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: It is foolish to buy medications from a Mexican pharmacy.
Rats living in New York City's sewer system can catch the virus that causes COVID-19. Could they incubate new variants and spread them to people? LA Times
VOA VIEW: Time will tell.
A coalition of House Democrats are reviving efforts to provide a pathway to citizenship for millions of undocumented immigrants. New York Post
VOA VIEW: No illegal immigrant should be rewarded with a pathway to citizenship.


Britain’s defense intelligence agency said that Russian forces had taken control of most of Bakhmut’s east, but advances farther west might be challenging. New York Times
Americans increasingly lack the information they need to participate in the political process. New York Times
VOA VIEW: It is a major problem caused by the liberal media.
Former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Donald Trump, who faces possible indictment, should end his presidential bid if he's charged with a crime.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: It is a foolish idea.
The West Virginia Senate has passed a child marriage bill prohibiting anyone younger than 16 from getting married.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: A good bill.
America's schools say kids are hungry -- just as pandemic-era benefit programs have lapsed. There is growing concern about the effects on kids' ability to learn. Washington Times
Hawaii's second-largest volcano is likely to resume erupting after a brief pause ABC


Adds mental health exemptions to ban on some health care for transgender youth. ABC
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Florida’s surgeon general made false claims about COVID-19 risks. ABC
Texas authorities are advising residents to avoid traveling to Mexico during spring break "due to the ongoing violence throughout that country." ABC
VOA VIEW: Going to Mexico is plain dumb.
A new report released Friday by the Defense Department found that the number of reports of sexual assaults and sexual harassment at U.S. military academies increased significantly in the 2021-2022 academic year. CBS
VOA VIEW: Many reports are not true.

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved a new nasal spray from Pfizer to treat migraines. Zavzpret is expected to be available in July. CBS
The former president will be making his first 2024 campaign visit to the state Monday. CBS
VOA VIEW: It would be a mistake.
Data from the Federal Railroad Administration shows that there an average of three derailments per day in the United States. CBS


The average size of all new U.S. apartments has shrunk, but in some cities especially, typical apartments have shrunk faster and more. CNBC
Nearly half of Americans cried at least once when moving to a new home last year. CNBC
One bank implosion and a cooperative jobs report later, and the market has changed its mind. CNBC
Around $487 million of Roku's cash reserves are stuck at Silicon Valley Bank, the streaming media company said Friday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: A reckless mistake.
Home prices are going up across the country — in aggregate. Looking at individual markets, however, some are showing prices have fallen from a year ago. CNN

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The United States is not building enough homes to account for the number of people setting up their own households. As a result, there is a sizable shortage of new homes after more than a decade of under-building relative to population growth, according to a new analysis from released Wednesday. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems have many restraints on builders.
While more Americans own homes today than a decade ago and the rate is increasing across all races, the gap between Black homeownership rates and that of any other race or ethnic group is even larger now than in 2011, according to a new analysis by the National Association of Realtors examining data from 2011 to 2021. CNN
VOA VIEW: This has been the case for a long time.
Oklahoma legislators are pushing through a law that would allow judges to order convicted drunk drivers to pay child support if they kill a parent of a minor. FOX News
VOA VIEW: As it should be.

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All 77 counties in Oklahoma voted against legalizing marijuana which several people on the ground told Fox News Digital is due to the strong faith community in the state. FOX News
VOA VIEW: A wise vote.
Pope Francis has taken a strong stance against gender ideologies that he said "blur differences" between men and women. UPI
U.S. data showed Friday that more than 300,000 people were added to the workforce last month, adding further support to expectations of a higher interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden's economic plan is a total failure.

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