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The first wave of Afghan refugees is expected to land in every state but Hawaii, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming

Refugees are led through the departure terminal to a bus that will take them from the Dulles International Airport to a refugee processing center after being evacuated from Kabul following the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan on August 31, 2021 in Dulles, Virginia. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

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Around 37,000 Afghan refugees will arrive in every US state except four in the coming weeks. Hawaii, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming won't host refugees...

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Special counsel John Durham's office charged a lawyer connected to the DNC's law firm with lying to the FBI

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A lawyer who worked for a law firm that represents the DNC was charged with lying to the FBI. Michael Sussmann is accused of lying about the "capacity in which he was providing" allegations involving Trump Org. and a Russian bank. Prosecutors allege that he presented himself as a regular citizen and not as a paid Democratic-linked operative. See more stories on Insider's business page.

A grand jury on Thursday charged a lawyer who was previously listed as working for the firm...

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McConnell's final remark to Trump was 'you lost the election' as the defeated president railed at him for not embracing the Big Lie: book

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell listens to President Donald Trump talks to reporters while hosting Republican congressional leaders and members of Trump's cabinet in the Oval Office at the White House July 20, 2020, in Washington, DC.

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McConnell's final remark to Trump was, "You lost the election," according to a new book. Trump has railed against McConnell for not embracing his lies about the 2020 presidential contest. In April, Trump referred to...

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Facebook spent the equivalent of 319 years labeling or removing false and misleading content posted in the US in 2020

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Facebook spent 2.8 million hours, or approximately 319 years, looking for false or misleading information on its platforms in the US in 2020. Some content that was missed included gang violence, human trafficking, and drug cartels, according to the Wall Street Journal. Some groups that promote hate or violence use fake Facebook and Instagram accounts and Messenger to recruit users. See more stories on Insider's business page.


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The US Air Force's special operators are hustling to turn their biggest planes into flying boats

A rendering of an amphibious modification to an MC-130J Commando II.

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The prospect of a war in the Pacific has the US military thinking about how to spread out and conduct amphibious operations. Those challenges have renewed the US military's interest in an old concept: amphibious aircraft. US Air Force Special Operations Command now plans to rapidly develop an amphibious prototype of its workhorse plane, the MC-130J. See more stories on Insider's...

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A Texas anti-abortion tip site collects sensitive information on people seeking and providing healthcare. Experts warn that data could be dangerous in the wrong hands.

Protesters hold up signs at a protest against Texas' new abortion law outside the state capitol on May 29, 2021 in Austin, Texas.

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An anti-abortion advocacy group created an anonymous tip site encouraging Texans to rat out people getting abortions. Texas Right To Life's main website had leaked the resumes of more than 100 job applicants in early September, TechCrunch reported. Cybersecurity experts told Insider the group's lack of transparency about their data...

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GoPro's new Hero 10 could be the only camera you ever need - here are the performance-enhancing upgrades

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GoPro just launched its latest flagship camera, the Hero 10 Black. Featuring a brand-new chipset, the Hero 10 doubles the performance of the previous Hero 9. Priced at $499, this compact camera does what more expensive and bigger cameras can do. See more tech and electronics reviews. Table of Contents: Masthead StickyHero10 Black (small)

As anticipated every September, GoPro revealed the next...

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How to mark all your emails as read in Gmail

When your inbox is overwhelmed with unread emails, marking all messages as read can help.

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You can mark all emails as read in your Gmail account. On the desktop version of Gmail, there are two methods to mark all emails as read - via the search bar or 'Select All.' On the mobile app, you can only mark emails as read one by one, not in bulk. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.

Whether you've just returned to an out-of-control inbox after a...

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Biden calls out US billionaire wealth surging $1.8 trillion during the pandemic: 'It's simply not fair'

President Joe Biden.

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In a speech, Biden tore into surging wealth among billionaires during the pandemic. He said "it's simply not fair" how wealthy Americans manage to evade taxes. Fears about inequality in the US mounted during the pandemic as millions of Americans were jobless while stocks soared. See more stories on Insider's business page.

President Joe Biden slammed the surging amount of wealth held by American billionaires on Thursday as he made a renewed...

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From loafers to brogues, these are the best dress shoes for men in 2021

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While menswear has become more casual, you should still own a good range of dress shoes. There are many styles available to fit your look, budget, and whatever event you're attending. We've rounded up the best dress shoes for men below.

While menswear has become more casual - white leather sneakers with summer suits, for example - it still pays to own a variety of dress shoes. Your sneakers...

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Title 42: Judge orders Biden administration to stop expelling families that cross the border to seek asylum

Central American asylum seekers arrive to a bus station while being released by U.S. Border Patrol agents on February 26, 2021 in Brownsville, Texas.

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Title 42 refers to a public health order from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Issued in March 2020, it effectively closed the US border to people seeking asylum. Critics have argued it violates the internationally recognized right to apply for refuge. See more stories on Insider's business page.

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How to use TikTok's auto caption feature to enable captions on your own videos or hide captions from videos you're viewing

TikTok's auto caption feature provides greater accessibility.

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TikTok's auto caption feature aims to make the video-sharing app more accessible to those who are deaf or hard of hearing. Creators can enable or disable auto captions on their own TikTok videos with a single tap, or edit the text of the captions if needed. TikTok viewers can hide or display auto captions on applicable videos at any time. Visit Insider's Tech Reference library for more stories.


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Top Stories this PM: France accuses Biden of acting like Trump; Gabby Petito's family begs for help in letter

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France accuses President Biden of "a stab in the back." France's foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian also compared Biden to former President Trump after Australia launched a lucrative new security partnership with the US and UK amid concerns about China's growing threat. As part of the deal, Australia's new nuclear-powered submarines are to be built...

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France canceled a celebration of US-French relations amid outrage over a scrapped submarine deal

French Marine officers wait atop "Le Vigilant" nuclear submarine at L'Ile Longue military base, near Brest, Brittany.

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France is furious with the US and others after a lucrative submarine deal was upended. Australia has decided to acquire nuclear-powered subs with US and UK support, abandoning plans to buy French-built subs. Amid tensions, France canceled a gala in Washington, DC celebrating relations with the US. See more stories on Insider's business page.

France is furious...

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US stocks close mixed as traders digest new economic data ahead of Fed policy meeting

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US stocks pared losses but the S&P 500 and Dow still closed in the red on Thursday. Spending at US retailers and restaurants handedly beat economist expectations and soared in August Keith Gill's former employer was reportedly fined for not properly monitoring the meme-stock trader's activity. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell.

US stocks fluctuated into the close, with the S&P 500 and Dow ending slightly in the red...

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Then-CIA director Gina Haspel said Trump's post-election behavior was 'insanity' and he was 'acting out like a 6-year-old with a tantrum,' book says

Former CIA Director Gina Haspel

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Gina Haspel said Trump was "acting out like a six-year-old with a tantrum" after the 2020 election, a new book says. "We are on the way to a right-wing coup. The whole thing is insanity," Haspel told Gen. Mark Milley. Haspel was particularly unnerved by Trump's firing of Defense Sec. Mark Esper, the book says. See more stories on Insider's business page.

Then-Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel vented to the US' top...

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Data suggests people are driving less and at different times than before the pandemic. Experts reveal what this means for the future of commuting.


The pandemic has impacted our driving habits, including shorter trips and more fatalities. Arity's driving data will affect a broad range of industries, from car manufacturers to advertisers. This conversation was part of Insider's virtual event "The Future of Mobility: Data Driving Innovation" presented by Arity on Tuesday, September 14. Click here to watch a recording of the full event.

We can't predict the future, but driving data tells us that some of the biggest behavioral...

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Sam Adams will craft beer using hops sent into Earth's orbit on SpaceX's Inspiration4

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Sam Adams will brewing a beer out of the hops sent into orbit onboard SpaceX's Inspiration4. The company arranged to exclusively obtain the supply after a Twitter callout from SpaceX and Jared Isaacman. Breweries and agricultural scientists have sent ingredients to space before to analyze the effects of microgravity on beer production. See more stories on Insider's business page.

Besides a ukulele, some poetry, and NFTs, the all-civilian crew of SpaceX's Inspiration4 mission...

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Chick-fil-A CEO says 30% of people drive away because the chain's drive-thru lines are so long

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Chick-fil-A CEO said that a third of customers drive away from the drive-thru because of long lines. Putting another restaurant a few miles away doesn't reduce demand, he said. Chick-fil-A uses technology to keep drive-thrus moving efficiently. See more stories on Insider's business page.

Chick-fil-A is one of the biggest players in the fast-food drive-thru game, but some of the success might actually be driving customers away.

Exiting CEO Dan Cathy says that long...

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Purchase power is a measure of what your money can buy - here's how it can impact your finances

Purchase power can play an important role in national and local policymaking.


Purchasing power refers to how much you can buy with a unit of currency, such as a dollar. If your purchasing power drops, your money may become less valuable or useful over time. Inflation impacts purchasing power, but changing wages can also impact your finances. Visit Insider's Investing Reference library for more stories.

If you find a $100 bill that was printed 20 years ago, it will...

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