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U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement used solitary confinement more than 14,000 times from 2018 to 2023. LA Times
VOA VIEW: It seems a long time.
The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday halted plans to change how it asks people about disabilities after facing a growing backlash. Newsmax
The IRS is poised to take in hundreds of billions of dollars more in overdue and unpaid taxes than previously anticipated, according to new analysis released Tuesday by the Treasury Department and the IRS. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: The government gains by inflation.
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U.S. senators on Tuesday confirmed a veteran of U.S.-Asian engagement and security as the State Department's second-ranking diplomat, in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote. Newsmax
A Philadelphia-based U.S. Attorney is alleged to have retaliated against a federal prosecutor after his investigation into Hunter Biden. Newsmax
Two people have died and 23 have been hospitalized in a years-long outbreak of listeria illness that's finally been traced to one company's cheeses, yogurts and other dairy products. Newsmax
"We have no real chance to make a law," Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell conceded, effectively declaring the border deal dead in the upper chamber. New York Post
VOA VIEW: It was a Dem wish list that hurt Americans.
The Trump Organization’s ex-finance chief is negotiating a possible perjury plea. Justice Arthur Engoron is considering how that should affect the former president’s punishment. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The Judge is trying to rig the the trial results.
Japanese automaker Honda issued a recall on over 750,000 vehicles Tuesday after discovering a problem with the airbag sensor in several popular models. Washington Times
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After waves of recalls, investigations and controversies, the vast majority of consumers aren't convinced by autonomous vehicles. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Self-driving care are not safe.
Former President Donald Trump has told the Supreme Court ahead of oral arguments this week that he should stay on the 2024 ballot because the people -- not the courts -- should decide who is eligible. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: That is how it should be.
A federal appeals court shot down claims Monday that New Jersey residents' refusal to wear face masks at school board meetings during the COVID-19 outbreak constituted protected speech under the First Amendment. Washington Times
The Colorado House speaker turned away Monday a delegation of Israeli visitors, including six family members of Hamas hostages and victims. Washington Times
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House and Senate Republicans were quick to come out in opposition to the bipartisan bill after it was unveiled, leaving its prospects shaky. CBS
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
"All indications are this bill won't even more forward to the Senate floor. Why? A simple reason — Donald Trump," President Biden said at the White House. CBS
VOA VIEW: It's Biden's dumb border mess.
California faces a severe weather emergency as a powerful atmospheric river-fueled storm continues to hit the area, unleashing flooding and landslides across the area. CBS
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Credit card debt hit a record $1.13 trillion at the end of 2023, while delinquencies have surged more than 50% from a year ago. CBS
VOA VIEW: All Biden's failure.
The federal appeals court in Washington said former President Donald Trump is not entitled to immunity from prosecution. CBS
The NTSB's preliminary report comes about a month after a door plug blew out of an Alaska Airlines' 737 Max 9. CNBC
The increasing threats are "not going to stop me from doing what I need to do," Haley said. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought.
Donald Trump skipped every GOP primary debate, but he is urging Joe Biden to debate him while ignoring similar calls from ex-U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Biden can't debate - he's too far gone.
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New York City laws and policies helped the illegal migrants arrested for the violent Times Square attack on two NYPD officers to skip town and not be deported. FOX News
VOA VIEW: NYC is a illegal nightmare under Adams.
Criminals in Illinois are training and targeting migrants on how and where to commit crimes in the state, including quiet Chicago suburbs. FOX News
VOA VIEW: They should be put to jail.
Denver has started evicting migrants from its shelter system as it tries to scale back on the money it is spending to facilitate the influx of illegal immigrants FOX News
VOA VIEW: Where will they go?
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Rep. Matt Gaetz said in a news conference on Tuesday he has introduced a resolution stating that former President Donald Trump did not engage in insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021. UPI
Seaborne Houthi rebels fired on a British cargo ship sailing in the Red Sea off the coast of Yemen in the early hours of Tuesday, causing minor damage but without injuring any crew members. UPI
VOA VIEW: Biden fails his "don't" threat.
The House Rules Committee voted 8 to 4 Monday night to advance its impeachment case against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas to the House floor, where a vote on impeachment could come as early as Tuesday. UPI
VOA VIEW: It needs to be done and all should be counted.
The United States has announced new powers to impose visa restrictions on foreign nationals who misuse commercial spyware. UPI
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