Local opposition to solar and wind farms could be a huge barrier to clean energy. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Dems will regret the passing of the bill.
Gas prices have been declining since mid-June as demand has fallen to levels not seen since the early days of the pandemic, according to AAA. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Artificial drop in prices, will only be temporary.
The victim, described as in his 50s, was on the staircase of the West 4th Street-Washington Square station just after noon when the suspect suddenly grabbed him by the backpack, authorities said. New York Post


Beijing also halted talks with the United States on the military, climate change and other issues, sending ties between the two powers into a deeper chill. New York Times
VOA VIEW: China pushed things; Biden has shown weakness.
Some economists argue soaring inflation is so toxic that it's worth fighting it with sharp rate hikes even at risk of recession. Others disagree.      USA Today
VOA VIEW: The fools are guessing.
Heat waves are forecast to increase in potency and duration, scientists say, and U.S. temperatures could rise 3-12 degrees by the end of the century.       USA Today
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Months after the start of an infant formula shortage in the U.S, many parents are still struggling to find cans and bottles of certain brands, in part because a major formula plant has not yet ramped up production. Washington Times
U.S. gun sales broke 1 million for a record 36th straight month in July as crime spikes in major cities across the country and congressional Democrats push to ban assault weapons. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Americans have lost faith that law enforcement can protect them.


Senate Republicans plan to target the billions of dollars in taxes directed at oil and natural gas companies in Democrats' tax and climate spending bill by forcing votes on a host of amendments in the coming days that would strip such fees. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems will regret support the climate bill.
Most Americans keep drinking beer, wine and liquor despite believing it hurts drinkers and society, Gallup reported Friday. Washington Times
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a 2019 law that permits universal mail-in voting in the swing state. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: This is wrong and anti-America.
Palestinian officials say Israeli airstrikes on Gaza have killed at least eight people, including a senior militant, and wounded 40 others ABC
VOA VIEW: Israel does not play games.

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Thousands of migrants are being bused to the city from two southern states. ABC
VOA VIEW: Why should D.C. get help when southern states receive none?
The US economy added 528,000 jobs, far outpacing expectations and easing recession fears. Unemployment fell to 3.5%. ABC
VOA VIEW: The numbers are false.
Defying anxiety about a possible recession and raging inflation, America’s employers added a surprising 528,000 jobs last month, restoring all the jobs lost in the coronavirus recession as the country’s hiring boom continued ABC
VOA VIEW: There are many who are still receiving free money.


Three more ships carrying thousands of tons of corn have left Ukrainian ports ABC
Elon Musk accused Twitter of fraud in a countersuit over his aborted $44 billion deal for the social media company, which he said held back necessary information and misled his team about its true user base ABC
VOA VIEW: There will be going back and forth.
Almost 1 in 7 listed properties have seen a recent price drop — double the rate from a year earlier. CBS
Overnight, Arizona Senator Kyrsten Sinema said she will support the Democrats’ sweeping health care, climate and tax plan. That paves the way for the bill's passage. CBS's Scott MacFarlane reports on the late night developments. CBS
VOA VIEW: Liberal fool.
The party was deciding between Milwaukee or Nashville as the site where the party's presidential nominee will be officially named. CBS

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President Joe Biden has said he'll be making his decision on student loan forgiveness this month. Here's what borrowers should know. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Loans are loans and taxpayers should not have to pay other people's loans.
Black workers saw a rise in unemployment last month even as the headline number declined. CNBC
VOA VIEW: All they have to do is work.
The number of people with credit cards and personal loans hit record highs in the second quarter of 2022, according to TransUnion's latest report. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The so-called experts are fools.

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The question of whether Trump should be prosecuted for his attempt to subvert the 2020 election continues to divide the anti-Trump wing of the Republican Party. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Cheney is scared of Trump.
Are we in a recession? A former chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor and a former chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers weigh in. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Call it what you will - Americans are hurting by financial inflation.
At the 2022 Tesla shareholders meeting, CEO Elon Musk suggested that peak inflation is past, pointing to prices it's paying for commodities. CNBC
The answer is more complicated than it may sound. Broadly, it depends on what you consider a "tax" and how you account for the bill's aggregate benefits. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The Inflation Reduction Act is a sham on the American people and Dems will pay in November and beyond.
Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake, who won the support from former President Donald Trump by questioning the outcome of the 2020 presidential election, has won the state's Republican primary. UPI

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