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The 19 best hotels in the world in 2019

The 19 best hotels in the world in 2019

13 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

TripAdvisor has released the winners of its 2019 Travellers' Choice awards for hotels. The awards honour hotels across categories including Luxury, Bargain, Small, Best...
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State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

3 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government shutdown," a spokesperson said in a...
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Shutdown expected to hit federal judiciary on Feb. 1 as cash runs low

4 hours ago   |   Politico

Federal courts are expected to run out of money on Feb. 1 after stretching fees and other “no-year” funds during the partial government shutdown, the administrative agency for...
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Alaska Airlines is selling one-way tickets for as little as $39

Alaska Airlines is selling one-way tickets for as little as $39

5 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Alaska Airlines launched a two-day flash sale on Tuesday with discount one-way flights going for as little as $39. Deals include $39 one-way or $78 round-trip flights between...
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More And Bigger Private Jets Landing at Davos as Leaders Discuss Climate Change

9 hours ago   |   Fortune

Perhaps its all because of jet envy. That's one explanation being given why more jets than last year are expected to carry executives, world leaders, and other luminaries this...
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I tried these $198 leather drivers that have been wait-listed 36,000 times - and they really are that great

I tried these $198 leather drivers that have been wait-listed 36,000 times - and they really are that great

9 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Startup M.Gemi...
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Florida-Cuba travel is in flux. Some airlines want in and others opt out

11 hours ago   |   Miami Herald

Air travel to Cuba is in flux with some U.S. carriers dropping out of competition for routes and others hoping to win approval for additional flights to the island. But...
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A Chinese icebreaker ship crashed into an iceberg at the South Pole

A Chinese icebreaker ship crashed into an iceberg at the South Pole

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider

In a burst of irony, a Chinese icebreaker crashed into an iceberg over the weekend. The Xue Long, which was traveling at relatively low speeds at the time, collided with an...
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United Airlines Will Review Flight That Left Passengers Stranded

14 hours ago   |   Fortune

United Airlines said that it will examine what went wrong on a flight over the weekend that left 250 passengers stranded in a cold Canadian airfield for half a day. In a...
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Sudan's embattled president travels to Qatar amid unrest

15 hours ago   |   Miami Herald   |   2 articles

Sudan's embattled president flew Tuesday to Qatar, the tiny but wealthy Gulf state that has offered him help as he faces protests initially sparked by the country's economic...
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Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom buys streaming service Pluto TV for $340M

Viacom is getting into the streaming TV business. The operator of MTV, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon has purchased free streaming service Pluto TV for $340 million. Pluto... Read more ...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited...

State Department calls off border security conference due to 'very limited funding' amid government shutdown

The Department of State is postponing an international conference on border security and export control "due to the partial US government shutdown," a spokesperson said in a... Read more ...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during...

Mueller is said to be probing the Trump campaign's ties to the NRA during the 2016 election

The special counsel Robert Mueller is said to be interested in the relationship between President Donald Trump's campaign and the National Rifle Association. The FBI has long... Read more ...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is...

The cognitively impaired woman who gave birth at an Arizona care facility is more cognizant than previously reported, her family's attorney reveals

Last month, a Phoenix, Arizona care facility made headlines when it was reported that a patient gave birth despite having been in a vegetative state. Now the woman's attorney... Read more ...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for...

Nancy Pelosi won't allow White House officials access to the House floor for State of the Union 'walkthrough'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi instructed the Sergeant at Arms to cancel a walkthrough for White House officials preparing the State of the Union address. President Trump wants to... Read more ...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing...

The head of tech at Credit Suisse gives her best advice for workers losing their jobs to robots

Business Insider talked to Laura Barrowman, the chief technology officer at Credit Suisse, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Monday. Barrowman said workers... Read more ...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's...

A Kentucky PR firm was reportedly behind high schooler Nick Sandmann's statement on his viral confrontation with a Native American protester

A Kentucky-based PR firm was reportedly behind a statement from the high schooler at the center of a confrontation with a Native American protester at a Washington, DC... Read more ...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first...

WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Bill Belichick's big-name coaching staff from his first Super Bowl

The New England Patriots are in the Super Bowl... again. The Patriots are going for their sixth Super Bowl win in 18 years, and the two constants during that dynasty are Tom... Read more ...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be...

Here's what happens to the Chick-fil-A in Mercedes-Benz Stadium that will be closed during the Super Bowl

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, home of Super Bowl 2019 , has a Chick-fil-A, but it closes on Sundays - when most NFL games are played. When Chick-fil-A closes, it... Read more ...

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

New Electric Pickup Truck Faces An Uphill Climb To Get Americans On Board

A new startup is taking over a once-abandoned auto plant in central Illinois to make electric trucks and SUVs. But Americans have been slow to adopt electric vehicles. (Image... Read more ...