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Airlines have banned more than 2,500 passengers for not wearing masks - here are the carriers that have booted the most

A Delta Air Lines flight attendant. Thomas Pallini/Business Insider More than 2,500 passengers have been banned from US airlines for non-compliance with mask policies.  Delta Air Lines banned 880 passengers, including six on a flight where Mitt Romney was harassed.  President Joe Biden signed a mask mandate for air travelers on his first full day in office. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Newly inaugurated President Joe Biden just signed an executive order to mandate ma...
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Here are the executive actions Biden will take this week

Joe Biden will spend the second week of his presidency in much the same way he spent his first: signing a slew of executive actions...
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Biden's China policy is about to be just as assertive as Trump's, but much more effective

A Hong Kong man watches a news report about Biden's Inauguration. Isaac Wong/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Before the end of its term, the Trump administration tried to paint the incoming Biden administration as soft on China. The thing is, Trump's team and Biden's team agree that it's time to take a more aggressive posture on competition with China. It's just that Biden's team has more effective ideas about how to engage in that competition. This is an opinion column. The t...
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YIMBY with a conscience: Meet the 26-year-old real-estate heir who wants to make affordable housing a reality in the Biden era

Donahue Peebles III. Peebles Corporation Donahue Peebles III has worked for his father's real-estate firm, Peebles Corporation, since high school. He's passionate about gentrification, telling Insider that lack of affordable housing is "a failure of American society." Peebles talked to Insider about affordable housing, gentrification, and what he expects under a Biden presidency. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In real estate, there are NIMBYs and YIMBYs, and Donahue Pe...
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Biden's proposed stimulus package includes paid leave and childcare support. These policies need to be permanent.

With no national paid leave program in place, one in four mothers must find childcare for their infants at two weeks old, because they have no choice but to return to work. Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images More than 80% of Republicans and Democrats support a national paid leave policy.  Biden's economic relief package mandates paid leave and childcare subsidies, but the temporary fix needs to be permanent.  Both paid leave and childcare infrastructure is critical to recover from ...
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GOP congressman who voted to overturn election results admits 2020 race not fraudulent

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina said Saturday that he accepts Joe Biden as president and that the 2020 election was not conducted fraudulently.
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Ted Cruz's 'Pittsburgh over Paris' campaign shows us just how dumb the Biden years are going to be

Getty In response to Biden re-entering the US into the Paris climate agreement, GOP Sen. Ted Cruz has launched a "Pittsburgh over Paris" campaign. Cruz says that Biden rejoining the Paris agreement will cost the citizens of Pittsburgh jobs, but the idea makes no sense and is just another bad faith attempt at scoring political points. This is the norm for Republicans, and a sign of what's to come. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author.   Visit Business I...
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Analysis: Biden's opening with Republicans is narrow but real

Anyone who has paid attention to American politics lately knows President Joe Biden cannot singlehandedly end the "uncivil war" he decried in his inaugural address last week.
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Let's get real. Joe Biden, Democrats and America need results much more than unity.

It's time to give Biden's 81 million voters a chance to be heard and Biden a chance to carry out the plans he ran on, even if he has to play hardball.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Four presidents take a stand

President Joe Biden and former presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama spoke out for unity and the peaceful transfer of power at the Inauguration. The biggest test of Biden's efforts is what happens now — as he seeks Congress' support for Covid-19 relief and the Senate weighs how to try the impeached former President Donald Trump.
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Biden's opening with Republicans is narrow but real

Anyone who has paid attention to American politics lately knows President Joe Biden cannot singlehandedly end the "uncivil war" he decried in his inaugural address last week.
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What you need to know about markets this week: Biden's spending plans, bitcoin's blues and an unloved dollar vye with the first Fed meeting and a look at US GDP

President Biden's Twitter page. He wasted no time in revealing his spending plans. Nur Photo/Getty Images Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president and wasted no time in unveiling his spending plans. Stocks hit record highs thanks to the prospect of $1.9 trillion in stimulus, but bitcoin has tumbled. Investors will get a first look at 4th quarter US GDP and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
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Netflix still several steps ahead in strategy for wooing subscribers

Many thought the streaming service would come unstuck with its debt-fuelled growth, but the pandemic changed all thatOnly Frank Underwood could amass as much power in such a short space of time. Nearly eight years after Netflix used House of Cards as the launch of its global empire, the streaming service announced last week that it now had more than 200 million subscribers. The pandemic has hastened the company’s transformation from a debt-laden digital upstart into an essential part of the TV l...
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Undoing Trump's legacy: Biden wastes no time in first 100 hours as president

The Democrat has kicked off his presidency with a blitz of executive orders and measures – here are the key themesBiden’s inner circle: meet the new president’s teamOn Sunday afternoon, the US will reach the 100th hour of Joe Biden’s presidency. Already, there has been a blitz of executive actions and a bewildering pace of change. Four years after Donald Trump set about undoing Barack Obama’s legacy, Obama’s vice-president appears to be returning the gesture with interest. Related: Chaos of Tr...
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Cindy McCain, John McCain's widow, says it's a 'badge of honor' to be censured by the Arizona GOP for not backing Trump

Cindy McCain. FilmMagic/FilmMagic for U.S. VETS Cindy McCain, husband of the late Sen. John McCain, was censured by the Arizona GOP Saturday.  The party censured her for "globalist" beliefs and speaking out against President Trump's attacks on her late husband.  Splits between Trump loyalists and Republican critics threaten the party. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Cindy McCain, the widow of Arizona Sen. John McCain, said that it was a "high honor" to be censured by th...
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What you need to know on the markets this week: Biden's spending plans, bitcoin's blues and an unloved dollar vye with the first Fed meeting and a look at US GDP

President Biden's Twitter page. He wasted no time in revealing his spending plans. Nur Photo/Getty Images Joe Biden has been sworn in as the 46th president and wasted no time in unveiling his spending plans. Stocks hit record highs thanks to the prospect of $1.9 trillion in stimulus, but bitcoin has tumbled. Investors will get a first look at 4th quarter US GDP and the Federal Reserve meets for the first time in 2021. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening ...
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Biden ordered a review of domestic extremism in the US after the Capitol siege, but a number of political, legal, and cultural obstacles lie ahead

President Joe Biden speaks before signing executive orders on his first day in White House on January 21, 2021. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) President Joe Biden on Friday said several intelligence departments would be working together to assess domestic terrorism.  There have been calls to expand state security in light of the January 6 Capitol siege.  However, those efforts face some legal and cultural obstacles.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Presiden...
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Joe Biden urged to commute sentences of all 49 federal death row prisoners

Ayanna Pressley and Cori Bush lead calls for commutationsTrump administration rushed to execute 13 death row inmatesPodcast: Trump, the death penalty and America’s racist historyLed by two prominent African American congresswomen, 35 Democrats have urged Joe Biden to commute the sentences of all 49 federal prisoners left on death row – days after the Trump administration finished its rush to kill 13 such prisoners. Related: 'This is not justice': supreme court liberals slam Trump's federal exe...
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Biden urges patience as frustration grows over vaccine supply

While outlining his plan to halt the spread of the coronavirus last week, President Joe Biden tempered his ever-present optimism with a dose of realism about the potent staying power of this deadly pandemic and the fact that the nation's vaccine distribution system is a long way from becoming an efficient machine.
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Analysis: Biden urges patience as frustration grows over vaccines

While outlining his plan to halt the spread of the coronavirus last week, President Joe Biden tempered his ever-present optimism with a dose of realism about the potent staying power of this deadly pandemic and the fact that the nation's vaccine distribution system is a long way from becoming an efficient machine.
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Biden's decrees vault America back onto the global stage. A whiplashed world wonders for how long

Within hours of taking office, US President Joe Biden set to work signing a blizzard of executive orders, memorandums and directives to...
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Rep. Cawthorn accepts Biden as President

Republican Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina said Saturday that he accepts Joe Biden as president and that the 2020 election was not conducted fraudulently.
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WSJ: Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.
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Wall Street Journal: Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.
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Arizona GOP censures Flake, Ducey and McCain, signaling a fractured party in a key swing state

The Arizona Republican Party sent a clear signal Saturday that its leadership remains loyal to former President Donald Trump when it voted to publicly punish Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, all of whom opposed Trump's efforts to overturn President Joe Biden's victory, or in the case of Flake and McCain, endorsed the Democrat before the election.
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The decision to punish some of the state GOP's leaders for going against Trump signaled a fractured party in a key swing state

The Arizona Republican Party sent a clear signal Saturday that its leadership remains loyal to former President Donald Trump when it voted to publicly punish Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey, former Sen. Jeff Flake and Cindy McCain, all of whom opposed Trump's efforts to overturn President Joe Biden's victory, or in the case of Flake and McCain, endorsed the Democrat before the election.
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A former Trump economic official supports Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett speaks to members of the press in front of the West Wing of the White House May 22, 2020 in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images One of Trump's former top economic advisors says he supports Biden's nearly $2 trillion coronavirus relief package, CNN reported. The large package would include a $1,400 stimulus check, additional unemployment benefits, and aid for state and local governments.  Some Senate Republicans have said they oppose the large p...
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Wall Street Journal: Trump pressured DOJ to file case with Supreme Court to overturn election results

Former President Donald Trump pushed the Department of Justice to directly ask the Supreme Court to invalidate President Joe Biden's election win, people familiar with the matter told the Wall Street Journal.
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Republican governors are ordering their National Guard troops home from DC amid backlash over members resting in a parking garage

More than 20,000 National Guardsmen arrived in Washington, DC, ahead of President Joe Biden's inauguration to help provide security.
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The Ban Is Working (gizmodo)

This week, most of the world took a collective sigh of relief as Joe Biden was inaugurated as president without something incredibly terrible happening. That doesn’t include the most die-hard loyalists on the Trump Train, who spend Wednesday freaking out.Read more... [Author: Tom McKay]
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