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Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger said Tucker Carlson "cherry-picked" video from calmer moments of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot.
VOA VIEW: Real video shows a different version of what was shown by the liberal media.
Abortion pills: A Trump-appointed conservative judge's upcoming ruling could have the biggest effect in blue states like California. What to know. LA Times
VOA VIEW: It will be interesting what the SC decides.
TikTok said any "US ban on TikTok is a ban on the export of American culture and values to the billion-plus people who use our service worldwide." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Good, let's move forward and ban TikTok.
“The only thing keeping Novak Djokovic from participating in the Miami Open tennis tournament is President Biden’s misguided and unscientific COVID-19 vaccination requirement for foreigner [sic] travelers,” DeSantis tweeted Tuesday, along with a copy of his letter. New York Post
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The House Intelligence Committee passed its version of a Senate-approved bill that would force the Biden administration to declassify information about the coronavirus' origins. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It's about time the world knows the truth.
The Federal Trade Commission is demanding that Twitter turn over a broad array of internal communications, including those related to CEO Elon Musk and outside journalists. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Under what authority?
Does Kamala Harris "have any political identity at all with swing voters, or the public at large, that could lead them to conclude she could step up to the presidency?" New York Post
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
Fauci's use of his power to protect himself stands out as the very opposite of public service. The House probe is beyond necessary to ensure such abuses are never repeated. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Fauci's many lies are being exposed.
In a speech before his supporters, the former president charged forward in an uncharted direction, talking openly about leveraging the power of the presidency for political reprisals. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Liberal media wishful thinking.
Mexico is a top destination for Americans, but recent killings of US citizens may raise concerns. Here's where US officials say it's not safe to go.
VOA VIEW: Only a fool would go to Mexico.
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Oklahoma voters rejected a state question Tuesday to allow for the recreational use of marijuana, following a late blitz of opposition from faith leaders, law enforcement and prosecutors. Washington Times
The Biden administration is preparing to relax COVID-19 testing restrictions for travelers from China as soon as Friday, according to two people familiar with the decision. Washington Times
Fox Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch said under oath that he believes the 2020 presidential election was free, fair and not stolen, according to court filings released Tuesday in a voting machine company's defamation lawsuit over Fox News' coverage of former President Donald Trump's false election fraud claims. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Murdock should read the Twitter info made public by Musk.
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A Black, nonbinary Democratic state legislator in the Oklahoma House was formally censured by the Republican majority on Tuesday, accused of blocking state troopers from questioning a transgender rights activist who was accused of assaulting a police officer. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As he should have.
Federal authorities have been seizing guns at a record pace in recent years as a result of people failing their background checks, according to the latest data. Washington Times
The National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday it is opening a special investigation into Norfolk Southern's safety practices and culture. ABC
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Sen. Mark Warner has cited concerns voiced by many lawmakers that the video-sharing app could be used as a propaganda tool of the Chinese Communist Party. ABC
VOA VIEW: It's been long past time.
U.S. health officials are alerting consumers about two more recalls of eyedrops due to contamination risks that could lead to vision problems and serious injury ABC
A Missouri law banning local police from enforcing federal gun laws has been struck down as unconstitutional ABC
Capitol Police Chief Thomas Manger said Fox News host Tucker Carlson's program was "filled with offensive and misleading conclusions" about Jan. 6. ABC
VOA VIEW: The truth is now made public.
"I am thrilled that this ruling recognizes our rights and our humanity and hopefully opens doors for transgender athletes everywhere to participate fully in sports," athlete JayCee Cooper wrote. CBS
VOA VIEW: Men should not complete against women.
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Investors pulled back after the Federal Reserve Chair said policy makers may accelerate interest-rate hikes. CBS
The GOP-led Legislature will be considering far-reaching legislation on abortion, the death penalty, guns, defamation lawsuits and sex identity in schools. CBS
House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer's request came after committee interviewed the top lawyer at the National Archives. CBS
VOA VIEW: It must be made public.
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"It's bulls**t," Sen. Thom Tillis said. CBS
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
The April 26 visit, which will include a fancy state dinner, will mark the 70th anniversary of the alliance between the U.S. and South Korea. CBS
Early IRS data provides a peek at what to expect for the millions of Americans who have yet to file their taxes. CBS
Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said a "delayed and disorderly transition" to a net-zero emissions economy could create shocks to the financial system. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Yellen doesn't have a clue.
Dominion Voting Systems and Fox each released hundreds of documents on Tuesday revealing findings from the $1.6 billion discovery process CNBC
VOA VIEW: The liberal media hate the truth - Twitter made fraud claims real.
A new nuclear reactor at the Vogtle plant in Georgia started splitting atoms. Full operation will begin in May or June, Georgia Power says. CNBC
Cox Automotive reports wholesale used vehicle prices increased 4.3% in February from January — marking the largest increase between the two months since 2009. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Thanks to Biden.
WeightWatchers has agreed to acquire telehealth obesity treatment company Sequence. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Not a sound investment.
The legislation would make performing an abortion after six weeks a third-degree felony punishable by up to five years in prison. CNBC
The Republicans argued that FDA approval of a drug does not give the manufacturer an unconditional right to the sell the medication at all times. CNBC
Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., is set to introduce the legislation with Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., at a news conference Tuesday afternoon. CNBC
VOA VIEW: It should be done ASAP.
It's like the opening scene of a bad action movie -- or, for the people involved, a horror story: On Friday, four Americans were kidnapped by armed men, likely members of a cartel, in northeastern Mexico. It was apparently a case of mistaken identity, with the kidnappers believing that the Americans were Haitian drug smugglers. CNN
Southern Poverty Law Center employee and barred attorney Thomas Webb Jurgens, charged with domestic terrorism in the attack on Atlanta's "Cop City," was granted $5,000 bond Tuesday. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The SPLC is a terrorist group.
Fairfax County Public Schools’ TJ Partnership Fund has received over $1,000,000 worth of donations from Chinese interests since 2014. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The Chinese should pay dearly.
The death toll in the West Bank has again increased as an Israeli military raid of a Palestinian refugee camp in Jenin Tuesday resulted in the deaths of six Palestinians. UPI
Congressional lawmakers introduced a bill Tuesday in response to fears about the potential threat to U.S. national security posed by foreign-controlled tech platforms such as TikTok. UPI
VOA VIEW: TikTok must be banned as quickly as possible.
The White House announced Tuesday that South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol and first lady Kim Keon Hee will travel to Washington for an official state visit on April 26. UPI
President Joe Biden will call on Congress to support his plans to protect and strengthen Medicare and Social Security programs when he travels to Philadelphia to unveil his 2024 ballot proposal later this week. UPI
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Recent tensions between Washington and Beijing could soon escalate to "confrontation and conflict," Chinese foreign minister Qin Gang warned in his first news conference since his appointment to the office in December. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is creating tensions.
A Japanese company said Tuesday it was in the early stages of a multibillion dollar, government-backed program with Australia that's geared toward exports of hydrogen, an emerging component of the energy transition. UPI
A coalition of opposition parties in Turkey has chosen Kemal Kilicdaroglu to challenge President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the country's upcoming election in May in what is being viewed as its most competitive in years. UPI