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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis snapped at Biden for criticizing his handling of COVID-19: 'Why don't you do your job?'

Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Biden told some governors to "get out of the way" if they aren't going to help with COVID-19. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis hit back at Biden Wednesday, telling him to do his job at the border. The number of migrants at the border is surging, while states like Florida and Texas face COVID-19 outbreaks. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis snapped at President J...
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6 experts give a letter grade on Biden-Harris administration's handling of immigration thus far

President Joe Biden speaks about infrastructure negotiations, in the East Room of the White House, Thursday, June 24, 2021, in Washington. AP Photo/Evan Vucci Immigration has proven a prevalent issue in the Biden-Harris administration's first six months. The Biden administration will continue a controversial Trump-era CDC border closure policy, known as Title 42, according to a Monday report from The New York Times. Insider asked seven experts to grade the administration on its handlin...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Analysis, Aclu, Border, CBP, The New York Times, Biden

U.S. men’s JV squad upsets Mexico, 1-0, to win Gold Cup

U.S. defender Miles Robinson heads the ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship match on Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images) Mexico’s goalkeeper Alfredo Talavera stops a ball during the CONCACAF Gold Cup championship match on Sunday night at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas. (Photo by Patrick T. Fallon/AFP via Getty Images) Mexico’s midfielder Hector Herrera blocks the ball from USA’s Midfielder Kellyn Acosta (R) during the C...
Tags: Usa, Minnesota, Mexico, Sports, Atlanta, Qatar, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Portland, Mls, Jamaica, Las Vegas, El Salvador, Major League Soccer

Should we legalize gangs?

In 2007, Mexico was catching up to its northern neighbor — at least when it came to safety. Two decades of rapidly declining violence had brought the country's murder rate to within throwing distance of the United States. Credit: INEGI and SNSP, compiled by Mexico Crime Report (, quite suddenly, a war broke out. Murders more than tripled, from fewer than 9,000 in 2007 to over 27,000 in 2011. In 2018, murder hit another all-time high, wi...
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Biden administration resumes fast-track deportation flights for migrants denied asylum

The Biden administration has started fast-track deportation flights to Central America for migrants who have been denied asylum in the...
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One of Embraer's worst selling jets just got a shot in the arm with an 30-aircraft order from Canada's Porter Airlines: Meet the E195-E2

An Embraer E195-E2 aircraft rendering in Porter Airlines colors. Porter Airlines and Embraer Porter Airlines is ordering 30 of Embraer's E195-E2 aircraft as it expands to jet operations. Embraer has struggled to sell its E190-E2 family of aircraft, with less than 200 total firm orders before Porter. Porter can use the aircraft to fly to further destinations in Canada, the US, the Caribbean, and Central America. See more stories on Insider's business page. Canada's Porter Airl...
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The Biden administration reinstated fast-track deportation flights for families amid renewed pressure to address the southern border surge

Central American asylum seekers arrive to a bus station after being released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas. John Moore/Getty Images The Biden administration resumed fast-track deportation flights to Central America on Friday. The move comes after more than 188,000 migrants arrived at the southern border in June. Biden is facing increasing pressure to address the migrants as COVID-19 surges along the border as well. See more stories on Insider's...
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American imperialism: fat-shaming Uncle Sam

In the years before 1900, the United States was experiencing a spectacular spurt of growth.Not everyone approved: many feared continued expansionism would lead to American imperialism.To illustrate the threat, Uncle Sam was depicted as dangerously or comically fat. Detail from "Charge of the 24th and 25th Colored Infantry, July 2nd 1898", depicting the Battle of San Juan Hill – a turning point in the Spanish-American War. Credit: Kurz and Allison / P...
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U.S. edges Qatar on late goal to reach Gold Cup final against Mexico

AUSTIN, Texas — Gyasi Zardes scored in the 86th minute and the United States beat Qatar, 1-0, on Thursday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Zardes, one of the few first-line U.S. players on a mostly junior varsity roster for this tournament, replaced Daryl Dike in the 63rd minute and combined with two other second-half subs, Nicholas Gioacchini and Eryk Williamson. Gioacchini picked up a Qatari clearance attempt and fed Williamson, who returned the ball. Gioacchini passed to Zar...
Tags: Mexico, Sports, Qatar, Sport, Canada, Soccer, United States, Jamaica, Las Vegas, Houston, Central America, CONCACAF, Caribbean, Gyasi Zardes, Cyle Larin, Carlos Salcedo

White House lays out new strategy to 'change the ways' people migrate from Central America

The Biden administration's plan includes addressing economic insecurity and inequality, corruption, promoting human rights, and combating violence.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Harris Releases Strategy to Tackle Migration’s Root Causes

Vice President Kamala Harris says efforts to address root causes of migration from Central America won't produce immediate results as she unveils a broad strategy that avoids detailed targets and deadlines.
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White House outlines 'hard-nosed approach' to tackling root causes of migration

The Biden administration is outlining its "hard-nosed approach" for tackling root causes of migration in Central America, but nearly two months after Vice President Kamala Harris made a trip to the region, its plan is short on new details.
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Biden administration lays out plans to address economic insecurity and corruption to stem Central America migration

There has been a dramatic increase of migrant children, families and adults coming to the U.S.-Mexico border this year.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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A 132-night cruise around the world sold out in under 3 hours - see what it will be like aboard the ship

The Seven Seas Mariner in Kotor, Montenegro. Regent Seven Seas Regent Seven Seas Cruises' 132-night 2024 World Cruise sold out in under three hours. Its the third year in a row the world cruise has broken Regent Seven Sea's "world cruise opening day booking record." Take a look at what the cruising experience will be like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Does over 100 nights at sea sound appealing to you after over a year of being stuck at home? The Seven...
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Migrant shelter at Long Beach Convention Center closes after housing 1,538 children

The migrant shelter at the Long Beach Convention Center has closed, Mayor Robert Garcia announced Friday, July 23, more than a week before the end of the site’s contract. Since the shelter first opened in April, 1,538 migrant children have moved through the facility and the vast majority of them are now with family members or sponsors. About 150 of them, though, were transferred to smaller sites run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as another step in the process of unifying th...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Immigration, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Local News, Central America, Southern California, Garcia, Los Angeles County, HHS, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Convention Center, UCLA Health

Android has won the phone world war

When Android was launched soon after Apple's own iPhone, Steve Jobs threatened to "destroy" it.Ever since, and across the world, the rivalry between both systems has animated users.Now the results are in: worldwide, consumers clearly prefer one side — and it's not Steve Jobs'. A woman on her phone in Havana, Cuba. Mobile phones have become ubiquitous the world over — and so has the divide between Android and iPhone users.Credit: Yamil Lage / AFP via G...
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I went inside one of the US' largest aircraft storage facilities and saw how it isn't emptying out despite the rise in air travel

Pinal Airpark in Marana, Arizona. Thomas Pallini/Insider Pinal Airpark is home to hundreds of aircraft that have been stored by their airlines to ride out the pandemic. Most US carriers have reactivated their planes but foreign airlines are still filling Pinal's corridors due to lagging demand. Cargo carriers like Amazon are also looking to Pinal for inexpensive planes to fly packages. See more stories on Insider's business page. Air travel in the US is roaring back to pre-p...
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I'm a neuroscientist. I'm not worried about how screens will affect kids' brains - here's why.

David Eagleman. Photo: Joe Baraban David Eagleman is an author, neuroscientist at Stanford University, and host of "The Brain" on PBS. Below is an excerpt from his book, "Livewired," reprinted here with permission. In it, Eagleman says the internet, including screens, has unlocked a much richer level of education for children today. See more stories on Insider's business page. Given that the brain becomes wired from experience, what are the neural consequences of growing up on screens?...
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Nearly 1,500 kids have been unified with family from Long Beach migrant shelter

More than 150 migrant children were unified with family members or sponsors from the shelter at the Long Beach Convention Center this week, as the temporary facility inches closer to its end date. City data released Friday morning, July 16, showed that 1,439 children have moved through shelter and into more stable housing since the facility opened in April — an increase of 159 children since last week. The total number of minors who remain in the shelter, meanwhile, dropped to 105, down from 307...
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Miami-Based Regent’s 2024 ‘World Cruise’ Sells Out Under Three Hours

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US is running more than 30,000 radio ads a month to deter migration from Central America

The United States is running more than 30,000 radio ads a month in Central America to deter migration amid a renewed focus on the region and the root causes pushing people to journey north, a State Department spokesperson told CNN.
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All The Reasons To Love Bigelow’s Vanilla Caramel Tea

When you think of sweet vanilla and gooey caramel, what comes to mind? Perhaps it’s the childhood nostalgia of autumn festivals or Halloween (fresh-baked treats, caramel apples and soft caramel candy!), or the buttery-rich flavor of caramel-soaked vanilla ice cream cones during the dog days of summer. Whatever happy thoughts they evoke, we can all agree on the deliciousness of vanilla combined with caramel. It’s no wonder why Bigelow Tea’s Vanilla Caramel Tea is a #TeaProudly favorite. ...
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More migrant children reunited with family as Long Beach shelter inches toward Aug. 2 closing date

Nearly 250 children staying at the temporary Long Beach migrant shelter were reunited with family members or sponsors this week, according to city data released Friday morning, July 9, and the facility’s total population dropped to around 300 as federal operations there appear to be winding down. So far, 1,280 migrant children have been reunited with family or sponsors since the facility opened in April, an increase of 245 as of Friday. There were 307 minors staying at the Long Beach Convention ...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Immigration, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Central America, Garcia, Los Angeles County, HHS, U S Department of Health and Human Services, Convention Center, Office of Refugee Resettlement, Robert Garcia, Xavier Becerra

Taron Egerton Deprives Us of a ‘High Life’ Reunion, Replaces Robert Pattinson in Claire Denis’ ‘Stars at Noon’

Taron Egerton has come a long way since he first popped up on my radar as “that punk from Kingsman: The Secret Service.” He certainly does all he’s asked to do in Matthew Vaughn‘s slick spy movies, but it was his turn as Elton John in the wonderful Rocketman that finally showed us the full potential of his charisma and screen presence. In a good news/bad news double-whammy, it seems that Egerton is adding Claire Denis Cinema™ to his credits, but at the expense of a highly-anticipated Denis reun...
Tags: Movies, News, Robert-Pattinson, Elton John, Batman, Denis, Nicaragua, Central America, Kingsman, Taron Egerton, Pattinson, Matthew Vaughn, Denis Johnson, Claire Denis, The Batman, Egerton

More than 1,000 kids have been united with family from Long Beach migrant shelter

Migrant children being housed in the temporary shelter at the Long Beach Convention Center continue to be united with family members and sponsors — with the total number leaving the facility surpassing 1,000. This week, nearly 200 children left the site for more stable housing elsewhere in the country. Since the shelter opened in late April, 1,035 minors have moved through the facility and been unified with family members or sponsors, city data showed Friday morning, July 2. The number of childr...
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Baby beasts: Love and evolution in the animal kingdom

David Attenborough, asked a few years ago by journalist Joanna Nikodemska about the animal he finds most interesting, answered after some consideration that he's most fascinated by a three-year-old human child, whose potential for development and adaptation are simply limitless. The same journalist and I have been verifying this opinion for over eight years now – indeed, observing the development of a juvenile representative of the Homo sapiens species is a continuous, fascinating adventure. Mor...
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The 5 best places to buy sun shirts for UPF protection while spending time outdoors

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky While sunscreen keeps sunburns and cancerous skin cells at bay, the best prevention is to wear a sun shirt. Sun shirts have UPF protection which is designed to protect against the sun's harmful UV rays. Eddie Bauer is our top pick as it offers affordable, durable, and comfortable clothing in a variety of styles. Insider/Owen Burke Sun-protective clothing has neve...
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US state department names more than 50 corrupt officials in Central America

Among most prominent figures are ex-Honduras president José Porfirio ‘Pepe’ Lobo Sosa and his wife, Rosa Elena Bonilla de LoboThe US state department has named more than 50 current and former officials, including former presidents and active lawmakers, suspected of corruption or undermining democracy in three Central American countries. Related: 'Deeply alarming corruption': US bill would sanction Honduran president Continue reading...
Tags: US, US foreign policy, US news, El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Central America, Pepe, José Porfirio, Lobo Sosa, Rosa Elena Bonilla

The Morning Watch: VFX Artists React to ‘Honey, I Shrunk the Kids’, ‘F9’ Minefield Scene Breakdown & More

(The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fan-made productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.) In this edition, see what the visual effects artists at Corridor Crew think of shrunken scenes in movies like Honey, Shrunk the Kids and Ant-Man. Plus, get a breakdown of the minefield scene from F9, the latest installmen...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, New York Times, Kevin-Hart, Justin-Lin, The Wizard Of Oz, Fatherhood, Central America, Ant-man, Southern Thailand, Lin, Video Of The Day, Fast and Furious, Lil Rel, Honey I Shrunk The Kids, The Morning Watch

Wasatch Mountain Wildlife Guide

Whether charging along the Bonneville Shoreline Trail or meandering across high alpine meadows, Utah’s Wasatch range offers unparalleled access for city folk to dose up on Vitamin N. Wildlife abounds alongside our lofty peaks and burnished foothills for those who are patient, quiet and sneaky. Here's a guide for commonly seen species, as well as some tips for spotting and safety. GENERAL WILDLIFE SPOTTING TIPS  Animals need water, so settling in around a remote riverbank, lake or po...
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