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Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is taking a nearly $4 billion hit as Kraft Heinz craters to a record low

WARREN BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY IS TAKING A NEARLY $4 BILLION HIT AS KRAFT HEINZ CRATERS TO A RECORD LOW

Kraft Heinz shares plunged in pre-market trading Friday after the company reported quarterly results the prior evening. The company...

Here's the least expensive town for homeowners in every US state

HERE'S THE LEAST EXPENSIVE TOWN FOR HOMEOWNERS IN EVERY US STATE

Housing affordability varies widely across the United States. Using data from the Census Bureau, we found the town in each state with...

 
 
 
18 under-$50 fixes for everyday household problems

18 UNDER-$50 FIXES FOR EVERYDAY HOUSEHOLD PROBLEMS

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

Hot startups like Hims and Roman are marketing Viagra to young men online, but their approach raises 2 big questions

HOT STARTUPS LIKE HIMS AND ROMAN ARE MARKETING VIAGRA TO YOUNG MEN ONLINE, BUT THEIR APPROACH RAISES 2 BIG QUESTIONS

New telemedicine companies like Hims and Roman have sprung up, offering online prescriptions for Viagra and other erectile dysfunction...

 
 
 

WHY APPLE'S DONGLE PROBLEM ISN'T GETTING ANY BETTER

Apple removed the headphone jack from the iPhone and the company's MacBook laptops are USB-C only . You can't plug your iPhone into...

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is taking a more than $3 billion hit as Kraft Heinz craters to a record low

WARREN BUFFETT'S BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY IS TAKING A MORE THAN $3 BILLION HIT AS KRAFT HEINZ CRATERS TO A RECORD LOW

Kraft Heinz shares plunged in pre-market trading Friday after the company reported quarterly results the prior evening. The company...

 
 
 
There's a chemical in coffee that may cause cancer, but researchers have found a way to reduce your risk

THERE'S A CHEMICAL IN COFFEE THAT MAY CAUSE CANCER, BUT RESEARCHERS HAVE FOUND A WAY TO REDUCE YOUR RISK

Last year, a California judge ruled that coffee companies must post warnings about a potential cancer-causing chemical in their brews. That...

Some simple math can help you stop wasting money and start spending it in ways that actually improve your life

SOME SIMPLE MATH CAN HELP YOU STOP WASTING MONEY AND START SPENDING IT IN WAYS THAT ACTUALLY IMPROVE YOUR LIFE

Spend money where you spend time , writes Eric Ravenscraft in The New York Times. You should also consider spending money to save time...

 
 
 
This Amazon Prime perk gives you access to free Kindle books before they get published - here's how it works

THIS AMAZON PRIME PERK GIVES YOU ACCESS TO FREE KINDLE BOOKS BEFORE THEY GET PUBLISHED - HERE'S HOW IT WORKS

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the...

This weird, ergonomic computer mouse is easy to use and takes stress off my wrist - and it's only $20

THIS WEIRD, ERGONOMIC COMPUTER MOUSE IS EASY TO USE AND TAKES STRESS OFF MY WRIST - AND IT'S ONLY $20

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the...

 
 
 
Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in court and told colleagues: 'I swear to God, I did not do this'

JUSSIE SMOLLETT REPORTEDLY WENT BACK TO THE 'EMPIRE' SET AFTER APPEARING IN COURT AND TOLD COLLEAGUES: 'I SWEAR TO GOD, I DID NOT DO THIS'

Jussie Smollett returned to the "Empire" set hours after posting bond and being released from jail after he was charged with filing...

The New York Times is extending 'The Daily' podcast to a newsletter as it tries to turn listeners into paying subscriptions

THE NEW YORK TIMES IS EXTENDING 'THE DAILY' PODCAST TO A NEWSLETTER AS IT TRIES TO TURN LISTENERS INTO PAYING SUBSCRIPTIONS

The New York Times' hit podcast "The Daily" now reaches 8 million monthly unique listeners, nearly double from a year ago. Now the...

 
 
 
25 million tonnes of US soybeans will go unsold this year as a direct consequence of the trade war with China

25 MILLION TONNES OF US SOYBEANS WILL GO UNSOLD THIS YEAR AS A DIRECT CONSEQUENCE OF THE TRADE WAR WITH CHINA

Chinese soybean demand is still low, causing a massive oversupply problem and a major headache for US soybean farmers. US soybean stocks...

ISIS bride Shamima Begum's family is trying to force Britain to accept her as a citizen

ISIS BRIDE SHAMIMA BEGUM'S FAMILY IS TRYING TO FORCE BRITAIN TO ACCEPT HER AS A CITIZEN

The UK is trying very hard to prevent Shamima Begum, the British teen who joined ISIS four years ago, from returning home. It started...

 
 
 
Samsung has introduced new $130 earbuds to take on Apple's popular AirPods - here's how they compare

SAMSUNG HAS INTRODUCED NEW $130 EARBUDS TO TAKE ON APPLE'S POPULAR AIRPODS - HERE'S HOW THEY COMPARE

Samsung recently announced the Galaxy Buds , wireless bluetooth headphones designed to compete with Apple's AirPods . Starting at $129.99,...

8% of children experience PTSD by the time they reach 18, according to a new study

8% OF CHILDREN EXPERIENCE PTSD BY THE TIME THEY REACH 18, ACCORDING TO A NEW STUDY

Nearly a third of children have experienced trauma, and one in 13 suffers from PTSD. A study of 2,232 children in England and Wales...

 
 
 
Theresa May to be hit by multiple Brexit rebellions as Conservative MPs threaten to 'end the government'

THERESA MAY TO BE HIT BY MULTIPLE BREXIT REBELLIONS AS CONSERVATIVE MPS THREATEN TO 'END THE GOVERNMENT'

Theresa May is facing a massive rebellion from moderate MPs who are desperate to take the prospect of a no-deal Brexit off the table. Up...

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez says the abuse she gets from Twitter trolls is 'validation that you're doing something real', and that their memes are 'so weak'

ALEXANDRIA OCASIO-CORTEZ SAYS THE ABUSE SHE GETS FROM TWITTER TROLLS IS 'VALIDATION THAT YOU'RE DOING SOMETHING REAL', AND THAT THEIR MEMES ARE 'SO WEAK'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that she thinks of Twitter abuse as confirmation she is "doing something real." Ocasio-Cortez said it...

 
 
 
Shares in a mysterious Hong Kong investment company have jumped 8500% in 5 years, and no one really knows why

SHARES IN A MYSTERIOUS HONG KONG INVESTMENT COMPANY HAVE JUMPED 8500% IN 5 YEARS, AND NO ONE REALLY KNOWS WHY

Investors in Hong Kong are baffled by the wild success of the share price of a loss-making investment firm in the city state, which...

Ninth Labour MP quits 'broken' Labour party in protest against Jeremy Corbyn's leadership

NINTH LABOUR MP QUITS 'BROKEN' LABOUR PARTY IN PROTEST AGAINST JEREMY CORBYN'S LEADERSHIP

LONDON - Ian Austin has become the ninth Labour MP to quit the party this week in protest at Jeremy Corbyn's leadership and handling...

 
 
 



Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in...

Jussie Smollett reportedly went back to the 'Empire' set after appearing in court and told colleagues: 'I swear to God, I did not do this'

Jussie Smollett returned to the "Empire" set hours after posting bond and being released from jail after he was charged with filing a false police report, according to multiple... Read more ...

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

Mom placed under arrest after posting school fistfight on social media

A mom in Louisiana shared a viral video of a high school fight and now has to answer for her actions, authorities said. Read more ...

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

New election ordered in undecided US House race after ballot fraud investigation

The North Carolina State Board of Elections voted 5-0 Thursday to hold a new election in the 9th Congressional District. Read more ...

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast camera network helped solve Smollett case

Chicago's vast network of surveillance cameras helped track down brothers who discredited Smollett attack Read more ...

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

Moscow court extends detention of ex-Marine held for spying

MOSCOW - A Moscow court has extended the detention for the American arrested at the end of December for alleged spying. Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine, was detained in a... Read more ...

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

Winter in Las Vegas? Rare weather brings snow angels, snowball fights

A snowman near the famous Las Vegas welcome sign and snowballs were just some of the ways people marked the rare snowfall there. Read more ...

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

How Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin Built an Empire-And a Legacy

Friday would have been Steve Irwin's 57th birthday. In celebration of Irwin's life and legacy, Google is featuring the late conservationist and zookeeper in a Google Doodle... Read more ...

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Ecuador's Border With Peru

The earthquake's epicenter was far inland, away from the country's main highways that run along mountain ranges. Read more ...

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

FIFA bans Chelsea from signing players in 2 transfer windows

ZURICH - FIFA has banned Chelsea from signing players until the 2020 offseason transfer window for breaching rules covering young players. Read more ...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed...

A park ranger won a $29.5 million lottery jackpot while she was furloughed during the government shutdown

Judith Smith, of Bayonne, New Jersey, and her children, William Kenneth Smith and Sarah Jude Smith, were announced as lottery winners on Wednesday. They won the the $29.5... Read more ...