In both states, roughly 63% of all residents are fully vaccinated. But California has one of the best coronavirus case rates in the U.S. and Colorado has one of the worst. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The pandemic is not over.
Art handlers packed up a statue of Jefferson in a wooden crate after a mayoral commission voted to banish the likeness of the nation's third president from City Hall. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Total shameful PC madness.
Sean Parnell, the candidate endorsed by Trump for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, suspended his run after he lost a court fight over custody of his kids.       USA Today


What started as a 2021 Toyota Prius Prime LE with an MSRP of $28,220 ended up costing me $18,539 after factoring all the discounts and credits.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The total cost for parking and charging electric vehicles have not been thought.
Hurricane season may be over for this year, but a new study says monster storms will wreak greater havoc in decades to come, thanks to climate change.       USA Today
The White House said Monday it has no plans to shut down the economy again as COVID-19 chaos seizes Europe, with lockdowns meant to thwart a fourth wave triggering violent protests. A German official declared his countrymen will be “vaccinated, cured or dead.” Austrians were told to stay home for ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden doesn't keep his word.
Homeland Security’s legal immigration agency acknowledged Monday that it botched the rollout of new free work permits for crime victim immigrants and is now scrambling to refund money to more than 10,000 people who were “mistakenly” charged.  The agency owes the crime victims refunds totaling more than $4.1 million. U.S. ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Madness!
Two writers who have been paid contributors to Fox News Channel have resigned, citing Tucker Carlson's “Patriot Purge” documentary on last January's U.S. Capitol insurrection as a last straw for them. Jonah Goldberg and Stephen Hayes, who put out a Substack newsletter on conservative news called Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The Dems and left have put out many lies about Jan. 6.
More than 90% of the nation’s 3.5 million federal workers have gotten at least one COVID shot with the “vast majority” of employees fully vaccinated. ABC
VOA VIEW: Biden is making a mountain out of a molehill.


President Joe Biden has nominated Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell to a second term. ABC
VOA VIEW: A better choice than one Biden alone could have made.
Vice President Kamala Harris has announced that the Biden administration is investing $1.5 billion from the coronavirus aid package to address the health care worker shortage in underserved communities ABC
VOA VIEW: More free money.
Target will no longer open its stores on Thanksgiving Day, making permanent a shift to the unofficial start of the holiday season that was suspended during the pandemic ABC
VOA VIEW: Finding workers is hard.
Some 1,400 cereal plant workers have been on strike since Oct. 5. ABC

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Hospitalization rates are also starting to climb, raising concerns about a potential new wave of infections during the holiday season. CBS
VOA VIEW: Fauci is an idiot.
As inflation rises, President Biden's approval rating continues to sink. The White House argues Congress must pass the "Build Back Better" act to help reverse rising costs, but opponents of the plan say it will have the opposite effect. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is looking and acting worse and worse.
COVID infections are on the rise as millions of Americans travel for what is expected to be a busy holiday period. CBS


For the first time in the history of the summit, the world leaders won't have a news conference. CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden would not have looked or sounded good.
Biden's decision to nominate Lael Brainard is thought to be the work of progressives, who say she'll put emphasis on climate change and equitability. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A true fool.
A Trump-allied dark money group is joining forces with a think tank run by alumni of former President Donald Trump's administration. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Liberal thought.
"The more workers who get vaccinated, the closer we are to slowing the spread of the virus and creating a safer environment," the doctors told the court. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The AMA has no real clue.
• Analysis: The 'Biden 2024' debate is a straight-up loser for Democrats • Analysis: There's a major problem with the narrative on inflation CNN
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought.

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Nearly a dozen Congressional Democrats are urging President Joe Biden to combat high gas prices by not only releasing barrels from the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve but by banning US oil exports, according to a letter viewed by CNN. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems would be foolish to use the Reserves.
The Nov. 2 election dealt a resounding defeat for progressives in Seattle. Candidates for mayor, city council and city attorney, who supported defunding the Seattle police, were easily beaten. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The smart voters prevailed.
Erick Jordan and his 16-year-old daughter Jade were armed with rifles when they were photographed in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Sunday marching with demonstrators who protested the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Idiot father.

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A proposed amendment to the Indian Health Care Improvement Act is intended to improve healthcare access for American Indians who live urban areas, its advocates say. UPI
VOA VIEW: More Dem waste.
The number of Americans who ranked economic concerns as the nation's top problem has reached the highest point since the COVID-19 pandemic began, according to a new Gallup poll. UPI
VOA VIEW: It is a surprise the number is not much higher.
The U.S. Supreme Court issued its first decision of the new term on Monday, ruling that Tennessee has not been illegally taking water underground that belongs to Mississippi. UPI
UNICEF launched a plan this month that aims to pay teachers' salaries in Afghanistan without going through the Taliban-run government. UPI

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