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Shane Karns

How will technology and innovation impact city infrastructure? Axios Executive Editor Mike Allen discussed with:

  • The Honorable Mitch Landrieu, President, U.S. Conference of Mayors, Mayor, New Orleans
  • The Honorable Eric Garcetti, Chair, U.S. Conference of Mayors Infrastructure Task Force, Mayor, City of Los Angeles
  • Dr. Mory Gharib, Director, Center for Autonomous Systems and Technologies, California Institute of Technology
  • Mr. Dan Katz, Director of Global Public Policy and North American Projects, Hyperloop One

Thank you Postmates for sponsoring this event.

Mayor Garcetti introduces Mike Allen and welcomes him to Los Angeles. Shane Karns
Dr. Gharib discusses how autonomous systems (i.e. flying ambulances) will improve public safety. Shane Karns
Katz explains how Hyperloop One could transform transportation. Shane Karns
In LA's historic Union Station, Mike speaks with Mayor Garcetti and Mayor Landrieu about the importance of investing in infrastructure. Shane Karns
Mike asks the two mayors the chances they'd face each other in a primary. Garcetti responds: "I was hoping you'd say 'ticket.'"Shane Karns
The future tastes good.Shane Karns

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Scoop: Stephanie Ruhle to replace Brian Williams on MSNBC

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MSNBC will soon announce plans to move morning anchor Stephanie Ruhle to the 11 pm ET hour that Brian Williams turned into an elite destination, two sources familiar with the move tell Axios.

Details: The 9 am ET hour, currently hosted by Ruhle, will become part of MSNBC's flagship morning show, "Morning Joe," which currently runs from 6 am to 9 am ET.

Oath Keepers leader denied bail on Capitol riot sedition charge

Oath Keepers co-founder Elmer Stewart Rhodes. Photo: Susan Walsh/AP

A federal judge ordered Oath Keepers leader Stewart Rhodes to remain jailed Wednesday until trial on charges stemming from the Capitol riot.

Why it matters: The judge said the most prominent far-right figure charged in the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection had access to weapons and his alleged "continued advocacy for violence against the federal government" gave credence to prosecutors' view that, if released, Rhodes could endanger others.

Who in Congress is talking about Ukraine the most

Data: Quorum; Chart: Will Chase/Axios

Mentions of Ukraine or Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in congressional statements and social media posts have been on the rise — with nearly 1,000 already this month, according to data from Quorum.

Why it matters: The growing threat of a Russian invasion has been mirrored by a growth in Ukraine-related chatter.