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Rural communities are pushing back against vaccine-scheduling bots they say are giving out-of-towners an upper hand

Some communities are fighting back against vaccine scheduling bots that they say give the tech savvy out-of-towners the upper hand. Getty Vaccine-scheduling bots intended to make registration easier on seniors are facing backlash. A clinic in rural Massachusetts was canceled after 350 shots were reserved by out-of-towners.  As of Feb. 26, more than 70 million people received COVID-19 vaccine shots in the US, the CDC said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. On February ...
Tags: Twitter, Science, News, Cdc, Boston, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Tech, Tech News, Associated Press, Vaccine, Bots, Cape Cod, Rogers, Gillette Stadium


The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'I Care A Lot' to 'The Conjuring'

"I Care A Lot" Netflix "I Care A Lot" was Netflix's most popular movie this week.  Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of Netflix's daily top 10 lists. It provides Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. Visit the business section of Insider for more stories. Netflix's new original movie, "I Care A Lot," shot to the top of its popular rankings this week. Two "Conjuring" movies were also hits on Netflix this week.Every week, the streaming s...
Tags: New York, Hollywood, London, Movies, Media, Entertainment, Washington Post, US, Trends, Features, Netflix, Korea, Streaming, Associated Press, Warner Bros, Rotten Tomatoes


The many alleged identities of Bitcoin's mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto

Surasak Suwanmake/ Getty Images Coinbase sent Satoshi Nakamoto a copy of its public filing, dredging the creator's mysterious identity back into the spotlight. Since it was created in 2009, bitcoin has become a top digital currency. Many names have been dropped as Bitcoin potential creators, but none can be proven. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The identity of the creator of Bitcoin has captured public attention once more, after Coinbase sent a copy of its public...
Tags: Silk Road, Spacex, Elon Musk, UK, New York, Money, News, Wikipedia, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tech, Tesla, Bbc, Features, Fbi


10 Things in Politics: Biden's big business romance

President Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris, and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen meet with business leaders, including JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon (right) earlier this month. Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. I'm Brent Griffiths. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day.Send your tips and thoughts to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths.Here's what you need to know:Big business, usually friendlie...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Corporate America, Congress, Washington, Wall Street, Senate, White House, Disney, US, Dnc, Trends, Usda, Iran, Syria


Boeing will pay $6.6M to settle FAA allegations

The FAA said Thursday that Boeing managers failed to put adequate priority on living up to the earlier settlement and complying with FAA regulations
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COVID economy: California unemployment claims drop

New California unemployment claims fell sharply last week, dropping below 100,000 for only the second time since government-ordered business shutdowns to combat the coronavirus began, the government reported Thursday. Workers in California filed 89,500 initial claims for unemployment during the week that ended Feb. 20, a steep decrease of 50,100 from the 139,600 jobless claims filed the week ending Feb. 13, according to the U.S. Labor Department. In the United States, workers filed 730,000 initi...
Tags: Business, Jobs, News, California, California News, Sport, Economy, Soccer, United States, Associated Press, U S Labor Department, Coronavirus


Biden revoked a slew of Trump executive orders, including one restricting funds to 'anarchist' cities and one insisting on neoclassical architecture

President Joe Biden signs an executive order in the White House in Washington, February 24, 202. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters President Biden has undid a series of Trump-era executive orders and memoranda on Wednesday. They include reversing the designation of 'anarchist jurisdictions,' and an order promoting neoclassical federal buildings. It's Biden's latest move to undo his predecessor's legacy, much of which he can do unilaterally.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Pre...
Tags: Politics, Washington, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, News UK, Portland, Associated Press, Executive Order, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Lincoln Memorial, Jonathan Ernst Reuters, Seattle City, Pete Holmes


Tired of waiting for help, some states have begun passing their own COVID-19 aid

Not waiting for more federal help, states have been approving their own coronavirus aid packages, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help residents and business owners devastated by the the pandemic's economic fallout. AP Photo/Mark Lennihan As Americans await the passage of Biden's stimulus plan, some states are passing their own relief. At least five states have passed or proposed their own economic and virus aid legislation. But critics argue their success undermines calls ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Pennsylvania, House Of Representatives, Associated Press, States, New Mexico


States pass virus aid, not waiting for Washington

By Brian Witte | Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Not waiting for more federal help, states have been approving their own coronavirus aid packages, spending hundreds of millions of dollars to help residents and business owners devastated by the the pandemic’s economic fallout. Maryland and California recently moved forward with help for the poor, the jobless, small businesses and those needing child care. New Mexico and Pennsylvania are funneling grants directly to cash-starved businesses. Nor...
Tags: Business, Florida, Politics, News, Maryland, Congress, California, Washington, Disney, California News, Sacramento, Los Angeles, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Pennsylvania


A Tuskegee hero and the oldest living Black West Point grad reflect on the US military and its first Black defense secretary

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin participates in a ceremonial swearing-in with Vice President Kamala Harris, far right, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 25, 2021 in Washington, D.C. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Secretary Lloyd Austin is the first Black person to lead the entire Defense Department. "We have a secretary of defense who can say 'I've been there, I've done that,'" a Black veteran told Insider. A Tuskegee airman said it was "just amazing how the attitudes in ...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, West Point, Congress, Washington, Senate, White House, Defense, US, International, America, Trends, Department Of Defense, Austin, Racism


Here are 10 trailblazing Black architects you should know

By Mae Hamilton | Variety If you were asked to name the greatest American architects, who would you pick? Folks like Frank Lloyd Wright, Richard Neutra and Philip Johnson usually spring to mind. However, alongside those men were many Black architects that also pioneered in the design world alongside their white colleagues while simultaneously facing major social barriers — all while never attaining the same level of recognition. In fact, Black people were still barred from studying architecture ...
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Trump-appointed federal judge indefinitely blocks the Biden administration's 100-day deportation freeze

A US Customs and Border Protection vehicle patrols a new section of the border wall in El Paso, Texas, as seen from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, on August 27, 2020. Jose Luis Gonzalez/Reuters A federal judge blocked the Biden administration from enforcing a 100-day deportation freeze. The ruling does not mandate that deportations have to return to their previous rate. Democrats are hoping to pass a large-scale immigration overhaul in Congress this year. Visit the Business section of Insider for ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, Immigration, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, United States, Homeland Security, Associated Press, Immigration Reform, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Federal Court, US Department of Homeland Security


A judge dismissed claims by a Capitol riot suspect that he shouldn't be held responsible because Trump put him up to it

Pro-Trump protesters look on during clashes with Capitol police at a rally to contest the certification of the 2020 U.S. presidential election results by the U.S. Congress, at the U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, U.S, January 6, 2021. Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Lawyers for a suspected Capitol rioter have argued that he was merely following Trump's orders. "The American head of state directed a specific action," said lawyers for William Chrestman. The judge rejected the logic, asking if ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Politico, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Kansas, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Capitol


The Manhattan DA is reportedly looking into Donald Trump Jr. as part of its investigation into his dad’s business dealings

Donald Trump Jr. John Bazemore/AP Photos The Manhattan district attorney is amping up its investigation into the Trump Organization. The Daily Beast reports that the office is now looking into Donald Trump Jr. too. Trump Jr. and his brother Eric ran the family business while their father was president. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Donald Trump Jr. has reportedly become a new focus of the Manhattan District Attorney Office investigation into the Trump Organization...
Tags: Politics, India, Office, US, Trends, News UK, Manhattan, Cy Vance, Associated Press, Donald Trump, US supreme court, Trump, Reuters, Democratic, Eric, Vance


Ex-NYPD officer charged with using a flagpole to assault a cop during the US Capitol riot

A pro-Trump mob clashes with police on January 6, 2021, in Washington, DC. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Thomas Webster appeared in court Tuesday over charges he assaulted a police officer. Webster is a former member of the New York Police Department. Prosecutors accuse him of using a flagpole to attack an officer at the January 6 US Capitol riot. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. A former member of the New York Police Department appeared in cour...
Tags: Law, US, Trends, Associated Press, Charles Davis, New York Police Department, Riot, Trump, Webster, US Department of Justice, US Marine Corps, James Monroe, Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol, Thomas Webster, Insurrection


With more federal coronavirus relief likely, LA County scrutinizes impact of CARES dollars

Gearing up for more federal coronavirus relief money, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, Feb. 23, called for a detailed report on the impact of CARES Act dollars the county received last year. A key element of the 2020 CARES Act was the Coronavirus Relief Fund, through which the county received $1.057 billion. Coupled with state funding, county coronavirus aid totaled $1.22 billion, which helped pay for such efforts as virus testing, food distribution, personal protective eq...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, Government, Sport, Soccer, Community, Associated Press, LA County, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Hilda Solis, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT


Lawrence Ferlinghetti, poet and Beat icon, dead at 101

By Janie Har and Hillel Italie | Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Poet, publisher and bookseller Lawrence Ferlinghetti, who helped launch and perpetuate the Beat movement, has died. He was 101. Books by Lawrence Ferlinghetti are on displayed in 2019 at City Lights Books in San Francisco. Ferlinghetti died at his San Francisco home Monday, his son Lorenzo Ferlinghetti told The Associated Press Tuesday. The cause was lung disease. His father died “in his own room,” holding the hands of his son...
Tags: Books, Business, Celebrities, News, Interview, California News, America, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Obituary, Associated Press, Bay Area, Martin Scorsese, Coney Island


Italy misled the WHO by claiming it was fully prepared for a pandemic when COVID-19 hit, lawsuit says

A man walks past a billboard raising awareness about COVID-19 in Naples, Italy. Carlo Hermann /AFP/Getty Italy is accused of misleading the WHO in its pandemic preparedness when COVID-19 hit last year. It said it was at the top level of readiness, but had not updated its plan since 2006, documents say. The allegation is in a civil lawsuit filed against the government by families of COVID-19 victims. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. The Italian government has been acc...
Tags: Politics, UK, Science, Trends, Eu, Italy, News UK, The Guardian, Who, World Health Organization, Associated Press, Lombardy, Conte, Ministry of Health, Johns Hopkins University, Sergio Mattarella


Lake Tahoe ski resort sued for negligence after fatal avalanche

By SCOTT SONNER | The Associated Press RENO, Nev. — The widow and a friend of a man killed in an avalanche at a Lake Tahoe ski resort last year have filed separate lawsuits accusing the resort of negligently rushing to open the slopes in unsafe conditions for a holiday weekend that’s typically one of the busiest of the season. Cole Comstock, 34, of Blairsden, California, was killed and his close friend, Kaley Bloom, seriously injured when they were swept up in the avalanche at Alpine Meadows on ...
Tags: Travel, Business, National Weather Service, News, Accidents, California News, Sacramento, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Associated Press, Lake Tahoe, CPR, Sierra, Reno, Raymond


Stocks lower before market's opening bell as Wall Street awaits earnings reports

U.S. equity futures are in positive territory hours before the opening bell Wednesday as Wall Street awaits earnings reports from both Home Depot and Macy's.
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Rarely seen footage from the battle of Iwo Jima reveals more about the US troops who fought and died there

US Marines cheer and hold up their rifles after raising the US flag on Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima, February 23, 1945. Associated Press Seventy-six years after the pivotal World War II battle for Iwo Jima, memories of it are largely limited to the famous flag-raising on Mount Suribachi. But footage taken by combat cameramen, rarely viewed in the past seven decades, reveals more about the Marines, soldiers, and sailors who fought there. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories...
Tags: Japan, News, Navy, US, Trends, Chicago, Marine, Army, Marine Corps, Marines, World War Ii, Tokyo, Associated Press, Pacific, US Marines, Coast Guard


A GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Ranking Member Michael McCaul (R-Tex.) questions witnesses during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing looking into the firing of State Department Inspector General Steven Linick, on Capitol Hill, in Washington D.C., U.S., September 16, 2020. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS A Texas GOP congressman slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for his Cancun trip during winter storms that crippled the state. Rep. Michael McCaul said: 'When a crisis hits my state ... I'm not g...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Washington, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, House Of Representatives, Capitol Hill, Associated Press, State Department, Republican


GOP congressman from Texas slams Ted Cruz as it emerges he took his college roommate on Cancun trip

Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas. Kevin Dietsch/Pool via REUTERS Rep. Michael McCaul slammed Sen. Ted Cruz for going to Cancun, Mexico, during winter storms in Texas. "When a crisis hits my state, I'm there. I'm not going to go on some vacation," McCaul told CNN. Axios reported on Sunday that Cruz had invited his college roommate on the trip. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Republican Rep. Michael McCaul of Texas criticized Sen. Ted Cruz for flying to Cancun,...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Nbc, Mexico, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Gop, Ted Cruz, Associated Press, Houston, Princeton, Gates, Cruz


Markets lower hours before opening bell as House plans vote this week on Covid stimulus

U.S. equity futures suggested a lower open when the Monday session begins on Wall Street.
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States are lifting COVID-19 mask mandates, but with the pace of vaccinations and spread of variants, experts say it's too soon

People waiting in a Disneyland parking lot in Anaheim, California, to receive COVID-19 vaccines. Valerie Macon/AFP/Getty Images Some states have dramatically lifted COVID-19 restrictions, including mask mandates. But experts say the US is in a race against the clock to vaccinate before the variants spread. While some restrictions can be eased as cases decrease, experts say masks should be the last to go. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. As COVID-19 case numbers conti...
Tags: UK, Science, California, Montana, Masks, US, San Francisco, Trends, Joe Biden, North Dakota, Iowa, Associated Press, Npr, University of Florida, Biden, Disneyland


Newsom touts new Southern California vaccine pop-ups as counties transition to Blue Shield network

Gov. Gavin Newsom visited two federally funded pop-up coronavirus vaccination sites in Southern California on Sunday, Feb. 21, part of a statewide tour of such spots aimed at immunizing the state’s hardest-hit communities. The visit coincided with the launch of the transition to a new centralized system — which will include Riverside County in its first wave — to manage the state’s thus-far bumpy rollout of the badly needed vaccine. Newsom, flanked by several local elected leaders, said the mobi...
Tags: Health, Business, News, Education, California, Government, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Associated Press, Pfizer, Blue Shield, Orange County, Riverside County


The Latest: New Zealand to remove restrictions from Auckland

By The Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand will remove remaining coronavirus restrictions from Auckland on Monday after an outbreak discovered in the largest city fades away. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said more than 72,000 tests had found no evidence the virus was spreading in the community. Auckland was placed into a three-day lockdown this month after a mother, father and daughter tested positive. Another five contacts later tested positive. After the lockdown ended, Auc...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 49,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: California coronavirus death toll tops 9,000

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — California’s death toll during the coronavirus pandemic has topped 49,000, even as the rates of new infections and hospitalizations continue to plummet across the state. California reported another 408 deaths Sunday, bringing the total since the outbreak began to 49,105 — the highest in the nation. Health officials said Sunday that the number of patients in California hospitals with COVID-19 has slipped below 7,000, a drop of more than a third over two weeks...
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The Latest: Grieving Italians mark a COVID-19 anniversary

By The Associated Press CODOGNO, Italy — Italians are marking one year since their country was shocked to discover it had the first known locally transmitted COVID-19 case in the West. With church services Sunday and wreath-laying ceremonies, including in small northern towns which were the first to be hard-hit by the pandemic, citizens paid tribute to the dead. Italy has a confirmed death toll from the virus of 95,500. While the first wave of infections largely engulfed Lombardy and other north...
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