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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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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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Man who punched cop during Capitol riot has brother in Secret Service who is friends with Michelle Obama, the Huffington Post has revealed

Capitol police in riot gear guard as supporters of Donald Trump try to open a door of the US Capitol in Washington DC. Jose Luis Magana/AP Photos Son of police officer who punched cop during Capitol riots has brother in the Secret Service. Scott Kevin Fairlamb, 43, of Stockholm, New Jersey, was arrested on five charges on January 22. Preston Fairlamb III led Michelle Obama's service detail while she was First Lady. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The son of a police off...
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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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Trump's pardons may be poorly worded enough to leave some people on the hook

President Donald Trump gives a presidential 'pardon' to the National Thanksgiving Turkey Butter in the Rose Garden of the White House November 26, 2019 in Washington, DC. While Butter may be safe, Paul Manafort still faces risks, experts say. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images President Trump's pardons leave some of their subjects open to additional prosecution, experts say. His former campaign chair Paul Manafort could still be prosecuted for specific crimes he wasn't pardoned for. Eve...
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Fauci said he wanted to go on Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show for 'months' but was 'blocked' under Trump administration

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing on June 30, 2020 in Washington, DC. Top federal health officials discussed efforts for safely getting back to work and school during the coronavirus pandemic. Al Drago - Pool/Getty Images Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation's top disease expert, said he was "blocked" under the Trump administration from going on  MSNBC's "The Rach...
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The US is seeing the consequences of the coronavirus' relatively unchecked spread. 3 people who supported that strategy now say they never did.

Hospital workers process COVID-19 specimens in the lab at UMass Memorial Hospital in Worcester, Massachusetts on November 11, 2020. Erin Clark/The Boston Globe via Getty Images The US's horrifying winter coronavirus surge offers a peek at the consequences of a no-lockdown, mass-infection approach. Some public figures — including Elon Musk and Scott Atlas — have advocated for protecting vulnerable people while encouraging everyone else to resume life as normal. Now they're either silent, de...
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I was in DC for the inauguration. The overwhelming security state felt disturbingly similar to the worst parts of the post-9/11 response.

The National Guard is ramping up its presence in Washington, DC, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration following the Capitol siege on January 6. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images Being in DC for the inauguration reminded me of the days immediately after 9/11.  Americans were rightfully traumatized, but we almost immediately began surrendering our civil liberties in the name of "security" and "counterterrorism." A military occupation in the nation's capital, and calls for sweeping...
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Biden apologizes to National Guard chief after 5,000 soldiers had to reportedly sleep in a DC parking garage with only one bathroom

Troops sleeping in the Capitol complex on January 17, 2021. Getty Images President Joe Biden called the National Guard's chief on Friday to issue an apology. Earlier this week, photos circulated on social media of troops sleeping on the floor of parking lots. National Guard members were forced to vacate the Capitol on Thursday, according to Politico. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Joe Biden has called the chief of the National Guard Bureau to apologize after ...
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From Peace Corp volunteer to Capitol insurrectionist: How Thomas Baranyi went from being a quiet, troubled kid to a man who felt betrayed by politics

US Capitol protester Thomas Baranyi, 28, speaks to a WUSA reporter on January 6, 2020. WUSA9/YouTube Thomas Baranyi was identified by the FBI after appearing in a TV interview where he talks about storming the Capitol. Insider spoke to his former friends and coworker who described him as "quiet" and "disillusioned." Baranyi had a tumultuous New Jersey childhood and was estranged from his friends before joining the Peace Corps. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thomas Bara...
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From Peace Corp volunteer to Capitol insurrectionist: How Thomas Baranyi went from being a quiet, troubled kid to rioting against the US government

US Capitol protester Thomas Baranyi, 28, speaks to a WUSA reporter on January 6, 2020. WUSA9/YouTube Thomas Baranyi was identified by the FBI after appearing in a TV interview where he talks about storming the Capitol. Insider spoke to his former friends and coworker who described him as "quiet" and "disillusioned." Baranyi had a tumultuous New Jersey childhood and was estranged from his friends before joining the Peace Corps. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Thomas Bara...
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A former Houston cop charged with storming the US Capitol changed his story in an interview with the feds. Now he says he was there to see 'historical art'

Riots at the US Capitol Building. Michael Nigro/Pacific Press:LightRocket/Getty Ex-Houston officer Tam Pham allegedly told federal investigators he didn't enter the US Capitol.  When pressed, he changed his story and said he joined rioters on January 6 to view 'historical art.' Insider created a searchable database of those individuals charged for their participation in the riot. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tam Pham, the ex-Houston police officer charged in the Janu...
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N95 masks are in high demand - this company makes it easy to buy them and help healthcare workers too

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. N95 Mask Co.; Alyssa Powell/Business Insider The CDC doesn't recommend medical-grade masks for the general public because they're in high demand for healthcare workers. But, N95 Mask Co. has a production model that helps keep them in stock for both the healthcare industry and the general public. When I ordered three different masks from the company, the process was simple and the shipping was extre...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says some lawmakers 'don't yet feel safe around other members of Congress' after one tried bringing a gun to the House floor

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) arrives for a hearing before the House Oversight and Reform Committee on August 24, 2020 Tom Williams/Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said she's concerned about her safety in light of reports that Congress members have brought guns to the Capitol. The New York progressive told CNN's Chris Cuomo on Thursday evening that "a very considerable amount" of lawmakers "still don't yet feel safe." Security concerns have been top of mind for many lawma...
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The National Guard is reportedly planning to ask troops to remain deployed at the Capitol until mid-March

The National Guard is ramping up its presence in Washington, DC, ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration following the Capitol siege on January 6. Kent Nishimura/Getty Images The National Guard is planning to ask up to 7,000 troops deployed to Capitol Hill to volunteer to stay until March 12, according to Military.com. "We are not going to make anybody stay," spokesperson Nahaku McFadden reportedly said. Of the roughly 25,000 troops initially deployed to the Capitol for secur...
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From abortion care to LGBTQ rights, here's how Joe Biden is prepared to tear up Donald Trump's restrictive gender policies

President Joe Biden signs executive orders as part of the Covid-19 response at the White House. Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images The Biden administration has already started nixing multiple Trump-era policies on gender, transgender rights, and reproductive healthcare through executive order. It's also planning to further entrench those rights into federal to show its commitment to gender equality. Some actions will take more than an executive order or require Congress to get involved. Vi...
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Lawyers representing the Capitol insurrectionists are building a damning case against Trump

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Attorneys representing people arrested in connection to the Capitol riot are taking aim at former President Donald Trump. They're laying the blame at his feet for inciting the deadly siege by spreading disinformation about the election. The allegations bolster House Democrats' impeachment case against Trump and expose him to more legal risk. Visit Business ...
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'He can't argue that nobody took him seriously': Lawyers representing the Capitol insurrectionists are building a damning case against Trump

Former President Donald Trump speaks at the "Stop The Steal" Rally on January 06, 2021 in Washington, DC. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images Attorneys representing people who were arrested in connection to the Capitol riot are taking aim at former President Donald Trump. They're laying the blame at his feet for inciting the deadly siege by spreading disinformation about the election and telling supporters: "If you don't fight like hell, you're not going to have a country anymore." The allegation...
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Hundreds of National Guard troops deployed to defend the Capitol have reportedly tested positive for COVID or are in quarantine

Members of the National Guard rest in the Visitor Center of the US Capitol on January 13, 2021 in Washington, DC. Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images Hundreds of National Guard troops have tested positive for COVID-19 or are in quarantine, according to a Politico report. More than 25,000 National Guard troops were activated and deployed to Washington, DC in the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Hundreds of National Guard troops from am...
Tags: Politics, Science, Washington, Politico, Trends, Department Of Defense, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Capitol, National Guard, Visitor Center, U S Capitol, National Guard Bureau, US Capitol, COVID-19, COVID


45 pictures of the incredible bromance between President Obama and President Biden

Election night 2012 in Chicago. Reuters President Joe Biden served as President Barack Obama's vice president. The two became close friends over Obama's eight years in office. Their bromance continues as Biden begins his presidency. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. President Barack Obama and then-Vice President Joe Biden became close friends during their eight years in the White House. Obama even calling him a "brother" as he awarded him a Presidential Medal of Freedom a...
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PayPal bans Jenna Ryan, the Texas realtor who took a private jet to the Capitol riot, after she used it to fundraise her legal defense

Jenna Ryan in an interview with a CBS affiliate where she defended her actions at the Capitol. CBS 11 PayPal has banned Texas realtor Jenna Ryan from its platform. Ryan had become famous after taking a private plane to DC, where she was charged with participating in the Capitol riot. She said on Twitter that she raised $1,000 for her legal defense before the ban. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. PayPal has banned an account belonging to Jenna Ryan, a participant in the C...
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How Amanda Gorman became the voice of a new American era

Her recital at Joe Biden’s inauguration electrified viewers and sent the hitherto little known poet’s work to the top of the chartsOn Wednesday in Washington DC, a striking young woman stood at a podium on the steps of the US Capitol, surrounded by the country’s leaders, who were masked against the pandemic. She was unmasked, at a safe distance, so she could speak with resonance and force, spreading her enthusiastic vision without danger. She radiated joy, conviction and purpose as she declaimed...
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National Guardsmen allowed back into Capitol after being 'banished' to garage

The National Guard troops who were “banished” to a cramped parking garage amid outrage after protecting Washington, DC, in the aftermath...
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Insurrection and inauguration – Joe Biden's new political era - video

Following the US Capitol riot, Oliver Laughland and Tom Silverstone travel to Washington DC for the week of Joe Biden’s inauguration to find a downtown area under what is essentially military occupation and a city coming to terms with the trauma of Donald Trump’s final days in office. They speak to lifelong residents in the outer suburbs as well the US congresswoman Ilhan Omar, who tells of her harrowing experience of the 6 January riot. Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton rails...
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Joe Biden's Oval Office: what changes has the new president made?

From a Cesar Chavez bust and the removal of portraits, to a desk piled high with orders tearing up Trump’s legacyThe Oval Office has long symbolised the power and grandeur of the US presidency, and incoming White House incumbents traditionally change the decor to reflect the tone of their administration.Joe Biden has unveiled the new ceremonial backdrop to his administration, marking a number of significant changes from that of his predecessor. Continue reading...
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Lawyer for the 22-year-old accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop blamed Trump for the Capitol riot, saying her client 'took the president's bait'

Riley June Williams in a photo from the Dauphin County Prison in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Dauphin County Prison/Handout via Reuters The lawyer of the woman accused of stealing Pelosi's laptop blamed Trump for the January 6 riot. Riley June Williams "took the president's bait," Lori Ulrich told a Thursday court hearing. Trump had told supporters to "fight like hell" moments before a mob stormed the Capitol. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The lawyer for the woman accuse...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in Washington DC on Oct. 23, 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Friday. Sign up here to get this email in your inbox every morning.Have an Amazon Alexa device? Listen to this update by searching "Business Insider" in your flash briefing settings.Google is threatening to pull out of Australia. The company has threatened to pull search if Australia passes a law that would force it to pay news providers.Jack Ma faces mo...
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Florida man wanted in Capitol riot busted after returning to DC for inauguration

A Florida man wanted for allegedly storming the US Capitol was arrested when he brainlessly returned to Washington, DC, for the...
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Hawaii Legislature convenes without pomp, federal recognition for Hawaiians back on the table, Honolulu mayor names chief of staff, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Taro farmers offer free cuttings at Capitol as Hawaii Legislature convenes PC: Ka Leo o Hawai'i via Facebook, Ethan Weil State Legislature opens without the usual revelry. The coronavirus pandemic and the shock waves it has sent through the economy, as well as heightened security as a result of the Jan. 6 storming of the U.S. Capitol, combined to create somber, austere ceremonies as lawmakers gathered on Wednesday to kick off this year’s legislative session. Star-Advertiser.New legislativ...
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A GOP congressman tried to enter the Capitol on Thursday with a concealed firearm, HuffPost reports

Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland tried to bring a firearm into the Capitol on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images GOP Rep. Andy Harris tried to carry a concealed gun into the House on Thursday, HuffPost reported. Metal detectors in the Capitol went off when Harris walked through. Harris tried to have another representative hold his weapon, then had to leave and come back. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Republican Rep. Andy Harris tr...
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