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Colombian protesters as young as 13 years old are being killed in the streets as they fight for a better future. The rest of the world should have their backs.

Colombian protests in Bogotá. Valentina Prada Florez/Insider In the last week, protests in Colombia have been met with widespread police brutality and repression. Many of the protestors who have been killed and injured are young people speaking out for a more just and peaceful Colombia. The global community should condemn the violence and pressure Colombia's government to better protect human rights. Jordan Salama is a writer, journalist, and author of the upcoming book Every Day the R...
Tags: Twitter, Americas, Trends, Colombia, New York Times, Latin America, Bogota, Sofia, Marquez, Cali, Uribe, Alvaro Uribe, Duque, Jordan Salama, Ivan Duque, Rio Magdalena


Pollster Frank Luntz says Trump's 'big lie' may cost Republicans the House in 2022

Political consultant and pollster Frank Luntz. J. Lawler Duggan/For The Washington Post via Getty Images Donald Trump could ruin the GOP's chances at retaking the House in 2022, according to Frank Luntz. The longtime pollster said Trump's "big lie" could hurt turnout among conservatives. "What Donald Trump is saying is actually telling people it's not worth it to vote," Luntz said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Frank Luntz, a longtime pollster and political m...
Tags: Politics, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Trends, Gop, House, New York Times, Fox News, Republican, Donald Trump, Frank Luntz, Trump, Tucker Carlson, Pat Buchanan, Republican House


Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announces she won't run for a second term

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks onstage during the 10th Annual BronzeLens Film Festival Women Superstars Luncheon on August 23, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Paras Griffin/Getty Images Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is bowing out of running for a second term. Bottoms gained a national profile for leading Atlanta through a tumultuous 2020. Bottoms had also turned down a position to serve in President Joe Biden's cabinet. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlan...
Tags: Politics, Washington, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Walgreens, Chicago, New York Times, Epa, Biden, Bahamas, Atlanta Hawks, Trump, Derek, Small Business Administration


Conversations on LinkedIn nearly doubled since January, and it could be a sign that wealthy Americans are ready to pursue their dream jobs following a pandemic slump

Dan Wang, Associate Professor of Business Management at Columbia Business School Columbia Business School Satya Nadella recently said LinkedIn saw "record engagement" as content shared increased 29%. A Columbia Business School expert said this may mean professionals are considering a job switch. A rise in LinkedIn activity says less about the economy, and more about the shift in US priorities. See more stories on Insider's business page. If you're a burned out professional day-drea...
Tags: Instagram, Satya Nadella, US, America, Trends, Linkedin, New York Times, Wang, Nadella, LinkedIn Microsoft, Columbia Business School, Kevin Roose, DAN WANG, Allana Akhtar, Columbia Business School Columbia Business School


What teenagers and parents need to know about the COVID-19 vaccine, from side effects to dosing, according to experts

Junior Molly Day gets her first Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at Ridley High School in Pennsylvania on May, 3, 2021 as part of a clinic for students age 16-18. Daily Times/Getty Images Kids aged 12 to 15 may be able to get their COVID-19 vaccines as early as next week. Young people have robust immune systems, so teens should prepare for side effects. If your child wants to return to school, play sports, and see their friends, get ready to book their shot. See more stories on Insider's busine...
Tags: Trends, Pennsylvania, New York Times, Cbs, Fda, Pfizer, The Food and Drug Administration, Johns, Ridley High School, Scott Gottlieb, Hallas, Moderna, Albert Bourla, Bourla, Andrea Michelson, Daily Times Getty Images Kids


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


Millions of Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses made at a Baltimore plant are reportedly being held across Europe, Africa, and Canada as a precaution

Emergent BioSolutions disposed of 15 million doses of J&J vaccine in March Photo by Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images Johnson & Johnson vaccine doses are on hold in Europe, Africa, and Canada, the New York Times reported. The doses were produced in a Baltimore plant around the time some batches were contaminated. Emergent BioSolutions had to discard 15 million J&J doses in March after the incident. See more stories on Insider's business page. Millions of doses of the Johnson & Johnson vac...
Tags: Europe, US, Trends, Canada, South Africa, New York Times, Healthcare, Food And Drug Administration, Astrazeneca, Fda, Pfizer, Vaccine, Johnson, Baltimore, Johnson & Johnson, Europe Africa


The April jobs report shocks as 266,000 payroll additions badly miss the forecast of 1 million

A pedestrian walks by a now hiring sign at Ross Dress For Less store on April 2, 2021 in San Rafael, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The US economy added 266,000 jobs in April, a huge miss of the median estimate of 1 million new payrolls. The unemployment rate rose to 6.1% from 6%, while economists had expected it to drop to 5.8%. The payrolls increase marks a fourth straight monthly gain, but the smallest since January. See more stories on Insider's business page. The US labo...
Tags: Congress, White House, US, Trends, Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Bureau of Labor Statistics, New York Times, Federal Reserve, Justin Sullivan Getty, San Rafael California, Ross Dress for Less, Atlanta Council, Ben Winck Madison Hoff, Josh Lipsky, GeoEconomics Center


Secretary of State Antony Blinken visits Ukraine and warns Russia the US will respond if it acts 'recklessly'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and Secretary of State Antony Blinken. Efrem Lukatsky/Getty Images Blinken on Thursday warned Russia the US will respond if it behaves "recklessly." The warning came as Blinken visited Ukraine as a show of support against Russian aggression. Russia recently amassed roughly 100,000 troops on Ukraine's borders. See more stories on Insider's business page. Secretary of State Antony Blinken in an interview with BBC Radio 4's Today Program on ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Russia, US, International, Trends, Eu, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Nato, New York Times, Crimea


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


Mitch McConnell's alma mater rejects his views on the 1619 project and says they are 'quite troubling'

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell talks to reporters after the Senate voted to acquit U.S. President Trump of both charges in his Senate impeachment trial in Washington, U.S., February 5, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst Sen. Mitch McConnell has rebuked the 1619 project and disagrees with it being taught in schools. McConnell's alma mater sharply criticized his comments on the 1619 project. The NYT's 1619 project aims to place "the consequences of slavery and the contributions ...
Tags: Politics, News, Education, Republicans, Congress, Washington, Senate, Race, US, America, Trends, Racism, United States, New York Times, Mitch McConnell, US Senate


A bottle of red wine that aged for 14 months on the International Space Station is up for sale and could fetch up to $1 million

Christie's 12 bottles of wine were sent to the ISS in 2019 to study the effect of space on wine aging. One of those bottles is now up for sale at Christie's and reportedly may fetch $1 million. See more stories on Insider's business page. Christie's auction house is selling what may be the most out-of-this-world bottle of wine ever to hit the market: A Bordeaux from 2000, aged for 14 months aboard the International Space Station. Bundled with the space-aged bottle of Pétru...
Tags: Trends, Ap, Nasa, Earth, International Space Station, New York Times, Iss, Bordeaux, Christie, Sauvignon Blanc, Space Cargo Unlimited, Annabelle Williams, Parisian Maison d Arts Les Ateliers Victor, Mission WISE Vitis Vinum, Spatium Experimentia


Some TikTok influencers say the reality of living rent-free at content mansions wasn't the Hollywood dream they anticipated

"They would literally treat us like a dollar sign," Not A Content House member Sabrina Quesada said in the video. Screenshot / YouTube / JustAHouse Hi, this is Amanda Perelli and welcome back to Insider Influencers, our weekly rundown on the business of influencers, creators, and social-media platforms. Sign up for the newsletter here.In this week's edition:A startup promised influencers the Hollywood dream and mansion living. But some insiders say it turned into a nightmare.TikTok i...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Media, Instagram, Youtube, Ben Affleck, Advertising, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, ROI, New York Times, Dreamworks, Dc, Zappos


Rudy Giuliani has reportedly shed his entourage and hired a part-time driver to cut costs as his legal fees mount

Trump attorney and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Noam Galai/Getty Images Rudy Giuliani has reportedly sacked most of his entourage to cut costs as his legal troubles - and fees - mount. Politico reported that Giuliani fired as many as five people since the FBI raided his properties. Giuliani also pays as much as $42,000 per month in alimony, which may have factored into his cost-cutting decisions. See more stories on Insider's business page. Rudy Giuliani has drastically re...
Tags: Politics, Politico, New York City, US, Trends, Fbi, Washington Dc, New York Times, Manhattan, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Victoria Toensing, Bidens


Politicians, union groups slam Elon Musk over taxes after he tweets asking for sketch ideas for his 'SNL' appearance

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk's critics piled on after he tweeted asking for skit ideas for his coming "SNL" appearance. Politicians, unions, and journalists on Twitter asked him to pay more taxes and donate his wealth. Musk's ideas for his sketch included "Woke James Bond," "Irony Man," and "Baby Shark Tank." See more stories on Insider's business page. Politicians and unions criticized Elon Musk after the CEO of Tesla and ...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, New York Times, Donald Trump, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Public Citizen, Pramila Jayapal, Marianne Williamson, Max Berger, The Service Employees International Union, Kate Duffy


Politicians, union groups slam Elon Musk over tax after he tweets asking for sketch ideas for his SNL appearance

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX. Britta Pedersen-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk's critics piled on after he tweeted asking for skit ideas for his SNL appearance on May 8. Politicians, unions, and journalists on Twitter called on him to pay more tax, donate his wealth, and let staff unionize. Musk's ideas for his sketch included "Woke James Bond," "Irony Man," and "Baby Shark Tank." See more stories on Insider's business page. Politicians and unions criticized Tesla and SpaceX C...
Tags: Twitter, Spacex, Elon Musk, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, New York Times, Donald Trump, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Public Citizen, Pramila Jayapal, Marianne Williamson, Max Berger, The Service Employees International Union, Kate Duffy


Ivanka Trump faces more anti-vaccine backlash from her followers after posting a photo of her 2nd COVID-19 shot

Getty Ivanka Trump released a photo of herself receiving the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine. Ivanka's social media post attracted a slew of pushback from her followers who are anti-vaxxers and vaccine skeptics. Her father publicly urged Americans to get vaccinated, calling the shots "safe" and "something that works." See more stories on Insider's business page. Ivanka Trump, former President Donald Trump's eldest daughter, on Wednesday posted a photo ...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Trends, Social Media, New York Times, Miami, Fox News, Pfizer, Vaccine, Donald Trump, MMA, Trump, Ivanka, Ivanka Trump, Stephanie Ruhle


68 gifts under $25 that anyone will love - from a cold brew coffee maker to a silk pillowcase

If you buy through our links, we may earn money from affiliate partners. Learn more. West Elm You can get a great gift and still stick to your budget. We've rounded up 60+ gifts under $25, from a mini waffle iron to a set of travel-friendly lipsticks.For more inspiration, check out Insider Reviews gift guides. The elements of a good present - being thoughtful, useful, or novel - aren't restricted to a big budget. But the best gifts under $25 are usually hidden in a minefield of t...
Tags: Reviews, Google, Amazon, Gift Guide, Makeup, Etsy, France, Disney, Trends, Walmart, Gifts, Fox, Brooklyn, Beauty, New York Times, NARS


One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers represented Donald Trump's 2 former wives Ivana Trump and Marla Maples

A composite image showing, from left to right: Ivana Trump, Melinda Gates, and Marla Maples. Mitchell Gerber/Dave Pedley/Ron Galella via Getty Images One of Melinda Gates' divorce lawyers has previously worked for Marla Maples and Ivana Trump. The leading lawyer, Robert Cohen, has a star-studded roster of former clients. The Gates announced their split on Monday. They have a separation agreement rather than a prenup. See more stories on Insider's business page. One of the divorce l...
Tags: Politics, News, Microsoft, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Bbc, New York Times, Bill Gates, News UK, Uma Thurman, James Gandolfini, Bill, Andrew Cuomo, Donald Trump, Chris Rock


With few GOP allies left, Ted Cruz takes refuge at Mar-a-Lago with his former enemy Trump

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. AP Sen. Ted Cruz and former President Donald Trump had dinner together Tuesday night. Trump and Cruz spent years at each other's throats, but Cruz became an ally with Trump in office. They face political roadblocks that may have pushed them toward a politically expedient alignment. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. Politics makes for strange bedfellows - and dinner companions.On Tuesday night, Sen. Ted Cruz of Te...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, Texas, Jimmy Kimmel, Supreme Court, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Analysis, Gop, Ted Cruz, New York Times, John F Kennedy


Meet Victoria Toensing and Joseph diGenova, the Republican power couple caught up in the FBI's Rudy Giuliani investigation

Rudolph Giuliani, Joseph diGenova, and Victoria Toensing, attorneys for then-President Donald Trump, conduct a news conference. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Image Victoria Toensing was served a search warrant alongside Rudy Giuliani last week. She and her husband and law partner, Joseph diGenova, have been close to Giuliani for decades. They were instrumental in the Ukraine scandal that led to former president Donald Trump's first impeachment. See more stories on Insider...
Tags: Europe, Politics, News, Media, Law, Vladimir Putin, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Russia, New York City, US, Trends, Reagan, Joe Biden


Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen says a 'shocking' $7 trillion in taxes is going uncollected

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Yellen told The Atlantic that the tax gap was a "shocking" $7 trillion over a decade. Her remarks reflect the White House's resolve to collect taxes from high earners and big firms. The Treasury has said the tax gap could worsen if no additional action is taken. Sign up for our daily newsletter 10 Things in Politics You Need to Know Today. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said a "shocking" amount of taxes was going uncollected by t...
Tags: Congress, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Atlantic, New York Times, Treasury, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Biden, Wall Street Journal, Irs, Yellen, Fed, Treasury Department, Charles Rettig


White House tells states to use or lose their COVID-19 vaccine supply

Philadelphia city employees queue to schedule their second COVID-19 vaccine shot after receiving their first at a FEMA community vaccination center on March 2, 2021. Mark Makela/Getty Images The White House is instituting a "use or lose it" policy for states' COVID-19 vaccine allocations. States with lower demand may have to redistribute their vaccine supply, The Washington Post reports. Average daily vaccine doses have fallen from a peak of 3.5 million in mid-April to around 2.3 milli...
Tags: Post, Politics, Washington Post, White House, India, US, Trends, West, Canada, United States, New York Times, Fema, Vaccination, Philadelphia, States, Biden


8 ways to prepare for the Biden tax hike, according to the world's largest wealth manager

President Joe Biden. Larry Downing/Reuters Tax hikes to offset infrastructure spending are likely on the horizon for the wealthiest Americans. President Biden has proposed an income tax increase and an increase in the capital gains rate. In a Monday note, UBS Global Wealth Management outlined eight steps investors can take. See more stories on Insider's business page. Tax hikes are probably on the horizon as President Joe Biden's infrastructure package begins its slow march to beco...
Tags: Americas, Trends, Joe Biden, New York Times, Ubs, Biden, Morgan Stanley, David Leonhardt, UBS Global Wealth Management, Reuters Tax, Marcelli, Juliana Kaplan, Hayley Cuccinello, Joe Biden Larry Downing, Solita Marcelli UBS Global Wealth Management


Herd immunity in the US could be around the corner - but maintaining it is likely to be a perpetual battle

Kristine Ko, right, waits in line for her vaccine in Los Angeles on April 8, 2021. Al Seib/Los Angeles Times/Getty Images The US could reach herd immunity in a matter of weeks or months, but the metric is a moving target. Vaccines bring the US closer to that goal. More contagious variants make it harder to reach. Maintaining herd immunity could require annual booster shots. See more stories on Insider's business page. Scientists want you to know that the threshold for herd immunity isn...
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Tucker Carlson calls Barack Obama a 'creepy old guy' and attacks him for urging Americans to get the COVID-19 vaccine

President Barack Obama seen in an Ad Council public service announcement released March 11, 2021. YouTube/Ad Council Tucker Carlson called Barack Obama a "creepy old guy" for encouraging COVID-19 vaccination. The Fox News host attacked Obama for filming a PSA encouraging young people to get the shot. In recent weeks, Carlson has cast doubt over the safety of the COVID-19 vaccine on his show. See more stories on Insider's business page. Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday called form...
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10 Things in Politics: The Instagram account behind DC's best gossip

Good morning, and May the Fourth be with you. 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:A very DC diversion is this anonymous Instagram accountBill and Melinda Gates are ending their 27-year marriageRep. Liz Cheney is in hot water with some fellow Republicans, againOne thing to look out for today...
Tags: Facebook, Instagram, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Obama, California, US, Newsletter, Trends, Joe Biden, Cnn, Fbi, Ronald Reagan, House, New York Times, Bill Gates


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row

A Covid-19 warning sign in Los Angeles, California. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles county reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row on Monday. The last time the county reported no new deaths twice in a row was in March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in LA county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, county health...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, LA County, Barbara Ferrer, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


Los Angeles County reported zero COVID-19 deaths for the 2nd day in a row

A COVID-19 warning sign in Los Angeles. Aydin Palabiyikoglu/Getty Images Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths Monday for the second day in a row. It's the county's first time going two days without reporting a coronavirus death since March 2020. COVID-19 cases and deaths in the county have slowly been decreasing as vaccine efforts ramp up. See more stories on Insider's business page. Los Angeles County reported no new COVID-19 deaths for the second day in a row, c...
Tags: Science, California, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Los Angeles County, Barbara Ferrer, BioNtech, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, COVID


FDA to authorize the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 12-15 as early as next week, The New York Times reports

vials of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine are prepared to be administered to front-line health care workers under an emergency use authorization at a drive up vaccination site from Renown Health in Reno, Nevada on December 17, 2020. Patrick Fallon/AFP via Getty Images The FDA is set to authorize the use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those ages 12-15 by next week, NYT reports. Pfizer announced in late March that their vaccine was highly effective in a trial of more than 2,...
Tags: Science, News, Trends, New York Times, Food And Drug Administration, Fda, Pfizer, Times, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Reno Nevada, The Food and Drug Administration, Coronavirus, Lauren Frias, COVID-19, Covid-19 Vaccine, Pfizer Vaccine



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