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Trump’s last minute pardons include a guy who shared Google’s trade secrets with Uber, a snake smuggler, and a man charged with cyberstalking a doctor

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump’s final list of pardons was released on Tuesday with more than a hundred people on it, none of whom happened to be Joe Exotic.  Exotic and his lawyer Eric Love were hoping for a pardon — Love was reportedly waiting outside Exotic’s prison with a limo on standby (after […]

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10 things in tech you need to know today

Summary List Placement Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 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. Cruise raised $2 billion. Microsoft is among the backers […]

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The uncoordinated response from law enforcement during the deadly insurrection reveal the flawed perception of who presents a threat

Summary List Placement Thousands of pro-Trump protesters successfully breached the US Capitol building on January 6, forcing lawmakers to take cover as they voted on certifying the 2020 election results. Capitol Police were overwhelmed with rioters as they pushed past barriers and into the Capitol — in part from a lack of reinforcements and an […]

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Wisconsin Pharmacist accused of removing vaccine doses from clinic fridge charged with a misdemeanor

Summary List Placement Steven Bradenburg, the Wisconsin pharmacist accused of tampering with vials of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, has been charged with a misdemeanor, according to new court filings. Brandenburg was arrested on December 31 by the Grafton Police Department after an internal investigation by his employer Advocate Aurora Health concluded that he had “intentionally” […]

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Trump issues pardons and commutations in a final wave of executive clemency grants before leaving office

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump issued a slow trickle of pardons and commutations late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, as one of his final acts before he leaves office on Wednesday. The Washington Post reported that Trump and close aides, including his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner, drew up the list during […]