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Caitlyn Jenner says she 'can't believe' voters kept Newsom in office after receiving only about 1% of the vote in the California recall election

Gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner looks on during a Town Hall meeting in Pasadena, California, on August 28, 2021. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Caitlyn Jenner has so far received 1.1% of the vote in the California gubernatorial recall election. Despite her near-universal name identification, Jenner struggled to gain traction with voters. In a Newsmax interview, she said that she would "evaluate" any future political opportunities. See more stories on Insider's business page. Ca...
Tags: Politics, California, Cbs News, Sacramento, Trends, San Diego, Republican Party, Republican, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner, Gavin Newsom, Golden State, NewsMax, Pasadena California, Town Hall, Kevin Faulconer


Robert Durst’s LA murder case goes to the jury

By TERRI VERMEULEN KEITH | City News Service INGLEWOOD — Jurors were handed the murder case Tuesday against New York real estate scion Robert Durst, who is charged with the execution-style killing of a longtime friend in her home in the Benedict Canyon area of Los Angeles nearly 21 years ago. Superior Court Judge Mark Windham turned the case over to the jury shortly after noon following 3 1/2 days of closing arguments by attorneys from both sides. The panel heard last from Deputy District Attorn...
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More than 243,000 kids in the US got COVID-19 last week, the second-highest weekly total among kids since the pandemic started

Students walk to their classrooms at a public middle school in Los Angeles, California, September 10, 2021. Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 cases among kids in the US are spiking. The American Academy of Pediatrics reported 243,373 cases among kids in the US in the week ending September 9. In early July, there were close to 72,000 COVID-19 cases among kids a week. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 243,000 kids in the US were diagnosed with COVID-19 in ...
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The US recently reported more than 243,000 COVID-19 cases in kids in one week, the 2nd-highest total of any week

Students at a public middle school in Los Angeles on Friday. Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty Images COVID-19 cases among kids in the US are spiking. The American Academy of Pediatrics tallied 243,373 cases in US kids in the week that ended Thursday. That weekly figure was close to 72,000 toward the end of July. See more stories on Insider's business page. More than 243,000 kids in the US were found to have COVID-19 in a recent seven-day period, the second-highest week for child cases of the...
Tags: Science, Kids, News, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Cbs, Fda, Pfizer, AAP, American Academy of Pediatrics, Robyn Beck, Scott Gottlieb, Pandemic, Burbio, Coronavirus


Caitlyn Jenner said she supports abortion rights but also defended Texas' 'right to make their own decision' on anti-abortion law

Gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner looks on during a Town Hall meeting in Pasadena, California, August 28, 2021. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Caitlyn Jenner said she supports abortion rights but also defended Texas' new anti-abortion law. "I am for a woman's right to choose," the California gubernatorial candidate told CNN. "I am also for a state having the ability to make their own laws," she added. See more stories on Insider's business page. Caitlyn Jenner on Tuesday...
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Caitlyn Jenner said she supports abortion rights but also defended Texas' 'right to make their own' anti-abortion law

Gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner looks on during a Town Hall meeting in Pasadena, California, August 28, 2021. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Caitlyn Jenner said she supports abortion rights but also defended Texas' new anti-abortion law. "I am for a woman's right to choose," the California gubernatorial candidate told CNN. "I am also for a state having the ability to make their own laws," she added. See more stories on Insider's business page. Caitlyn Jenner on Tuesday...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Law, California, Women, Trends, Cnn, Getty Images, Recall, Gop, Abortion, Republican, Caitlyn Jenner, Jenner


10 things in tech you need to know today

ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Good morning and welcome to 10 Things in Tech. If this was forwarded to you, sign up here. ​​Plus, download Insider's app for news on the go - click here for iOS and here for Android.Let's get started.1. The Boring Company wants a tunnel that will help SpaceX staff get to work easier. Elon Musk's company reportedly wants to build a tunnel that would link South Padre Island to Boca Chica, where SpaceX's Texas launch base is located. Get the...
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Suing your way to the stars

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! I’m back from a very fun and rehabilitative couple weeks away from my phone, my Twitter account and the news cycle. That said, I actually really missed writing this newsletter, and while Greg did a fantastic job while I was out, I won’t be handing over the reins again anytime soon. Plenty happened this week and I struggled to zero in on a single topic to address, but I finally chose to focus on Bezos’s Blue Origin suing NASA. If you’re reading t...
Tags: Apple, Google, Food, TC, Facebook, Spacex, Elon Musk, Congress, America, Entrepreneur, Tech, Tesla, Walmart, Banking, Nasa, Afghanistan


Over 1,000 Nabisco bakery workers are on strike over 12-hour shifts: 'We're prepared to be out there for as long as it takes'

ROBYN BECK / Contributor/Getty Images Over 1,000 workers at Nabisco bakeries are on strike across the US over contract negotiations. Their contract proposals include a push against schedule changes for 12-hour shifts. One union representative told Insider they're prepared to be out there for as long as it takes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Over 1,000 workers at Nabisco bakeries across the US are on strike. Nabisco workers - who are unionized with the Bakery, Confe...
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Elon Musk's girlfriend Grimes shared a TikTok video of their son X AE A-Xii and the family's vacation in Italy

Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images Grimes shared a glimpse of her son X AE A-Xii in a TikTok on Tuesday. The video shows a montage of the singer's trip to Italy with her boyfriend Elon Musk. Last week, the family was photographed in Florence with the mayor of the city. See more stories on Insider's business page. Grimes shared some rare footage of her son X AE A-Xii in a TikTok video on Tuesday.The video provided an inside look at the singer's trip to Italy with her boyfriend, Te...
Tags: Spacex, Elon Musk, News, Media, Germany, Berlin, Trends, Tesla, International Space Station, Italy, Grimes, Florence, Roscosmos, Musk, Reuters, Brandenburg


Elon Musk's Boring Company is considering building huge tunnels in the Texan cities of Austin and San Antonio, reports say

The Boring Company founder Elon Musk in 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via Reuters Elon Musk's The Boring Company is said to be in talks with two Texas cities. San Antonio and Austin officials have discussed projects, The San Antonio Express-News reported. The company last month submitted plans for a Fort Lauderdale project, similar to its Las Vegas loop. See more stories on Insider's business page. Elon Musk's The Boring Company has been in talks with officials in San Antonio and Aus...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Florida, Texas, News, Trends, Austin, Las Vegas, Tunnels, San Antonio, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale Florida, San Antonio Express News, Las Vegas Convention Center, San Antonio International Airport, McCarran International Airport


Instead of fighting over student debt forgiveness, politicians should focus on an even easier solution that could transform the student loan crisis

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images The ongoing student loan crisis in America is real, affecting one in eight adults and making up 11% of consumer debt. The focus by Washington policymakers on what the "right amount" of blanket forgiveness should be is misguided. Instead, lawmakers should focus on revising existing laws governing "undue hardship" that could empower student debtors and provide them the relief they need Jonathan Carson and Eric Kurtzman are co-CEOs and co-founders ...
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Why the U.S. and Belgium are culture buddies

This map replaces geography with another type of closeness: cultural values.Although the groups it depicts have familiar names, their shapes are not.The map makes for strange bedfellows: Brazil next to South Africa and Belgium neighboring the U.S. Some countries value self-expression more than others.Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP via Getty ImagesQuestion: On what map is Lithuania a neighbor of China, Poland lies next to Brazil, and Morocco and Yemen touch?Answer: ...
Tags: Asia, Europe, Japan, Maps, Identity, Mexico, China, India, Qatar, Hungary, South Africa, Sociology, Morocco, Macedonia, Innovation, Northern Ireland


Proposal by Elon Musk's Boring Company for tunnel in Florida's Fort Lauderdale may be accepted - but other companies would get a chance to bid too

The Boring Company founder Elon Musk in 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via Reuters Fort Lauderdale officials on Tuesday will vote on whether to accept The Boring Company's proposal. If accepted, the project would be opened for bids from other tunneling companies. Mayor Dean J. Trantalis said the beach-to-city tunnel would be called "The Las Olas Loop." See more stories on Insider's business page. Fort Lauderdale officials on Tuesday will vote on whether to accept a proposal from The Boring ...
Tags: Elon Musk, Florida, Trends, Miami, Las Vegas, East Coast, Suarez, Musk, Fort Lauderdale, Las Vegas Convention Center, City Commission, McCarran International Airport, John Locher, Robyn Beck, Boring Company, The Boring Company


Fauci says he's not going to waste his time with an antibody test, and neither should you

Dr. Anthony Fauci says "you don't have to all individually get a blood test" to know when vaccine protection is waning. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images / Naveen Sharma/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images In the weeks after a COVID-19 infection or vaccine, neutralizing antibodies can wane. Other forms of immune protection are still ramping up in the body, standing guard against COVID-19. Fauci says antibody tests are a crude way to assess vaccine protection. Better answers are on the...
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Elon Musk turns 50 on Monday. Here's how the Tesla and SpaceX CEO went from getting bullied as a child to becoming one of the most successful and controversial men in tech.

Hannibal Hanschke-Pool/Getty Images Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is worth $184 billion. He who was born in South Africa, has been married three times, and has six sons. Musk is a controversial leader who has incited lawsuits and SEC investigations. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. On June 28, 2021, Elon Musk will hit yet another milestone: turning 50. Over the past five decades, Musk has managed to become the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, founder of The Bor...
Tags: Transportation, Mark Zuckerberg, Spacex, Elon Musk, New York, Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr, Microsoft, Australia, California, Ebay, White House, Ipo, Time, US, Los Angeles


I tried the new ride-hailing app in NYC designed to take driver power back from Uber and Lyft, and although it's still working out some kinks, I was happy to help drivers get more money

The Drivers Cooperative Allana Akhtar/Insider I tried the new driver-owned ride-hailing app available in New York City. Unlike ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft, The Drivers Cooperative is owned and controlled by drivers. Though I initially had trouble finding a driver, I was glad my money was helping drivers earn more. See more stories on Insider's business page. I tried The Drivers Cooperative, a new ride-share app available in New York City. Unlike Uber, Lyft, and other ri...
Tags: Lyft, Uber, News, Los Angeles, Trends, Features, Queens, Manhattan, Drivers, Gig Economy, Singh, Robyn Beck, Tech Insider, Ride Share, Tarsem Singh, Allana Akhtar


Biden promised to reform a student loan forgiveness program that's still rejecting 98% of applicants

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images Biden campaigned on fixing the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program. But new Education Dept. data shows the program is still rejecting 98% of borrowers. Experts and lawmakers want Biden to fix the "extraordinary confusion" the program has caused. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden campaigned on reforming the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, which has been under fire for years for rejecting the ...
Tags: Washington, Trends, Joe Biden, Biden, Dod, Sen Elizabeth Warren, Government Accountability Office, Education Department, Robyn Beck, Public Service Loan Forgiveness PSLF, PSLF, Dept of Defense, Betsy DeVos, Education Dept, Seth Frotman, Frotman


Some cities think Elon Musk's tunnel could be the solution to their transportation issues but experts are skeptical

Boring tunnel Los Angeles Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Elon Musk's Boring Co. Las Vegas tunnel made its debut on Tuesday. Officials in Fort Lauderdale, Florida are hopeful it could also soon have a tunnel, NBC News reported. Industry experts say it's unlikely the Boring Co.'s tunnels will expand. See more stories on Insider's business page. As Elon Musk's Boring Co. tunnel in Las Vegas opens, industry experts are skeptical the company would be able to complete similar ...
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Older people are giving up hope of paying off their student loans before they die: 'There's a real fear in dying in this'

A graduating student wears a money lei. ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images Over 8 million borrowers over age 50 hold 22% of the federal student-debt load, or $336.1 billion. Insider spoke with borrowers with debt burdens they fear won't be paid in their lifetimes. One borrower started with $79,000 in debt, paid $175,000, but still has a balance of over $200,000. See more stories on Insider's business page. At 59 years old, David Wise has $236,485 of outstanding student loans, accordin...
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Improvised flamethrower modeled on an Elon Musk design among the weaponry found at US protests, documents focusing on the far-right reveal

An attendee operates a Boring Co. flamethrower at the company's photo booth during an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California on December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Federal, state, and local documents that focus primarily on the threat of the far-right have been made public. An array of deadly makeshift weapons had been found at protests during the last year, the Guardian reported. One of the weapons - a homemade flamethrower - is ba...
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Tech jobs, sun, and no income tax: experts explain why Florida is poised to keep growing even after the pandemic

Florida's population grew by 2.7 million over the last decade. Nisian Hughes/Getty Images Florida's population grew by 14.6% in the last decade - and the pandemic has accelerated this. The state famously has no personal-income tax, and its banking and finance industries are booming. But the rise in remote working, its lack of lockdown, and attractive house prices are also drawing people in. See more stories on Insider's business page. More and more workers are moving to Florida...
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The foundations of mathematics are unproven

In 1900, mathematician David Hilbert laid down 23 problems for the mathematics world to solve, the biggest of which was how to prove mathematics itself.Far from solving the issue, Kurt Gödel showed just how groundless the axioms of mathematics are.Gödel's theorem does not devalue mathematics but reveals that some truths are unprovable.Everything's a bit crazy at the moment. We're drowning in a sea of lies, half-truths, polarization, debate, argument, and uncertainty. But at least there's math, ...
Tags: Innovation, Philosophy, Truth, Mathematics, Russell, Gödel, Kurt Gödel, Hilbert, Robyn Beck, David Hilbert, Getty Images Gödel, Gödel Gödel


Do you worry too much? Stoicism can help

Stoicism is the philosophy that nothing about the world is good or bad in itself, and that we have control over both our judgments and our reactions to things. It is hardest to control our reactions to the things that come unexpectedly. By meditating every day on the "worst case scenario," we can take the sting out of the worst that life can throw our way. Are you a worrier? Do you imagine nightmare scenarios and then get worked up and anxious about them? Does your mind get caught in a horribl...
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Watch Teslas slowly move through Elon Musk's new Boring Company tunnel under Las Vegas

A modified Tesla Model X drives into the tunnel entrance before an unveiling event for the Boring Co. Hawthorne test tunnel in Hawthorne, California, U.S., on December 18, 2018. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Some of the first videos of Elon Musk's Las Vegas tunnel hit the web on Thursday. Members of the media were invited to check out the tunnel ahead of its summer launch. The tunnel loop under the Las Vegas Convention Center spans 1.7 miles and has three stops. See more stories on In...
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19 states have higher student-loan debt than annual budgets, report finds

ROBYN BECK/Contributor/Getty Images Student Loan Justice found 19 states have more student debt owed than the annual state budget. Georgia, Florida, and Missouri top the list, with debt of at least 140% of the budget in each state. Student Loan Justice Founder Alan Collinge said Biden must use his executive powers to cancel student debt. See more stories on Insider's business page. The student-debt problem numbers are massive: 45 million people owe $1.7 trillion. But another big numbe...
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Missouri, New Hampshire, Warren, Biden, Justice Department, South Carolina, Department Of Education, Schumer, Chuck Schumer


A majority of Americans surveyed think the digital art craze is more than just a fad and that NFTs are the 'next big thing'

Handout via REUTERS; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Robyn Beck AFP via Getty Images; Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/File Photo; Samantha Lee/Insider A majority of Americans believe NFTs will be the next big thing, while a third of Britons think it is just a fad. 36% of Americans and 27% of Britons think the NFT space is "just another playground for the mega-rich." Market research firm Piplsay from March 29-31 polled 30,390 people in the US and 6,050 in the UK to assess attitudes towards NFTs. Sign u...
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North Miami Beach says it's in 'early talks' with Elon Musk's tunneling company to build on its futuristic transportation plans for Florida

Boring tunnel Los Angeles Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS A North Miami Beach official said he has been in several conversations with The Boring Company. A network of tunnels would alleviate tourist traffic on State Road 826. The Boring Company did not confirm whether it had been in talks with the city. See more stories on Insider's business page. A North Miami Beach official told Insider the city is in early talks with Elon Musk's The Boring Company over a possible plan to build a tun...
Tags: Transportation, Elon Musk, Florida, News, Los Angeles, Trends, Joe Biden, Traffic, Tourism, Miami, Las Vegas, Mia, Tunnels, Transporation, Musk, Joseph


Miami's mayor wants the federal government to help pay for Elon Musk to tunnel under his city

Suarez envisions a network that would connect several major Miami destinations. Robyn Beck/Pool via REUTERS Miami's mayor wants federal funding for an Elon Musk-built tunnel, he told Bloomberg on Tuesday. Francis Suarez also hopes Musk's Boring Company will pay for the project and charge fees to use it. He told Bloomberg he envisions a system that could cut a 40-minute trip to five minutes. See more stories on Insider's business page. Miami Mayor Francis Suarez wants the feder...
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NFT-related stocks jump as investors look to break into the red-hot digital art market

Handout via REUTERS; Drew Angerer/Getty Images; Robyn Beck AFP via Getty Images; Lucy Nicholson/Reuters/File Photo; Samantha Lee/Insider The NFT market is heating up and investors are looking to cash in. Shares of Takung Art, Oriental Culture, Dolphin Entertainment, and more have soared amid NFT euphoria. The rising share prices come despite worrying financials for the once downtrodden firms. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. NFT-related stocks ha...
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