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Ted Cruz says a vaccine mandate is 'authoritarianism,' but he supports them in Texas

GOP Sen. Ted Cruz gestures as he speaks to members of the media during the fifth day of the impeachment trial of former President Donald Trump, February 13, 2021. Erin Scott/Reuters President Biden has said federal workers will have to get vaccinated against COVID-19 or tested weekly. Sen. Ted Cruz, a Republican from Texas, argues that is a display of "authoritarianism." But the US Senator admits that he does not believe other vaccines are a matter of individual choice. See more stories on...
Tags: Texas, Washington, US, America, Trends, Gop, Ted Cruz, Delta, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Cruz, Reuters, Sen Cruz, Sen Ted Cruz, US Centers for Disease Control


Florida county that's home to Disney World and other theme parks declares 'state of emergency' over surge in the Delta variant

John Raoux/AP Orange County, Florida, is urging all residents to wear masks indoors. Approximately 1,371 people tested positive on Tuesday, a record high in the county. See more stories on Insider's business page. The central Florida county that is home to Disney World and other major theme parks and 1.3 million people is now in a state of emergency after experiencing the largest single-day number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings signed a...
Tags: Florida, News, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Orange County, Charles Davis, Disney World, Chronicle, Florida County, Demings, John Raoux, Coronavirus, COVID-19, AP Orange County Florida, Orange County Mayor Jerry L Demings


Florida county that's home to Disney World declares 'state of emergency' over surge in the Delta variant

John Raoux/AP Orange County, Florida, is urging all residents to wear masks indoors. Approximately 1,371 people tested positive on Tuesday, a record high in the county. See more stories on Insider's business page. The central Florida county that is home to Disney World and 1.3 million people is now in a state of emergency after experiencing the largest single-day number of COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.Orange County Mayor Jerry L. Demings signed an executive order on Wednesd...
Tags: Florida, News, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Orange County, Charles Davis, Disney World, Chronicle, Florida County, Demings, John Raoux, Coronavirus, COVID-19, AP Orange County Florida, Orange County Mayor Jerry L Demings


Arizona audit: Republican liaison tells Insider the audit process has been 'very odd' and that he may resign

In this Thursday, April 22, 2021, file photo, former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett arrives at a news conference to talk about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Ken Bennett, a Republican, served as Arizona's Secretary of State from 2009 to 2015. Arizona's GOP-led Senate appointed him to be the chamber's "liaison" to the Cyber Ninjas audit. ...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Republican, Charles Davis, Phoenix, State, Bennett, Arizona Republic, Maricopa County, Arizona Senate, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum


Republican liaison to Arizona 'audit' says he might resign, saying there were 'serious issues' with Cyber Ninjas' process

In this April 22, 2021, file photo, former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett arrives at a news conference to talk about overseeing a 2020 election ballot audit ordered by the Republican lead Arizona Senate at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Phoenix. AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin Former Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett accused Cyber Ninjas of withholding vital information. He said there were "serious issues" with Cyber Ninjas' vote tallying process. Bennett was barred f...
Tags: Politics, News, Senate, Trends, Gop, Arizona, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Ross, Phoenix, State, Don, HARRIS, Bennett, Maricopa County, Arizona Senate


COVID-19 patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are 'begging' to be vaccinated, nurse says

The unnamed nurse, who works at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida, said that patients are desperate to be vaccinated. CNN Health Patients in ICUs at a Florida hospital are "begging" to be vaccinated, a nurse told CNN. Almost all of the patients in ICUs at the hospital have not yet received a shot, CNN reported. The nurse often has to remind patients that the right time to get vaccinated is before getting sick, she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Pat...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, US, Trends, Cnn, Healthcare, News UK, Vaccinations, Charles Davis, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Florida, Don, WFLA, Kaye, Randi Kaye


A man in Texas told someone he matched with on Bumble that he attended the US Capitol riot where the FBI says he attacked police with a metal whip. They turned him in.

Taake is accused of attacking police with a metal whip. FBI A man in Texas was charged this week with breaching the US Capitol. The criminal complaint says someone who matched with him on the Bumble dating app turned him in. He is at least the second accused rioter to be arrested due in part to online dating. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man in Texas has been arrested after he boasted to a match on an online dating app about attending the January 6 insurrection from "...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, US, Dnc, Trends, Fbi, US Senate, Online Dating, Bumble, Donald Trump


Florida now accounts for nearly a quarter of all new COVID-19 cases reported in the US

New COVID-19 cases identified in Florida have grown by more than 400% in July. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Florida reported 12,647 positive coronavirus tests on Wednesday. The state's seven-day average of new daily cases is 8,911. The US as a whole reported more than 55,000 positive tests on Wednesday. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida is reporting its most coronavirus cases since January, with the state accounting for nearly a quarter of all positive tes...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Healthcare, Delta, Miami, Vaccines, Charles Davis, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Jackson Health System, Coronavirus, COVID-19


Florida now accounts for nearly a quarter of all new COVID-19 cases in the United States

New cases of COVID-19 in Florida have grown by more than 400% since the start of July 2021. CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images 12,647 people tested positive for COVID-19 in Florida on Wednesday. The 7-day average of new daily cases is 8,911. Across the US, more than 55,000 people tested positive on July 21. See more stories on Insider's business page. Florida is experiencing its largest number of new coronavirus cases since January, with the state accounting for nearly a quarter of al...
Tags: Florida, Science, News, Cdc, US, Trends, Getty Images, United States, Healthcare, Delta, Miami, Vaccines, Charles Davis, Ron DeSantis, DeSantis, Jackson Health System


Giant inflatable rats used by labor unions are constitutionally protected free speech, labor board rules

"Scabby the Rat" is a fixture at labor disputes, first deployed in 1990 by a union in Chicago. Juana Arias/The Washington Post "Scabby the Rat" was first used by labor unions in 1990. The inflatable rat ranges in size from 12 feet to 25 feet. The Trump administration had argued its "red eyes, fangs, and claws" constituted an illegal threat. See more stories on Insider's business page. Labor unions have a constitutionally protected right to protest using giant inflatable rodents, a fede...
Tags: News, Law, Unions, Labor, Trends, Joe Biden, Chicago, United States, Aclu, Illinois, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Free Speech, First Amendment, National Labor Relations Board, Nlrb


Leading Democrats oppose Biden plan to end house arrest and potentially return inmates to prison after the pandemic

Prisoners stand outside the federal correctional institution in Englewood, Colo. AP Photo/David Zalubowski Since March 2020, more than 28,000 people have been released from federal prison due to COVID-19. Those released were assessed to face severe health risks if they contracted the coronavirus. Those released currently have to return to prison a month after the pandemic formally ends. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two leading Senate Democrats are urging the White House...
Tags: Politics, News, Law, Congress, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, New Jersey, Department Of Justice, Biden, Illinois, Criminal Justice, Charles Davis, Booker


Colombia, Cuba, and the defiant hypocrisy of Marco Rubio

People take part in a new protest against the government of Colombian President Ivan Duque, in Cali, Colombia, on May 19, 2021. LUIS ROBAYO/AFP via Getty Images In April, protests began in Colombia over the government's handling of the economy and COVID-19. The government responded by branding protesters terrorists and blaming foreign powers. That argument is now being deployed by the authorities in Cuba. But the reaction is different. See more stories on Insider's business page. I...
Tags: Florida, Washington, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Colombia, United States, Marco Rubio, Fox News, Biden, Usa Today, Cuba, Charles Davis, Latin America


US Capitol riot: Police officers to testify at first meeting of the January 6 select committee

Trump supporters clash with police and security forces as they try to storm the US Capitol in Washington, DC on January 6, 2021. JOSEPH PREZIOSO/AFP via Getty Images The US House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack holds its first hearing July 27. The committee was created after Republicans defeated an effort to create an independent commission. It has 13 members, but only eight have been named thus far. Rep. Liz Cheney is the lone Republican. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, Mississippi, Congress, Washington, Police, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, House, Charles Davis, Trump, House Select Committee, Bennie Thompson, Metropolitan Police Department, US Capitol


Arizona Democrats call for investigation after report that Trump, Giuliani pressured state elections officials

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images Phone records show that ex-President Trump and his allies pressured Arizona elections officials. "We need you to stop the counting," Arizona GOP Chairwoman Kelli Ward told an official in Maricopa County. President Joe Biden won Arizona by more than 10,000 votes. See more storie...
Tags: Politics, New York, Law, Washington, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, New York Times, Arizona, US Senate, Republican, Biden, Giuliani, Donald Trump


The GOP's top lawyer said Rudy Giuliani's 2020 election lawsuits were 'a joke' and 'are getting laughed out of court'

Former Mayor of New York Rudy Giuliani, left, listens to Sidney Powell, both lawyers for President Donald Trump, during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin An email The Washington Post obtained shows division within the GOP over the 2020 election. The Republican National Committee's top lawyer criticized lawsuits disputing the election results. Rudy Giuliani retaliated by trying to have th...
Tags: Post, Politics, New York, Law, Washington Post, Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Michigan, Biden, Election, Rudy, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Charles Davis


Colorado's top elections official calls out lies, 'blatant abuse,' and voter suppression being used by GOP officials 'a tool to steal future elections'

Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold makes a point during a news conference about the the state's efforts to protect the process of casting a vote in the general election Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020, in downtown Denver. AP Photo/David Zalubowski For nearly a decade, Colorado has automatically mailed a ballot to every registered voter. Officials boast that the system is a "gold standard" for administering elections. But after 2020, the bipartisan consensus has begun to erode. See more ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Congress, Colorado, China, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Arizona, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Denver


The US resettled more than 1,500 refugees in June, the most since Joe Biden became president

'Immigrants and Refugees Welcome' signage outside Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia on July 27, 2019. Raymond Boyd/Getty Images The United States resettled 1,530 refugees in June. President Joe Biden has set a goal of resettling as many as 62,500 refugees by this fall. For contrast, in 1980, the US resettled more than 200,000 refugees. See more stories on Insider's business page. More refugees were resettled in the United States last month than at any other point ...
Tags: Politics, White House, US, International, Trends, Joe Biden, Syria, United States, Refugees, Muslim, Biden, Charles Davis, Trump, Atlanta Georgia, US State Department, Central Presbyterian Church


Pennsylvania man charged with rushing at officers with a taser and taking part in the assault of a photographer for the Associated Press during the US Capitol riot

The criminal complaint accuses Alan Byerly of charging at police officers with a taser. Insider Alan William Byerly was charged Wednesday in connection to the US Capitol riot. Byerly is accused of assaulting a federal officer and obstructing federal law enforcement. Byerly's Facebook page shows he was a fan of former President Donald Trump. See more stories on Insider's business page. A Pennsylvania man was arrested and charged Wednesday with assaulting a journalist and several pol...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Congress, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Washington Dc, Associated Press, Republican, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Metropolitan Police Department, US District Court for the District of Columbia, US Capitol, John Minchillo


Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says cannabis prohibition is a 'racist and colonial policy' and condemns Olympics ban of Sha'Carri Richardson

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., on Monday, August 24, 2020. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images/Pool Sha'Carri Richardson, 21, tested positive for a chemical found in cannabis. She received a 30-day suspension and will no longer compete in the 100-meter race in Tokyo. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted the decision to bar the athlete from the Olympic games. See more stories on Insider's business page. The decision to ban US sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson fr...
Tags: Politics, New York, US, Sports, Trends, Olympics, Tokyo, Richard, Charles Davis, Ioc, International Olympic Committee, Aoc, Richardson, World Anti Doping Agency, NORML, Tom Williams CQ Roll Call Inc


The war isn't over: A UN official reveals how Russia is jeopardizing lives in northwest Syria

A human chain is formed by workers from the civil society, humanitarian aid, and medical and rescue services in a vigil calling for maintaining a UN resolution authorizing the passage of humanitarian aid into Syria's rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib through the Bab al-Hawa border crossing with Turkey, near Bab al-Hawa along the motorway linking it to the city of Idlib on July 2, 2021. - The UN resolution is set to expire on July 10 -- by which time the Security Council must have v...
Tags: News, Russia, International, Trends, Turkey, Syria, United Nations, Aid, Moscow, World Health Organization, Un, UN Security Council, Sam, Charles Davis, Damascus, Bashar Al Assad


Arizona's largest newspaper sues Cyber Ninjas, state senate over controversial 2020 election 'audit'

Contractors working for Cyber Ninjas, who was hired by the Arizona State Senate, examine and recount ballots from the 2020 general election at Veterans Memorial Coliseum on May 1, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Maricopa County ballot recount comes after two election audits found no evidence of widespread fraud. Courtney Pedroza/Getty Images The partisan review ended in June, but results could still be months away. Critics have complained that the process has lacked transparency. President J...
Tags: Politics, Senate, China, Trends, Joe Biden, Arizona, Department Of Homeland Security, Charles Davis, Trump, PHOENIX Arizona, Arizona Republic, Maricopa County Arizona, Maricopa County, Veterans Memorial Coliseum, Maricopa County Superior Court, One America News Network


Depression and mass detention: Asylum-seeking children complain of inhumane conditions while being held at Fort Bliss

FILE PHOTO: Activists defending the rights of migrants hold a protest near Fort Bliss to call for the end of the detention of unaccompanied minors at the facility in El Paso, Texas, U.S, June 8, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, is being used to hold hundreds of child asylum-seekers. Detainees have complained of inhumane conditions. The ACLU's Shaw Drake told Insider he saw hundreds of kids sleeping under the same tent. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Aclu, Drake, Biden, Charles Davis, Border Patrol, Trump, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, El Paso Texas, Fort Bliss


Depression and mass detention: What's happening with asylum-seeking children being held at Fort Bliss

FILE PHOTO: Activists defending the rights of migrants hold a protest near Fort Bliss to call for the end of the detention of unaccompanied minors at the facility in El Paso, Texas, U.S, June 8, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas, is being used to hold hundreds of child asylum-seekers. Detainees have complained of inhumane conditions. The ACLU's Shaw Drake told Insider he saw hundreds of kids sleeping under the same tent. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Texas, Law, Immigration, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Aclu, Drake, Biden, Charles Davis, Border Patrol, Trump, HHS, Department of Health and Human Services, El Paso Texas, Fort Bliss


Rudy Giuliani's son Andrew gets zero votes from GOP leaders in bid for New York governor

Andrew Giuliani, Republican candidate in the 2022 New York governor's race. Lev Radin/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images Andrew Giuliani, 35, is the son of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. In May 2021, he announced he was seeking the Republican nomination in the New York governor's race. See more stories on Insider's business page. The son of former New York mayor and Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani received no support for his bid to be the next governor ...
Tags: Politics, New York, White House, New York City, US, Trends, Gop, Republican, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Albany, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Governor, Andrew


George Floyd's brother asks judge to give Derek Chauvin longest prison term possible: 'My family and I have been given a life sentence.'

Philonise Floyd, brother of George Floyd, wipes away tears as he speaks during an interview with broadcaster Roland Martin at Black Lives Matter Plaza near the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 25, 2021. AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Philonise Floyd said he has not been able to sleep since his brother George was killed last year. "George's life mattered," he said at a sentencing hearing Friday for Derek Chauvin. Chauvin was convicted in April of second-degree murder and other charges...
Tags: Law, Minneapolis, Washington, White House, Trends, Black Lives Matter, Charles Davis, George, Floyd, Minneapolis Minnesota, Roland Martin, Chauvin, George Floyd, Derek Chauvin, Philonise Floyd, Derek Chauvin Chauvin


US senators call for vaccinating Americans who are living abroad

Registered Nurse Robert Orallo administers the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine at the Blood Bank of Alaska in Anchorage on March 19, 2021. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Lawmakers want to make COVID-19 vaccines available to Americans living abroad. Nearly 9 million US citizens live outside the United States. But this week a US diplomat said the State Department is "unable to provide vaccines." See more stories on Insider's business page. The United States is nearing President Joe Biden...
Tags: US, Trends, Joe Biden, Thailand, United States, Connecticut, Healthcare, Scott Brown, Kansas, State Department, Vaccine, Charles Davis, Wall Street Journal, US Embassy, Reuters, State


Republican congressman warns 'more people will die' over false claims of 2020 election fraud after call for executions airs on pro-Trump media outlet

A supporter of former US President Donald Trump keeps a hand on his gun during a "Stop the Steal rally" in front of the residence of Minnesota Governor Tim Walz in St Paul, Minnesota, on November 7, 2020. KEREM YUCEL/AFP via Getty Images A host on the far-right One America News suggested killing "traitors" over false election fraud claims. The network is staunchly pro-Trump and has promoted conspiracy theories about the 2020 vote. See more stories on Insider's business page. False clai...
Tags: Politics, Minnesota, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Getty Images, Gop, Arizona, Michigan, Biden, Donald Trump, Charles Davis, Trump


Firefighters hear banging noises while tunneling under condo building that collapsed in Miami

The Champlain Towers South building in Surfside, Florida unexpectedly collapsed on Thursday morning. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Florida firefighters heard a banging noise during rescue operations at a collapsed condo building. At least one person died when a section of Champlain Towers South collapsed Thursday morning. An investigation is underway. See more stories on Insider's business page. Firefighters who are tunneling under the condo building that collapsed Thursday morning in Miami a...
Tags: News, Trends, Miami, Charles Davis, Jadallah, Miami Dade Fire Rescue, Surfside Florida, Champlain Towers, Champlain Towers South, Ray Jadallah, Miami Dade Fire Rescue Florida


Philadelphia Democrat Brian Sims, whose anti-GOP speech went viral, is not sorry about all that

Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims, a Democrat, at John F. Kennedy Plaza, also known as Love Park, in Philadelphia in 2014. Matt Rourke/AP Pennsylvania state Rep. Brian Sims was first elected in 2012, defeating a 28-year incumbent. He was the Pennsylvania Legislature's first openly gay lawmaker. Sims is now campaigning to be the state's next lieutenant governor. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen. Ted Cruz once declared him to be "hateful" and "angry," but as Penn...
Tags: Politics, Republicans, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, Brian Sims, Philadelphia, John, Republican, Charles Davis, Cruz, Center City, Harrisburg, Sen Ted Cruz


Fort Bliss: Biden administration responds to report of inhumane conditions for migrant children at emergency shelter in Texas

Activist defending the rights of migrants holds a protest near Fort Bliss to call for the end of the detention of unaccompanied minors at the facility in El Paso, Texas, U.S, June 8, 2021. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez In court filings, migrant children at a federal shelter in Texas complained of inhumane conditions. Children said they were given rotten food and were unable to sleep in overcrowded tents. The Biden administration said it is working to improve conditions. See more stories on In...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Law, Cbs News, Asylum, Trends, Honduras, Biden, US Army, Charles Davis, Border Patrol, Trump, Health And Human Services, HHS, El Paso Texas