Ukraine is trying to determine if Russia's ground attack in Kharkiv is opening a new war front — or meant to divert overstretched Ukrainian troops? LA Times
VOA VIEW: Ukraine must be careful.
A geomagnetic storm is heading to Earth, with the possibility to disrupt GPS and communications. It could also bring the northern lights to Northern California, much farther south than is typical. LA Times
As officials attempt to determine the extent of bird flu outbreaks among dairy herds, some experts are urging that wastewater surveillance begin immediately. LA Times


President Joe Biden came under fire Friday after releasing a statement praising women's basketball after his administration changed Title IX protections. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden made a very regrettable mistake.
U.S. Border Patrol agents arrested nearly 500 migrants in one sector along the Canadian border, a one-week total that eclipsed all of Fiscal Year 2021. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden is destroying the nation.
The U.S. announced a new $400 million package of military aid for Ukraine Friday, as Kyiv struggles to hold off advances by Russian troops in the northeast Kharkiv region. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Maybe a little too late.
A Biden administration review of Israel's use of U.S. provided weapons in its war in Gaza does not conclude that Israel has violated the terms for their use. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Biden lies have failed to mature.
While Americans of all races say they are feeling the pinch of Bidenomics in the grocery store, 1 in 3 young Black and Hispanic voters said they went without food at least one day last month. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: All Biden fault.
In a disgracefully craven move, Biden has paused weapons shipments to Israel to try to prevent a full-scale offensive against the remaining Hamas military stronghold in Rafah.  New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden is a disgrace.


Ahead of Michael D. Cohen’s testimony Monday, the judge told prosecutors to keep him quiet about Donald J. Trump’s criminal case. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Judge is trying to show deceptive impartiality.
The payment system amounted to one of the most forceful actions taken so far by agriculture officials who have raced to keep up with the spread of the virus among dairy cows. New York Times
About 12% of all Americans have taken Ozempic or another GLP-1 drug., according to a new survey released Friday by health policy research nonprofit KFF. Washington Times
Border Patrol agents were miffed when they saw an ambulance roll up to a Texas highway checkpoint in August 2022 and discovered an illegal immigrant being smuggled inside. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Madness!

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New York Supreme Court Judge Juan Merchan is forbidding photographs of former President Donald Trump in his trial because a pool journalist took a picture from the aisle instead of the front of the courtroom, as required. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Merchan is a liberal woke fool.
Powerful storms with damaging high winds threatened several states in the Southeast early Friday. CBS
The decision to cut back on the number of stores carrying LGBTQ-themed items comes after some customers objected to the product line. CBS
VOA VIEW: Listen to customers or lose them.


Some of the strains in the "FLiRT" group are closely related to the JN.1 COVID variant from last winter. CBS
VOA VIEW: Be careful.
The bill stalled earlier this week after senators from Virginia and Maryland objected to a provision that would allow an additional 10 flights a day to and from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. CBS
The Biden administration announced a new regulation designed to allow immigration officials to deport migrants ineligible for U.S. asylum earlier in the process. CBS
VOA VIEW: Madness!
Supplemental Security Income benefits have not been updated in years. Several rule changes to take effect in September are aimed at improving accessibility. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Free benefit's are coming soon.
Former Trump White House aide Steve Bannon flouted a House committee subpoena in connection with its Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot probe. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Hunter walks free because he is the presidents son.

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After years of China being Germany’s main trading partner, the U.S. quietly overtook that spot in the first quarter of the year. CNBC
The Ivy League may be losing its appeal as a college destination for elite high school graduates this year amid protests, safety concerns and campus closures. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The so-called Ivy League colleges are losing because of woke stupidity.
Officials say a tractor-trailer hauling about 15 million bees to be used to pollinate blueberry fields crashed and overturned on Interstate 95 in Maine. FOX News

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Three people were killed and 13 injured after Russia unleashed rockets, attack drones and artillery fire against targets across eastern and southeastern Ukraine, regional authorities said Friday. UPI
VOA VIEW: What will happen if Ukraine unleashes rockets into Russia?
Israel will stand alone and fight Hamas "with its fingernails" if it has to, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Thursday. UPI
VOA VIEW: As Israel will and Biden will lose.
After a tumultuous last six months, Cornell University President Martha Pollack is resigning, ending a 7-year tenure at the Ivy League institution. UPI
VOA VIEW: As she should.

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