Nine months into the year, more than 44,000 fires across the United States have burned more than 7.1 million acres. The National Interagency Fire Center says that's already 1 million more burned acres than the yearly average over the last 10 years. In..
The percentage of voters who see President Donald Trump as conservative has jumped during his presidency compared to his 2016 campaign. But according to CNN contributor Harry Enten, that's not good news for Trump as the general election looms. In..
Just like in the workplace, domestic partnerships feature gendered division of labor. But according to Business Insider contributor Melissa Petro, divvying up chores into 'his' work and 'her' work is counter-productive. Whereas men do more work that..
Louisiana police officer John Goulart Jr. said he was ambushed and shot while on duty last weekend. But now, Newser reports the 25-year-old officer has been arrested because local authorities say he staged the whole thing. The Pineville Police..
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll is bad news for Joe Biden. The poll has Pres. Donald Trump narrowly ahead Joe Biden in Florida and Arizona among likely voters. The poll was conducted September 15-20. It found Trump ahead by 4 points in Florida..
Last week, a federal judge issued an injunction requiring the US Postal Service to reverse changes made by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy. The judge called the changes an 'an intentional effort' by President Donald Trump and DeJoy to disrupt and..
The United States appears to be getting on China's very last nerve. That is, if the remarks made by China's Ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday truly reflects Beijing's sentiments. According to CNN, at a tense meeting of the UN Security..
The novel coronavirus pandemic has not only turned the economy upside-down, it's sent the number of hungry Americans skyrocketing. Feeding America says the rate of food insecurity in the US is expected to rise at least 12.5% from 2018. At the same..
In what's being hailed as a great leap forward for pediatric sleep science, doctors have identified a new sleep disorder in children aged six to eighteen. According to HuffPost, Restless Sleep Disorder, or RSD, is a condition in which children toss..
A Consumer Reports investigation has found that toxic “forever chemicals” are in several popular bottled water and carbonated water brands. According to the EPA Per- and polyfluoroakyl substances (PFAS) are a group of man-made chemical compounds..
On Wednesday, a New York state judge ruled that Eric Trump must sit to be deposed by the state attorney general's office by October 7. The investigation was into the the Trump Organization. Eric had requested the interviewed be delayed after the..
Four of seven former eBay Inc. employees are to plead guilty for their participation in tormenting a Massachusetts couple. According to Newser, the couple ran an online newsletter critical of the auction website. Federal prosecutors say the group's..
Tommy DeVito, a founding member of The Four Seasons has died at the age of 92. DeVito died in Las Vegas on Monday, from COVID-19 complications. The news of the singers passing was announced via Facebook by his log-time friend Alfredo Nittoli. DeVito,..
Uncle Ben's rice products is getting a make over. Mars will change the name from Uncle Ben's to Ben's Original. According to CNN, the company is also dropping the long-used logo. The transition from Uncle Ben's to Ben's Original comes amid a broader..
A new report reveals two-thirds of imported respirator masks from China into the US failed to meet safety standards. According to Business Insider, the report was produced by ECRI, an independent nonprofit organization that monitors the safety and..
Dr. Deborah Birx has dedicated her career to health, and according to CNN, Birx sees Dr. Scott Atlas as an unhealthy influence on President Donald Trump. As coordinator of the White House coronavirus task force, Birx was once a fixture at White House..
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky. and Dr. Anthony Fauci went head to head on Capitol Hill on Wednesday about the issue of 'herd immunity' and the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Insider reports that Paul argued that the 210,000 Americans who have died from the novel..
Pres. Donald Trump has a short list for judges to fill the vacancy on the Supreme Court. Trump plans to make the announcement on Saturday, September 26th 2020 at 5pm EST. Trump claims the country will need all nine justices in order to decide on the..
Cindy McCain, the widow of Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is set to endorse Democrat Joe Biden. The endorsement would follow McCain's appearance in a video about Biden's relationship with her late husband at the August DNC. During a virtual fundraiser..
(CNN) Vanessa Bryant is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and Sheriff Alex Villanueva for a photo leak of the helicopter crash that killed her husband, NBA legend Kobe Bryant, their daughter Gianna, and seven others in January. The..
American Crime Story, the Emmy-winning FX series that gave audiences a closer look into the trial of O.J. Simpson and the assassination of Gianni Versace, will be tackling a new, eerily-relevant topic in its third season: the impeachment of President..
FilmMagic/FilmMagic for U.S.VETS Cindy McCain, the wife of the late GOP Sen. John McCain of Arizona, is set to formally endorse Joe Biden for president, he announced during a fundraiser Tuesday. McCain's support could make waves in the battleground..
Sept. 22 (UPI) -- COVID-19 causes acute kidney injury that can lead to death in some people infected with the virus, a study published Tuesday by the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology found. In an analysis of nearly 1,400 patients..
On Tuesday, the owner of Britain's biggest hotel chain unveiled plans to slash up to 6,000 jobs. The cuts come just days before the UK government begins enforcing new restrictions on pubs and restaurants to contain rising coronavirus infections...
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death leaves the Supreme Court with a vacancy just weeks before the presidential election. How are Supreme Court Justices nominated and confirmed? First, Pres. Donald Trump has to make a pick. On Monday, he said Monday..
A team of UBS investment strategists studied how the passing of Ruth Bader Ginsberg would effect the health care industry. UBS said Ginsburg death will increase uncertainty within the healthcare sector. According to Business Insider they still list it..
Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for September 22. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every weekday. Send me feedback or tips at..
Even before the pumpkin spice lattes started to make their appearances, signaling the arrival of fall, we'd already chatted with experts and looked to the runways to predict beauty trends for the cooler months. Hairstylist Justine Marjan previously..
Kentucky state representative Robert Goforth's political career is in shambles, and Democrats are urging his ouster. The Republican was indicted by a grand jury Friday on one count of first-degree strangulation and one count of assault in the fourth..
With record low-interest mortgage rates and a collective pandemic-driven desire to get out of town, many people are seriously considering buying a second home. According to Business Insider, financial planners say there are three things that potential..
As the novel coronavirus pandemic drags on, Americans are increasingly turning to the 'digital nomad' lifestyle. The idea of the digital nomad lifestyle is that working remotely allows professionals to travel the world while continuing to work the..
Iconic singer and actress Lady Gaga says that for many years, she battled constant thoughts of suicide. According to CNN, Lady Gaga spoke with 'CBS Sunday Morning,' and talked about how daunting fame can be. I didn't really understand why I should..
Gizmodo reports scientists have discovered a specific wavelength of UV light that’s both safe for people and can kill coronaviruses, both on surfaces and in the air. Researchers from Columbia University and Japan's Hiroshima University, have found..
Over the weekend, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced that the novel coronavirus COVID-19 can be airborne. Days later, Gizmodo reports the public health agency took it back. The new language on the CDC's website was released..
Lovers of the great outdoors may not know his name, but they'll almost certainly know the name of his invention: Gore-Tex. Gizmodo reports the celebrated inventor, engineer, and chemist Robert W. Gore has died. He was 83. It's easy to keep rain off..
A new study reports that when it comes to sleep, it's actually possible to get too much of a good thing. According to UPI, research shows getting too much or too little sleep may increase the risk for cognitive decline, or dementia, in older adults...
Comedian and talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has publicly promised to turn over a new leaf in how her show is run. According to HuffPost, a contrite Degeneres pledged to make a fresh start as she kicked off a new season of her eponymous talk show on..
On Saturday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his state will honor "the life and legacy of" late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg will get a statue in her native Brooklyn. Ginsburg died Friday at age 87 due to complications with..
Business Insider reports that Jack Ma's Ant Group is looking to raise its funding target to $35 billion through its initial-public-offering. Ant is Alibaba's fintech arm and China's dominant mobile-payments service. Ant raised its valuation to $250..
In a campaign speech in Philadelphia Joe Biden made a major gaffe. The NY Post reports that Biden said that 200 million people have died of the coronavirus in the US. That's nearly two-thirds of the U.S. population. The actual figure is closer to..
CNN reports Joe Biden made false claims in a Sunday speech. In the speech, Biden urged Senate Republicans to let the winner of the presidential election fill the new Supreme Court vacancy. CNN reports that Biden made several false / inaccurate claims...