Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador lashes out at Republicans who want to send U.S. troops, telling them to solve the U.S. fentanyl problem. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Obrador does not fear Biden.
U.S. authorities have known for years that Americans have died after consuming counterfeit pills containing fentanyl purchased from pharmacies in Mexico. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Dems fought money to put up a wall.
There will be real world, Main Street trauma from the implosion of the Silicon Valley Bank, the second-largest bank failure in US history. We just don’t know yet how big. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It is an eye opener.


One of the deep-pocketed venture capitalists told The Post that Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's statement Sunday throwing cold water on the possibility of a bailout was "pathetic." New York Post
The recent revelations drawn by Tucker Carlson from the 41,000-plus hours of unedited Capitol Riot video provided by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy should prompt some hard questions.  New York Post
VOA VIEW: The real WH footage has opened Americans eyes.
The U.S. government took emergency steps Sunday and assured clients of the failed financial institution that they would be able to recover all of their money quickly. New York Post
The latest for the nation’s highest-paid state legislators, at $142,000/year: rules that will let lawmakers work remotely under “extraordinary circumstances.”  New York Post
VOA VIEW: Madness!
Sources told the Daily Beast that they heard the two-term New York Democratic senator saying as much in her pitch to some deep-pocketed backers. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Two fools.
The bank had relationships with more than 1,500 companies working on technologies aimed at curbing global warming. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It does not sound bad except for Dems.


Biden is also expected to put broad new limits on Arctic drilling in an apparent effort to temper criticism over the $8 billion Willow oil project, which has faced sharp climate opposition. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Biden may start to weaken.
The Alpine state makes arms that Western allies want to send to Kyiv. Swiss law bans this, driving a national debate about whether its concept of neutrality should change. New York Times
America should be ready for Disease X. New York Times
The storm could produce snowfall rates of up to two inches an hour, with areas of higher elevation getting accumulations of more than a foot, forecasters said. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Temperature will change.

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Court documents show Fox News lied to its viewers. Do they stick with their beloved right-wing network and continue to get played for suckers?       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Liberal media deception.
Economic and political turmoil is spurring the largest exodus of Cubans in history to the US, and many are joining those who arrived in earlier waves.       USA Today
Donald Trump's 2016 win on an anti-establishment message is prompting other Republicans to try to mirror that approach as they look ahead to 2024.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: The liberal media puts down Republicans with disinformation and lies.


State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, a South Carolina lawmaker and early backer of President Joe Biden, is leaving his legislative post two years early to take an appointment in the Biden administration. Washington Times
U.S. health agencies have sent a letter to Florida's surgeon general, warning him that his claims about COVID-19 risks are harmful to the public. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: There is little trust and belief in health agencies.
Donald Trump's former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen is scheduled to testify Monday before a Manhattan grand jury investigating hush-money payments made on the former president's behalf, two people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. They were not authorized to speak publicly about grand jury proceedings and did so on condition of anonymity. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A liar, thief and traitor.
A child marriage bill is heading to the West Virginia governor’s desk. ABC
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
Donald Trump may hold a tight grasp on much of the Republican base, but there's a notable minority of GOP voters who don’t consider themselves members of his “Make America Great Again” movement ABC
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.

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Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., pumped the breaks on a potential bailout of Silicon Valley Bank after it collapsed last week in the largest bank failure since 2008. ABC
The former vice president unleashed his harshest criticism yet of Trump. ABC
VOA VIEW: Pence made a stupid mistake.
The collapse of Silicon Valley Bank is the largest of a financial institution since the failure of Washington Mutual in 2008. CBS

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Speaking Saturday night, the former vice president also criticized right-wing politicians and media personalities who have sought to sanitize the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. CBS
VOA VIEW: Pence made a desperate statement.
Saturday marks exactly three years since the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 to be a global pandemic. Since then, more than a million American lives have been lost to the disease. Michael George speaks with doctors about what we have learned from the health crisis. CBS
Financial regulators are discussing two different facilities to manage the fallout from the closure of Silicon Valley Bank. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A national if not world wake up call.
Silicon Valley Bank's collapse last week sent tingles of panic down investors' spines as it highlighted a larger problem across the banking sector: The widening gap between the value large lenders place on the bonds they hold and what they're actually worth on the market. CNN
VOA VIEW: All bank financials are bloated.
Republican Rep. Nancy Mace of South Carolina said Sunday that raising the retirement age for future Social Security beneficiaries should be "on the table" as long as it doesn't affect "anybody that's heading into retirement right now." CNN
The U.S. Merchant Marine Academy lifted its vaccine mandate Friday after receiving a letter from Rep. Jim Banks calling it unconstitutional and "an illegal attack." FOX News
VOA VIEW: They got the message.
De Anza College's diversity director was allegedly fired after she questioned the school's antiracist policies and refused to use gender-neutral pronouns. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A major mistake by the college.
North Korea's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un congratulated Chinese President Xi Jinping's re-election for a third term. UPI
VOA VIEW: Un is an idiot.

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