who convicted Derek Chauvin in the murder of George Floyd on Monday defended his participation in a protest last summer in Washington, D.C., following online speculation about his motives for serving on the jury and whether it might be grounds for appeal. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: There are numerous reasons that would qualify for an appeal.
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The Biden administration says a U.S. judge exceeded his authority when he gave federal wildlife officials a May 21 deadline to decide whether to formally propose endangered species protections for a rare desert wildflower at the center of a fight over a proposed lithium mine in ... Washington Times
Private companies and nonprofits have joined the U.S. in sending aid to India as COVID-19 cases there top 19 million and more than 219,000 people have died. ABC
A vaccination card will be the ticket for a free beer in the Garden State this month as Gov. Phil Murphy works to increase vaccination numbers. ABC
A white Minnesota police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb has resigned, and so has the city’s police chief ABC
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Amazon Prime Video will be exclusive home of NFL’s "Thursday Night Football." ABC
VOA VIEW: The NFL sponsorship may be a bad investment.
Bill and Melinda Gates announced Monday that they are divorcing. ABC
Nearly half of Oregon is shutting down due to a surge in coronavirus cases. The move comes as most of the nation reopens. Jonathan Vigliotti has more details. CBS
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The "sell in May, and go away" strategy isn't getting much love on Wall Street this year. CNBC
As part of his American Families Plan, Biden is proposing to nearly double the top tax rate on capital gains and eliminate the "step-up in basis." CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden's tax plan will cost all.
Private businesses can still require masks and enforce social distancing and other protective measures. CNBC
Calibri, the default font in Microsoft Word, is a go-to for resumes, and it has helped crack forgery cases. Its creator was surprised Microsoft is replacing it. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
President Joe Biden wants higher taxes on the top 1% to help fund the American Families Plan. The tax may penalize couples with joint income over $500,000. CNBC
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Amid the Covid pandemic-fueled rise in online commerce, retailers from Bloomingdale's to Petco are giving livestream shopping a more serious look in the U.S. CNBC
A number of retail stocks surged Monday, as investors looked for ways to buy into the economy reopening as the Covid pandemic begins to ease. CNBC
President Joe Biden said he is raising the annual U.S. refugee cap to 62,500 entrants for this year, from the cap of 15,000 set under the Trump administration. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Giving away America is a stupid idea.
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WHO says it is closely following 10 Covid variants around the world. CNBC
VOA VIEW: WHO is a mistake.
• Opinion: George Bush leaves out an ugly truth CNN
VOA VIEW: Bush is an idiot.
Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the No. 3 House Republican, publicly rejected former President Donald Trump's most recent false charge that he would've won the 2020 election if not for "fraudulent" votes, her latest rebuke of the former president that has put her at odds with many members of her own party. CNN
VOA VIEW: Cheney will have a hard time getting reelected.
A Republican senator who voted for the Big Lie now thinks we should all just move on CNN
VOA VIEW: Better idea than allowing a DC state.
Five of the nearly 100 people who were found trapped in a Houston home last Friday in an apparent human smuggling operation have tested positive for COVID-19, according to police. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Biden stupidity.
The union that represents Philadelphia police officers handed "Mister Softee" ice cream in front of the district attorney's office last week in an effort to point out policies it says of soft on crime. FOX News
Between May 25 and Oct. 7, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Oregon filed federal charges against 97 people connected to the Portland unrest. Since then 58 of those cases have either been dismissed outright or are on track for dismissal through a deferred resolution agreement. Thirty-two cases are still pending, with many likely to also end in dismissal according to sources. Seven people have entered guilty pleas. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A wrong message to send to fool and bad guys.
Washington, D.C.'s, new social distancing rules ban standing and dancing at weddings. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The DC mayor is an idiot.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday it won't hear a suit from a former West Point cadet who says she was sexually assaulted on campus and the academy failed to provide her with "appropriate" support. UPI
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