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Why Some People Think Michael Bloomberg's Donations Have Undercut Democracy in Local Races

Why Some People Think Michael Bloomberg's Donations Have Undercut Democracy in Local Races

2 hours ago   |   Time

School board elections are usually local affairs, with candidates soliciting money from neighbors at pizza parties and dragging along friends to knock on doors and ask for...
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Fasten your seat belts, U.S. Congress sets hearing on air travel

2 hours ago   |   Reuters

The airline industry could run into turbulence on Capitol Hill next week as a U.S. Congressional panel tackles passenger complaints about unpleasant airline experiences...
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States to get virus testing kits as White House urges calm

3 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Federal health officials said Friday they're scrambling to get coronavirus testing up and running in every state, as President Donald Trump's chief economic...
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Blueland is a new household cleaning startup that helps you reduce single-use plastic consumption - here's how the products perform

Blueland is a new household cleaning startup that helps you reduce single-use plastic consumption - here's how the products perform

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Blueland is a new startup that makes reusable cleaning products so you never have to throw a plastic household cleaner in the trash can again. The Clean Essentials kit contains...
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The Eufy RoboVac is significantly cheaper than most robot vacuums I've tested, but it's just as good at cleaning

The Eufy RoboVac is significantly cheaper than most robot vacuums I've tested, but it's just as good at cleaning

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 11S uses suction and sweeping brushes to clean broad swaths of carpet, hardwood, tile, and other types of flooring. A RoboVac 11S can run for more than...
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Me & the Bees Lemonade founder started her empire at 4 years old. Her motto: 'Dream like a kid'

4 hours ago   |   NBC News

“Being my own boss and being able to make my own money was important to me. I realized how fun it was to sit behind the stand and run it. That is why I decided to keep on going.”
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Pete Buttigieg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

Pete Buttigieg is running for president in 2020. Here's everything we know about the candidate and how he stacks up against the competition

6 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Who is Pete Buttigieg? Current job: Democratic candidate for the United States. Age: 38 Family: Buttigieg is married to junior high school teacher Chasten Glezman...
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Mike Bloomberg is crystallizing Bernie Sanders' case for class warfare and reinvigorating Elizabeth Warren's struggling campaign

Mike Bloomberg is crystallizing Bernie Sanders' case for class warfare and reinvigorating Elizabeth Warren's struggling campaign

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Billionaire former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's entrance into the Democratic primary has crystallized Sen. Bernie Sanders' central campaign theme. Bloomberg's...
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US stores start running low on masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and more amid growing fears of coronavirus

US stores start running low on masks, gloves, hand sanitizer, and more amid growing fears of coronavirus

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

US consumers appear to be stocking up on food and medical supplies. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending January 25, compared to the same period last year...
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Tom Telesco: I'm making decisions to win games, not to sell tickets

8 hours ago   |   NBC Sports

The Chargers are parting ways with Philip Rivers after a long run and that puts them in the market for a quarterback this offseason. It's also made for frequent links to a...
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Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

S&P 500 posts worst week since the financial crisis as coronavirus fears flare

All major US indices tanked on Friday, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as 4.1%... Read more ...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34

The death toll in Iran from coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on. BBC News reported that 210 people have died, per hospital sources, while the... Read more ...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa...

Joe Biden admits he wasn't actually arrested in apartheid South Africa, contradicting a story he's told for weeks

Presidential candidate Joe Biden has spent the last several weeks telling campaign audiences he was arrested in apartheid South Africa while trying to meet with Nelson... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more - here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows people are buying masks, hand sanitizer, oat milk, nutrition bars, and more as coronavirus spreads. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending... Read more ...

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Read more ...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus sell-off rages on

All major US indices tanked Friday morning, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as... Read more ...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a key official says that will only happen if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Friday that interest rates would be cut only if the coronavirus worsened. The comments were the latest sign the central... Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press

Arizona State punter Michael Turk did 25 repetitions of 225 lb on the bench press at the NFL combine. Turk's reps were more than every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and... Read more ...