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Images of Biden's meeting with Putin show a cool but cordial dynamic as the US president seeks a reset after Trump

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden in Geneva, Switzerland. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Images showed the cool atmosphere as Biden and Putin met in Geneva on Wednesday. Biden's stance toward Russia marks a major shift from Trump. Trump's 2018 summit with Putin in Helsinki was one of the most infamous moments of his presidency. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Geneva on Wednesda...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, Ukraine, Crimea, Moscow, Geneva, Kremlin


I flew on JetBlue's brand-new Airbus A220 and saw why it's the perfect plane to lead the airline into its next era

Flying on a JetBlue Airways Airbus A220-300. Thomas Pallini/Insider JetBlue Airways is the latest US airline to fly the Airbus A220, a next-generation aircraft to replace the airline's Embraer E190s. The 140-seat aircraft is configured in a unique 2-3 arrangement and gives flyers more seating choices based on preference. JetBlue plans to fly the aircraft across the country thanks to the aircraft's 3,400-nautical mile range and fuel efficiency. See more stories on Insider's b...
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Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBTQ companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
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Putin says 'there is no happiness in life' after his meeting with Biden

Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Joe Biden shake hands at the Villa la Grange in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of a US-Russia summit on June 16, 2021. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP Russian President Vladimir Putin struck a dark tone following his private discussions with Biden. He called talks "productive" but laid full blame for the adversarial US-Russian relationship on the US. "There's no happiness in life," Putin said. "There's only a mirage on the horizon." See m...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, White House, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Geneva, Kremlin, Biden, Black Lives Matter, Alexei Navalny, KGB


Putin justifies imprisoning Navalny by demonizing the Black Lives Matter movement

Russian President Vladimir Putin. Putin told the foreign press that Black Lives Matter and Jan. 6th are reasons why he cracks down on dissent. Russian President Vladimir Putin justified his authoritarian tactics on Wednesday. ABC News reporter Rachel Scott asked him why his opponents end up dead or in prison. Putin cited Black Lives Matter and the Capitol riot as reasons why he cracks down on dissent. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wedn...
Tags: Politics, Usa, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Germany, Russia, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Moscow, Kremlin, Biden, Abc News, Black Lives Matter


Arkansas passed 2 of the most brutal laws targeting trans kids in the US. These pro-LGBT companies pumped hundreds of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers behind it.

Insider discovered many of the key financial backers of the Arkansas legislators who sponsored anti-trans laws are companies that are publicly pro-LGBT. Walmart; AT&T; McDonald's; ExxonMobil; State Farm; Samantha Lee/Insider Arkansas legislators recently passed the most restrictive laws in the nation against trans children. Insider investigated the campaign finance records of all 22 lawmakers who sponsored the legislation. Several visibly LGBT-friendly companies, or PACs representing t...
Tags: Politics, News, Instagram, Senate, Lgbt, US, Mike Malone, Trends, Legislation, ExxonMobil, Merck, Walmart, Arkansas, House, Retail, PAC


AP says it will no longer name people charged with minor crimes

The Associated Press will no longer name people who are suspected or charged with minor crimes unless they're on the run. Often, the AP will publish a minor story — say, about a person arrested for stripping naked and dancing drunkenly atop a bar — that will hold some brief interest regionally or even nationally and be forgotten the next day. — Read the rest
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Putin says Biden is of 'sound mind,' walking back on Russian disinformation about the president's mental acuity

Russian President Vladimir Putin greets President Joe Biden during the US-Russia Summit 2021 at the La Grange Villa on June 16, 2021, in Geneva, Switzerland.. Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images Putin backtracked on Russian propaganda about Biden's mental health. The Russian leader said Biden is "of sound mind and should be taken seriously." Russian state news previously pushed disinformation that Biden was not mental well. See more stories on Insider's business page. Russian President ...
Tags: Politics, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington, Russia, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Moscow, Julia Davis, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Abc News


HS baseball player allegedly taunted with 'let him hang' while batting during game

Norwalk (Iowa) High School baseball player Ryan Wood allegedly was taunted with 'let him hang' after he struck out against Dallas Center-Grimes.       [Author: Des Moines Register]
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How to keep coffee hot without burning it

Stop your cup of coffee from getting cold so fast.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Joe Biden set for Geneva showdown with Vladimir Putin after European tour of allies

Biden's first trip abroad as president ends with talks with the Russian president expected to focus on nuclear arms, cyber attacks and human rights.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Report: Suns' Chris Paul to enter COVID-19 protocols, status for Western Conference finals uncertain

Suns PG Chris Paul, who has been a key piece in the team's rise to the Western Conference finals, but he may miss extended time in the series.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'I did what I came to do': Biden describes tone of Geneva summit with Putin as 'positive'

Biden's first trip abroad as president ends with talks with the Russian president expected to focus on nuclear arms, cyber attacks and human rights.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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J.J. Abrams and Showtime Will Solve This UFO Thing Once and for All With a New Docu-Series

UFO sightings have been with us for several decades, but in the last few years, talk of UFOs has increased, bolstered by the fact that people in power have been talking more openly about the phenomenon. In fact, this morning CNN reported that Members of the House Intelligence Committee received a classified briefing on UFOs. And now J.J. Abrams wants in on this action. His Bad Robot productions is teaming with Showtime for a four-part docu-series that delves into the wild world of Unidentified ...
Tags: Television, Movies, Documentary, Earth, Cnn, New York Times, Showtime, Pentagon, House Intelligence Committee, Ben Stephenson, Ufo, J J Abrams, Glen Zipper, Kevin Lincoln, Sean Stuart, Rachel Rusch Rich


Chris Paul indefinitely sidelined from NBA playoffs as part of the league's Covid-19 protocols

The next update on Chris Paul will be provided on Saturday, the Phoenix Suns said.
Tags: Phoenix Suns, Cnn, Nba, Chris Paul, COVID


Rafael Nadal says he won't play at Wimbledon or Tokyo Olympics to 'prolong career'

Rafael Nadal, a two-time Wimbledon and 20-time Grand Slam champion, says he won't play at Wimbledon or the Tokyo Olympic Games.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Biden administration will invest $3.2 billion in COVID-19 antiviral drugs

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will invest $3.2 billion in the development and manufacturing of antiviral medicines for COVID-19 and other viruses with "pandemic potential.""New antivirals that prevent serious COVID-19 illness and death, especially oral drugs that could be taken at home early in the course of disease, would be powerful tools for battling the pandemic and saving lives," said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the...
Tags: Politics, News, Trends, Joe Biden, Healthcare, Biden, Anthony Fauci, U S National Institute of Allergy, Fauci, Pandemic, Breaking, COVID, Evan Vucci File The Biden, Speed desk, Natalie Musumeci


New York sky lit up by fireworks in a celebration of COVID-19 vaccination milestone

New York governor calls for celebration and marks June 15 the date NY "rose again."       [Author: Storyful]
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Ten months and 46 states later, two Virginia teens almost complete their fishing quest

Daniel Balserak and Luke Konson, both 19 and of Oakton, Virginia, have completed 46 of 50 states in their quest to catch the state fish in each state.       [Author: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel]
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Jimmy Kimmel gets college football bowl game in Los Angeles named after him

Bowl game title sponsorships can generate lots of publicity for relatively little cost. Ask Jimmy Kimmel, who now has a game named after him.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Tucker Carlson thinks the FBI organized the Capitol riot

Tucker Carlson has always been an unpleasantly weird person, but his increasingly frequent paranoid, cognitive misfirings suggest he's suffering from deeper issues. Now he's claiming the FBI orchestrated the deadly Capitol riot to make peace-loving Qnuts look bad. Carlson is basing his wacky, pathetic theory on the false assumption that "unindicted co-conspirators in the Capitol riot indictments means those people are government agents," explains Aaron Blake in The Washington Post, "and that ...
Tags: Post, News, Fbi, The Washington Post, Tucker Carlson, Capitol, Carlson, Aaron Blake, Big Lie Believers


The red-hot housing market is leaving people of color behind. JPMorgan is pushing for new rules to fight 'appraisal bias' in real estate

The JPMorgan Chase & Co. World headquarters are pictured on April 17, 2019 in New York City. JOHANNES EISELE/AFP via Getty Images JPMorgan announced a list of new policies aimed at fighting racial biases in the housing market. The bank says it wants to bring "equitable access to affordable housing" and "economic opportunity for renters and homeowners." Just last month a Black homeowner from Indianapolis got appraised $100,000 more for her home when her white friend stood in for her. S...
Tags: Real Estate, Politics, News, Nbc News, US, Trends, Housing Market, Indianapolis, Cnn, Afp, Jpmorgan, Heather Higginbottom, New York City JOHANNES EISELE, Getty Images JPMorgan, Aleeya Mayo, Carlette Duffy


Indonesian doctors infected despite vaccination; US investing $3.2 billion to develop treatments: Live COVID-19 updates

The United States is devoting $3.2 billion to advance development of antiviral treatments for COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Thursday.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Paul Gosar's brothers called the lawmaker's comments about the Capitol riots 'despicable' and said he was a 'pathological liar'

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) on February 27, 2021. Joe Raedle/Getty Images Rep. Paul Gosar's brothers appeared on CNN on Thursday morning to talk about the lawmaker's Capitol riot comments. Rep. Gosar had said Ashli Babbitt was "executed" by a Capitol police officer. His brothers called the comment "despicable" and called Gosar a "snake oil salesman." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Paul Gosar's brot...
Tags: Trends, Cnn, House, PAUL, Capitol, Paul Gosar R AZ, Gosar, CPAC, Paul Gosar, Joe Raedle Getty, David Gosar, Tim Gosar, Kelly McLaughlin, Ashli Babbitt


Amazon Prime Day 2021: There's a huge competing Samsung sale happening right now

The Discover Samsung event is here to compete with Prime Day 2021 with tons of deep discounts on tech, from laptops to TVs—learn more.       [Author: Reviewed]
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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is now also the company's chair, becoming the first person since Bill Gates to hold both roles at the same time

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella may be on a "the M&A warpath" analysts say. Insider asked analysts which companies and startups might be next. Reuters/Lucas Jackson Microsoft's board elected CEO Satya Nadella to be the company's chair on Wednesday. The last person to hold both positions at the same time was Bill Gates in 2000. Nadella has recently tried to distance himself from Gates' leadership style. See more stories on Insider's business page. Microsoft's board elected S...
Tags: News, Microsoft, Satya Nadella, Trends, New York Times, Bill Gates, Gates, Cnbc, Nadella, Tech Insider, Isobel Asher Hamilton, Reuters Lucas Jackson Microsoft


House passes bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday and sends it to Biden's desk to be signed into law

A 2019 Juneteenth parade in Milwaukee. Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images for VIBE The House on Wednesday passed a bill to make Juneteenth a national holiday. June 19 marks the day people who were enslaved in the US were emancipated. The Senate passed the bill on Tuesday, and it now heads over to Biden's desk for his signature. See more stories on Insider's business page. The House on Wednesday passed bipartisan legislation to make June 19, known as Juneteenth, a national holiday ce...
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Republicans would miss legal abortion, just like they would have missed Obamacare

The Supreme Court just saved the Affordable Care Act, and the GOP, for the third time. But what about legal abortion? A post-Roe v. Wade world looms.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Oath Keepers Leader Spent Group’s Money On Guns and Steaks, Disgruntled Ex-Members Say

Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes spent thousands of dollars that belonged to the group on things like guns and food, disgruntled members told the Wall Street Journal.  [Author: Matt Shuham]
Tags: News, Wall Street Journal, Stewart Rhodes, Oath Keepers, Matt Shuham


Tornado warning: Twisters are hitting more frequently and dealing more deaths in the South

The threat of tornadoes has increased in much of the South while it's generally gone down slightly in the Plains states known as "Tornado Alley."       [Author: USA TODAY]
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