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Only 32 student loan borrowers - ever - have qualified for full forgiveness through an income-driven repayment plan

"Our student loan system is broken," Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who supports student loan forgiveness, wrote in a tweet. "Income-based repayment is supposed to offer relief - but only 32 people's loans have been forgiven by the program. Not 32,000. Just 32." Drew Angerer/Getty Images The first federal income-driven repayment plan was created in 1995 and has since enrolled millions of student loan borrowers in the programs. But only 32 people have ever qualified for full student debt forg...
Tags: Politics, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Trends, House, New Jersey, Warren, Student Loan Debt, Biden, Student Debt, Student Loan, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Sen Bob Menendez, NCLC, IDR, National Consumer Law Center


An Italian-Jewish US lawmaker said Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene could 'get lost' after she referred to him as 'Rep. Mussolini'

US Rep. David Cicilline, the Chairman of the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law, speaks during the big tech antitrust hearing on in Washington, DC on July 29, 2020. Graeme Jennings/Pool via Reuters Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene called a Rhode Island lawmaker who is Italian and Jewish, "Rep. Mussolini." Greene directed the comment toward Rep. David Cicilline after he said he wanted Greene to stop delaying House votes. Cicilline responded by denouncin...
Tags: Politics, Congress, US, Barack Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Hillary Clinton, Washington Dc, House, House Of Representatives, Jewish, Adolf Hitler, Mussolini, Rhode Island, Italian


Controversial GOP rep. Lauren Boebert claims she started carrying a gun after a man was beaten to death behind her restaurant. He actually died of a drug overdose.

Rep. Lauren Boebert, R-Colo. Hyoung Chang/The Denver Post via Getty Images Colorado Rep. Laura Boebert made a speech on the House floor this week backing gun rights. She cited a story of a man who was "beaten to death" outside her Colorado restaurant as justification. But local police debunked her claim, as an autopsy revealed the man had died from a drug overdose. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Colorado lawmaker Lauren Boebert once again used a bogus story about a man bei...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Colorado, Trends, Gop, House, Gun Control, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Hogg, Denver Post, Yahoo News, Parkland, Getty Images Colorado, David Hogg, Colorado Sun


Book-title mini-trend: The declarative sentence

As I’ve noted here frequently, book and movie titles, like brand names, follow fashions and formulas. One of the longest-running contemporary trends is the “girl” title , a favorite for at least six years now. New examples (all published, or slated for publication, in 2021) include The Girls I’ve Been, Girl A, Black Girl Call Home, The Other Black Girl, Girlhood, Sunshine Girl, and The Girls with No Names. The Declarative Sentence trend is more of a rising star, not yet overwhelming the best...
Tags: Books, Trends, New York Times, Linguistics, Titles, Marx, Calvin Trillin, Houston Street, Tepper, Nancy Friedman, Fleishman, Russ Daughters, Belt Publishing, Taffy Brodesser Akner, Elle Cosimano, Anne Trubek


New details emerge from Cuomo's 6th accuser, claiming he "aggressively groped her in a sexually charged manner"

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at a news conference on September 08, 2020 in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images New details emerged from the sixth woman to accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment. The unnamed female staffer alleged the governor fondled her in his private residence last year. Cuomo denied the new allegations in a statement to Insider Wednesday night. See more stories on Insider's business page. The sixth woman to accuse New York Gov. Andrew Cuom...
Tags: Politics, New York, Trends, Andrew Cuomo, Cuomo, Albany Times Union, Sexual Harrasment, New York City Spencer Platt Getty, Erin Snodgrass, Times Union Once, Tish Jame


Covid vaccines to top the agenda at 'Quad' meeting

The four country alliance is expected to discuss financial support for vaccine manufacturing in India.
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Atlanta Ballet – Executive Director

Atlanta Ballet is one of the premier and oldest dance companies in America and the official state ballet of Georgia. Established in 1929 by dance visionary Dorothy Moses Alexander, Atlanta Ballet is currently led by Artistic Director Gennadi Nedvigin. A Bolshoi trained former principal dancer with San Francisco Ballet, Nedvigin was recruited to Atlanta Ballet in 2016 to elevate the artistic excellence and stature of the professional Company. Atlanta Ballet performs at the 2,750-seat Cobb Energy ...
Tags: Art, John Lewis, Jobs, America, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Delta Airlines, Coca Cola, American Federation Of Musicians, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Ebenezer Baptist Church, American Guild of Musical Artists, Buckhead, InStyle, Edgewood Avenue


Best cheap Alienware deals for March 2021

Here's a handful of the best Alienware deals on laptops, desktops, and accessories for your battle station.
Tags: Deals, Gaming, Trends, Computing, Alienware, Alienware Deals, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


Adobe officially releases Photoshop for Apple M1, says it’s 50% faster

Adobe today officially unveiled Photoshop for Apple’s M1 chip. According to the company, the ARM-compatible version should deliver “significant performance gains” for users on Apple’s custom silicon. While Adobe has had a beta version of Photoshop for M1 available since November, this is the first time it’s been available widely. Previously Apple users could run the Intel version through Apple’s Rosetta technology, which didn’t fully take advantage of the new chip’s power. The M1 version of the ...
Tags: Apple, Startups, Intel, Rosetta, Insider, Plugged


GOP Sen. Roger Wicker praised funding for restaurants included in the COVID-19 stimulus bill that he voted against

Tom Williams/Pool via AP Sen. Roger Wicker helped pass an amendment in the American Rescue Plan and then voted against the bill. The RESTAURANTS Act secured $28.6 billion of targeted funding for ailing restaurants and workers. Wicker praised the passage of the bill but zero Republicans voted in favor of the $1.9 trillion package. See more stories on Insider's business page. After voting against the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan, GOP Sen. Roger Wicker was singing its praises."Inde...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Restaurants, America, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, House, Biden, Stimulus, Congressional Budget Office, Tom Williams, Manu Raju, Wicker, COVID, Restaraunts


Trump pressured another Georgia elections official, Frances Watson, to uncover nonexistent voter fraud

President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the Oval Office of the White House, January 28, 2017 in Washington, DC. Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former President Donald Trump pressured another Georgia elections official to find voter fraud, The Wall Street Journal reported. Frances Watson is the chief investigator at the Georgia Secretary of State's office. "Do you think they'll be working after Christmas, to keep it going fast?" Trump asked. "B...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Vladimir Putin, White House, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Fbi, Gop, Washington Dc, Iowa, Ohio, Watson, Rudy, Donald Trump


Black ministers are working to bridge worship and service to address COVID-19 disparities in their communities

Bible-Based Fellowship Church partnered with the Pasco County Health Department, and Army National Guard to assist residents who are 65 and older to administer the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine on February 13, 2021 in Tampa, Florida. Octavio Jones/Getty Images Black clergy are working to address the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on their communities. Some are hosting vaccination clinics at their churches to help expand access. So far, only 7% of those who have been vaccinated are Black, ...
Tags: Science, Washington, US, Trends, Sheffield, Vaccinations, Newark, Vaccines, Donald Trump, Detroit, Black, Tuskegee, Wright, Sharpton, Jefferson, Army National Guard


China Sport Industry Group: Who is Team NZ's new sponsor?

Alongside the names of Spark, SkyCity, McDonald's, Toyota and Emirates, keen-eyed America's Cup fans might see a less familiar name on display. In the latest round of sailing, the brand livery of China Sports Industry Group has... [Author: [email protected]]
Tags: Business, America, Toyota, McDonald, China Sport Industry Group, China Sports Industry Group


Covid 19 coronavirus: Impact of three-day lockdown on job market revealed

The short three-day lockdown in Auckland had a marked impact on the job market after an otherwise strong start to 2021. A newly released report by employment site Seek revealed a dip in advertised jobs in Auckland in February.... [Author: [email protected]]
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Tesla Current 10-30% Battery Cost Advantage is Still Improving

Cairn Energy Research Advisors reports that Tesla has the lowest cost batteries by at least 10% and over 24% versus other car companies. This is before the cost reductions that Tesla is implementing... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Some ethical hackers are making huge amounts of cash

Some ethical hackers are using their skills to make huge amounts of money as they help companies big and small to find vulnerabilities in their computer systems.
Tags: News, Trends, Hack, Computing, Hackers, Bug Bounty Program, HackerOne, Ethical Hacker


Visit Sacramento & Others Hope To Prove Hotels Can Host Indoor Conventions During Reopening

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Tags: Business, News, Local, Syndicated Local, Downtown Sacramento, Sacramento, Las Vegas, Hyatt, Hyatt Regency, Testa, Consumer, Mike Testa, Sacramento News, California Hotel Lodging Association, Coronavirus, Coronavirus Reopening


Best cheap wireless router deals for March 2021

We’ve gathered up the best wireless router deals you can find right now, from cheap routers to high-end units.
Tags: Deals, Trends, Computing, Wireless Router, Wi-fi Router, SAH, WFH, Commerce 2020, Evergreen Deals


Tax-free unemployment change could require amended tax return filings

The American Rescue Plan is now on its way to President Joe Biden. As soon as Biden signs it, millions of taxpayers can look forward to the third COVID-19 economic relief payment. And taxpayers who've already filed their 2020 returns and paid tax on unemployment benefits they received last year also can get ready to file amended returns. That's because during its consideration of the bill last week, the Senate included a provision that made the first $10,200 in unemployment benefits tax-free. ...
Tags: Taxes, Congress, Senate, Joe Biden, Biden, Agi, Irs, Internal Revenue Service, Uncle Sam, IRS review, COVID, Congress So Congress, Signature Authorization Will, Taxpayer Assistance Center IRS


Tim Ryan told the GOP to 'stop talking about Dr. Seuss' and work with Democrats on efforts to support American workers

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty Rep. Tim Ryan expressed anger at the GOP for talking about Dr. Seuss instead of a pro-labor rights bill. "Now stop talking about Dr. Seuss, and start working with us on behalf of the American workers," Ryan said. The PRO Act passed in the House with five Republicans supporting the bill and one Democrat voting "no." See more stories on Insider's business page. Rep. Tim Ryan, a Democrat from Ohio, chastised GOP colleagues for harping on about Dr. Seuss while th...
Tags: Politics, Senate, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Ohio, Stimulus, Trump, United States of America, Ryan, Dr Seuss, Tim Ryan, Kevin McCarthy, Seuss, Green Eggs


California Could Get $150B From Federal Coronavirus Relief Bill

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP/CBS13) — The massive COVID-19 relief bill Congress approved Wednesday will pump more than $150 billion into California’s economy, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration said Wednesday, including a $26 billion windfall for the state’s already burgeoning budget surplus. About half of the money will go to Californians directly in the form of $1,400 checks and expanded unemployment benefits. Another $15.9 billion will go to public and private schools while $3.6 billion will boost ...
Tags: Business, Congress, California, California News, Joe Biden, Palmer, Atkins, Bill, Gavin Newsom, Legislature, Assembly, U S Treasury Department, Department of Finance, Ting, Sacramento Calif, Newsom


Verkada allowed at least 100 employees, including interns and sales staff, to access customers' camera feeds

Verkada Verkada let at least 100 employees access customers' camera feeds, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. On Monday, hackers used the same "Super Admin" accounts to access 150,000 camera feeds. Employees had repeatedly raised concerns about Verkada's security lapses, according to Bloomberg. See more stories on Insider's business page. On Monday, a group of hackers breached Verkada, gaining access to live and archived footage from 150,000 of its customers' private security c...
Tags: Enterprise, Trends, Bloomberg, Cybersecurity, Surveillance, Data Breach, Tech Insider, Verkada, Surveillance Cameras, Tyler Sonnemaker, IPVM, Verkada Verkada


The verdict is in: People who've had COVID-19 need just one shot, researchers say

A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Wales. Getty/Matthew Horwood A single shot of Pfizer or Moderna's vaccine yields high protection for people who've had COVID-19. That's likely because their bodies are responding to a viral threat they've seen before. Giving people who've had COVID-19 a second dose is "kind of a wasted shot," one expert said. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. In the race to get coronavirus vaccines into arms as quickly as poss...
Tags: UK, Science, News, Wales, France, Nbc News, US, Trends, Food And Drug Administration, Pfizer, Antibodies, Anthony Fauci, Mount Sinai, Princeton University, Yale University, Johnson Johnson


Facebook asks judge to throw out FTC anti-trust lawsuit

The charges allege Facebook bought up its rivals to maintain a monopoly.
Tags: Facebook, Business, Ftc


Kimpton Sawyer Named One Of World’s Top 500 Hotels

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — The Kimpton Sawyer Hotel in Downtown Sacramento has been named one of the top 500 hotels in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine readers. Located at DOCO (the Downtown Commons) on J Street, The Sawyer opened in October 2017 and sits next to the Golden 1 Center. It has 250 rooms and features Sacramento’s first rooftop pool on the third floor. The hotel’s bar and lounge, Revival at the Sawyer, overlooks the Golden 1 Center and DOCO. The Sawyer is the only Sacramento hotel to...
Tags: Business, Local, Downtown Sacramento, Sacramento, Sawyer, Travel Leisure, Sacramento News, Kimpton Sawyer, Kimpton Sawyer Hotel, Nikki Carlson


3 LA grocery stores run by Kroger to close after city OK’s ‘Hero Pay’ ordinance

Two Ralphs and a Food 4 Less will close by May in Los Angeles, a decision the parent company says was accelerated by a city mandate requiring workers earn an extra $5 hourly in “hazard pay” during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cincinnati-based Kroger said it’s shuttering the underperforming stores — Ralphs at 9616 W. Pico Blvd. and 3300 W. Slauson Ave. and a Food 4 Less at 5420 W. Sunset Blvd. The stores will close May 15, affecting 289 employees. Ralphs spokesman John Votava said the companies hope to...
Tags: Food, Business, California, Washington, La, Los Angeles, Walmart, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Brookings Institution, Los Angeles City Council, Cincinnati, Kroger, Burbank, Brookings


Ken Feinberg's law firm to oversee $500M Boeing 737 Max victim compensation fund

The Justice Department has tapped victim compensation attorneys Ken Feinberg and Camille Biros to oversee the $500 million fund set up for the families of victims of fatal plane crashes involving Boeing 737 Max Aircraft.
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M&S to sell clothes from rival brands to boost online sales

The High Street stalwart will sell items from 11 different clothing brands on its website from spring.
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Trade survey finds 74% of British firms hit by delays with EU markets

Brexit red tape and disruption to global trade from pandemic leaves businesses ‘severely strained’Three-quarters of British manufacturers are struggling to cope with delays in moving goods in and out of the EU amid continuing disruption caused by Brexit and the Covid pandemic, industry figures said.Two months after the UK left the EU on trade terms agreed by Boris Johnson’s government, research from the manufacturing trade group Make UK has shown that 74% of firms in a survey of more than 200 le...
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