The governor failed to offer any significant state aid as the city deals with 20,000-plus recently arrived illegal immigrants. New York Post
VOA VIEW: They asked to be a sanctuary state.
"I've never known him to be a political person," Alonso said of Smith. "There won't be any ammo there when it comes to Jack." New York Post
VOA VIEW: Time will tell whether he is true to facts and the law or politics.
Mr. Musk sent emails on Friday asking to learn about Twitter’s underlying technology as key infrastructure teams have been decimated. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Goodbye!


Elon Musk’s brand of radical transformation has unavoidable limits. New York Times
VOA VIEW: The people want truth and freedom.
In a statement Friday, Smith said he would pursue the investigations "to whatever outcome the facts and the law dictate."       USA Today
Jack Smith was named special counsel in two investigations targeting former President Donald Trump over the 2020 election and classified documents.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Garland is trying to cover his a.. .
Following George Floyd's murder and subsequent protests, more than 80 schools nationwide dropped their racist namesakes, a USA TODAY analysis found.       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Wokeness is taking over.
Democrat Adam Frisch conceded Friday to GOP Rep. Lauren Boebert in their race for a Colorado congressional seat despite triggering a mandatory recount       USA Today
VOA VIEW: Another Republican win.
Drilling deep into a new consumer survey reveals headaches with top vehicle brands, Volkswagen, Tesla and Mercedes.       USA Today


Foes of the abortion pill are taking their fight to court, accusing the Food and Drug Administration of placing "politics over science" when it sanctioned the two-drug pregnancy-termination regimen in 2000. Washington Times
The White House is brushing off House Republicans' pledge to investigate President Biden's involvement in an array of potentially criminal business dealings with his son Hunter Biden. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden is faking his concern and may not be able to take the pressure.
House Republicans are beginning to lay out an expansive agenda of hearings and probes into the Biden administration, with GOP members of the Judiciary Committee informing the White House that it will seek the testimony of senior White House, Homeland Security and FBI officials. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: The WH and Dems will not be able to hide.
North Korea has fired one of the most powerful intercontinental ballistic missiles it has ever launched with the latest having the trajectory to strike the U.S. mainland ABC
VOA VIEW: NK should be sanctioned very harshly.

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The plan has been blocked by two federal courts. ABC
VOA VIEW: Forget the idea.
The Biden administration says Saudi Arabia's crown prince should be shielded from lawsuits over his role in the killing of a U.S.-based journalist ABC
VOA VIEW: It made no sense to think otherwise.
The layoffs follow major job cuts at other big tech firms, like Meta. ABC
VOA VIEW: Things would be tough.


Latest departures come after billionaire had already cut half of company's workforce and fired employees for voicing dissent. CBS
VOA VIEW: It would be stupid to think otherwise.
Housing prices have fallen 32% this year, although they remain higher than before the pandemic. CBS
VOA VIEW: They might drop even more.
As Rep. Jim Jordan prepares to take the gavel on the House Judiciary Committee, he's asking the White House for testimony and documents about what he has called "anti-parent directives." CBS
VOA VIEW: It will be just and interesting.
"I believe the search, executed with completely unnecessary force by overzealous government agents, was meant as a message to silence the Area 51 research community," Joerg Arnu said. CBS
VOA VIEW: Government overreach.
The payments highlight what appear to be the close links shared between the Republican Party and Donald Trump's personal and corporate legal apparatus. CBS

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In the widely distributed emails, sent at the start of business on Friday, Musk called for "anyone who actually writes software," to report to Twitter HQ. CNBC
Home sales weakened for the ninth straight month in October, weighed down by higher mortgage rates. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Sad, but more to drop.
Infants 6 months and younger are getting hospitalized with RSV at seven times the rate observed before the Covid-19 pandemic, according to CDC data. CNBC
VOA VIEW: He should.

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Despite the higher-than-normal pay bumps, overall inflation is outpacing salary increases — which means households are losing purchasing power anyway. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bad times for all.
The central bank is fighting the ghosts of past inflation, and a heavy-handed tactic on rates would ensure something somewhere will break. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolishness!
The 10 most stress jobs on the market are fairly varied, spanning the medical, retail, and even entertainment fields. One pays as much as $208,000 per year. CNBC
The rising cost of living is straining household budgets just as the season of spending kicks into high gear. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Things will get worse for all.
G-7 nations are set to announce a fixed price cap on Russian oil that is exported through certain Western routes. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Madness - the US can solve any oil need.
Young Americans with millions to invest are shying away from stocks. Investing pros say you'd be wise to avoid following in their footsteps. CNBC
VOA VIEW: You would be wise to follow their footsteps.
Former President Barack Obama appeared on "The Daily Show With Trevor Noah." CNN
VOA VIEW: You don't demand a former title.
Officials from the United States and Russia will meet in Egypt from November 29 to December 6 to discuss a key nuclear arms control agreement. CNN
Each day, it would seem, Russian President Vladimir Putin has become ever more adept at creating more victims and new enemies -- solidifying, even enlarging, the ranks of those arrayed against him, and strengthening the resolve of those he would seek to conquer. At home and abroad, there seems to be no limit to Putin's appetite to wreak mayhem in pursuit of an ever more elusive victory. CNN
VOA VIEW: Putin is acting like the fool, he is.
An elected Yuma official and a former Arizona law enforcement officer team up to address drug smuggling as Border Patrol struggles to process migrant influx. FOX News
Rep. Hakeem Jeffries officially threw his hat in the ring to replace longtime Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi on Friday, which would make him the first person of color to lead a major party in the body. UPI
VOA VIEW: Is Jeffries the best Dems have?
Vice President Kamala Harris and other leaders attending the Asian-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit on Friday said a powerful North Korean missile test set off earlier in the day would be met with a strong response. UPI
VOA VIEW: Harris is an idiot.
President Volodymyr Zelensky said 10 million Ukrainians were without power Thursday night as Russia continued to batter civilian infrastructure. UPI

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