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THE WHO SAYS THE CORONAVIRUS ISN'T AIRBORNE, BUT 239 SCIENTISTS DISAGREE. EITHER WAY, YOUR PRECAUTIONS SHOULD REMAIN THE SAME

Nearly 240 scientists signed an open letter asking the World Health Organization to acknowledge that the coronavirus can be transmitted...

PALANTIR HAS CONFIDENTIALLY FILED FOR AN IPO

Secretive data company Palantir has confidentially filed a draft version of the paperwork for an initial public offering, the company...

 
 
 
ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or leave the US, as dozens of schools shift to remote learning in response to COVID-19

ICE SAYS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TAKING ONLINE COURSES HAVE TO TRANSFER OR LEAVE THE US, AS DOZENS OF SCHOOLS SHIFT TO REMOTE LEARNING IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19

International college students taking online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic will no longer be allowed to stay in the US on...

TRUMP GOES ON A TWITTER TEAR DEFENDING THE CONFEDERATE FLAG AND RACIST SPORTS TEAM NAMES WHILE CLAIMING VICTORY OVER THE 'CHINA VIRUS'

President Donald Trump spent his Monday on Twitter making racist attacks and claiming victory in his pandemic response. Trump started...

 
 
 
FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION: How low-overhead direct banking models enable banks to profitably serve the US' 33 million underbanked households

FINTECH AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION: HOW LOW-OVERHEAD DIRECT BANKING MODELS ENABLE BANKS TO PROFITABLY SERVE THE US' 33 MILLION UNDERBANKED HOUSEHOLDS

This is a preview of the Fintech and Financial Inclusion research report from Business Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. 14-Day...

THE BIG WINNER OF UBER'S $2.65 BILLION POSTMATES ACQUISITION IS SPARK CAPITAL, A SMALL VC FIRM THAT'S ENJOYING A STREAK OF HITS IN A GLOOMY 2020

Spark Capital was one of the big winners when Uber announced its acquisition of restaurant service Postmates for $2.6 billion on Monday. The...

 
 
 

BLACK US ARMY CADETS SAY THEY WERE CALLED THE N-WORD AND 'SHUNNED' FOR REPORTING DISCRIMINATION AT WEST POINT

Several Black cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point detailed their experience with racially charged incidents...

3 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN YOU'RE DECIDING WHICH SAVINGS ACCOUNT TO OPEN

When shopping for a new savings account, look for a high-yield savings account that helps your money grow. It's the same as a traditional...

 
 
 
Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after deadly shootings in Atlanta over a violent Fourth of July weekend

GEORGIA'S GOVERNOR IS DEPLOYING AS MANY AS 1,000 NATIONAL GUARD TROOPS AFTER DEADLY SHOOTINGS IN ATLANTA OVER A VIOLENT FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND

The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency and authorized the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard members to Atlanta...

Direct descendant of Thomas Jefferson calls for the third president's memorial in Washington to be replaced with one to Harriet Tubman

DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THOMAS JEFFERSON CALLS FOR THE THIRD PRESIDENT'S MEMORIAL IN WASHINGTON TO BE REPLACED WITH ONE TO HARRIET TUBMAN

Thomas Jefferson's direct descendant is calling for the Washington, DC, memorial dedicated to the third president to be taken down. Lucian...

 
 
 

A WEBSITE COULD PAY YOU $1,000 IF YOU LOG 50 HOURS PLAYING NINTENDO'S 'ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS'

An internet service comparison website is hosting a contest for "Animal Crossing: New Horizons" players. Applications are open until...

HOW TO GET A TAX ID NUMBER IF YOU'RE SELF-EMPLOYED OR HAVE A SMALL BUSINESS

As Tax Day 2020 approaches, some self-employed individuals might need a Tax ID number. You can find out if you need one by taking a...

 
 
 
Atlanta Mayor Lance Bottoms tests positive for COVID-19, says she is asymptomatic

ATLANTA MAYOR LANCE BOTTOMS TESTS POSITIVE FOR COVID-19, SAYS SHE IS ASYMPTOMATIC

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced Monday that she has tested positive for the coronavirus. "COVID-19 has literally hit home....

NASA's powerful Hubble space telescope has beamed back a striking photo of a 'fluffy' galaxy with a ghostly, empty center

NASA'S POWERFUL HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE HAS BEAMED BACK A STRIKING PHOTO OF A 'FLUFFY' GALAXY WITH A GHOSTLY, EMPTY CENTER

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope recently photographed a fluffy-looking galaxy 67 million light-years away. The galaxy's center is quiet,...

 
 
 
Airlines saw a spike in passenger volume for the July 4th holiday weekend, but the numbers are still dismal for the industry

AIRLINES SAW A SPIKE IN PASSENGER VOLUME FOR THE JULY 4TH HOLIDAY WEEKEND, BUT THE NUMBERS ARE STILL DISMAL FOR THE INDUSTRY

US airlines saw more than 700,000 passengers per day three times over the July 4 holiday weekend. That's a new record for travel demand...

Influencer-tech startup ChannelMeter is launching an app that lets YouTubers get paid early - and it's not the only fintech going after creators

INFLUENCER-TECH STARTUP CHANNELMETER IS LAUNCHING AN APP THAT LETS YOUTUBERS GET PAID EARLY - AND IT'S NOT THE ONLY FINTECH GOING AFTER CREATORS

Startups are eyeing social-media stars as potential customers for financial services products as the influencer industry continues...

 
 
 

A REPORT SAYS MONEY CAN BUY HAPPINESS - AND ITS LEAD AUTHOR SAYS THE FINDINGS 'HELP EXPLAIN' TRUMP'S ELECTION

A report found a linear relationship between happiness and income - meaning that money may actually buy happiness. Lead author Jean...

THE NEW TOYOTA SUPRA NOW COMES WITH 2 DIFFERENT ENGINE CHOICES, AND I DROVE THEM BOTH. SEE WHY THEY'RE VERY DIFFERENT SPORTS CARS

Last year, Toyota brought back the legendary Supra. For the 2021 model year, it updated the launch edition of the two-door, which shares...

 
 
 

THE BEST SUN PROTECTION CLOTHING BRANDS

Let's face it, sometimes sunscreen isn't enough, especially since dangerous UV rays can penetrate your clothing. Instead of risking...

The best comforters for your bed

THE BEST COMFORTERS FOR YOUR BED

Comforters keep you extra warm and cozy at night and they can also add a fun splash of color or pattern to your bedroom. Of all the...

 
 
 



Governors' companies among recipients of virus relief loans

Governors' companies among recipients of virus relief loans

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Governors who ordered shutdowns as their states responded to the coronavirus pandemic were among millions of beneficiaries of the loan program created to help... Read more ...

ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or...

ICE says international students taking online courses have to transfer or leave the US, as dozens of schools shift to remote learning in response to COVID-19

International college students taking online classes due to the coronavirus pandemic will no longer be allowed to stay in the US on a student visa, the US Immigration and... Read more ...

The Latest: Financial firms among big relief fund recipients

The Latest: Financial firms among big relief fund recipients

NEW YORK - The Latest on the Treasury decision to identify hundreds of thousands of businesses that received funding through the Paycheck Protection Program, created to... Read more ...

Businesses tied to Oklahoma congressmen enjoy federal loans

Businesses tied to Oklahoma congressmen enjoy federal loans

OKLAHOMA CITY - Family businesses of two Oklahoma congressmen received at least $1.8 million from a federal rescue program meant to keep small businesses afloat during the... Read more ...

These congressional districts saw the highest number of PPP loans over $150,000

These congressional districts saw the highest number of PPP loans over $150,000

Our mission to help you navigate the new normal is fueled by subscribers. To enjoy unlimited access to our journalism, subscribe today . Where did the money land? After a long... Read more ...

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber's business model upside down, with customers shunning ride-hailing and flocking to delivery services. (Image... Read more ...

Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets

Oil And Gas Pipelines Look Like Increasingly Risky Bets

Back-to-back decisions to abandon one pipeline and deactivate another show how vulnerable these projects are, despite the White House's support. Read more ...

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

Small business aid went beyond hard-hit companies, data show

WASHINGTON - The government on Monday identified roughly 650,000 mostly small businesses and nonprofits that received taxpayer money from a program that likely helped prevent... Read more ...

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters law banning robocalls

U.S. Supreme Court bolsters law banning robocalls

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday upheld and strengthened a law banning the broadly unpopular but ubiquitous telemarketing practice known as robocalls. Read more ...

Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after...

Georgia's governor is deploying as many as 1,000 National Guard troops after deadly shootings in Atlanta over a violent Fourth of July weekend

The governor of Georgia has declared a state of emergency and authorized the deployment of up to 1,000 National Guard members to Atlanta in an executive order Monday. The move... Read more ...