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Amy Coney Barrett won't say if climate change is human caused, stating she's not 'competent to opine' on the matter

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Amy Coney Barrett won't say if climate change is human caused, stating she's not 'competent to opine' on the matterSupreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday would not say whether climate change is caused by human activities, despite overwhelming agreement among scientists that it is. "I don't think I'm competent to opine on what causes global warming or not," Barrett said. Barrett has avoided offering any opinions on climate change during her confirmation hearings so far, among an array of other issues. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett on Wednesday...
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News video: Barrett: Climate change is a 'contentious matter'

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When Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett was asked by Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee Kamala Harris if climate change is a threat, Barrett did not answer and instead said the topic is a "contentious matter" of public debate.

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing the way for a final Senate confirmation vote planned for Monday. This video produced by Jonah Green.

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Carrie Severino and Elizabeth Wydra talk about the Supreme Court battle on "The Takeout" β€” 9/25/2020

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Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied [Video]

Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied

Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He is hoping to take Lindsey Graham's spot for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham is one of the most high-profile Republican Senators and a vocal supporter of Trump. Graham is seeking a fourth term to office in 2020, according to Business Insider. Harrison is putting up a formidable fight in deep-red South Carolina, narrowly outpacing Graham.

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Graduate School Can Be A Career Game-Changer: Here's How To Save Up For It [Video]

Graduate School Can Be A Career Game-Changer: Here's How To Save Up For It

If you've managed to get your bachelor's degree, congratulations! And if you're thinking about grad school, get your piggy bank out and start saving. According to Business Insider, getting a master's degree or Ph.D. in your chosen field can be a smart career move, but it can also be a financial time bomb. If you want to go to grad school five years from now, start saving. First, research schools, tuition, and determine your monthly and annual living expenses.

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Quibi Considers Shutting Down [Video]

Quibi Considers Shutting Down

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that streaming service Quibi is considering shutting down. Quibi has struggled to gain a foothold in the streaming industry since its launch in April. Business Insider reports that Quibi has failed to attract viewers and none of its shows have become major hits. Last month WSJ reported that Quibi was exploring multiple options, including a possible sale. The company boasted Hewlett Packard Enterprises CEO Meg Whitman as its CEO.

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Things Mentally Strong Professionals Do Differently [Video]

Things Mentally Strong Professionals Do Differently

There are several misconceptions about highly successful people. Business Insider spoke with psychotherapist, Amy Morin. Morin has interviewed many successful people for her podcast. She says that successful are not fearless. They're just more willing to push themselves to face their fears. Morin says mental strong professionals embrace uncomfortable situations. They aren't afraid to ask questions. They admit they don't have all the answer. They always keep learning.

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Rush Limbaugh Reveals Grim Cancer Prognosis: 'It Is The Wrong Direction' [Video]

Rush Limbaugh Reveals Grim Cancer Prognosis: 'It Is The Wrong Direction'

Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh told his listeners on Monday that he expects to lose his battle with lung cancer. Business Insider reports Limbaugh said his cancer had progressed to stage 4 and had become terminal. "The scans did show some progression of cancer...it's not dramatic, but it is the wrong direction. Rush Limbaugh The 69-year-old announced in February he had been diagnosed with "advanced" lung cancer and was undergoing treatment.

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