President Biden excoriates Russian President Vladimir Putin and calls for the rest of the world to stand together against the invasion of Ukraine. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Putin must be introduced to heavy sanctions.
By early Tuesday evening, the plane hadn't arrived in the town of nearly 7,500 near Biden's vacation home. Flight trackers showed the plane instead went from Nashville to Teterboro, N.J. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Don't give Biden any advance warning.
Californians turned "Okie" into an insult. My family had similar insults thrown at them — "Mexican" and "paisa." LA Times
VOA VIEW: It would be a different story if the "N" word was used.


Trump's lawyers tell the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta that a third party reviewing documents taken from Mar-a-Lago must get to review the classified materials LA Times
VOA VIEW: It makes sense.
A 23-year-old considers herself lucky to have found a new place to rent for $3,300 in Queens. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A lot of money for a 23-year-old.
Biden administration officials vowed to continue sending military, economic and humanitarian aid to help Ukraine defend itself against Russia. New York Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
New York’s attorney general tried to downplay the politics hanging over the lawsuit, while allies of former President Donald J. Trump did the opposite. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It is total politics.
The West Virginia Democrat is trying to attach an oil and gas permitting measure to must-pass spending legislation. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Manchin played a scam.
The Fed lifted its key interest rate 0.75 percentage point for a third straight meeting to curb inflation. But the move raises the risk of recession.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: It will hurt all.


The feud between Sen. Joe Manchin III and far-left Democrats over how to prevent a government shutdown intensified Wednesday as progressive members lobbied leadership to strip legislation by the conservative West Virginia Democrat from a stopgap funding measure. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Manchin can't talk his way out of the selfish measure he created.
Biden administration officials involved in the recent Nuclear Posture Review of U.S. strategic weapons and forces sought to further restrict the use of nuclear arms as during internal discussions on the nuclear review but ultimately backed off, according to Air Force Gen. Anthony J. Cotton, nominee to be the next Strategic Command chief. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden administration officials are a danger to the security of the country.
MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell has sued the Department of Justice and the FBI, demanding the return of a cellphone agents seized from him outside a fast food restaurant in southern Minnesota last week, apparently as part of an investigation into an alleged scheme to breach voting system technology. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: His rights were violated.
In preparation for the 2022 holiday season and the attendant shopping sprees, Walmart announced plans Wednesday to hire 40,000 mostly seasonal workers. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: These are bad times.

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President Biden on Wednesday told world leaders that the U.S. does not want a new cold war with China and reiterated the U.S. commitment to the One China policy for Taiwan. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is sucking up to China.
After 99 consecutive days of declining gasoline prices, the cost for a gallon edged a penny higher ABC
VOA VIEW: The price is still higher than last year.
Venezuelans have surpassed Guatemalans and Hondurans to become the second-largest nationality stopped at the U.S. border in August after Mexicans ABC
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden.


The FDA's limited mandate and resources prevent them from managing "supply chain issues and shortages of critical food products," the review said. ABC
VOA VIEW: A mess caused by this administration.
New York AG Letitia James has filed a sweeping lawsuit against Donald Trump and his family alleging they used false financial statements to defraud lenders and others. ABC
VOA VIEW: A major prejudice liberal AG.
The policy change will fully reverse the Trump administration's decision in 2017 to halt visa processing in Cuba. CBS
VOA VIEW: Dumb Biden change.
The measure is intended to prevent future disruptions of the counting of electoral votes by Congress. CBS
Providers have reported delays in shipments of Moderna's new shots, which make up some 20% of doses around the country. CBS

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The proposed measure intends to identify early signs of anxiety and depression in Americans who may not be exhibiting symptoms yet, but could benefit from mental health care. CBS
VOA VIEW: They should start with Biden and most members of this administration.
President Joe Biden harshly condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine, saying the move was a direct violation of the United Nation's charter. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Talk is cheap - more sanctions are better.
With inventory limited, some sought-after cars, including the Jeep Wrangler, Ford Bronco and Porsche Macan, are selling for at least 20% above the MSRP. CNBC

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Putin has put the Russian people and economy on a wartime footing as Moscow's invasion of Ukraine continues. CNBC
VOA VIEW: More threats.
Car insurance premiums are rising along with inflation. But because coverage hasn't changed, you may find yourself going out of pocket if you have an accident. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Inflation is coming from all sides.
Two dozen Republican attorneys general are urging Visa, MasterCard, and American Express to drop their plans for a new store code for gun retailers. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A few lawsuits will do the trick.
Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania sent letters to over a dozen ESG ratings firms requesting details about their ratings standards. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Interesting!
Employees' 401(k) accounts may have taken a hit during recent market volatility, but that's not the only reason balances may be down. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Workers need to protect their present employment.
Judge Raymond Dearie, the special master overseeing the seizure of documents from Mar-a-Lago, signaled to lawyers for former President Donald Trump that if they don't make a case that any of the documents were declassified, he would determine that they're classified. CNN
Lawyers for E. Jean Carroll told a judge she plans to sue former President Donald Trump under a new New York statute that allows victims of sexual assault to sue years after the encounter. CNN
VOA VIEW: A total fool.
Recent polls show that voters' views of Donald Trump are about as low as they were when he left office. In today's episode of The Point, CNN's Chris Cillizza explains why the former President's standing is serving as an anchor for Republican candidates in the midterm elections. CNN
VOA VIEW: Liberal media wishful thinking.
Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Wednesday called for a special legislative session next month for lawmakers to consider allowing voters to introduce ballot initiatives and referendums -- with the ultimate goal of giving voters the decision to repeal the state's 1849 abortion ban. CNN
VOA VIEW: The outcome will be interesting.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' move to send two planes carrying migrants to Martha's Vineyard on Wednesday night is not the first to bring the nation's immigration battles to the elite summer destination. CNN
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed state agencies to increase their efforts to tackle the state's growing fentanyl crisis, pinning much of the blame on President Biden. FOX News
In his address at the U.N. General Assembly on Wednesday, President Joe Biden condemned Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine and said President Vladimir Putin is acting irresponsibly by threatening to use nuclear weapons. UPI
VOA VIEW: The war was caused by Biden hesitation.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi told the United Nations General Assembly on Wednesday that his country is prepared to "resolve issues" to return to the 2015 nuclear deal limiting its ability to build a nuclear weapon. UPI
VOA VIEW: No deal should be made with Iran.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday announced a "partial mobilization" of reservists to bolster Moscow's military ranks in Ukraine, saying the move is necessary "to protect our motherland" from the West. UPI
Newly elected German Chancellor Olaf Scholz warned of a "world without rules" and the threat of "imperialism" as he condemned Russia's invasion of Ukraine during his speech before the U.N. General Assembly. UPI
VOA VIEW: Germany should pay their share to fight Russia.
The Biden administration has released new state-by-state data showing approximately 40 million federal student loan borrowers will benefit under the president's student loan forgiveness initiative. UPI
VOA VIEW: There should be no debt forgiveness.

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