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Biden just signed an executive order that mandates mask-wearing while flying and utilizing most forms of mass transit

Then-Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden holds up a face mask at The Queen theater on October 28, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Joe Biden signed an executive order on Thursday requiring air passengers wear masks. Airports and commercial aircraft are included, as well as other modes of transport including trains. New testing requirements to enter the US from abroad are also being reviewed.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Preside...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, Politics, News, Air Travel, Cdc, Planes, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Flying, United States, Netherlands, Delta, Treasury, Aviation


Josh Hawley is definitely not sorry

It's been two weeks since a violent mob -- egged on by ex-President Donald Trump and a complicit Republican Party -- stormed the US Capitol amid formal counting of the Electoral College vote to confirm Joe Biden had won the White House.
Tags: Joe Biden, Cnn, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Electoral College, US Capitol, Josh Hawley


How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against the pandemic. She was unmasked, at a safe distance, so she could speak with resonance and force, spreading her enthusiastic vision without danger. She radiated joy, conviction and purpose as she declaimed...
Tags: Books, Poetry, Women, US, America, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Culture, US politics, Washington Dc, Capitol, Jill Biden, Gorman, US Capitol, Mnemosyne


Canada: Disciplining Employees For Off-duty Conduct - Miller Thomson LLP

In recent days, there has been significant public conversation in the United States, Canada, and beyond surrounding the insurrectionist riot that occurred at the US Capitol on January 6, 2021.
Tags: News, Canada, United States Canada, US Capitol, Miller Thomson LLP


'Pics or it didn't happen.' FBI flags selfies, posts of many accused in US Capitol riots.

Powerful social incentives likely explain why people posted evidence the FBI is now using to build cases against them.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Fbi, Usa Today, US Capitol


Florida man accused of being in Capitol riot was arrested at the inauguration

A Florida man knew he was wanted by authorities for being at the US Capitol riots but returned to Washington, DC, to attend the inauguration, the Justice Department said in a court filing Thursday.
Tags: Florida, News, Washington Dc, Stories, Justice Department, Capitol, US Capitol


Biden appears to have removed the button Trump used to order Diet Cokes from the Oval Office desk

Biden in the Oval Office, left, and Trump in the Oval Office, right. AP Photo/Evan Vucci; AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster President Biden moved a button former President Trump used to order Diet Coke to the Oval Office. Trump revealed in 2017 that when he pressed a button on his Oval Office desk, a White House butler would bring him soda. The call button isn't new — Obama was pictured with it too — but it's no longer on the Resolute Desk. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. A butto...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Obama, White House, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, House, Treasury, Pentagon, Associated Press, Nancy Pelosi, Benjamin Franklin, Biden


Woman who allegedly helped steal Pelosi laptop to be released from jail

Federal judge directed that Riley June Williams be released into the custody of her mother, with travel restrictionsA Pennsylvania woman facing charges that she helped steal a laptop from the office of the House speaker, Nancy Pelosi, during the attack on the US Capitol will be released from jail, a federal judge decided on Thursday.US magistrate judge Martin Carlson directed that Riley June Williams be released into the custody of her mother, with travel restrictions, and instructed her to appe...
Tags: Washington, US, World news, US news, Pennsylvania, House, Nancy Pelosi, Pelosi, US Capitol, Martin Carlson, Law (US, US Capitol breach, Riley June Williams


Law enforcement's disastrous response during the deadly insurrection reveals a major gap in security: Who's viewed as a threat

A pro-Trump mob is seen after breaching the Capitol building on Wednesday. John Minchillo/AP Capitol Police officers failed at keeping pro-Trump rioters from breaching the US Capitol on January 6. Experts said the uncoordinated response reveal law enforcement's flawed perception of who's a threat. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thousands of pro-Trump protesters successfully breached the US Capitol building on January 6, forcing lawmakers to take cover as they voted on ...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, US, Trends, Gop, Washington Dc, Michelle Obama, Nolan, University Of California Berkeley, Donald Trump, Black Lives Matter, Capitol Police, Trump, Democratic, Capitol


Amanda Gorman's books are topping best seller lists and they haven't even been released yet

Amanda Gorman is fast becoming a household name after she delivered a powerful inauguration poem at the US Capitol on Wednesday, challenging Americans to unify and "leave behind a country better than the one we were left."
Tags: Cnn, US Capitol, Amanda Gorman


Amanda Gorman's books are topping best seller lists and they haven't been released

Amanda Gorman is fast becoming a household name after she delivered a powerful inauguration poem at the US Capitol on Wednesday, challenging Americans to unify and "leave behind a country better than the one we were left."
Tags: News, Stories, US Capitol, Amanda Gorman


Proud Boys leader Joseph Biggs arrested in Florida in connection with the Capitol riot

A leader of the Proud Boys, an extremist group that took part in the US Capitol insurrection, was taken into custody and is facing charges, federal officials said.
Tags: Florida, Cnn, Capitol, US Capitol, Joseph Biggs


India: WhatsApp Privacy Changes, BigTech And Social Media's Role In Hate Crimes - Need For Regulation - TechLegis

The recent attack on the US Capitol and the move by WhatApp to impose new privacy policies to obligate users to share personal data have once again brought to the forefront the debate on the influence of BigTech on our day to day lives, its impact and the urgent need to regulate social media.
Tags: News, India, US Capitol, BigTech


A former Army captain has been arrested after the FBI said he uploaded a Facebook video saying he 'stormed' the Capitol

Supporters of President Donald Trump wear gas masks and military-style apparel as they walk around inside the Rotunda after breaching the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/Getty Images A former Army captain has been arrested in connection with the January 6 riot at the Capitol. The FBI said that Gabriel Augustin Garcia published live footage from inside the building. 'We just went ahead and stormed the Capitol,' Garcia says in the video footage, according to an FBI d...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, News, Congress, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Fbi, Washington Dc, House, Army, Nancy Pelosi, Department Of Justice, Donald Trump, Nancy


3 former presidents celebrated the continuity of US democracy in a pointed rebuke of the Trump era

Former US Presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama in a taped message as part of President Joe Biden's inauguration. CNBC Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama recorded a message of unity for Joe Biden's inauguration. The three former presidents praised democracy and the peaceful transition of power while wishing Biden well. Trump broke with tradition and skipped the inauguration, and did not name Biden in his farewell speech. Visit Business Insider's homepage...
Tags: Politics, Obama, White House, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter, News UK, Michelle Obama, Biden, Donald Trump


Michael Flynn's brother was present on a call discussing the military response to the Capitol siege, despite the Army denying it for days: WaPo

Supporters of President Donald Trump wear gas masks and military-style apparel as they walk around inside the Rotunda after breaching the US Capitol in Washington, DC, January 6, 2021. Saul Loeb/Getty Images The US Army falsely claimed that Michael Flynn's brother was not on a call discussing whether or not to dispatch the National Guard to the Capitol during the January 6 insurrection, The Washington Post reported Wednesday. Lt. Gen. Charles Flynn, the Army's chief staff of operations, co...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Washington Post, US, Trends, Department Of Defense, Washington Dc, Army, Pentagon, Donald Trump, US Army, The Washington Post, Mccarthy, Capitol Police, Trump


Proud Boys are ditching Trump hours after he left the White House for good, calling him a 'shill' and 'extraordinarily weak'

A member of the Proud Boys guards the front stage as another member of the proud boys gives a speech during a rally at Delta Park in Portland, Oregon, on June 26, 2020. Stanton Sharpe/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Proud Boys once staunch allies of Trump are now walking away from him calling him a "shill" and "extraordinarily weak," The New York Times reported.  The group is upset he didn't put up a bigger fight to stay in office.  They are also frustrated he hasn't helped an...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, US, Trends, Cnn, New York Times, Portland Oregon, Biden, Times, Donald Trump, Telegram, Trump, Capitol, US Capitol, Proud Boys


Corporate America is pausing its financial support for the 147 GOP lawmakers who challenged Biden's victory. Here are all the S&P 500 companies who gave them money - and then stopped.

Erin Schaff/Getty Images S&P 500 companies gave $23 million to the 147 GOP lawmakers who contested Electoral College results. After GOP efforts to overturn Biden's victory led to violence, some companies paused their support. Here's a list of how much each corporate PAC had given and whether they've paused contributions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On January 6, Congress convened a joint session to formally certify President Joseph Biden's Electoral College victory...
Tags: Energy, Transportation, Real Estate, Politics, News, Enterprise, Media, Entertainment, Congress, Finance, Senate, White House, Advertising, US, America, Trends


Joe Biden: 'Democracy has prevailed'

After campaigning on a promise to heal a fractured nation, President-elect Joe Biden will begin the work of uniting the country Wednesday when he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on the West Front of the US Capitol -- a mere two weeks after insurrectionists incited by President Donald Trump stormed the building and tried to overturn the election results based on Trump's lies.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, United States, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, US Capitol


Joe Biden: I'll be 'a president for all Americans'

After campaigning on a promise to heal a fractured nation, President-elect Joe Biden will begin the work of uniting the country Wednesday when he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on the West Front of the US Capitol -- a mere two weeks after insurrectionists incited by President Donald Trump stormed the building and tried to overturn the election results based on Trump's lies.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, United States, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, US Capitol


The Trump-appointed NSA general counsel installed the day before Biden took office is now on leave due to a Department of Defense probe

Michael Ellis was installed as the NSA's general counsel just the day before President Biden was sworn in. Photo Illustration by Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The Trump-installed General Counsel of the National Security Agency has been put on administrative leave a day after starting the role, due to a Department of Defense inspector general probe, CNN reported.  Michael Ellis's installation just before President Joe Biden took office garnered criticism that the...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, Nsa, White House, Defense, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Cnn, Pentagon, Nancy Pelosi, Warner, Biden, Donald Trump, National Security Agency


9 American greats Amanda Gorman referenced in her poem performed during Joe Biden's inauguration, from Maya Angelou to Barack Obama

American poet Amanda Gorman reads a poem during the 59th Presidential Inauguration at the US Capitol in Washington DC on January 20, 2021. Patrick Semansky / POOL / AFP Amanda Gorman paid homage to many American greats in her inaugural poem, "The Hill We Climb." Gorman references the work of Maya Angelou, Martin Luther King Jr., Langston Hughes, and more.  The 22-year-old poet preformed her poem at Joe Biden's presidential inauguration on Jan. 20. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Washington, Cbs News, Wikipedia, Poetry, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Features, Washington Dc, Vogue, Bill Clinton, Cbs


Read Joe Biden's Inauguration Day speech

The US Capitol in Washington, DC, and state capitols across the country were under tight security as President-elect Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday.
Tags: News, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Stories, US Capitol


Man charged with assaulting a police officer during US Capitol riots is denied bail

A Connecticut man charged with assaulting a police officer during the breach of the US Capitol -- when the officer was crushed in a door and was seen on video screaming in pain -- was denied bail Wednesday.
Tags: Cnn, Connecticut, US Capitol


Proud Boys leader arrested in Florida

A leader of the Proud Boys, an extremist group that took part in the US Capitol insurrection, was taken into custody and is facing charges, federal officials said.
Tags: Florida, News, Stories, US Capitol


Biden enters the White House for the first time since being sworn in as the 46th president of the United States

President Joe Biden delivers his inaugural address. Alex Wong/Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former President Donald Trump officially departed Washington, DC, on Wednesday morning and his succes...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Youtube, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, America, Barack Obama


Amazon-owned Twitch has 'indefinitely' banned former President Trump from using its platform

Getty Twitch is suspending former President Donald Trump "indefinitely." The move comes after the Amazon-owned company disabled Trump's account but still left it active after the US Capitol siege. Twitch's move is one of many that the tech industry has taken against Trump over risks of increased violence. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Streaming platform Twitch has banned former President Donald Trump "indefinitely." The Verge first reported the news.In a statement to...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, News, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Donald Trump, Twitch, Kamala Harris, Trump, Tech Companies, US Capitol, Tech Insider, Katie Canales


Tight security at mostly calm US capitols as Joe Biden is inaugurated

The US Capitol in Washington, DC, and state capitols across the country were under tight security as President-elect Joe Biden was inaugurated on Wednesday.
Tags: US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, US Capitol


Biden enters White House for first time since being sworn in as 46th US president

President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden on the steps of the US Capitol after he was sworn in as the 46th US president. DAVID TULIS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in just before noon Wednesday. Security was tight after the January 6 riot by supporters of outgoing President Donald Trump. Follow Insider's coverage of key moments and highlights of the historic day. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Former Presid...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, News, Maryland, Supreme Court, Congress, California, Youtube, Washington, Senate, White House, Iraq, US, America, Barack Obama


Sacramento And Ocean City, MD Officers Stand Side-By-Side At Biden’s Inauguration

WASHINGTON D.C. (CBS13) — Two police officers in Washington D.C. helping with security for the inauguration of President Joe Biden on Wednesday decided it was the perfect time to meet – especially since they’re usually separated by more than 3,000 miles of freeway. Both ends of Highway 50. On the West Coast end of Highway 50, just after the Interstate 80 split, is a freeway sign Sacramento drivers have seen. It lists the distances to Placerville and South Lake Tahoe – as well as a city on the ...
Tags: News, Washington, US, Local, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Joe Biden, Fbi, Cbs, West Coast, Biden, Highway 50, South Lake Tahoe, Ocean City, Sacramento Area, Adam Gibson



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