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Former President Trump endorses candidates to punish foes, push false election fraud claims and solidify his hold on the GOP. How will his picks fare? LA Times
VOA VIEW: The left will make their own twist.
Mayor Adams named Eric Ulrich as Buildings Commissioner and an ally of disgraced state lawmaker Hiram Monserrate to be the Big Apple's next sheriff. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Adams is making bad decisions.
The Delaware computer repairman who blew the whistle on Hunter Biden’s laptop — filed a multi-million-dollar defamation suit Tuesday against Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, CNN, The Daily Beast and Politico, saying they falsely accused him of peddling Russian disinformation. The former shop owner, John Paul Mac Isaac, decided to fight back after losing his business... New York Post
VOA VIEW: They should all pay.

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It would be difficult to cite a higher American public interest than conducting a criminal investigation of the Supreme Court leak. The perpetrator must be prosecuted immediately. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It should happen fast.
The leak of a draft majority opinion overruling Roe v. Wade raises questions about motives, methods and whether defections are still possible. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It's a major blow.
With neither the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster of legislation to protect abortion rights nor the 50 votes to pass it, Senate Democrats said they would try anyway. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Dems need the excuse.
Ohio Republican Gov. Mike DeWine won his party's nomination for a second term in office despite angering many conservatives early in the pandemic with aggressive stay-at-home mandates and business shutdowns. Washington Times
Spikes in the numbers of White men taking their own lives and Black men dying of gunshot injuries drove firearm deaths in the U.S. to a record high in the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report. Washington Times
Former Attorney General William Barr said the leaker who gave the media a copy of the high court's draft opinion gutting the landmark Roe v. Wade decision could have committed obstruction of justice. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It is a felony breach.

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Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. on Tuesday ordered an investigation into the leak of a draft opinion that would overrule the Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision that legalized abortion. He called the unprecedented breach "egregious." Washington Times
VOA VIEW: It does cause a trust issue.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is urging Republican voters to "stand against the extremes," saying the GOP is "desperately in need of a course correction," as the term-limited governor weighs a presidential run. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Hogan is an idiot.
Three leading pro-abortion advocacy groups united for a $150 million spending campaign to defeat anti-abortion candidates in November's elections. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: They will do anything to win.
A leaked draft opinion indicates the Supreme Court could rule in favor of a Mississippi law and overturn Roe v. Wade in the coming months, leading to a country-wide overhaul of abortion rights. ABC
VOA VIEW: The next surprise is up to Dems.

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Majorities of Americans support upholding Roe v. Wade, and say abortion should be legal in all or most cases. ABC
VOA VIEW: A liberal view of abortion rights.
President Joe Biden weighed in Tuesday on the leaked draft Supreme Court opinion showing the panel's conservative majority is poised to overturn abortion rights. ABC
VOA VIEW: The Dems played a longshot game.
Politicians and organizations alike are reacting to an unprecedented leaked draft opinion suggesting the U.S. Supreme Court could be poised to overturn Roe v. Wade. ABC
VOA VIEW: The liberal media are playing the leaked draft to the hilt.

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U.S. health officials are restating their recommendation that Americans wear masks on planes, trains and buses, despite a court ruling last month that struck down a national mask mandate on public transportation ABC
VOA VIEW: Off on, off on - confusing.
Collins was pivotal in Justice Brett Kavanaugh's ascension to the Supreme Court in 2018, voting for him after she said he told her Roe was "settled law." ABC
Furious Senate Democrats are vowing to vote on legislation to protect abortion access for millions of Americans ABC
VOA VIEW: The truth is not known.
Man who assaulted flight attendants, was duct taped on Frontier flight, sentenced to jail. ABC
VOA VIEW: Good!
Employers posted a record 11.5 million job openings in March, meaning the United States now has an unprecedented two job openings for every person who is unemployed ABC

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Chief Justice John Roberts put out a rare statement Tuesday to address the leaked draft of a Supreme Court opinion on abortion. ABC
VOA VIEW: A surprise to all.
President Biden strongly criticized a draft opinion that suggested the Supreme Court may overturn Roe v. Wade. The leaked draft, obtained by Politico, upset lawmakers on both sides for different reasons. Ed O'Keefe has the latest. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is no surprise.
The former president backed author and venture capitalist J.D. Vance. CBS
VOA VIEW: A lot must be understood.

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The bill Stitt signed takes effect immediately with his signature, but abortion rights advocates already have challenged the new law in court. CBS
VOA VIEW: Expected!
Average interest rates on a 30-year fixed mortgage are nearly 2 percentage points higher than a year ago. CBS
VOA VIEW: Interest rates will grow.
AMD reported first-quarter earnings after the bell on Tuesday, beating analyst estimates for earnings and revenue. CNBC
Investors are focused on whether the Federal Reserve will signal an even more aggressive rate-hiking path going forward. CNBC
VOA VIEW: That will be a major rate increase.
The Supreme Court confirmed the authenticity of a draft opinion that would eliminate the federal right to abortion. But Roe v. Wade remains the law of the land for now. CNBC
Donald Trump was found in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena from Attorney General Letitia James as part of her probe of the Trump Organization. CNBC
VOA VIEW: There is the Supreme Court.
Since the Kremlin's invasion of Ukraine, the Javelin has consistently sat on the top of Ukraine's wish list. CNBC
CEO Albert Bourla said Paxlovid prescriptions in the U.S. increased to 80,000 patients for the week ending April 22, up from 8,000 patients in late February. CNBC
Apple store employees will vote to potentially form the first unionized Apple retail location staring on June 2nd, according to an NLRB filing reviewed by CNBC. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The employees will find sorrow in voting for a union.
Turnover remains historically high as 4.5 million people quit their jobs in March, up from 4.35 million people, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Employees will suffer the most.
An Ohio school district has voted to ban a local high school’s annual “Diversity Day” after clamoring from parents that it contained undertones of Critical Race Theory, according to local reports. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A great vote.
The stunning leak of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito's draft majority opinion has caused speculation that the person behind the leak could be held criminally liable, but one expert is skeptical the leak itself violates any laws. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Giving or selling government papers is a crime.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said "Ukraine will be free," during a taped address to Kyiv lawmakers on Tuesday. UPI
A record number of countries have been ranked "very bad" for press freedom amid increasing media polarization, according to the new World Press Freedom Index released on Tuesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: The US press is free, but very liberal and one-sided.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday praised American aid to Ukraine for "changing people's lives" during a visit to Alabama to tour a Lockheed Martin facility. UPI
Democrats hope the draft Supreme Court opinion that the body could overturn Roe v. Wade could be the galvanizing issue needed to bring voters to the ballot box in November. UPI
VOA VIEW: Dems played their usual sneaky trick.
Pharma giant Pfizer said on Tuesday that it sold almost $15 billion worth of its COVID-19 vaccine and antiviral treatment in the first three months of 2022, shattering Wall Street expectations. UPI

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