Students and faculty across the U.S. are pushing for colleges to "defund the police," but goals vary across campuses LA Times
VOA VIEW: No security, not safety.
As caseloads rose, the Trump administration kept saying that death rates were falling. But in Arizona, Texas and other hard-hit states, deaths are up. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal crap.
Joe Biden unveils his economic recovery plan in a speech in Pennsylvania and accuses President Trump of being out of touch. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Where is the fool going to get the money?


With the MTA fearing it will have to shut down whole subway lines, New York City itself facing tens of billions in red ink in the years ahead, shootings and homicides soaring, the city’s housing market collapsing and an ongoing pandemic that threatens to make Gotham suddenly a far less desirable place to live, Mayor... New York Post
VOA VIEW: An idiot.
With the MTA fearing it will have to shut down whole subway lines, New York City itself facing tens of billions in red ink in the years ahead, shootings and homicides soaring, the city’s housing market collapsing and an ongoing pandemic that threatens to make Gotham suddenly a far less desirable place to live, Mayor... New York Post
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday refused to condemn protesters who toppled a statue of Christoper Columbus in her hometown of Baltimore before tossing it in a nearby harbor, blowing it off by saying, “People will do what they do.” “I think that its up to the communities to decide what statues they... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Pelosi is an idiot.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell indicated on Thursday that media figures overreacted to a recent report that Russian officials placed bounties on the lives of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan. “What I know is that our military commanders on the ground did not think that it was as serious a problem as the newspapers were... New York Post
As President Trump and others push to get students back in the classroom this fall, educators say they need more support and clearer guidelines. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The schools are damaging education.
Dr. Anthony Fauci continued to disagree with President Donald Trump's assessment that the United States is in a "good place" with the pandemic.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Fauci is a failure.


The policy applies to all company-owned café locations in the U.S., according to a statement by Starbucks.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Vice President Mike Pence told police officers in Philadelphia on Thursday that they're heroes and "millions of Americans pray for you every day" during the current turmoil over racial justice. "We love you," Mr. Pence told the officers. "We will always 'back the blue.' We will always have your back." ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The American people need to support the police.
A judge issued an injunction Thursday barring the city of Richmond from removing any more Confederate monuments, a process that began last week after Mayor Levar Stoney ordered the statues cleared away amid weeks of protests over police brutality and racism. Richmond Circuit Court Judge Bradley Cavedo ... Washington Times
After weeks of street violence that has claimed hundreds of Black victims, including children caught in the crossfire of gang violence and random shootings, onlookers are increasingly asking: Where's Black Lives Matter? The movement that unleashed the most massive protests since the Civil Rights era over the May 25 death ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: BLM are a fraud.

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Those who recently toppled a statue of Christopher Columbus and rolled it into Baltimore's Inner Harbor will face justice, the city's mayor said Thursday. Mayor Bernard C. “Jack” Young said he was not going to tolerate the destruction of the Columbus statue, adding that while the ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Great!
President Trump said at an event with Hispanic-American leaders Thursday that the leftist movement to defund police departments is threatening to "inflict great harm on our hard-working Latino communities." As he signed an executive order at the White House to expand business and educational opportunities for Hispanics, the president said ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Trump really cares for all.
The president said he disagreed with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. ABC
VOA VIEW: If you don't use it, you loose it.


Mayor Bill de Blasio brought Black Lives Matter right to Donald Trump's New York doorstep. ABC
Weekly unemployment filings have been in the millions each week since mid-March. ABC
If it becomes a named storm, it will be called Fay. ABC
More than 80% of the nation — 265 million people — will sweat through highs above 90, and another 45 million will swelter in triple-digit temperatures. CBS
Mnuchin said the White House backs another direct payment and a change to the enhanced unemployment benefit in the next coronavirus relief bill. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Hopefully, no more payments.

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President Donald Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen has been taken into custody for violating terms of his early release from prison, his attorney Jeffrey Levine told reporters Thursday afternoon. CNN
VOA VIEW: A fool.
As the coronavirus spreads around the world, the Trump administration has steadily choked off most avenues for legal immigration to the United States -- effectively shutting down the system that brings in hundreds of thousands of immigrants annually. CNN
The Justice Department is beefing up security inside a New York City jail where pedophile Jeffrey Epstein's alleged accomplice Ghislaine Maxwell is being held amid concerns that she might commit suicide.  FOX News
VOA VIEW: There are many who do not want her to talk.

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A Black Lives Matter mural painted on a street in a village outside of Chicago has been altered to say “All Lives Matter.”  FOX News
The Navy updated its coronavirus restrictions policy to allow service members to attend houses of worship after chaplains and a religious liberty law firm complained last week alleging the temporary orders were being unlawfully applied. FOX News
VOA VIEW: GOD is needed.
Indoor facilities to open from 25 July with new guidance on spacing and cleaning equipmentCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageGyms, swimming pools and leisure centres will reopen in England within days as part of the government’s lockdown easing, with culture secretary Oliver Dowden suggesting “normal life is slowly returning”. Related: Parklife! When gyms reopen, will anyone go back? Guardian
But GOP leaders insist they will keep the majority on Election Day. Politico
VOA VIEW: Senators must win the majority.
An Army National Guard soldier became the first woman to join the Green Berets Thursday, according to U.S. Army Special Operations command. UPI
VOA VIEW: A political correct gift.
Walgreen said Thursday that it's recorded a loss of nearly $2 billion as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and plans to lay off thousands of employees. UPI

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