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Just 6 years after Ebola killed more than 11,000 people, West African nations are bracing for a coronavirus spike

JUST 6 YEARS AFTER EBOLA KILLED MORE THAN 11,000 PEOPLE, WEST AFRICAN NATIONS ARE BRACING FOR A CORONAVIRUS SPIKE

Experts fear that a spike in coronavirus cases in West African nations will be devastating for the region. People in countries such...

Gun sales are surging amid protests across the United States, and one Wall Street analyst says Joe Biden's polling lead could accelerate them even more

GUN SALES ARE SURGING AMID PROTESTS ACROSS THE UNITED STATES, AND ONE WALL STREET ANALYST SAYS JOE BIDEN'S POLLING LEAD COULD ACCELERATE THEM EVEN MORE

Gun sales soared in April and May compared to the same periods in 2019. A proliferation of unrest throughout the country could be behind...

 
 
 
Investors bet on mall reopenings, cruise travel, and energy companies throughout May, E*Trade says

INVESTORS BET ON MALL REOPENINGS, CRUISE TRAVEL, AND ENERGY COMPANIES THROUGHOUT MAY, E*TRADE SAYS

Investors' buying activity through May was concentrated in real estate, consumer discretionary, and energy stocks, according to E*Trade...

Dow climbs 268 points as economic-reopening hope offsets civil unrest

DOW CLIMBS 268 POINTS AS ECONOMIC-REOPENING HOPE OFFSETS CIVIL UNREST

US stocks rose Tuesday as investors looked past nationwide civil unrest to encouraging signs of an economic reopening. Equity futures...

 
 
 
Coatue throttled back risk-taking in its $350 million quant fund as markets went haywire and data-driven trades melted down

COATUE THROTTLED BACK RISK-TAKING IN ITS $350 MILLION QUANT FUND AS MARKETS WENT HAYWIRE AND DATA-DRIVEN TRADES MELTED DOWN

Billionaire Philippe Laffont's young quant fund, which runs $350 million, significantly reduced its exposure to the markets in early...

How to pick the perfect paint color for every room in your house, according to interior designers

HOW TO PICK THE PERFECT PAINT COLOR FOR EVERY ROOM IN YOUR HOUSE, ACCORDING TO INTERIOR DESIGNERS

We asked two interior designers how they choose paint colors for their clients' homes. A few things they consider: how different paint...

 
 
 
Emirates may reconsider plane orders from Airbus and Boeing because of the pandemic, but that's especially bad news for the US plane-maker

EMIRATES MAY RECONSIDER PLANE ORDERS FROM AIRBUS AND BOEING BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC, BUT THAT'S ESPECIALLY BAD NEWS FOR THE US PLANE-MAKER

Emirates suggested that it is reexamining its outstanding aircraft orders as the coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on the airline industry. This...

17 of the best campsites across the US for a scenic outdoor getaway

17 OF THE BEST CAMPSITES ACROSS THE US FOR A SCENIC OUTDOOR GETAWAY

Most people have been following self-isolation guidelines and putting a pause on international travel due to the novel coronavirus. As...

 
 
 
THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: The market, drivers, threats, and opportunities for incumbents and newcomers

THE US TELEHEALTH MARKET: THE MARKET, DRIVERS, THREATS, AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR INCUMBENTS AND NEWCOMERS

This is a preview of a research report from Business insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more...

Tesla Autopilot's groundbreaking new feature gives it an edge over GM's Super Cruise, but Autopilot still has a big flaw compared to its major rival, an industry expert says

TESLA AUTOPILOT'S GROUNDBREAKING NEW FEATURE GIVES IT AN EDGE OVER GM'S SUPER CRUISE, BUT AUTOPILOT STILL HAS A BIG FLAW COMPARED TO ITS MAJOR RIVAL, AN INDUSTRY EXPERT SAYS

Tesla's new feature that allows Autopilot, the electric-car maker's advanced driver-assistance system, to recognize stop signs and...

 
 
 
The 5 most anticipated TV shows returning in June are all on Netflix

THE 5 MOST ANTICIPATED TV SHOWS RETURNING IN JUNE ARE ALL ON NETFLIX

Every month, Business Insider looks at the most anticipated returning TV shows in the US using data from the television-tracking app,...

A survey reveals troubles are mounting for New York City renters

A SURVEY REVEALS TROUBLES ARE MOUNTING FOR NEW YORK CITY RENTERS

A report by PropertyNest surveyed 1,001 New York City renters and found that 36.9% of respondents did not have the money to pay rent...

 
 
 
Michigan's governor is requiring auto insurers to refund drivers or reduce their premiums because of the pandemic

MICHIGAN'S GOVERNOR IS REQUIRING AUTO INSURERS TO REFUND DRIVERS OR REDUCE THEIR PREMIUMS BECAUSE OF THE PANDEMIC

Michigan is requiring auto-insurance companies to give refunds or reduce premiums for customers during the coronavirus pandemic. With...

Wall Street's biggest firms are forecasting a shift away from market-dominating growth stocks and into their downtrodden peers

WALL STREET'S BIGGEST FIRMS ARE FORECASTING A SHIFT AWAY FROM MARKET-DOMINATING GROWTH STOCKS AND INTO THEIR DOWNTRODDEN PEERS

Growth stocks have significantly outperformed value stocks over the past decade, but that could change in the short term, according...

 
 
 
This activity center's engaging toys and 360-degree rotating seat keep my 6-month-old entertained while I get things done around the house

THIS ACTIVITY CENTER'S ENGAGING TOYS AND 360-DEGREE ROTATING SEAT KEEP MY 6-MONTH-OLD ENTERTAINED WHILE I GET THINGS DONE AROUND THE HOUSE

The Oribel PortaPlay Convertible Activity Center is a foldable portable activity center for babies 5 months to 1 year old. Once your...

'I don't know. I wasn't there': Most GOP Senators decline to condemn law enforcement tear-gassing peaceful protesters for Trump's church photo op

'I DON'T KNOW. I WASN'T THERE': MOST GOP SENATORS DECLINE TO CONDEMN LAW ENFORCEMENT TEAR-GASSING PEACEFUL PROTESTERS FOR TRUMP'S CHURCH PHOTO OP

Most GOP Senators either defended, did not criticize, or declined to comment on law enforcement clearing a crowd of non-violent protesters...

 
 
 
LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Montana's congressional primary

LIVE UPDATES: FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF MONTANA'S CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY

The battle for Montana's sole congressional seat, which is being vacated by Rep. Greg Gianforte, will narrow on Tuesday. On the Democratic...

LIVE UPDATES: Follow the results of Maryland's congressional primary

LIVE UPDATES: FOLLOW THE RESULTS OF MARYLAND'S CONGRESSIONAL PRIMARY

Marylanders are voting in the state's first-ever mail-in primary on Tuesday. In Maryland, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, Speaker...

 
 
 
Many influencers and brands have stopped their marketing campaigns to focus on messaging around the George Floyd protests

MANY INFLUENCERS AND BRANDS HAVE STOPPED THEIR MARKETING CAMPAIGNS TO FOCUS ON MESSAGING AROUND THE GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS

Many brands are issuing statements condemning racism and offering messages of solidarity to protesters following George Floyd's death. Some...

Mark Zuckerberg refuses to back down on allowing Trump's post even as Facebook employees protest and resign

MARK ZUCKERBERG REFUSES TO BACK DOWN ON ALLOWING TRUMP'S POST EVEN AS FACEBOOK EMPLOYEES PROTEST AND RESIGN

Mark Zuckerberg isn't backing down. On a heated call with employees on Tuesday, the Facebook CEO refused to change course on the company's...

 
 
 



6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

6 Atlanta officers charged after students pulled from car

Six Atlanta police officers have been charged after a dramatic video showed authorities pulling two young people from a car during protests over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief...

'We stand here just as outraged as they do': Cincinnati police chief, officers take knee with protesters

The police chief said he was talking with a group of protesters when they asked him to kneel with them. Read more ...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial...

'We all need to do more': Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequality

The billion-dollar donation is an expansion of the several hundreds of millions of dollars Bank of America donates to nonprofits and lends to small, minority businesses. Read more ...

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Teen accused of authoring Facebook post encouraging riot in New Hampshire

Authorities said they arrested a teenager who was allegedly behind a social media post encouraging a riot. Read more ...

State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police...

State of Minnesota files racial discrimination charges against police department over George Floyd death

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz has announced the state's Department of Human Rights will be investigating Minneapolis Police Department for signs of racial discrimination... Read more ...

Wes Unseld was a giant both on and off the court - even standing just 6-7

Wes Unseld was a giant both on and off the court - even standing just 6-7

Wes Unseld didn't necessarily fill up a basketball stat sheet. But Unseld, who died at the age of 74 on Tuesday, leaves a legacy inside the game and out that transcends sport. Read more ...

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

DC Episcopal bishop: 'I am outraged' by President Trump church visit

The bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington sharply criticized President Donald Trump for a visit to the historic St. John's Church across from the White House Monday... Read more ...

Cincinnati Metro suspending services at 8 p.m. Tuesday to comply with city...

Cincinnati Metro suspending services at 8 p.m. Tuesday to comply with city curfew

Cincinnati Metro is suspending bus service an hour earlier Tuesday than the previous two nights to comply with the extended 8 p.m. curfew. Read more ...

Tiffany Trumps joins in on ‘Blackout Tuesday' Instagram trend

Tiffany Trumps joins in on ‘Blackout Tuesday' Instagram trend

Tiffany Trump joined in on a viral social media trend dubbed “Blackout Tuesday” and called for justice for George Floyd. President Trump's daughter posted a black square on her... Read more ...

Cuomo threatens NYC mayor de Blasio with ‘displacement' over refusal to...

Cuomo threatens NYC mayor de Blasio with ‘displacement' over refusal to deploy National Guard against looters

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo slammed New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's refusal to deploy the National Guard against looters who've run wild for two nights, briefly mulling... Read more ...