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Democratic Sen. Mark Warner would support 'small carve-out' on filibuster to pass voting-rights legislation

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia. SAUL LOEB/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Sen. Mark Warner would back a "small carve-out" to the filibuster to pass voting-rights legislation. Warner said he supports the For the People Act and lamented the raft of restrictive GOP-led voting bills. He lamented the result of the 2013 filibuster rule change as it pertains to the Supreme Court. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. Democratic Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia on Sunday said that he would s...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Texas, Supreme Court, Senate, Virginia, West Virginia, Trends, Gop, House, Arizona, Fox News, Warner, Harry Reid, Donald Trump, Trump


Pelosi appoints GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the January 6 select committee

Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois. AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades Pelosi has tapped Rep. Adam Kinzinger to serve on the select committee that will investigate the January 6 Capitol attack. "When duty calls, I will always answer," the congressman said in accepting the appointment. Pelosi hopes to add additional Republicans to the committee in the coming days. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday named GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger of Illinois...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Abc, California, US, Trends, Joe Biden, Gop, Wyoming, North Dakota, House, Ohio, Jordan, Nancy Pelosi, Republican Party, Illinois


A 19-year-old restaurant boss started out buttering toast for $9.25 an hour - now, he earns $50,000 and manages 22 people. Here's what his workday looks like.

Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager for a Layne's Chicken Fingers restaurant in Allen, Texas. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, earns $50,000 a year and manages 22 people at Layne's Chicken Fingers in Texas. Laynes' CEO said he has made three teenagers managers this year amid the labor shortage. Cabrera said some customers are "shocked" at his young age. Here's what his day looks like. See more stories on Insider's business page. Jason Cabrera became a...
Tags: Texas, Life, Careers, Trends, Economy, Chicken, Fast Food, Manager, Retail, Baseball, Recruitment, Teenager, Texas Rangers, Allen, Cabrera, Layne


At the recent CPAC, attendees celebrated the failure of Biden's goal to vaccinate 70% of adults. Now top Republicans have U-turned, urging people to get their jab.

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP A number of high-profile Republicans are now urging people to get the COVID-19 vaccine Deaths from COVID-19 in the US are largely attributed to the unvaccinated population Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville has said the jab...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Usa, Texas, Cdc, Washington, Senate, White House, US, Alabama, Trends, UK News, Gop, House, New York Times, Delta


Biden administration cancels border wall contracts covering a 31-mile section in Texas

In a photo taken on March 28, 2021, ranch owner Tony Sandoval stands before a portion of the unfinished border wall that former US president Donald Trump tried to build, near the southern Texas border city of Roma. ED JONES/AFP via Getty Images The Biden DHS is canceling two border wall contracts in the Laredo sector of the US-Mexico border. After taking office in January, President Biden paused ongoing border wall construction. Biden's 2022 budget proposal allocates $1.2 billion for b...
Tags: Texas, Congress, Mexico, US, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Dhs, Gop, Biden, Donald Trump, Abbott, Trump, Greg Abbott, Afp, Department of Homeland Security DHS


Tax implications far from nil for college athletes' NIL money

The University of Alabama soon might have some new competitors in the SEC.  ( Pixabay via Pexels ) Sure, the COVID-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics are finally underway, but here in Texas we're fixating on, what else, football. The Dallas Cowboys will kick off the NFL's 2021 preseason in a couple of weeks, but it's college football that is dominating the conversation right now. It looks like the Big 12, which only has 10 colleges in the conference, is about to lose two more. Oklahoma (OU) and...
Tags: School, Texas, Taxes, Supreme Court, NFL, United States, Dallas Cowboys, Ncaa, SEC, Espn, Usa Today, Esports, Alston, University Of Alabama, U S Supreme Court, UT


Why China's crypto crackdown is creating 'tremendous' opportunities for miners in other countries, according to industry execs

Olga Maltseva/Getty Images Insider spoke to two bitcoin mining industry executives about the state of the industry after China's crackdown. The drop in bitcoin's hashrate as a result of the ban has made mining more profitable and easier than ever, Riot Blockchain CEO said. US mining companies are also facing a flood of demand from Chinese miners looking to house mining operations. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. China has taken a harsh v...
Tags: Texas, China, Russia, US, Trends, Linkedin, Markets, Mining, Crypto, Les, Gibbs, Bitcoin mining, Cambridge Centre, CCAF, Crypto Mining, Riot Blockchain


A man in Texas told someone he matched with on Bumble that he attended the US Capitol riot where the FBI says he attacked police with a metal whip. They turned him in.

Taake is accused of attacking police with a metal whip. FBI A man in Texas was charged this week with breaching the US Capitol. The criminal complaint says someone who matched with him on the Bumble dating app turned him in. He is at least the second accused rioter to be arrested due in part to online dating. See more stories on Insider's business page. A man in Texas has been arrested after he boasted to a match on an online dating app about attending the January 6 insurrection from "...
Tags: Amazon, Facebook, Politics, New York, Texas, News, Congress, Washington, US, Dnc, Trends, Fbi, US Senate, Online Dating, Bumble, Donald Trump




Escape to the desert with 15 remote homes on Airbnb across Texas, Utah, and the western US

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Airbnb A desert offers a dreamy backdrop for a secluded getaway amid nature, hiking, and stargazing. Airbnb lists many unique homes in remote deserts and towns in Arizona, Nevada, and other states. From Joshua Tree to Sedona, we rounded up the best Enhanced Clean Airbnbs near deserts under $600. Think of the last time you looked up and saw a pitch-black sky speckled with stars. If a recent evening doe...
Tags: Texas, Colorado, California, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, New York Times, Arizona, Moab, Paul Mccartney, Marilyn Monroe, Airbnb, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Santa Fe


Android has won the phone world war

When Android was launched soon after Apple's own iPhone, Steve Jobs threatened to "destroy" it.Ever since, and across the world, the rivalry between both systems has animated users.Now the results are in: worldwide, consumers clearly prefer one side — and it's not Steve Jobs'. A woman on her phone in Havana, Cuba. Mobile phones have become ubiquitous the world over — and so has the divide between Android and iPhone users.Credit: Yamil Lage / AFP via G...
Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Europe, Maps, Texas, California, Steve Jobs, Mexico, Saudi Arabia, China, India, Africa, Society, Iran, Canada


California cities rank low on this ‘best places’ scorecard

”Survey says” looks at various rankings and scorecards judging geographic locations, noting these grades are best seen as a mix of art and data. Buzz: California cities ranked poorly in one often-discussed livability scorecard. Source: U.S. News & World Report’s annual “best places to live” rankings combine measurements of the 150 largest metropolitan areas for jobs, value, quality of life, popularity and migration trends. Topline My trusty spreadsheet tells me the 14 California metros graded ...
Tags: Business, Florida, Texas, News, California, Housing, California News, Fresno, Sacramento, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, Stockton, San Diego, Modesto


Fourth Stimulus Check: Will There Be Another Relief Payment?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Pua, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Alabama, West Virginia


Flying private is cheaper than you think - here are 6 airlines to consider for your next flight

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Insider Reviews travel writer Alesandra Dubin tries out flying the semi-private airline, Wheels Up. Alesandra Dubin/Insider Most people assume private jet travel is prohibitively expensive. But some private and semi-private airlines are more accessible than you might think. We found the best airlines for comfort, safety, and convenience at various price points. Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky I'...
Tags: Europe, New York, Texas, California, New York City, Los Angeles, Trends, Best, West, Manhattan, Tsa, Las Vegas, Jfk, West Coast, North America, Oakland


These 8 jobs that don't require a college degree could drive middle class wealth in America's heartland

According to a report by Heartland Forward, registered nurses have a lot of job openings in the Heartland region and don't need a bachelor's degree. SDI Productions/Getty Images Think tank Heartland Forward published a new report focused on opportunity occupations. That is, jobs that don't necessarily require a bachelor's degree and offer reasonable pay. These jobs can help Americans in the heartland be more financially secure. See more stories on Insider's business pag...
Tags: Texas, US, America, Trends, First, Bureau of Labor Statistics, North Dakota, Iowa, Louisiana, Heartland, Getty Images Employment, Ross DeVol, DeVol, Erik Isakson Getty, Heartland Forward, Madison Hoff


Female Founders! Pitch for a Fast Track into Capital Factory with a $100,000 Investment

It’s hard to describe in words the palpable energy when a room is this packed full of incredible female entrepreneurs at the Women in Tech Summit at Capital Factory. Capital Factory’s Texas Fund, in partnership with Beam Angel Network, Seven Seven Six Fund, and Golden Seeds (Houston), is excited to announce the next $100,000 Investment Challenge at our 4th Annual Women In Tech Summit. We’re dedicated to increasing diversity in the tech community and making Capital Factory an inclusive environm...
Tags: Startups, Texas, Funding, Entrepreneur, Startup, Diversity, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Female, San Antonio, Capital Factory, CPG, Austin Startups, Pitchbook Capital Factory, About Capital FactoryCapital Factory


Elon Musk's hyperloop concept could become the fastest way to travel

Countries in Europe and Asia are filled with high-speed bullet trains, bringing passengers between cities within 2.5 hours. But the hyperloop theoretically could bring passengers from city to city in less than 45 minutes, traveling at the top speed of 760 mph. The concept gained popularity in 2013 when Elon Musk wrote his Hyperloop Alpha paper. And in November 2020, Virgin Hyperloop demonstrated its first passenger test ride. Virgin Hyperloop and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies are workin...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Elon Musk, Texas, La, US, San Francisco, West Virginia, Trends, Chicago, Abu Dhabi, Boeing, Cto, Michael, Josh


3 states have cracked down on crypto lender BlockFi as the company's interest accounts draw scrutiny

Chukrut Budrul/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Three US states have said cryptocurrency platform BlockFi's Interest Accounts may be a security under state regulation. New Jersey, Alabama, and Texas said the crypto platform did not register its BlockFi Interest Accounts with regulators. BlockFi CEO Zac Prince says that the interest-bearing accounts are lawful. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Three US states have said cryptocurrency pl...
Tags: Texas, US, Alabama, Trends, Markets, Bitcoin, New Jersey, Crypto, Bia, Cryptocurrencies, Blockchain, Zac Prince, Isabelle Lee, Getty Images Three US, BlockFi, MI Exclusive


Unilever dips 6% as rising commodity prices cut into margin outlook

Reuters Unilever slid as much as 6% on Thursday after the company downgraded its margin outlook for the year. The stock was Thursday's biggest loser among the FTSE 100. The outlook adjustment comes as Unilever finds itself caught in a brewing political row over a decision by Ben & Jerry's, its subsidiary, to cease operations in what it called the occupied Palestinian territory. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Unilever slid as much as 6% on...
Tags: Texas, Israel, Trends, Markets, Unilever, Naftali Bennett, Boycott, Ben Jerry, Earnings Call, Reuters Unilever, Ben & Jerrys, Alan Jope, MI Exclusive, Ethan Wu, Things Before the Opening Bell Unilever, Israel Unilever


A 19-year-old fast-food boss says he expects to lose half his staff in the next few weeks as the labor shortage hammers restaurants

Jason Cabrera said he had matured quickly since taking on the general-manager role at a Layne's Chicken Fingers restaurant. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager of a Layne's Chicken Fingers in Texas, earning $50,000. Cabrera said his biggest problem is finding enough workers in the labor shortage. He said he expected to lose 11 staff members in the next few weeks as they go off to college. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 19-year-old ...
Tags: Texas, US, Trends, Walmart, Mcdonalds, Reed, McDonald, Labor Department, Cabrera, Allen Texas, Layne, Anna Cooban, Garrett Reed, Jason Cabrera, Layne s Chicken Fingers, Zerb Mellish


A 19-year-old fast food boss says he expects to lose half his staff in the next few weeks, as the labor shortage continues to hammer restaurants

Cabrera said that he has matured quickly since taking on the general manager role. Zerb Mellish for Insider Jason Cabrera, 19, is the general manager of Layne's Chicken Fingers in Texas, earning $50,000 a year. Cabrera said that his biggest problem is finding enough workers in the labor shortage. He expects to lose 11 members of staff in the next few weeks as they go off to college, he said. See more stories on Insider's business page. A 19-year-old manager of a Texas chicken re...
Tags: Texas, US, Trends, Walmart, Mcdonalds, Reed, McDonald, Labor Department, Cabrera, Allen Texas, Layne, Texas Chicken, Anna Cooban, Garrett Reed, Jason Cabrera, Layne s Chicken Fingers


Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming This Year?

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Tags: Business, New York, Texas, News, Minnesota, Maryland, Pua, Congress, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Alabama, West Virginia


TikTok Hosting a Small Business Block Party

TikTok has announced it is hosting its first ever Small Biz Block Party, a 20-event workshop series where business owners gather, discuss tactics and strategies, and learn from each other. The workshop series are free to attend and are designed to help small business owners get together, learn, network and ultimately grow their business. The first Small Biz Block Party will take place on August 5, 2021. The event is being co-hosted by Main Street America, the non-profit committed to strengtheni...
Tags: Texas, US, Sales, America, United States, Party, North Carolina, Sawyer, SMB, Small Business News, Tiktok, Small Biz Block Party, Small Business Block Party, TikTok Small Business Block Party, Becca Sawyer, National Block Party


The 24 most popular books of 2021 so far, according to Goodreads members

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. Goodreads members added books like "The Four Winds," "Crying in H Mart," and "The Push" to their "Want to Read" lists. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider Goodreads is a platform where users rate and review books. Every July, Goodreads releases a list of the most popular books of the year so far. This list includes the 24 most popular fiction and nonfiction books of the first half of 2021. Goodreads is the...
Tags: Amazon, Elsa, New York, Texas, London, California, Montana, Nazis, Stephen King, America, Trends, Paris, Bill Gates, Hitler, Seoul, Kazuo Ishiguro


Uber drivers in Texas will now deliver your Costco groceries 'within minutes' if you spend $35

Costco shoppers outside one of its stores Noam Galai/Getty Images Costco is launching a pilot delivery service in Texas with Uber. Customers can get groceries delivered "within minutes" through Uber if they spend $35. Costco already offers same-day delivery services through its partnership with Instacart. See more stories on Insider's business page. Uber drivers in certain parts of Texas will now deliver your Costco groceries. Uber announced Tuesday it was partnering with Costco on sam...
Tags: Texas, US, Trends, Instacart, Costco, Safeway, Albertsons, Acme Markets, Noam Galai, Richard Galanti, Mary Hanbury, Getty Images Costco, Uber Customers, Instacart Spokespeople, Insider s Alexander Bitter Costco


Cruz relives his 2016 RNC speech where the MAGA crowd booed after he detailed 'reasons to have concerns' about Trump

Sen. Ted Cruz spoke on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. John Moore/Getty Images Ted Cruz and Donald Trump haven't always been as chummy as they are now. A bungled handshake during the 2016 campaigns marred Cruz's initial attempt to subvert Trump. Trump later worked up the crowd at the Republican National Convention, generating boos for Cruz. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ted Cruz's road to ruin in the 20...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, Trends, Indianapolis, Gop, Ronald Reagan, Ted Cruz, Jimmy Carter, Republican Party, Republican, Donald Trump, Cruz, Carly Fiorina, Trump, Rnc


A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending the same reception last week, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. A vaccinated member of Congress and several vaccinated Congressional staffers have also contracted the virus, the Office of Attending Phys...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Congress, California, Cdc, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Lone Star State, Congressional, Pelosi


A White House official and a Pelosi aide both tested positive for COVID-19 after attending same reception

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-California) arrives for an event on Capitol Hill on April 14, 2021. AP Photo/Susan Walsh A White House official and an aide to Pelosi have both tested positive for COVID-19, per Axios. The Pelosi aide led a group of Texas state Democratic legislators around the Capitol this week. The White House official and the Pelosi aide attended the same reception last week. Sign up for the 10 Things in Politics daily newsletter. A Biden White House official and an aide to...
Tags: Politics, Texas, California, Cdc, White House, Trends, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, House, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi, Capitol, Lone Star State, Pelosi, Centers for Disease Control CDC, Susan Walsh


Photos: See Jeff Bezos blast off into space and return to earth

VAN HORN, Texas — Jeff Bezos blasted into space Tuesday on his rocket company’s first flight with people on board, becoming the second billionaire in just over a week to ride his own spacecraft. The Amazon founder was accompanied by a hand-picked group: his brother, an 18-year-old from the Netherlands and an 82-year-old aviation pioneer from Texas — the youngest and oldest to ever fly in space. “Best day ever!” Bezos said when the capsule touched down on the desert floor in remote West Texas aft...
Tags: Amazon, Business, Texas, News, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Netherlands, Jeff Bezos, Aerospace, Blue Origin, Bezos, West Texas, National News, Van Horn Texas, Blue Origin Blue Origin


Virgin Galactic drops 8% after rival Blue Origin launches Jeff Bezos into space at higher altitude

Bezos Blue Origin Launch July 2021 Blue Origin / New Shepard First Human Flight Shares of Virgin Galactic fell as much as 8% on Tuesday after rival Blue Origin launched Jeff Bezos into space.Blue Origin's launch came about one week after Virgin Galactic launched Richard Branson 53 miles above earth.Blue Origin's launch hit a higher altitude than Virgin Galactic, as it surpassed the Karman line 62 miles above earth.Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening B...
Tags: Amazon, Spacex, Texas, Trends, Markets, Nasa, Virgin Galactic, Richard Branson, Jeff Bezos, Stock Market, Branson, Blue Origin, Bezos, Karman, Matthew Fox, Mover



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