Biden prides himself on his diplomacy skills with world leaders. This week's NATO summit will put him to the test. LA Times
VOA VIEW: The world thinks he is at a loss.
Although Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said she is more comfortable being in state politics than on a national stage, she did not rule out Tuesday becoming Vice President Kamala Harris' running mate should President Joe Biden, 81, step aside. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: She is a big fool like Harris.
Former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Tuesday she will release the 97 delegates she gathered during her race for the GOP nomination and urge them to vote for former President Donald Trump next week at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: Smart move.


House Speaker Mike Johnson will meet with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Wednesday during the NATO summit in Washington, according to Johnson's schedule. Newsmax
House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., chided Democrats for opposing the Safeguard American Voter Eligibility Act, which would prevent from noncitizens from voting in federal elections. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: It shows Dems want to cheat.
President Joe Biden's ongoing struggles in the days following his debate performance have left Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump feeling bullish on his chances to win in November, a situation that could influence his decision in a running mate. Newsmax
VOA VIEW: As it should.
A board-certified neurologist who has not treated nor formally diagnosed President Biden speculated that he has Parkinson's disease and is exhibiting the "classic features" of neurodegeneration. New York Post
VOA VIEW: A reasonable observation.
"Americans who are being targeted by this Iranian campaign may not be aware that they are interacting with or receiving support from a foreign government," US Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines wrote Tuesday. New York Post
The court accused Ms. Navalnaya, who left Russia in 2021, of “participating in an extremist community.” She would be subject to arrest if she ever returns to Russia, the court said. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Putin, like Biden goes after his position.


The longer Democrats delay in getting Biden to stand down, the harder it will be to replace him. New York Times
VOA VIEW: Chances are he won't stand down, unless the price is right.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office said it was “actively pursuing” a fresh prosecution against the disgraced movie producer. Prosecutors projected a fall trial. New York Times
Three red states have petitioned the Supreme Court to step in and halt President Biden's latest student loan forgiveness program that aims to alleviate nearly $500 billion from borrowers. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
The cost of a summer road trip is rising alongside consumer worries about high car insurance premiums, hotel rates and gas prices. Washington Times

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A number of U.S. Postal Service products, including the Forever stamp, will cost more starting Sunday. Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Up, up and up.
Hundreds of Europeans touring the American West and adventurers from around the U.S. are still being drawn to Death Valley National Park, even though the desolate region known as one of the Earth's hottest places is being punished by a dangerous heat wave blamed for a motorcyclist's death over the weekend. Washington Times
Power started to come back for some of the millions of homes and businesses left in the dark when Hurricane Beryl slammed into the Houston area, while the weakened storm moved east, spawning suspected tornadoes and causing more damage. Washington Times


The Navy confirmed that a junior sailor attempted to access President Biden's medical records​ from a military medical database multiple times. CBS
VOA VIEW: Bad - but understandably why.
A federal judge has ruled that protesters can't march through a security zone at the Republican National Convention, handing a defeat to liberals who wanted closer access to where delegates will be gathering next week in Milwaukee. CBS
VOA VIEW: Good ruling.
A wheel fell off a Boeing 757 plane Monday just after a United Airlines flight took off from Los Angeles. It's the second time that has happened to a United Airlines plane this year. The flight touched down safely at its destination in Denver. CBS
Ten days after President Biden's disastrous debate performance, it is revealed that a Parkinson's specialist from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center visited the White House at least eight times times over the last year. The president's spokesman says Biden's examinations have "found no sign of Parkinson's, and he is not being treated for it." CBS
VOA VIEW: Biden is causing his own problems.
Setting the stage for a two-day appearance on Capitol Hill, the central bank leader said the economy remains strong as does the labor market. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Foolish statement.

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President Joe Biden's fundraising is showing some signs of struggle, despite his insistence that he'll stay in the race. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The question is can he win?
Migrants sleeping on the floors of Boston's Logan International Airport are being forced to leave today as a new state rule banning the practice will go into effect. FOX News
An California homeowner shot at a group of would-be burglars who broke into his house in a Los Angeles neighborhood Monday. FOX News

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Leaders from 38 countries will meet in Washington beginning Tuesday for a three-day NATO summit marking the military alliance's 75th anniversary with support for Ukraine set to be at the forefront of discussion. UPI
Joe Biden has only seen a neurologist as part of his annual physical examination, the president's physician said late Monday in an attempt to squash swirling speculation about the commander and chief's health. UPI
VOA VIEW: So, he says.
At least 37 people were killed and more than 170 injured as dozens of Russian missiles slammed into cities across Eastern and Central Ukraine including the capital, Kyiv where a children's hospital was badly damaged. UPI
VOA VIEW: Russia is pushing Biden.
Beryl weakened into a depression on Monday night as moved through east Texas and Louisiana after making landfall as a Category 1 storm in the state in the morning. UPI
President Joe Biden plans to host newly elected British Prime Minister Keir Starmer on Wednesday during NATO's 75th anniversary and bilateral meetings in Washington, D.C., the White House announced Monday. UPI

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