GOP Sen. Lisa Murkowski confirms she opposes a vote to confirm a Supreme Court nominee before the election

Summary List Placement Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski on Sunday solidified her previous position and said she would not vote on a Trump-nominated Supreme Court replacement for the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the election. Ginsburg died on Friday at the age of 87 following a battle with metastatic pancreatic cancer, the Supreme Court announced. […]

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The Future of Fintech: AI & Blockchain

Summary List Placement Sweeping global regulations, the growing penetration of digital devices, and a slew of investor interest are catapulting the fintech industry to new highs. Of the many emerging technologies poised to transform financial services, two of the most promising and mature are artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain. 74% of banking executives believe AI […]

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Americans are rallying against Trump and other lawmakers who are pushing for Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement

Summary List Placement Thousands of people across the country are rebelling against the idea of replacing the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November presidential election.  Ginsburg, who died on Friday from pancreatic cancer and left a vacancy on the Supreme Court bench, asked a few days before her death that she […]

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Nancy Pelosi won’t rule out impeachment to block a Trump Supreme Court nominee

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday wouldn’t rule out impeachment proceedings to prevent President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee from being confirmed to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg. On ABC’s “This Week,” George Stephanopoulos described a possible scenario in which a Trump nominee could be pushed through a lame-duck session after […]

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Job diary: I’m a professional mermaid who makes upwards of $250 for an appearance. Here’s how I turned my passion for cosplay into a business.

Summary List Placement For as long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to the sea. Some of my earliest childhood memories as a little boy are spending time on the San Diego beaches with my mom. In high school I began doing cosplay, attending my first event, The San Diego Comic-Con in 2009. I […]

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A group of retail industry insiders is taking a cue from Alibaba and creating a new shopping day to jumpstart the holiday season

Summary List Placement A group of retail insiders are banding together in an effort to save the holiday shopping season — as the industry weathers a year unlike any before. To do so, stakeholders are looking to create a brand-new shopping festival called “10.10,” taking place online on October 10. The occasion is a nod […]

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White House bars FDA commissioner from testifying before House committee

Summary List Placement The White House blocked FDA Commissioner Dr. Stephen Hahn from testifying before the Energy and Commerce Committee, Politico reported. Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Democratic Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. and Health Subcommittee Chairwoman Democratic Rep. Anna G. Eshoo said in a statement Friday that “despite bipartisan interest and our request for Commissioner […]

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Millennials are flocking to Colorado because they see it as a quarantine haven — here’s what they’re saying about life in the Centennial state

Summary List PlacementThe outdoors as mental healing Name: Jessica Occean, 30 Moved from: New York, New York Moved to: Denver, Colorado Jessica Occean is a born and bred New Yorker. But, as she told Business Insider, she recently turned 30 and found that her city needs and wants had changed.  “I wanted things that NYC […]

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Trump tells supporters ‘you’ll never see me again’ if he loses to Biden

Summary List Placement President Donald Trump told supporters Saturday night that he will never speak to them again if he loses the election in November.  Speaking at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Trump railed against rival Joe Biden, calling him “the worst candidate in the history of presidential politics.” “If I lose to […]

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My life has been chaos since quarantine started. Here are 5 habits helping me sleep better and stay calm and centered during the day.

Summary List Placement Like many people, my life in quarantine is chaos. Back in March, my daughter’s school closed, I moved back in with my ex-husband to safely co-parent, and my freelance work began to dry up. Like most everyone, my daily routine and creature comforts were completely gone, and I felt like a mess. […]

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Meet Snowflake’s mysterious founders, who made less money on its multi-billion dollar IPO than the CEO who joined 16 months ago

Summary List Placement Snowflake’s white-hot debut on the public markets minted three new billionaires on Wednesday — but only one of Snowflake’s three cofounders was among them. The company hauled in $3.4 billion its initial public offering making, making it the largest software IPO ever and the biggest of the year. Shares of the cloud-data […]

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Trump said ‘there will be no God’ if Biden is elected

Summary List Placement President Trump on Saturday railed against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in his latest series of faith-based attacks at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, North Carolina. After reveling in the potential installment of another Supreme Court justice, Trump went on a diatribe against Biden on a range of issues, from energy production […]

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The top 10 coding languages recruiters are looking for right now — and how to learn them online for free

Summary List Placement Software engineers will continue to be in high demand for years to come. The role is set to grow by 22% over the next 10 years, much faster than average job growth, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. And the job pays well, the median salary is $107,510.  If you’re in […]

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Apps are tracking WhatsApp users’ online activity, including whom they’re likely talking to and when they’re sleeping

Summary List Placement Hello everyone! Welcome to this weekly roundup of Business Insider stories from executive editor Matt Turner. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every Sunday. Read on for news about the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, WhatsApp-tracking apps that are letting people figure out when you’re sleeping, how home-listing site […]

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Engagement with anti-vaxx Facebook pages more than trebled from July to August, analysis shows

Summary List Placement Analysis done by The Guardian newspaper suggests interest in anti-vaccination content on Facebook is soaring. The investigation, using analytics tool CrowdTangle, focused on six UK-based Facebook pages, which the paper identified as being popular promoters of anti-vaccine content. From July to August, interactions with anti-vaccine posts from those six pages increased more […]

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Restaurants need to brace for 18 more months of extreme challenges — and the election is about to make things worse

Summary List Placement To describe 2020 as a bad year for restaurants is an understatement.  Nearly 100,000 restaurants have closed across the US since the pandemic began, according to the National Restaurant Association. That’s roughly one in six of all restaurants across the country.  And according to the association, 43% of full-service operators say it […]

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Use this effective fill-in-the-blank template when writing your LinkedIn profile summary and save time

Summary List Placement The first impression you make on a recruiter, a prospective client, or a potential partner often isn’t your business card or your resume.  It’s your LinkedIn profile.  And that’s a good thing! Rather than being confined to a piece of paper, you have a blank slate (well, a few blank fields) to […]

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A federal judge has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s WeChat download ban

Summary List Placement A federal judge in California on Saturday issued a temporary injunction against the Trump administration’s download ban on WeChat, the Chinese-owned social media messaging app, that was slated to begin Sunday. “The court grants the motion on the ground that the plaintiffs have shown serious questions going to the merits of the […]

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