Normally, News Views does not feature a Live Blog on Fridays but, since we have lots going on in the ‘news world,’ welcome to the Friday Edition. Please feel free to post ‘headlines’ you would like to share that we may have missed.
President Biden/Biden Administration:
Get ’em, Joe!
President Biden meets with Pope Francis:
Biden: Pope told him he should ‘keep receiving Communion’
President Biden and the Italian Interpreter:
And a Blast From the Past:
US wages jump by the most in records dating back 20 years
Should’ve Gotten the Vaccine:
West Virginia: First to worst in COVID-19 vaccine efforts
Judge denies New York City police union’s request to halt vaccine mandate
The American Taliban/White ISIS/MAGAts/Gunz!:
Capitol Police officer charged with obstructing riot probe resigns from force
The officer, Michael Angelo Riley, was charged earlier this month for allegedly encouraging a Jan. 6 rioter to delete incriminating Facebook posts.
Two men accused of plotting a racial ‘civil war’ sentenced to 9-year prison terms
Major storm to bring heavy rain, high winds and serious tidal flooding to D.C. area Friday
Some of the worst coastal flooding in recent decades is predicted along the Chesapeake Bay and in the Tidal Potomac.
Ohio school board president to resign after refusing to vote against anti-racism resolution
The state Senate made it clear it would not confirm her reappointment because of how she voted, Laura Kohler said Thursday.
With latest payout, Arizona sheriff has cost taxpayers $100M
Nearly five years after Joe Arpaio was voted out as sheriff of Arizona’s most populous county, taxpayers are covering one of the last major bills from the thousands of lawsuits the lawman’s headline-grabbing tactics inspired — and the overall legal tab has hit $100 million.