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Pedestrian bridge collapses onto DC freeway, injuring several people

A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto Interstate 295 in Washington, DC on Wednesday, injuring several people and blocking the highway, according to tweets from DC Fire and EMS.
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What's next in the voting rights fight after congressional Democrats' big democracy bill failed in the Senate

Vice President Kamala Harris talks with members of the media after Senate Republicans unanimously blocked advancing the For the People Act, a sweeping bill that would overhaul the election system and voting rights, in Washington on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. ( Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Democrats are regrouping after Republicans filibustered their flagship voting bill. House Democrats are also working on a bill to restore a key part of the Voting Rights Act. The fight...
Tags: Politics, Elections, John Lewis, Texas, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington, Senate, Dnc, Trends, Georgia, Gop, Washington Dc, House, Arizona, Capitol Hill


Pedestrian bridge collapses onto DC highway

By Melissa Alonso and Eric Levenson | CNN A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto Interstate 295 in Washington, DC midday Wednesday, injuring several people and blocking the highway in both directions, according to tweets from DC Fire and EMS. The bridge collapsed at Kenilworth Avenue and Polk Street NE, the agency said in a tweet. Four people were transported to the hospital, but there were no reports of anyone trapped in the debris, the agency said. Images posted by DC Fire and EMS show the bridge’...
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Pedestrian bridge collapses onto DC highway, injuring several people

A pedestrian bridge collapsed onto Interstate 295 in Washington, DC on Wednesday, injuring several people and blocking the highway, according to tweets from DC Fire and EMS.
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Trump joked that he hoped COVID-19 'takes out' former national security advisor John Bolton, book says

US President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with senior military leaders at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018. NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images Donald Trump joked about a former aide dying from COVID-19, a new book said. "John Bolton, Hopefully COVID takes out John," said Trump according to Axios. The book, "Nightmare Scenario," described Trump's faltering response to the pandemic. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump jo...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, White House, US, Trends, NEC, Washington Dc, News UK, John, Department Of Justice, Bolton, Donald Trump, Trump, Larry, John Bolton, Trump White House


The Man Standing Next review – a thrilling scramble for political power in 70s South Korea

Based on a real 1979 military coup, this year’s Oscars submission from South Korea captivates with alliances, betrayals – and a climax worth waiting forThis is a suspenseful but fiendishly complex political thriller from South Korea, which was the country’s submission for best international film for the most recent Oscars, though it didn’t make the final five shortlist. That doesn’t necessarily mean it’s not a solid film, but viewers whose introduction to Korean cinema was director Bong Joon-ho’...
Tags: South Korea, Film, US, World news, Park, Culture, Asia Pacific, Washington Dc, Thrillers, World cinema, Cia, Seoul, Bong Joon, Lee Sung, Period and historical films, Kim Gyu pyeong Lee Byung


10 Easy Pieces: Metal-Base Dining Tables

Add an industrial note to your dining space with these 10 metal-based tables. Above: The Plate Table 1130, designed by Jasper Morrison for Vitra sits on an aluminum and tubular steel frame with either a Carrara marble or wood top; prices start at $1,630 at Hive. Above: The Faye Toogood Tubby Tube Navy Ash and Aluminum Dining Table is designed with an 18mm thick navy-stained ash top on an anodized raw aluminum frame; $3,650 at March. Above: The Parsons Travertine Top with Dark Steel Base Dinin...
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GOP senator blasts DC statehood as 'power grab' in clash with Democratic mayor during hearing

A Senate committee hearing on a bill to grant statehood to Washington, DC, grew tense for a time on Tuesday when one of the panel's Republican lawmakers clashed with the city's mayor on the key Democratic priority, which has gained momentum in recent years.
Tags: Senate, Cnn, Gop, Washington Dc, Republican


Monero Emerges As Crypto of Choice For Cybercriminals

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Ars Technica: While bitcoin leaves a visible trail of transactions on its underlying blockchain, the niche "privacy coin" monero was designed to obscure the sender and receiver, as well as the amount exchanged. As a result, it has become an increasingly sought-after tool for criminals such as ransomware gangs, posing new problems for law enforcement. "We've seen ransomware groups specifically shifting to monero," said Bryce Webster-Jacobsen, director of i...
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3 new videos come out of Proud Boys conspiracy case

CNN's Whitney Wild breaks down three newly released videos from the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol in Washington, DC. The videos are being used in a conspiracy case against Proud Boys leader, Charles Donohue.
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Moderate Democrats in bipartisan gang lean towards IRS enforcement as a way to raise revenues for infrastructure: 'That's found money'

Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) speaks during a Senate hearing in Washington DC. Graeme Jennings-Pool/Getty Images Moderate Democrats are eyeing bulking up the IRS to finance infrastructure as bipartisan talks continue. "I think there's lots of documentation on the tax gap issue," Mark Warner said in an interview. Another Democratic senator said extra money for the IRS was "a good possibility" in the nascent blueprint. See more stories on Insider's business page. A bipartisan gang of 21...
Tags: Colorado, Senate, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Maine, Washington Dc, Ohio, Warner, Biden, Irs, Mark Warner, Congressional Budget Office CBO, CBO, John Hickenlooper


Nearly 900 Secret Service agents got COVID-19, according to newly released government records

Secret Service agents watch the crowd as President Donald Trump addresses supporters during a campaign rally at the Ocala International Airport, Friday, Oct. 16, 2020, in Ocala, Fla. Phelan M. Ebenhack/AP Photo 881 Secret Service agents got COVID-19 during the first year of the pandemic, records show. It's not clear who the agents were or whom they were assigned to protect. But CREW, which obtained the records, emphasized the risks Trump placed on agents last year. See more stories on ...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Washington Dc, Secret Service, Donald Trump, Stanford University, Trump, Crew, Mike Pence, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, John Haltiwanger, COVID-19, COVID, Ocala International Airport


Trump has 'zero desire' to be House Speaker, spokesperson says

Former President Donald Trump speaks as he joined by House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the Rose Garden of the White House on January 4, 2019. Alex Wong/Getty Images Trump's spokesperson confirmed he doesn't want to be Speaker of the House. Trump previously called the idea "very interesting" and said he was hearing about it "more and more." Trump said he has a "good relationship" with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Monday. See more stories on Insider's busi...
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The incredible life and career of Sean Parker, who got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster, netting billions from Facebook, and becoming a political megadonor

Sean Parker. Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP Sean Parker got his start as a teenage hacker before cofounding Napster in 1999. He joined Facebook in its early days, becoming the founding president of the site at 24. Now, the 41-year-old billionaire funds philanthropic causes and donates to political candidates. See more stories on Insider's business page. Sean Parker found massive success at an incredibly young age.At 19, he cofounded Napster, a file-sharing service that would change how th...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Spotify, Obama, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Tech, Features, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, Peter Thiel, PAC


What would statehood for Washington, DC mean — and could it finally happen?

Why does Washington, D.C., want statehood? We explain the bid by the nation's capital for representation as legislation gets a Senate hearing.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Senate committee to hold hearing on DC statehood bill

A Senate committee will examine a bill on Tuesday that would grant statehood to Washington, DC, with the panel's members hearing testimony from experts and the city's mayor on the key Democratic priority, which has gained momentum in recent years.
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Federal Appeals Court Grants Stay On Lifting California’s Assault Weapon Ban

SACRAMENTO (CBS13/CNN) — A federal appeals court has granted California a stay on its assault weapons ban as the state appealed a decision to lift it. As the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals considers the state’s appeal of the decision by U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez in early June, the state requested a stay on lifting the ban, which the court granted Monday. State Attorney General Rob Bonta celebrated the 9th Circuit’s decision on Twitter. #BREAKING: The 9th Circuit granted our motion to stay...
Tags: New York, News, Supreme Court, California, US, Local, Seen On, Syndicated Local, Sacramento, Cnn, Washington Dc, Stockton, Illinois, US supreme court, Gavin Newsom, Miller


Delta COVID variant poses more danger to the unvaccinated

By Madeline Holcombe | CNN Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say. About 45.2% of the US population is fully vaccinated against Covid-19, CDC data showed, and in 16 states and Washington, DC, that proportion is up to more than half, and 16 have reached President Joe Biden’s goal to vaccinate 70% of adults with at least one dose. But some states — such as ...
Tags: Cdc, US, Sport, Joe Biden, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Wyoming, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Delta, Brazil, Cbs, Public Health England, Baltimore, Vermont


'High earner, not rich yet': How to tell if you're a 'Henry,' based on your salary, savings, and lifestyle

Henrys are millennials who live comfortably but feel broke. Edward Berthelot/Getty Images "Henry" is an acronym ascribed to millennials who earn six figures but still feel broke. Insider spoke with two experts who work with Henrys about who the typical Henry is. Henrys earn over $100,000, are in their early 30s, and struggle to balance spending with saving. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Are you a millennial who earns six figures and still feels broke? Then you might be...
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Russian ambassador to US arrives in Washington

The Russian Ambassador to the US, Anatoly Antonov, has returned to Washington, DC, after spending almost three months in Moscow, the Russian embassy tweeted Sunday, days after US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to send both the US and Russian ambassadors back to their posts during their meeting in Geneva last week.
Tags: Vladimir Putin, Washington, US, Joe Biden, Cnn, Washington Dc, Moscow, Geneva, Anatoly Antonov


The New York Times has outed Tucker Carlson, who attacks journalists as 'cringing animals,' as a top anonymous source for the media

Fox News host Tucker Carlson. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Fox News' Tucker Carlson frequently berates media outlets and insults journalists on his show. But according to The New York Times reports, he has acted as an anonymous source for media outlets. He has shared information about Donald Trump and internal Fox News politics, the report said. See more stories on Insider's business page. The New York Times has outed Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a frequent anonymous source o...
Tags: Politics, Media, Washington, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, News UK, The Times, Fox News, The New York Times, Ben Smith, Michael Wolff, Times, Smith, Donald Trump


Fauci pushes back against the 'craziness' of attacks on his evolving pandemic response, saying 'that's the way science works'

Dr. Anthony Fauci in Washington, DC, on February 25, 2021. Saul Loeb /AFP via Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci pushed back against attacks on his evolving response to the pandemic, Axios reported. Fauci said attacks on his shifting positions are "actually criticizing science." Fauci has become a frequent punching bag among right-wing media and politicians. See more stories on Insider's business page. Dr. Anthony Fauci is pushing back more pointedly against attacks criticizing his evolvin...
Tags: Politics, News, Media, Cdc, US, Trends, Washington Dc, New York Times, Healthcare, World Health Organization, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, NIAID, Fauci, Swisher, Kara Swisher


Chris Christie says 'not much was accomplished' during Biden's trip to Europe, but 'no damage was done'

Former Gov. Chris Christie speaks onstage during the Concordia Annual Summit in September 2019. Riccardo Savi/Getty Images for Concordia Summit Chris Christie says that "not much was accomplished, but no damage was done" during Biden's trip. The G-7, NATO, and Geneva summits were Biden's first international meetings since taking office. While in Geneva, Biden had a long-awaited meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Fo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Chris Christie, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Abc, Russia, US, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Cybersecurity, Gop, Nato, Washington Dc


Missouri man pleads guilty to threatening to lynch two congressmen

A side-by-side image of Rep. Steve Cohen and Rep. Emanuel Cleaver. Left: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite; Right: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite File Kenneth Hubert pleaded guilty to two counts of threatening to lynch a Black representative and a Jewish representative. Hubert, from Missouri, faces a maximum penalty of six years in prison and a $250,000 fine per count. Hubert admitted to calling the offices of Reps. Emanuel Cleaver and Steve Cohen and threatening the lawmakers in conversations w...
Tags: Politics, News, US, Trends, Fbi, Missouri, Washington Dc, Tennessee, House, Donald Trump, US District Court, Cleaver, Hubert, Capitol, Cohen, Steve Cohen


Beware the axe-wielding Bunny Man

Have you ever come across a man in a rabbit costume with an axe? Beware the Bunny Man! This urban legend was born from two incidents in Fairfax County, Virginia in 1970, but the legend has spread across the Maryland and Washington DC areas. — Read the rest
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I took Amtrak for the first time since it started filling trains to capacity and it's still my favorite way to travel the Northeast

Riding Amtrak's Northeast Regional service from New York to Boston. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amtrak began selling all seats on its trains in May after limiting capacity at half for most of the pandemic. Safety features still include mandatory mask-wearing, plexiglass partitions at ticket counters, and hand sanitizer dispensers in stations. Ridership is still down leaving inter-city trains with scores of open seats from which to choose. See more stories on Insider's business page. ...
Tags: New York, Washington, Boston, Trends, Washington Dc, Connecticut, Delta, Bronx, Amtrak, Penn, Delta Air Lines, Providence, Penn Station, Long Island Rail Road, New Haven Connecticut, Northeast Corridor


Juneteenth and Obamacare victories send a signal

At the age of 89, Opal Lee walked many of the 1,300-plus miles from Fort Worth, Texas, to Washington, DC, to jump-start the campaign to make Juneteenth a national holiday. Now 94, she was at the White House Thursday when President Joe Biden signed the bill to do just that, realizing her goal that was four decades in the making.
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Stories, Fort Worth Texas, Opal Lee


QAnon and on: why the fight against extremist conspiracies is far from over

Far-right conspiracies ran unchecked online in the Trump years. It’s all gone quiet since the Capitol riot, but author Mike Rothschild believes there’s a radicalised audience waiting for a new rallying pointOn 7 January this year, a day after the mob stormed the Capitol in Washington DC, a curious exchange occurred in the netherworld of global conspiracy. Alex Jones, the rasp-voiced mouthpiece of fake news for the past decade, was in conversation with the most visible leader of the previous day’...
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People across New York celebrate Juneteenth as federal holiday – video

Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across New York came together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves in the final Confederate state to abolish slavery.Prior to Biden signing this legislation, Juneteenth was recognised in 48 states and Washington DC either as a ceremonial or state holiday, said USA Today. And, although the history of Texas’s emancipation is the most well known, other wat...
Tags: New York, Texas, Race, US, US news, Washington Dc, Biden, Usa Today, Galveston Texas, Juneteenth


US celebrates Juneteenth as federal holiday – video

Days after Juneteenth was made a national holiday, communities across the US are coming together to celebrate 19 June 1865, the day when news of the Emancipation Proclamation reached Galveston, Texas, freeing slaves in the final Confederate state that had not abolished slavery.Prior to Biden signing this legislation, Junteenth was recognised in 48 states and Washington DC either as a ceremonial or state holiday, said USA Today. And, although the history of Texas’s emancipation is the most well k...
Tags: Texas, Race, US, US news, Washington Dc, Biden, Usa Today, Galveston Texas, Juneteenth, Junteenth