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Obituary: Longtime copy editor Browning dies

Whittier resident Robert “Bob” Browning, who was an editor at the Whittier Daily News, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Orange County Register and Los Angeles Times during his 37-year career, has died. Born in Pasadena, Browning, 69, died Saturday, May 1, from complications from a longstanding lung disease. Funeral services are pending. He spent most of his 37 years as a copy editor and was named L.A. Times Copy Editor of the Year in 2005 for his work as the sole copy editor on a series of stories th...
Tags: Business, New York, News, Minnesota, Sport, Soccer, Obituaries, Pasadena, Times, Local News, Browning, Michael Collins, Carleton College, Orange County Register, Whittier, San Gabriel Valley Tribune


Homesick candles might not smell exactly like home, but we think they make great gifts anyway - here's why

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Homesick Nothing can replace the feeling of home, but a scented candle from Homesick might be close. Homesick makes candles that smell like the 50 states, several big cities, and even being in your mom's house. Right now, you can save up to 20% on candles and reed diffusers. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Candles (small) Reed Diffuser (small) Scent is very closely tied to memory. That's w...
Tags: Reviews, Home, New York, London, Home Decor, Germany, New York City, Gift, Trends, South Dakota, United Kingdom, Connecticut, New Mexico, Candles, Central Park, Ski Trip


12 gorgeous Airbnbs across the US with private hot tubs, from a riverfront cabin in Washington to a secluded cabin in Upstate New York

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb A private hot tub is an enticing Airbnb amenity in any season. Some Airbnb hosts have installed private hot tubs in incredible locations with stunning views. We rounded up some of the best Airbnbs with hot tubs across the US to enjoy a relaxing soak. When choosing one Airbnb listing over another, a private hot tub is an enticing amenity that can tip the scales. Hot tubs are always exciting prospe...
Tags: New York, Texas, Cdc, Washington, US, Trends, Austin, Airbnb, East Coast, Vermont, Northern California, Redwood, Zion National Park, Duluth Minnesota, Upstate New York, Poconos


More companies, including PayPal and Xbox, are accepting bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as payment. Others are weighing up their options.

Retailers are recognizing bitcoin's growing popularity. NurPhoto/Getty Images Bitcoin is becoming an increasingly popular payment option among many companies. Fast-food chains, big tech firms, and even auction houses are embracing cryptocurrencies. Other companies are still considering their potential. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rarely does a news cycle go by without some mention of bitcoin's growing popularity, from fans and skeptics alike. Its prices on trad...
Tags: Amazon, Elon Musk, New York, Australia, Ebay, Jay Z, India, Africa, US, Trends, Tesla, Paypal, Ap, Bitcoin, Asia Pacific, New Zealand


34 Amazon Prime-eligible Mother's Day gifts that are all under $25

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Give Mom her caffeine fix with a sampler from Driftaway Coffee. Driftaway Coffee Finding the perfect Mother's Day gift doesn't have to cost a lot or require endless searching. Below, we rounded up 34 of the best gifts on Amazon, all under $25 and eligible for Prime shipping. Still looking? Check out more Mother's Day gift ideas here. If the enthusiastic reaction to handmade cards, misshapen...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, New York, Microsoft, Life, Samsung, America, Trends, Amazon Prime, Features, Netflix, New York Times, Retail, Michelle Obama, Kate Middleton


43 gift cards delivered to their email inbox for last-minute gifts that still feel personal

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Orvis Gift cards are ideal if you're down to the wire, provided they match the recipients' interests.We've rounded up 43 digital gift cards that can be sent directly to one's email inbox.If you need more gifting inspiration, check out all of our gift guides.Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buying advice and great deals.Gift cards are an ideal gift in a lot of wa...
Tags: Reviews, Amazon, Nordstrom, New York, New York City, Disney, Trends, Nike, Adidas, Features, Gifts, Chicago, Netflix, Delta, Patagonia, Airbnb


Startup employees should pay attention to Biden’s capital gains tax plans

Vieje Piauwasdy Contributor Share on Twitter Vieje Piauwasdy is the director of Equity Strategy at Secfi, an equity planning platform for startup executives and employees. The Biden Administration has reportedly proposed significant changes to the capital gains tax, aiming to target the wealthiest Americans to help fund his historic aid programs. If the current proposal goes into effect, it will have an impact on startup emplo...
Tags: TC, Column, Florida, New York, Texas, Taxes, Obama, Congress, California, Opinion, Government, Tech, Compensation, Biden, Stock Options, Trump


The US has no plans to shoot down the Chinese rocket due to crash down this weekend, defense secretary says

China's Long March 5B Y2 rocket taking off from Wenchang Space Launch Center in Hainan, China. China Daily via REUTERS A Chinese rocket is hurtling toward Earth and is expected to crash this weekend. It's falling back to Earth uncontrolled. Where and when it will land is not clear.= US Defense Sec. Austin said the military doesn't plan to shoot down any remains. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US has no plans to shoot down the remains of a Chinese rocket th...
Tags: New York, Science, China, Defense, US, Trends, Earth, Austin, Speed, Beijing, News UK, Lloyd Austin, US Space Command, Sinead Baker, Wenchang Space Launch Center, Military & Defense


New York City wants to offer tourists free COVID-19 vaccines as it prepares for a full reopening this summer

Pedestrians cross 6th Avenue in Midtown, New York City. John Lamparski/Getty Images Mayor Bill de Blasio said he wants to offer tourists in NYC free coronavirus vaccines. The plan, which still needs state approval, involves giving the one-shot J&J vaccine at tourist sites. De Blasio has said the city plans to fully reopen on July 1. See more stories on Insider's business page. New York City could start offering coronavirus vaccines to tourists as it prepares to fully reopen for the su...
Tags: New York, Science, News, New York City, Trends, Speed, News UK, Broadway, Bill De Blasio, Andrew Cuomo, Wall Street Journal, De Blasio, Central Park, Cuomo, Johnson Johnson, NBC New York


Melinda Gates was upset and uncomfortable after she and Bill Gates met with Jeffrey Epstein, The Daily Beast reports

Bill Gates, Jeffrey Epstein John Lamparski/Getty Images, Associated Press A meeting between the Gates and Jeffrey Epstein in 2013 reportedly left Melinda upset. The Daily Beast reported Thursday that she warned her husband about his relationship with the sex offender. The New York Times previously reported that Gates and Epstein met several times between 2011 and 2013. See more stories on Insider's business page. A meeting between Bill and Melinda Gates and convicted sex offender Jeff...
Tags: Florida, New York, News, Microsoft, New York City, Trends, Economy, Divorce, Mit, New York Times, New Jersey, Bill Gates, Upper East Side, New Mexico, Bill, Times


Moderne Ventures Announces 2021 Passport Class

  At the end of April, Moderne Ventures announced their 2021 Passport Class. Over the next 6 months, each company in the class will receive an industry emersion experience led by Moderne’s team. Geek Estate is about celebrating entrepreneurship, focused on real estate tech (both residential and commercial) and Moderne Venture’s involvement is significant in establishing a global prop-tech ecosystem. This newly announced class has raised over $32 million and has valuations of over $230 Million....
Tags: Startups, New York, Radio, Tampa, Arlington, Culver City, Princeton New Jersey, Geek Estate, Moderne, Moderne Ventures, Entrepreneurs and Tech, JoyHub


The guy who crowdfunded $25 million to build Trump's border wall just got indicted on tax fraud charges

Brian Kolfage in 2014. Bebeto Matthews/AP Photo Brian Kolfage, who founded "We Build the Wall," with Steve Bannon, was indicted in a new tax case. A New York grand jury separately found the crowdfunding effort to be fraudulent in August 2020. Donald Trump pardoned Bannon before he left office, but didn't pardon Kolfage. See more stories on Insider's business page. Brian Kolfage - the cofounder of a failed crowdfunding effort to build a wall along the US-Mexico border with Steve Ban...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, Crime, Taxes, News, White House, US, Trends, Speed, Air Force, Donald Trump, Trump, Bloomberg News, Bannon, Bebeto Matthews


`We Build the Wall' cofounder Brian Kolfage, never pardoned by Trump, indicted in tax case

Tommy Fisher (L) with Brian Kolfage and Steve Bannon at a televised fundraising 'Wall-aThon'. We Build The Wall/YouTube Brian Kolfage, who founded "We Build the Wall," with Steve Bannon, was indicted in a new tax case. A New York grand jury separately found the crowdfunding effort to be fraudulent in August 2020. Bannon was pardoned by Trump, and Kolfage was not. See more stories on Insider's business page. Brian Kolfage, the cofounder of a failed and fraudulent crowdfunding ef...
Tags: Florida, Politics, New York, US, Trends, Speed, Trump, Bannon, L, Check, Steve Bannon, Brian Kolfage, Kolfage, Tommy Fisher, Azmi Haroun


20 of the best farm stays for countryside views, fresh food, and friendly animals

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. Cape Resorts As travelers prioritize social distancing, farm stay vacations are gaining popularity. Working farms offer nature, solitude, and simple activities like gathering eggs or picking fruit. We compiled a variety of vacation rentals and hotels on farms, ranging from $95 to $795 per night. With abundant fresh air and bucolic scenery, it's easy to see the appeal of a farm stay vacation. You...
Tags: Florida, New York, Texas, California, Washington, Virginia, Massachusetts, Milwaukee, US, Trends, Noah, Netflix, Atlantic, Pennsylvania, Maine, Hawaii


Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment In Your Future?

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Tags: Business, New York, News, Minnesota, Congress, Senate, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, San Francisco, West Virginia, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Cbs, Michigan, Republican, Biden


Here's where Americans are moving to and from

!function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",(function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}}))}(); The Census Bureau recently published population change estimates between 2019 and 2020. Insider looked at which counties saw the largest changes from net domestic migr...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, Maps, New York, Texas, California, Saratoga County, US, Trends, Strategy, West, Migration, Population, Zillow, Midwest, Phoenix


Dominion urges court not to dismiss its $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani over election conspiracy theories

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, a lawyer for President Donald Trump, speaks during a news conference at the Republican National Committee headquarters, Thursday Nov. 19, 2020, in Washington. Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Dominion asked a judge not to dismiss its $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit against Rudy Giuliani. Giuliani spread false conspiracy theories about Dominion's role in the 2020 election. He tried to get the lawsuit dismissed last month. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Washington, Politico, New York City, Trends, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Republican National Committee, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Sidney Powell


Here are the counties that grew and shrank the most from 2019 to 2020

!function(){"use strict";window.addEventListener("message",(function(a){if(void 0!==a.data["datawrapper-height"])for(var e in a.data["datawrapper-height"]){var t=document.getElementById("datawrapper-chart-"+e)||document.querySelector("iframe[src*='"+e+"']");t&&(t.style.height=a.data["datawrapper-height"][e]+"px")}}))}(); The Census Bureau released county population estimates as of July, 1, 2020. Insider looked at which counties grew and shrank the most between 2019 and 2020. Six of the...
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, Maps, New York, Texas, California, US, Trends, Strategy, US Postal Service, Population, Midwest, Northeast, Butte County, US Census Bureau, Midwestern


Lyft said it expects some drivers to shift from food-delivery apps to ride-hailing ones after the pandemic

A delivery driver hands a customer a take-out order. The Good Brigade/Getty Images Lyft said some drivers will likely move from food-delivery to ride-hailing apps as the US reopens. Cofounder John Zimmer said ride-hail work generally has better pay and more social interaction. The shift could help solve Lyft's driver shortage as ride-hail demand continues to grow. See more stories on Insider's business page. The reopening of the economy could lead to a shift in labor from deliverin...
Tags: Transportation, Lyft, Uber, New York, California, US, Trends, Bank Of America, Economy, Zimmer, Logan Green, John Zimmer, Dunkin, Ride-hailing, Uber Drivers, Delivery Drivers


10 Things in Politics: Cheney goes down swinging in Trump fight

Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics, your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter.Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.Here's what we're talking about:Rep. Liz Cheney torched Trump and fellow Republicans who refuse to acknowledge he lostThere's a reason you might be having a hard time finding chicken wings, diapers, or a new carTrump's absence from the Virginia GOP's governor r...
Tags: Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Asia, Post, New York, Congress, California, Washington Post, White House, Virginia, India, US, Trends, European Union, Joe Biden, Nasa


21 horror books to read with the lights on, from Stephen King classics to psychological thrillers

Amazon; Alyssa Powell/Insider Horror fiction scares its readers, using anything from psychological thrills to creepy imagery. The horror books in this list range from Stephen King classics to modern murder mysteries. Some of our favorites include "It," "Bird Box," "The Exorcist," "Dracula," "The Shining," and more. Great literature can introduce us to so many amazing things: Passionate romances, unforgettable plot twists, or fantastical beasts that feel vibrantly real within our imaginati...
Tags: Amazon, England, New York, New York City, Stephen King, Trends, Fbi, Manhattan, Holland, Victoria, Thomas Harris, William, Kingfisher, Jack, Rosemary, Jules


Lumber prices top $1,600 for the first time ever as the ongoing homebuilding craze drains supply

A Lowe's employee stocks lumber inside the home improvement store in New York. Reuters/Shannon Stapleton Lumber prices soared above $1600 for the first time in history this week. The rise comes amid falling supply and increased demand for new homes and renovations. Lumber-related stocks are soaring in response and the average price of a new single-family home has jumped by $35,872. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Lumber prices topped $1,600 per...
Tags: New York, Trends, Bank Of America, Lowe, Cox, Resolute Forest Products, National Association of Home Builders, John Lovallo, West Fraser Timber, Weyerhauser, Jimmy Cox, National Association of Realtors This, Will Daniel, Things Before the Opening Bell Lumber, Reuters Shannon Stapleton Lumber, Boise Cascade Resolute Forest Products


A student-loan forgiveness program for public-service workers has a 98% denial rate. 56 Democrats say it's time for Biden to fix it.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). Alex Wong/Getty Images 56 Democrats urged Education Sec. Miguel Cardona to fix the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program. The letter cited its high denial rate, with fewer than 2.5% of eligible applicants being approved. Biden campaigned on fixing the program to give public service workers needed relief. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden campaigned on reforming the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which he ...
Tags: Florida, New York, Maryland, Senate, America, Trends, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, House, Marco Rubio, Biden, Democratic, Dod, Sen Elizabeth Warren, John Sarbanes, Government Accountability Office


28-year-old Tyra Myricks makes 7 figures and has 5 side hustles. Here's how she typically spends a day.

Tyra Myricks Courtesy of Tyra Myricks Tyra Myricks, 28, makes seven figures a year working a day job and five side hustles. She works for Drake, has a fashion line, a branding company, a website for entrepreneurial resources, a pizza shop, and co-owns a gym. To Insider, she breaks down what a typical day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. If the Land of Side Hustles had a queen, it would surely be 28-year-old Tyra Myricks, daughter of hip hop legend Jam Master J...
Tags: Nordstrom, New York, Instagram, China, Los Angeles, Trends, Paris, Drake, Major League Baseball, Colette, Latin, Wallace, Biggie Smalls, Canada Goose, Dama, Myricks


16 easy and unique Cinco de Mayo cocktail recipes to celebrate the holiday at home

A Texas Margarita. Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek While COVID restrictions may still limit in-person parties, at-home celebrations are alive and well. Now's the time to try some new cocktails that you can make with ingredients already in your pantry. These are Cinco de Mayo-inspired drinks to brighten up your holiday, from margaritas to classic palomas. See more stories on Insider's business page. Even coronavirus can't shut down a Cinco de Mayo celebration at home. And if yo...
Tags: Drinks, New York, Texas, Life, Alcohol, Trends, Features, Celebration, Dallas, Miami, Cocktails, Rum, Pacific, Aleppo, Tequila, Nordic


Trump backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, who helped spread election lies, to replace Liz Cheney in House GOP leadership

Rep. Elise Stefanik and other top Republicans defend Donald Trump during his impeachment trial. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump is backing Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to chair the House Republican conference. Stefanik, a fierce Trump supporter, is being considered to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership. This move comes after Cheney has attacked Trump for spreading lies about the 2020 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump is backin...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Capitol, House Gop, Reuters Ipsos, House Republican, Liz Cheney


Trump backs Rep. Elise Stefanik, who spread election lies, to replace Liz Cheney in House GOP leadership

Rep. Elise Stefanik and other top Republicans defend Donald Trump during his impeachment trial. Alex Wong/Getty Images Donald Trump is backing Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York to chair the House Republican conference. Stefanik, a fierce Trump supporter, is being considered to replace Liz Cheney in GOP leadership. This move comes after Cheney has attacked Trump for spreading lies about the 2020 election. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump is backin...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Politico, Trends, Gop, Wyoming, House, Republican Party, Republican, Biden, Donald Trump, Cheney, Trump, Capitol, House Gop


Luxury auction house Sotheby's will accept cryptocurrencies as payment for a Banksy artwork next week

Gallery assistants adjust "Love is in the Air" by British graffiti artist Banksy ahead of its sale at Bonhams auction house in London on June 24, 2013. JUSTIN TALLIS/AFP via Getty Images Sotheby's will accept cryptocurrencies when it auctions Banksy's artwork 'Love Is In The Air'. The luxury auction house will present Banksy's piece at its Contemporary Art Sale next week. Last month, Sotheby's launched an NFT collection, 'The Fungible', which it sold on Nif...
Tags: New York, London, US, Trends, Investing, Markets, Bitcoin, Crypto, Air, Banksy, Sotheby's, Cryptocurrencies, Pepe, Christie, NFT, Sotheby


New York City doesn't need Andrew Yang as mayor, because NYC doesn't need a mascot

The New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Andrew Yang is selling himself as a mayoral candidate who would be New York City's No. 1 hype man. Too bad New York City does not need a mascot. Maybe try Miami. They're hyping a lot these days. This is an opinion column. The thoughts expressed are those of the author. See more stories on Insider's business page. Andrew Yang's pitch to New Yorkers during his run for mayor has been mostly about...
Tags: New York, Wall Street, New York City, Trends, Walmart, Gotham, US Postal Service, Citigroup, Manhattan, Bill De Blasio, Miami, Albany, Garcia, Yang, Palm Beach, NYC Housing Authority


Grayscale Investments becomes the first-ever crypto sponsor of an NFL team after inking an exclusive partnership with the New York Giants

Tim Warner/Getty Images Grayscale Investments is the first-ever cryptocurrency company to sponsor an NFL team. The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that Grayscale is the team's "Official Digital Currency Asset Management Partner." Grayscale will host education seminars on cryptocurrencies for Giants personnel each year as a part of the deal. See more stories on Insider's business page. Grayscale Investments became the first-ever cryptocurrency company to sponsor an NFL team...
Tags: New York, NFL, Trends, New York Giants, Giants, Grayscale, Grayscale Investments, Pete Guelli, Will Daniel, Warner Getty Images Grayscale Investments, New York Michael Sonnenshein Grayscale, Giants Foundation, Guelli



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