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ECONOMY 2 hours ago
Mitch McConnell says the GOP will vote for the US to default on its debt
Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said they would attach a debt ceiling suspension to the government funding bill.
Mitch McConnell quickly struck down the idea, saying the GOP will not vote for the legislation.
They effectively dared him to vote for the US to default on its debt, and he met their dare.
Police respond to possible shooting at Virginia high school
White House says no to minting a $1 trillion coin
Americans are pissed about the housing market
Waze CMO quietly leaves amid leadership shakeup
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MARKETS 3 hours ago
Dow falls 614 points as Evergrande fears spark steep sell-off
Monday's decline sent the S&P 500 down more than 5% from its record high for the first time in nearly a year.
TECH 6 hours ago
Amazon's AI-powered cameras punish its delivery drivers when they look at side mirrors or when other cars cut them off, report says
Amazon drivers have been punished for looking at side mirrors, adjusting the radio, and being cut off in traffic by other people, Motherboard reports.
ECONOMY 4 hours ago
Remote work didn't wipe out big cities — it made them even bigger
The guy who literally wrote the book on superstar cities like NYC and San Francisco says they're here to stay. Remote work is widening them.
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STRATEGY 7 hours ago
6 things you should never do at a high-end restaurant, from a Michelin-starred restaurant manager
I spend $725 a month on chores I could do myself, and it's one of the best money decisions I've ever made
Writer Kali Roberge spent her 20s being so frugal she ended up burnt out. Now, spending money on chores is something she wishes she'd done sooner.
MARKETS 5 hours ago
A 26-year-old crypto millionaire shows us the tools he uses to make the best trades and stay on top of tokens before they trend
Cooper Turley turned a five-figure investment into a $1 million-plus portfolio and says you won't find the next biggest token in public on Twitter.
SMALL BUSINESS 4 hours ago
Instagram boutiques are selling $16 fast-fashion dresses for $55, and it reveals a major snag in the e-commerce boom
E-commerce is becoming so saturated that some boutiques are selling the same clothes — but at higher prices — as fast-fashion retailers.
ECONOMY 3 hours ago
One map shows how long it could take for each US state and DC to get back to pre-pandemic employment
Utah and Idaho have already seen their labor markets return to pre-pandemic levels. This map shows when the rest of the country could recover.
CAREERS 8 hours ago
I'm a full-time living statue. This is how much I earn – when I dress as a woman, I always seem to earn less.
Maggie Karlin makes 'double the money in half the hours' compared to their last job. They said performing is like a 'paid form of therapy.'
STRATEGY 5 hours ago
I quit my 10-year engineering career after burning out. I may never match my $112,000 salary again, but I'm at peace with my choice.
STRATEGY 11 hours ago
We quit the jobs we'd emigrated for when they became toxic, and it nearly made us homeless. Here's what we wish we'd known.
MARKETS 14 hours ago
History is repeating itself as similarities between today's market and 2018's 20% crash mount, Bank of America warns — but these 27 dividend growth stocks should weather the storm
NEWS 27 minutes ago
Donald Trump's lawyer says he's not worried prosecutors named Trump personally in the tax fraud indictment against his namesake company
Donald Trump's lawyer, Ronald Fischetti, said he's confident the Manhattan DA's office won't charge the former president as part of its investigation.
MARKETING 28 minutes ago
Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021
Most brands today have incorporated influencer marketing into their media plans, and many intend to allocate even more funds to the tactic in 2021.
POLITICS 33 minutes ago
San Francisco Mayor London Breed says she was 'feeling the spirit' during rare Tony! Toni! Toné! performance to defend violating her own indoor mask mandate
Breed emphasized the significance of seeing Tony! Toni! Toné!, who are a product of the Bay Area and broke up in the 1990s — in rationalizing her decision.
New York state is trying to persuade more than 550,000 commercial driver's license holders to become school bus drivers amid a crippling shortage
New York also will expedite the commercial driver's license testing process to help tackle its part in a nationwide shortage of school bus drivers.
SCIENCE 1 hour ago
NASA plans to spend up to $400 million on commercial space stations. It's evaluating about a dozen proposals from companies.
NASA expects to retire the International Space Station by the end of the decade. The agency is turning to private companies to build new alternatives.
POLITICS 1 hour ago
14 prominent Democrats stand accused of hypocrisy for ignoring COVID-19 restrictions they're urging their constituents to obey
San Francisco London Breed defended herself for taking photos maskless in a nightclub without a mask despite the city's indoor mask mandate.
Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA: What's the difference?
A traditional IRA allows you to make pre-tax contributions to save for retirement, while Roth IRAs are funded with after-tax money.
How much different banks charge for overdraft fees and overdraft protection
Overdraft fees vary from bank to bank, and some institutions will charge you more times per day than others.
POLITICS 1 hour ago
AOC, Ilhan Omar denounce Border Patrol whipping Haitian migrants as a 'stain on our country' and 'human rights abuses'
Thousands of Haitian migrants have sought to enter the US as their country faces endemic poverty and violence on top of ongoing political turmoil.
POLITICS 1 hour ago
Democrats' 'bold' new attempt at bipartisan voting rights reform is failing to win over Manchin's GOP allies
Sen. Joe Manchin is set on securing bipartisan support for the new bill as the two parties are increasingly occupying different worlds on the matter.
ADVERTISING 12 hours ago
Private equity firm Tritium Partners acquired an up-and-coming PR tech company to take on giants like Cision and Meltwater
Investor interest in the public relations technology industry is growing and companies like PublicRelay are cashing in.
EDUCATION 7 hours ago
The 12 most prestigious preschools in New York City and how to get in, according to parents and consultants
To get your kid into one of the best preschools in the city, show how as a parent you'll contribute "professionally, monetarily, in service."
ECONOMY 6 hours ago
February's student-loan payment restart will run into a 'psychological hurdle' as many borrowers thought their debt would be forgiven, Biden official says
"The stakes are extremely high" for borrowers who have gotten used to not making any payments on student debt, FSA Director Richard Cordray said.
POLITICS 6 hours ago
81% disapprove of giving $10,000 to private citizens for abortion lawsuits under new Texas law
A new Monmouth University poll found strong majorities of Americans disapprove of two key parts of the new Texas abortion law.
SCIENCE 3 hours ago
The fall equinox is on Wednesday. A simple animation shows what equinoxes are and why they mark the change of season.
The fall equinox happens on Wednesday. A planetary scientist shows what happens on the equinox that divides the seasons.
HBO Max is offering 50% off its ad-free plan, but you only have until September 26 to claim the deal
If you're a new or returning HBO Max member, you can get up to 50% off the ad-free plan for six months. The deal is good through September 26.
'Dancing with the Stars' returns with a new batch of celebrity contestants on September 20 — here's how to watch episodes live
A new cast of celebrities attempt to waltz, foxtrot, and salsa their way to the top in season 30 of "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC.
POLITICS 1 hour ago
Found: Nearly $400 million of taxpayers' money is stuck in a government account that nobody is using
Republicans, Democrats, charities, and special-interest groups all have different designs for the money.
FINANCE 1 hour ago
Innovation Strategies at Small and Midsize FIs: How US Banks with Assets Below $100 Billion Are Punching Outside Their Weight Class on Digital User Experience
Insider Intelligence discusses the unique challenges and advantages small and midsize financial institutions face in relation to digital innovation.
China can't rely on its stealthy J-20 fighter to rule the skies, experts say
The J-20's reliance on Russian engines and China's lack of strategic transporters will limit the fighter jet's influence, observers say.
MEDIA 2 hours ago
13 real media kit examples that influencers use to get brand sponsorships
Insider spoke with social-media stars and their managers who shared the exact media kits they use to land sponsorships, which include rates.
TRAVEL 2 hours ago
11 Denver hotels you'll love whether you're an outdoors enthusiast, design aficionado, or traveling on a budget
The best hotels in Denver, Colorado, include a range of cheap, budget, and luxury properties with mountain views, pools, and downtown locations.
International students can fill out the FAFSA to get aid from schools, but they can't receive government aid
You'll want to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid if you're an international student. It may help you get aid from colleges.
SCIENCE 2 hours ago
Clams have a retractable foot inside their shells
What's inside a clam? A retractable foot, a siphon for sucking up water, powerful muscles, and sometimes a pearl. And you thought oysters were fancy.
Community 1st Bank Las Vegas review: Hispanic American-owned bank with competitive CD rates
Community 1st Bank Las Vegas is a Hispanic American-owned bank in New Mexico with checking, savings, money market, and CD options.
NEWS 2 hours ago
The daughter of an unvaccinated man who died of COVID-19 says Tucker Carlson and misinformation 'played a role' in his vaccine hesitancy
"He watched some Tucker Carlson videos on YouTube, and some of those videos involved some misinformation about vaccines," Katie Lane told CNN.
SMALL BUSINESS Sep 17, 2021, 9:48 AM
Natural disasters caused $268 billion in damages in 2020. Follow this 5-step checklist to keep your business prepared.
Natural disasters are happening with increased frequency around the country. Prepare your small business for emergencies with these expert tips.
ECONOMY 2 hours ago
Student-loan companies chose to shut down rather than face more accountability, says a top Biden official
Federal Student Aid Director Richard Cordray said he plans to hold the remaining student-loan companies to a higher standard.
SPORTS 2 hours ago
Dodgers star Mookie Betts helped an opponent retrieve a priceless ball in the middle of their game
Mookie Betts knew TJ Friedl had just hit a home run ball he'd want to keep, so he made a deal with some fans in the stands to get it back.
How 'Ted Lasso' turned a crowd of 20 into a stadium of 26,000 using fake people
There are many methods to make TV and movie crowds look bigger than they really are, as seen in Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso."
ECONOMY 2 hours ago
Businesses have 3 options to tackle the labor shortage and they all have problems
Some businesses are just working their current staff more — which could only make the problem worse, say researchers at Bank of America.
MARKETS 2 hours ago
Coinbase drops as crypto joins broader markets in steep sell-off on China fears
The dip in Coinbase shares coincided with steep drops in the prices of nearly all major cryptocurrencies.
ADVERTISING 3 hours ago
Waze CMO Erin Clift has quietly left amid leadership shakeup at the Google-owned company
Waze named former president of Expedia's travel website Hotwire Neha Parikh as its CEO after long-time CEO Noam Bardin stepped down in January.
MARKETS 3 hours ago
The Evergrande crisis and China's regulatory crackdowns are shaking the notion that China is an investable market, says Mohamed El-Erian
The potential collapse of homebuilder Evergrande "is shaking key tenants of this global investment theme," renowned economist El-Erian said on CNBC.
NEWS 3 hours ago
Manhattan DA prosecutors haven't spoken to Trump's lawyer since indicting his company on tax crime charges
Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Ronald Fischetti, says the Manhattan DA's office presented "no evidence" that Trump himself should be charged.
MARKETS 3 hours ago
Twitter will pay $809 million to settle a class-action securities lawsuit it misled investors about user engagement
The original lawsuit filed in 2016 accused Twitter of concealing facts about the site's slowing user growth.
HEALTHCARE 3 hours ago
Period changes after COVID-19 vaccines were reported 27,000 times in 9 months, but experts say you should still get a shot
A top OB-GYN said menstrual cycle changes after COVID-19 vaccines generally revert back to normal after one or two cycles and won't impact fertility.
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