Biden admin to charge White House reporters $170 per Covid test amid concerns smaller outlets will be squeezed out – reports

The Joe Biden administration is reportedly set to charge White House correspondents $170 a pop for daily coronavirus tests, stoking anger among reporters, some noting the move could cost struggling newsrooms thousands per week. … Read More >Biden admin to charge White House reporters $170 per Covid test amid concerns smaller outlets will be squeezed out – reports

NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise of Facebook ‘Groups’ feature in tech giant’s blog post

New York Times writer David Brooks has come under fire for a potential conflict of interest after penning a blog post for Facebook’s corporate site while a project he helped to found accepted money from the social media giant. … Read More >NYT columnist faces conflict of interest accusations after singing praise of Facebook ‘Groups’ feature in tech giant’s blog post

Asian-American civil rights group blasts critical race theory as ‘hateful, divisive fraud’ in fiery letter

The New York chapter of the oldest US Asian-American civil rights group has denounced critical race theory as actual racism and urged its members to resist, as the Biden administration seeks to mandate CRT-based ‘equity’. … Read More >Asian-American civil rights group blasts critical race theory as ‘hateful, divisive fraud’ in fiery letter

700+ children remain in detention at US border, 200 for over 48 hours, amid spike in unaccompanied crossings – media

Hundreds of unaccompanied minors have been held at the US border waiting to be processed, Axios reported. Almost a third of them have been lingering in detention for more than two days, as the backlog piles up. … Read More >700+ children remain in detention at US border, 200 for over 48 hours, amid spike in unaccompanied crossings – media

What about student loans, water or the homeless? Outrage follows report $1.7 trillion F-35 program is now considered a failure

A tacit admission by the US Air Force that the F-35 has failed its main mission has triggered an outpouring of outrage from Americans who think the stealth fighter’s gargantuan budget could have been better spent on other things. … Read More >What about student loans, water or the homeless? Outrage follows report $1.7 trillion F-35 program is now considered a failure

Amazon mysteriously pulls book critical of transgender movements, gets accused of ‘digital book burning’

Author Ryan T. Anderson has blasted Amazon for removing his latest book on the rise of the transgender movement without explanation, a move that has many criticizing the company for playing politics and accusing it of censorship. … Read More >Amazon mysteriously pulls book critical of transgender movements, gets accused of ‘digital book burning’