More than 54.6 million people are expected to travel this Thanksgiving, nearing pre-pandemic levels, according to the American Automobile Assn. LA Times
VOA VIEW: A good start forward.
COVID-19's death rate hit Latino seniors hardest, and that's threatening the community's long-heralded family structure. LA Times
Kevin McCarthy and other Republicans need to use their majority in the House to continue to support US military aide for Ukraine. New York Post
VOA VIEW: Something for GOP to trade with Biden.


“Every hour is getting harder.” Russia’s assault on Ukraine’s essential services has caused blackouts in hospitals and cut off power and water in cities. New York Times
The move would be a setback to President Vladimir V. Putin’s efforts to develop homegrown substitutes for Western technology. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Putin is making another trade.
The nation once again faces dilemma as it confronts a third presidential run by Donald Trump. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The US needs a real man as president.
Parts of Texas, Louisiana and Arkansas were blanketed with rain Thursday and another round of showers is anticipated tomorrow, forecasters say.       USA Today
Republican Sarah Palin re-emerged in Alaska politics over a decade after resigning as governor with hopes of winning the state's U.S. House seat. She had a lot going for her: unbeatable name recognition, the backing of former President Donald Trump in a state he carried twice, an unrivaled ability to attract national media attention. Washington Times
The Vatican tribunal weighing a financial fraud case heard from an unusual witness Thursday, when a secret recording of Pope Francis was played to the court about the Holy See's payments to free a nun held hostage by al-Qaida-linked militants. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: A mistake.


Republicans lead Democrats by roughly 3.5 million votes when all 435 House elections are combined, in what analysts called a clear but not overwhelming signal of voters' preference for the GOP. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The truth hurts.
The Supreme Court has heard arguments for only 10 days so far in its 2022 term, but it already has considered at least four legal battles over racial discrimination -- suggesting the justices are grappling with issues about identity and culture like the rest of the country. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The SC is not doing a good job.
The man who has run San Francisco's elections for two decades isn't having his contract renewed for "racial equity" reasons. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Madness.
While Black Friday will mark a return to familiar holiday shopping patterns, uncertainty still remains. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: These are financially bad times.

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M. Semi Bird is daring to be what he calls a "walking counternarrative" to a left-wing agenda that dominates politics in Washington state, and he's eyeing a run for governor. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Bird may make a good governor.
Twitter owner Elon Musk says he is granting “amnesty” for suspended accounts. ABC
VOA VIEW: Smart move.
A gun rights group, sheriff and gun store owner filed motion in federal court. ABC
VOA VIEW: The Second Amendment will prevail.


Russian lawmakers have given their final approval to a bill that significantly expands restrictions on activities seen as promoting LGBTQ rights in the country ABC
Sweden’s central bank followed other central banks in undertaking a big increase to its key interest rate to combat inflation ABC
President Joe Biden reiterated his call to pursue a ban on assault weapons following the latest mass shooting at a Walmart in Virginia. ABC
VOA VIEW: The same song that will fall on death ears.
Ford is recalling over 634,000 SUVs worldwide because a cracked fuel injector can spill fuel or leak vapors onto a hot engine and cause fires ABC
VOA VIEW: Be careful.
As president, Trump responded to the columnist's allegations by saying it could ever have happened because she was "not my type." CBS
VOA VIEW: Foolish waste of time.

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Americans across the U.S. gathered together for their own traditions of giving thanks. For some, it was the first time returning to pre-COVID traditions. CBS
VOA VIEW: A good change.
Some 330,000 health care professionals exited the field in 2021, creating a worker shortage amid a rise in viral illnesses. CBS
VOA VIEW: A dumb Biden mistake.
Shoppers beware — most retailers are charging additional shipping or restocking fees for returns this holiday season. CBS

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Disney CEO Bob Iger to speak with Disney employees at town hall on Monday, a week after he was rehired. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Stop liberal woke actions.
The number of COVID-19 cases in China spiked to a record high on Thursday as officials ordered lockdown measures in major cities, including Zhengzhou, where protests were staged at an iPhone factory. UPI
VOA VIEW: China is paying for its own stupidity.
The Biden administration on Wednesday banned the biggest sugar producer in the world from exporting to the United States over allegations of using forced labor during its production. UPI
The supply of clean drinking water in the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv was restored on Thursday but is not yet at total capacity after a series of Russian missile attacks, officials said. UPI
Georgia's Supreme Court had reinstated the state's six-week "heartbeat" abortion ban after it was overturned by a lower court last week.  UPI
VOA VIEW: This is reasonable.

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