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‘I Hope People Think Beyond Themselves’: As Stadiums Welcome Back Crowds, Expert Says Fans Must Respect New Rules

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Mitch McConnell retracts his demand that corporations 'stay out of politics' amid outrage over Georgia's voting law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday walked back his demand that corporations "stay out of politics." McConnell and other Republicans are condemning major companies for speaking out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. The Kentucky Republican revised his criticism and said companies are "certainly entitled to be involved in politics." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen...
Tags: Politics, News, Coca-cola, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Corporations, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Major League Baseball, Don, All Star, McConnell


The 'laughable' comparison between Colorado and Georgia voting requirements

Election workers validate ballots at the Gwinnett County Elections Office on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020 in Lawrenceville, GA. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Fox News and Republican politicians are comparing Colorado's voting laws to Georgia's. But that comparison is "laughable," said Paul Teske of the University of Colorado, Denver. Colorado has fully embraced voting by mail, automatically sending ballots to all registered voters. See more stories on Insider's bu...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Colorado, White House, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Mlb, Fox News, Biden, Charles Davis, Major League Baseball, Rocky Mountains, State, Don


McConnell says the quiet part out loud, tells corporate America to 'stay out of politics,' but clarifies he's 'not talking about political contributions'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Mitch McConnell warned corporations to "stay out of politics" at a Monday news conference. His comments came after a slew of corporations spoke out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. But Tuesday, McConnell clarified, saying he wasn't "talking about political contributions. " See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear he wants corpora...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Corporate America, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, PACs, Mlb, Mitch McConnell, Major League Baseball, Don


Mitch McConnell told CEOs to 'stay out of politics' over the Georgia voting law, despite being one of the biggest recipients of corporate cash in Congress

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Mitch McConnell told CEOs to "stay out of politics" amid a corporate backlash to Georgia's sweeping new voting law. McConnell said that companies had been pressured by "far left mobs" to condemn the law. But the Senate Minority Leader is a major recipient of corporate funding himself. See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell chastized companies speaking out about Georg...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, America, Trends, Georgia, Gop, News UK, Mitch McConnell, Republican Party, Kamala Harris, Marketwatch, Reuters, Don, Capitol, Republican Senate


A GOP congressman, a sex-trafficking probe, and a $25 million extortion plot: Here's everything we know about 'Gaetzgate'

Rep. Matt Gaetz confirmed he's a subject in a federal sex-trafficking investigation. Samuel Corum/Getty Images Rep. Gaetz is engulfed in a political firestorm amid news that he's under a sex crimes investigation. Gaetz claimed the investigation is part of an elaborate scheme to extort his family for $25 million. Both things could be true: Gaetz is under investigation, and someone later tried to extort him. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz sai...
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GaetzGate: A Who’s-Who Guide To The MAGA-Loving Rep’s Sprawling New Scandal

In less than 24 hours, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) has unleashed a world of scandal, one complex and featuring an array of Florida characters hitherto unknown. It all stems from a report published on Tuesday by the New York Times, saying that federal prosecutors are investigating the bombastic Trump supporter over sex trafficking allegations. Gaetz, for his part, has countered with his own story: he and his father Don are actually the victims, subject to an extortion plot in which a group of su...
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Matt Gaetz's father says the FBI is investigating an alleged extortion scheme and that he wore a wire as part of the probe

Florida GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz Mandel Ngan-Pool/Getty Images Matt Gaetz's father told Politico he is cooperating in an FBI probe of an alleged extortion scheme against the Gaetz family. The lawmaker first revealed the existence of the probe on Tuesday amid reports of a separate DOJ investigation into whether he violated sex trafficking laws. Gaetz and his father say the person who allegedly tried to extort them is David McGee, a former DOJ official. See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Florida, Politics, News, Politico, Trends, Fbi, Gop, New York Times, Doj, Justice Department, Don, McGee, Matt Gaetz, David McGee, Gaetz, Fox News Tucker Carlson Tonight


Biden announces 90% of Americans will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine by April 19

President-elect Joe Biden rolls up his sleeve to receive a COVID-19 vaccination from nurse practitioner Tabe Mase at ChristianaCare Christiana Hospital as his wife Jill Biden stands by on December 21, 2020 in Newark, Delaware. Photo by Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Biden on Monday will announce that 90% of Americans will be eligible for vaccination by April 19. 90% of Americans will also have a vaccine site within five miles of their home by that date. Biden set a goal of ensuring all US a...
Tags: Politics, Science, News, White House, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Vaccination, Biden, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Don, Department of Health and Human Services, Jill Biden, Rieger, Newark Delaware, John Haltiwanger


Amazon is still supporting - and collecting commissions from - Alex Jones' storefront, even after Facebook, YouTube, and Spotify banned far-right radio host

Alex Jones on InfoWars. InfoWars Amazon has continued to sell products from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, NPR reported. The e-commerce giant receives 15% of all sales of Jones' dietary supplements that exceed $10. Facebook, Apple, and YouTube have banned Jones for spreading false theories and hate speech. See more stories on Insider's business page. Amazon is selling dietary supplements from conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who has been banned from Facebook and Apple.Amazon suppor...
Tags: Apple, Amazon, Facebook, Spotify, Politics, New York, Youtube, Trends, Dietary Supplements, Connecticut, Retail, Npr, Daniel Ek, Jones, Alex Jones, Sandy Hook Elementary School


Sen. Chris Murphy says Democrats 'have a chance' to pass background check legislation in the wake of the Atlanta and Boulder shootings

The memorial at the King Soopers on Table Mesa in Boulder, United States on March 24, 2021. Rachel Woolf for The Washington Post via Getty Images Sen. Chris Murphy said Democrats had a "chance" to pass stronger background check legislation. Murphy told NBC's "Meet the Press" he was working to get 60 votes in support of stronger background checks. He said convincing Republicans to support background checks was the first step toward garnering support for other reforms. See more stories...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Democrats, Connecticut, Boulder, Trump, El Paso, Nra, Todd, Don


55 influential business and leadership books that can instantly boost your management skills

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Reading is a common denominator among successful people in business.New information and perspectives help us grow smarter, more innovative, and more resilient over time.Below, you'll find 55 of the most influential business books ever - including memoirs and psychology books.If you want to be successful, you should read about 500 pages per day. Or, that's what you ma...
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Biden urges gun reform after Colorado shooting: 'Don't wait another minute'

President lowers White House flag to half-staff to honor victimsSenate urged to pass House-approved background checks billsUS politics – live coverageAfter recording a year with the lowest level of public mass shootings in more than a decade, the US suffered its second such incident in less than a week on Monday night with a shooting at a Colorado grocery store that killed 10, including one police officer. Related: Boulder shooting: suspect and 10 victims named by police Continue reading...
Tags: Colorado, White House, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, House, US gun control, Boulder, Biden, Don, Boulder supermarket shooting


GOP Sen. John Cornyn lamented on Twitter that the Biden administration treats all immigrants humanely

Sen. John Cornyn is a member of the GOP leadership team. Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/Pool/AFP via Getty Images Sen. John Cornyn attacked the Biden administration for emphasizing the "humane treatment" of all immigrants. Cornyn noted on Twitter that prior Democratic presidents opposed undocumented immigration. Hours later, Cornyn and Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema sent a letter to Biden asking for more border resources. See more stories on Insider's business page. As Republican legislator...
Tags: Texas, Washington Post, Virginia, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Bill Clinton, CBP, Republican, Customs, Biden, Abc News, Democratic, Don


10 Things in Politics: Dems in limbo over Biden admin hiring

President Joe Biden White House/Lawrence Jackson Good morning! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Don't feel bad if your bracket's busted, though you should never pick against Sister Jean.Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Democratic frustration is boiling over as Biden administration staffing slogs alongDHS secretary defends Biden's...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Hollywood, Labor, Obama, Senate, White House, US, America, Newsletter, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Dhs, Cnn


Migrants waiting at the US-Mexico border have been photographed wearing shirts that say 'Biden, please let us in!'

A group of migrants wearing shirts that read "Biden, please let us in" kneel and pray at the US-Mexico border crossing. Stringer/Picture Alliance via Getty Images Migrants at the US-Mexico border were seen wearing shirts pleading for Biden to let them in. The shirts read "Biden, please let us in" and mimic the design of Biden's campaign advertisements. Immigrants are gathering at the border, with an unprecedented number waiting to be let into the US. See more stories on Insider's b...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, Nbc News, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Ap, Bbc, United Nations, Dallas, El Salvador, Honduras, Biden, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos


4 solutions experts say Biden can try right now to deal with thousands of migrant kids coming to the US-Mexico border

Children play as families of asylum seekers wait outside the El Chaparral border crossing port as they wait to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico on February 19, 2021. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty The number of unaccompanied migrant children reaching the US Southern border is rising. Overall migrant encounters have also increased due to a yearlong backlog stemming from COVID-19. Experts say there are four key steps the Biden administration should take to address the situa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Cdc, Mexico, Cbs News, Immigration, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Aclu, New York Times, Homeland Security, Honduras, Customs


10 Things in Politics: AOC's road ahead

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York. Bill Clark/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:AOC says fans worried about her future need to quit pining for the "one" and get working themselvesAtlanta officer says "everything is on the table" after backlash to oth...
Tags: Transportation, Hong Kong, Politics, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, China, US, America, Barack Obama, Newsletter, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Indiana


A growing number of migrant children are reaching the border. Here's what experts say the Biden administration can do to address the situation.

Children play as families of asylum seekers wait outside the El Chaparral border crossing port as they wait to cross into the United States from Tijuana, Mexico on February 19, 2021. PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty The number of unaccompanied migrant children reaching the US Southern border is rising. Overall migrant encounters have also increased due to a yearlong backlog stemming from COVID-19. Experts say there are four key steps the Biden administration should take to address the situa...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Cdc, Mexico, Cbs News, Immigration, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Aclu, New York Times, Homeland Security, Honduras, Customs


Atlanta Shootings, Too Close To Home, Gun Owners … Stay Dangerous

Atlanta Shootings, Too Close To Home, Gun Owners … Stay Dangerous Georgia – -(AmmoLand.com)- The killings in “Atlanta” didn’t start in Atlanta but began on the dividing line between two relatively small towns in southern Cherokee County, GA, Acworth, and Woodstock. I know the area well. How? I live 5 minutes from that intersection. I shopped in the Woodstock Market, The Woodstock Antique and Consignment Shops, and the Woodstock Furniture Outlet, within eyesight of the Asian Spa where the kill...
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Biden tells Central American migrants: 'Don't come over'

A US Customs and Border Protection agent stands guard on the US side of the US-Mexico border fence. PEDRO PARDO/AFP via Getty Images President Biden told people from Central America to stay in their "town or city or community." He said this in a televised interview after a marked increase in migrants at the US-Mexico border. The Biden administration is also bracing for a surge in unaccompanied migrant children at the border. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Biden...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, Nbc News, US, Trends, Ap, Getty Images, Dallas, Homeland Security, El Salvador, Biden, Abc News, George Stephanopoulos, Immigrant, Central America


Joe Biden is still stuck in the 20th-century world

President Joe Biden, with Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Vice President Kamala Harris, speaks to the staff of the US State Department, February 4, 2021. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Shortly after taking office, President Joe Biden committed his administration's foreign policy to the pursuit of the US's "cherished democratic values." But Biden and his team appear wedded to 20th century narratives about the world and the US's role in it, writes Andrew Bacevich, president...
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Don't be fooled by packed beaches. The virus is still spreading rampantly, the White House chief medical adviser says.

Don't be fooled by the packed beaches and rollback of safety mandates in several states.
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Sen. Joe Manchin, a Democrat, says he will fight for Republicans to get a say in Biden's infrastructure bill and block it if they don't

Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) speaks to the press near the Senate subway following a vote in the Senate impeachment trial in February 5, 2021. Photo by Sarah Silbiger/Getty Images Sen. Joe Manchin told Axios that he wants bipartisan backing for Biden's infrastructure bill.  Manchin, a Democrat, said he'd oppose a bill without tax hikes and GOP support being sought.  Manchin has emerged as a pivotal figure in the 50-50 split Senate.  Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Sena...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, News UK, Biden, Kamala Harris, Democratic Party, Don, Manchin, Joe Manchin, Sen Joe Manchin, Tom Porter, U.S. Senate


Hardly anyone is following the CDC guidelines perfectly. Here's how to stay safe even while bending the rules.

Seven-year-old Jacquie Carney runs to hug her grandma, Donna Vidrine, upon arrival in Los Angeles, California on November 23, 2020. Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images As pandemic fatigue sets in, many Americans have stopped following CDC rules as closely. Experts shared tips for how to hug, see friends, and take trips while keeping your risk of infection low. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Emily Gurley, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg ...
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Trump's fake inauguration on March 4 was QAnon's latest vision that flopped. A new date is now being peddled to perpetuate the mind games.

Crowds gather outside the U.S. Capitol for the "Stop the Steal" rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Robert Nickelsberg/Getty Images QAnon followers believed that March 4 would see former President Donald Trump reinstated as president. It was just the latest date in a long line of bizarre goalposts that continually shift. Followers of the conspiracy theory are looking forward to future dates that will herald epic changes. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. "Don...
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State lawmakers hear powerful opposition amid lots of support at ‘Safe Routes for All’ bill hearing

Lawmakers and advocates in the virtual meeting. Senate Bill 395, also known as the Safe Routes for All bill, got its first hearing at the Oregon Legislature this morning where members of the Joint Transportation Committee heard much more support for the bill than opposition to it. But what the opposition lacked in the collective power of their voices, they made up for in the power of the organizations they spoke up for. Proposed by The Street Trust with sponsorship from Eugene-area Senator Fl...
Tags: Politics, Oregon, Senate, Legislation, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, House, Evans, Bill, AAA, Don, Eugene, Legislature, American Planning Association, Gibson


Oregon advocates launch ‘Safe Routes for All’ campaign to boost Bike Bill spending

(Graphic: The Street Trust) “Now is the time for Oregon to fully build out a complete network of safe walkways, bikeways, and street crossings.”— Sarah Iannarone, The Street Trust The effort to update Oregon’s ‘Bike Bill’ has begun in earnest as advocates from Eugene and Oregon work to build a coalition of supporters to convince lawmakers that more money should be spent on bicycling and walking infrastructure. Introduced in mid-December by The Street Trust in partnership with Eugene-ar...
Tags: Politics, Oregon, Legislation, Sport, Front Page, Cycling, Portland, Don, Eugene, ODOT, Oregon Department of Transportation, Joint Committee, Jonathan Maus, Sarah Iannarone, Floyd Prozanski, Prozanski


GOP Rep. Kevin McCarthy said he'd bet his 'personal house' that Republicans will 'get the majority back' in 2022

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy speaks during his weekly news conference December 5, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images Rep. Kevin McCarthy on Saturday said he'd bet his home on the odds that the GOP secures a majority in 2022. "I would bet my house. My personal house. Don't tell my wife, but I will bet it," he said.  Democrats have a slim majority in the House. Republicans will need to flip five seats to regain control. Visit the Business section of Insid...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Democrats, Gop, House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Fight for Fifteen, or Fight the Future?

Fast Food Workers of the World, Unite! You have nothing to lose but your jobs!"At a McDonald's drive-thru in a Chicago suburb, customers may notice something different about the voice that takes their orders for Big Macs and fries. "Welcome to McDonald's, what can I get for you?" it asks in a welcoming, unmistakably feminine tone. While the voice sounds helpful, it's also stilted and monotonous enough for the average customer to figure out they're being served by a computer, not a human. It's a ...
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