A Twitter user went viral after sharing his wild experience being alone on a flight to Singapore. The bizarre turn of events comes from user Alex Svanevik. Svanevik, who is the co-founder of the blockchain analytics platform Nansen, found himself traveling internationally with only the plane's crew.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being investigated by the House Ethics Committee for an unknown matter. It may pertain to a complaint from a conservative group over her attendance at the 2021 Met Gala. "We are confident that this matter will be dismissed," AOC spokeswoman Lauren Hitt told Insider.
If the average CPI-W reading in the third quarter of the current year is higher than the comparable period of the previous year, beneficiaries can expect a raise in the following year commensurate with the year-over-year percentage increase. In 2023, Social Security recipients are looking at their biggest raise in 41 years. The largest nominal-dollar benefit increase in history is on its way Although the U.S. inflation rate peaked at a more than four-decade high of 9.1% in June, it didn't exactly trail off much in the third quarter.
Anderson Lee Aldrich loaded bullets into a Glock pistol and chugged vodka, ominously warning frightened grandparents not to stand in the way of an elaborate plan to stockpile guns, ammo, body armor and a homemade bomb to become “the next mass killer.” “You guys die today and I'm taking you with me,” they quoted Aldrich as saying. It culminated in a standoff that the then-21-year-old livestreamed on Facebook, showing Aldrich in tactical gear inside the mother's home and threatening officers outside — “If they breach, I'm a f----ing blow it to holy hell!” — before finally surrendering.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) sounded off about Herschel Walker – her state's losing Republican candidate for U.S. Senate – and said it's “extremely insulting” his campaign didn't ask her to back him at more events outside her district. “This is for Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham and the rest of the Republican senators; you guys are the reasons why we are losing Republican races all over the country,” Greene added. Greene's comments on McConnell and Graham's role in the Georgia runoff loss this week are in contrast to the blame that a number of Republicans are shifting to former President Donald Trump, who endorsed Walker last year, for Sen. Raphael Warnock's victory against the candidate.
"We end up finding him, and my boyfriend is looking over the ridge and calling out, 'Hey I see you,'" Scott explained to ABC 7. "He had a stick with a water bottle on it trying to signal. He couldn't walk.
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Police and medical personnel were called to the Texas home of Sen. Ted Cruz Tuesday night after reports of a 14-year-old girl at the property suffering from self-inflicted stab wounds to her arms. It's unclear who the girl was—though Cruz does have two daughters: Catherine, 11, and Caroline, 14. In a response to The Daily Beast, a representative for his office said: “This is a family matter, and thankfully their daughter is OK.”
According to a report in the Telegraph on Saturday, the country is considering emergency measures in case of an electricity supply shortage this winter. Switzerland — the best country in the world according to a recent analysis from US News & World Report — could shorten store operating hours, lower the thermostats at buildings, and limit the private use of electric cars to “absolutely necessary journeys.”
A woman took to TikTok after she thought she bought a secondhand Zara vest, only to realize a Shein label was on the garment instead. Decode and demystify Gen Z's latest online slang terms with In The Know's new glossary. Anya (@xx.anzz) said she first thought Zara was duping her, captioning her initial TikTok exposing the tag with “excuse me @zara I want a refund.
On Saturday, Trump suggested terminating rules in the Constitution that led to disputed voter fraud in the 2020 election. While he was met with backlash from GOP senators over the remark, Rep. Paul Gosar agreed with Trump in a now-deleted tweet. Rep. Liz Cheney resurfaced Gosar's tweet, calling on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to condemn the former president.
It was a competitive field, but Jimmy Kimmel on Wednesday selected Herschel Walker as the “dummy of the day. Noting that the Republican “will not be moving to Washington” after his defeat to Sen. Raphael Warnock in the Senate runoff, Kimmel praised the victor for staying focused on his “primary message to Georgia voters, which was: 'I am not Herschel Walker. The burns didn't stop there.
President Joe Biden on Thursday is announcing the infusion of nearly $36 billion to shore up a financially troubled union pension plan, preventing severe cuts to the retirement incomes of more than 350,000 Teamster workers and retirees across the United States. The money for the Central States Pension Fund is the largest amount of federal aid provided for a pension plan, the Biden administration said, and comes from the American Rescue Plan, a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package that he signed into law in 2021. Many union retirement plans have been under financial pressure because of underfunding and other issues.
Men have been steadily clocking out of the American workforce since pre-pandemic times — even now despite there being millions of job openings and an uncertain economic climate. While the U.S. labor market remains incredibly tight — with the economy adding another 263,000 jobs in November — around 7 million “prime age” men between the ages of 25 and 54 are reportedly sitting it out. They are affirmatively not looking for work.
James Michael Grimes went overboard a cruise ship and treaded water for 20 hours. A US Coast Guard rescue coordinator told Insider every factor went right for him to survive. "This is definitely the top end of the survival limit," Lt. Seth Gross said of Grimes.
Breanna says she and her husband were urgently looking for a new home for themselves and their 9-month-old daughter when they found a house on a popular, trusted website. As soon as I received the key, I toured the home, just like I would any other home. And I loved it,” Breanna says.
Kotb discussed the pros and cons of going commando with Jenna Bush Hager. Hoda Kotb shared a pretty personal detail about her co-host Jenna Bush Hager during a recent episode of Today with Hoda & Jenna. Kotb revealed that she recently learned Bush Hager "never wears underwear," when the two were changing before a show.
Up to 10 Tu-22M bombers have disappeared from the Russian Dyagilevo military airbase in Ryazan Oblast. Source: Mark Krutov, journalist of the Russian editorial office of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, on Twitter Details: Krutov published the pictures taken on 7 December. "The damaged Tu-22M has disappeared, leaving only a shadow on the tarmac.
About 270,000 homebuyers who bought during the red-hot housing market this year already owe more than their house is worth, a new analysis found. Among the 450,000 underwater borrowers in the third quarter, nearly 60% had mortgages originated in the first nine months of 2022, Black Knight found. “Though the home price correction has slowed, it has still exposed a meaningful pocket of equity risk,” Ben Graboske, president of Black Knight data and analytics, said in a news statement.
Scientists spotted an elusive creature on Mauna Loa for the first time about a month before the volcano erupted. Conservationists are equally as “transfixed” by the sighting of a young ʻakēʻakē, an endangered nocturnal seabird, as they are with the historic eruption, officials with the National Park Service said in a news release. In a video captured by wildlife cameras, the fluffy little fledgling emerges from its high-elevation burrow and seems to poke around for something to eat.
A lot of people are sick in the US right now with fevers, coughs, and sore throats. Flu and cold season has arrived early — and it's caught people by surprise. If you have a fever, getting tested for the flu and COVID may help you access antiviral treatments.
Kirstie Alley, the Emmy-winning actress best known for her role in "Cheers," has died after a battle with colon cancer. In a statement posted to Alley's social media accounts on Monday, her children, True and Lillie Parker, said their "incredible, fierce and loving mother" had "only recently discovered" the cancer. According to Canadian Cancer Statistics, approximately one in 14 men will be diagnosed with colorectal cancer in their lifetimes, alongside one in every 18 women.
Russia's Vladimir Putin and his cronies already have a plan in place to flee the country once things go sideways, a former aide to the Russian president has claimed. Abbas Gallyamov, a former speechwriter for Putin, made the astounding claim on Telegram early Wednesday, citing an unnamed source that he said had “insider” information on the whole affair. The evacuation plan, according to Gallyamov, got underway back in the spring, when it was unofficially dubbed “Noah's Ark.”
A Southern California elementary school principle who plunged to his death Saturday night at a Disneyland parking garage was facing misdemeanor child endangerment and battery charges. Christensen said in the post that he had been placed on administrative leave after an argument with his wife, Marlena, “landed me in jail that night. I hate when people leave this Earth with so many unanswered questions.
Convicted Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes is asking the judge who presided over her trial and sentenced her last month to more than 11 years in prison to grant her freedom while she appeals her case. In a court document filed Monday, Holmes' lawyers offered three reasons in support of the former blood-testing company CEO's request to remain out of custody, despite San Jose, California U.S. District Court Judge Edward Davila's order to submit to incarceration on April 27. First, they said, Holmes is neither a flight risk nor a danger to public safety.
“Essentially none of the things conservatives warned would happen actually transpired.”
“On the most prominent battlefield of the past few decades, same-sex marriage, [the GOP has] all but conceded defeat.”
“Marriage is no longer a means of harnessing the brute facts of biology into the service of children.”
“Same-sex marriage is a conservative issue at its core, but one some conservatives have chosen not to accept until now.”
“A variety of suburban voters who were more traditional at one time who now care more about economic issues.”