It was a surreal scene. Standing on the field at Bills Stadium, minutes before kickoff between the Jets and Bills Sunday, Nashville recording artist Caitlin Koch, an Orchard Park native, sung the national anthem with both sidelines as empty as the stadium seats. The Jets and Bills remained in the locker room as a show... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The NFL and players are losing ground by disgracing the country.
Wow: Joe Biden’s staff won’t even let him do a “spontaneous” Q&A session without a script. Is he really that far gone? Obsessive scripting is the only explanation for what happened at last week’s Biden question-and-answer session with AFL-CIO union members, when the candidate responded to a young barista’s query with the non sequitur, “Move... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden will look bad in the debates, if he does them.
President Trump — who heads to California Monday for a briefing on wildfires — claimed, as he has each year, that bad forest management, not climate change, is to blame. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Trump can make the proper remarks.


Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is committing at least $100 million to help Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in the crucial battleground state of Florida ABC
VOA VIEW: A waste of money.
Arab states prefaced normalization with Israel on a deal giving Palestinians a state. But the United Arab Emirates' and Bahrain's moves change that. LA Times
VOA VIEW: Palestinians better get the act together.
Well, that was something And, yes: maybe the first Monday of football season is the home office for overreaction, and maybe teams that look like Super Bowl shoo-ins in Week 1 aren’t always as good as they seem, and maybe teams that look like tomato cans in Week 1 don’t always follow... New York Post
Microsoft’s bid to purchase TikTok’s US operations was rejected, the company announced Sunday, with Oracle reportedly winning the bid to help run the popular social media app in the states. The deal between Tiktok’s Beijing-based owner ByteDance and Oracle is not believed to be structured as an outright sale, a source told The Wall Street... New York Post
VOA VIEW: TikTok has to leave the US.
Joe Biden finally held what was billed as a news conference. The result was a truly embarrassing display of hackery from the media. A reporter asked the ex-veep about anonymously sourced claims that President Trump had belittled veterans: “When you hear these remarks . . . what does it tell you about Trump’s soul and the life... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Biden will look like the fool he is.
President Trump on Sunday announced his intention to move forward with an executive order he signed in July that intends to lower the price of prescription drugs. Trump said that the order seeks to have the government purchase drugs at the same prices given to countries designated as “favored nations” because they have a competitive... New York Post


A strange thing happened last week: In response to a community concern (amplified by Post reporting), Mayor de Blasio . . . acted. No, he didn’t solve the problem, but he didn’t ignore it, either. It’s a glimmer of hope for New York: grassroots groups can get results. In July, the Upper West Side got a shock. With... New York Post
VOA VIEW: As they should.
Firefighters across California and Oregon are bracing for stronger winds that could partly clear the air — but also fan the flames of uncontrolled blazes. New York Times
In his highly anticipated debut for Tampa Bay, Tom Brady couldn't seem to find a rhythm, as the QB threw two interceptions in a loss to the Saints.        USA Today
It will be Trump's first indoor rally since a June 20 event in Tulsa, Okla., that preceded a spike in coronavirus cases in that city.        USA Today
VOA VIEW: Good for him.

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Bernie Sanders is warning that if onetime rival Joe Biden doesn't do more to promote his policies and reach out to Latino voters, the Democratic presidential nominee is at risk of falling short to President Donald Trump this November. Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist who left the primary ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Biden won't come close to winning.
Tropical Storm Sally now has winds of 50 mph and is located 115 miles West of Port Charlotte, Florida, and 345 miles east-southeast of Louisiana. ABC
VOA VIEW: What will be, will be.
California fire officials are emphasizing the historic nature of the devastating wildfires currently raging through the state as the death toll continues to grow. ABC


The new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll reveals a tight presidential race and sustained skepticism over the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Nikole Killion has the latest. CBS
VOA VIEW: Trump will win big.
Scott Kirby says the coronavirus crisis is "lasting longer and is deeper than most expected." CBS
Approval of a vaccine, however, will depend on federal regulators, Albert Bourla said. CBS
Sue Gordon, the former principal deputy director of national intelligence, says "the most significant strategic threat to America is if we end up not believing in ourselves." CBS
VOA VIEW: The liberals have a dilemma.
Covid-19 cases continued to grow over the weekend in nearly a dozen states as the nation's leading infectious disease expert warns about the nation's worrying level of new infections. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Bad times.

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U.S. stock futures rose on Sunday night after a sell-off in tech shares led to the market's first back-to-back weekly declines in months. CNBC
After months of avoiding the worst of the pandemic, North and South Dakota are now seeing higher rates of infection than any other state. CNBC
President Trump claims the US is turning the corner in the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci disagrees and implores everyone to look at the data. CNN

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A man in Georgia who wore a “Make America Great Again” hat to vote in 2016 received a letter of instruction for violation of a law against campaigning at polling sites, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Fauci is a loud mouth.
San Franciscans will cast their ballots in November to decide whether 16-year-olds can vote in local elections. FOX News
VOA VIEW: The people will vote down the stupidity.
Shocking videos show Black Lives Matter protestors clashing with New York City police, according to reports. FOX News
VOA VIEW: BLM thugs should be indicted
Chick-fil-A is being offered a lease at the San Antonio International airport after the city decided to ban the chicken-centric chain from opening up shop there last year, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton told “Fox & Friends Weekend” on Sunday, adding that the decision sets a precedent for other cities. FOX News
An NAACP chapter president said there is "no such thing as Blue Lives" on Twitter on Sunday following what appeared to be an ambush-style shooting of two sheriff's deputies in Los Angeles on Saturday. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Swan is an ignorant fool.
The NYPD on Sunday released shocking video of a teenager's execution-style slaying on a Bronx block last week in broad daylight, according to reports. FOX News
VOA VIEW: These are bad times for NYC.
A Pennsylvania town has nixed a local GOP group’s plan for a rally this week with the McCloskey gun couple, citing cornavirus restrictions. FOX News
VOA VIEW: Sad times for the liberals.
Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla was optimistic about the chance the company will determine if its COVID-19 vaccine candidate will be effective by the end of October, although he was unsure when it would get federal approval UPI
VOA VIEW: That would be good.
President Donald Trump plans to visit California on Monday to meet with Gov. Gavin Newsom and emergency response officials for a briefing on wildfires that have torn through the state since mid-August. UPI
Police arrested more than 200 people and fired tear gas Saturday during the first Yellow Vest demonstration since mid-March. UPI
The Palestinian Authority leadership has condemned the U.S.-brokered deal to normalize Bahraini-Israeli relations. UPI
VOA VIEW: Tough!

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