Flanked by TikTok influencers, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-N.Y., used a Wednesday afternoon news conference outside the U.S. Capitol to launch a defense of the popular social media platform, whose ownership by a Chinese company could result in a sweeping and unprecedented ban in the United States.
If Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis defeats former President Donald Trump for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, he may have a harder time winning the general election than his supporters expect, according to the latest Yahoo News/YouGov poll.
The screenwriter shared his story to raise awareness: "If it'll get one person to stop smoking," he told The New York Times, "then it'll be helpful."
Designers told Insider which interior trends are in and out this season. Say bye to gray decor and hello to indoor plants and dark colors this spring.
Grand jurors will return to court Thursday, but on a different matter, the law enforcement source told Insider.
Affleck said that his wife is "really drawn to the romance" between Kelly Reilly and his former "Good Will Hunting" costar, Cole Hauser, in the drama.
Coldplay's Chris Martin said he stops eating at 4 p.m. in the afternoon, emulating rock legend Bruce Springsteen, who also skips dinner.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revealed the root cause of the battery fires that halted Ford F-150 Lightning production.
This woman called out the "seasoning police" and is now taking heat for it.
Ford gave investors and analysts today a peek behind how it will reorganize its business units, and report financial performance.
TikTok, which now boasts more than 150 million monthly active users in the U.S., is set to testify before Congress on Thursday morning. Over in China, home to TikTok's parent ByteDance, many startup founders and investors are preparing to stay up and watch the app's CEO Shou Zi Chew take thorny questions over China's potential influence on the short video giant. To an extent, what happens to TikTok foreshadows the future of any Chinese tech company that will make it big in the U.S. As tensions between the two superpowers rise, Chinese startups expanding in the West find themselves increasingly caught in between.
Porsche's bid to join the Formula 1 grid in 2026 has ended. Due to the nature of the sport, it could be a decade before the company reconsiders.
"This isn’t the first nor the last campaign you will see with a wheelchair. We’re not only in adaptive campaigns, we’re everywhere." The post Disability advocates educate Candace Owens after she calls SKIMS adaptive clothing line ‘ridiculous’ appeared first on In The Know.
You can grab Samsung SSDs and microSDs at a discount right now from Amazon if you're looking for some storage products for your computers, consoles or mobile devices.
The proposals may unintentionally hurt those least prepared for retirement.
Snap users are already quite familiar with the company’s expertise in AR thanks to Lenses and Filters. Now, the social media company is unveiling AR Enterprise Services (ARES) to offer those tools to businesses. As part of the launch, Snap is offering a "Shopping Suite" to brands that can help them get more customers.
Dick Van Dyke, 97, had a mishap during the torrential rains in Southern California, losing control of his Lexus and sliding it into a gate in Malibu.
Proving that there's still plenty of venture money in cybersecurity, cloud identity security platform Britive today announced that it raised $20.5 million in a Series B funding round. Led by Pelion Venture Partners with participation from Liberty Global Ventures, Crosslink Capital and One Way Ventures, the new brings Britive's total raised to $36 million. CEO Art Poghosyan says that it'll be put toward expanding the company's investments in customer successes, marketing and sales, as well as product development.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott’s plan to seize control of Houston’s public school district and install a handpicked board of managers in place of the duly elected school board is not sitting well with the city’s educators.
Wall Street fine tunes its views a day after the Federal Reserve lifted interest rates despite the banking crisis.
Boris Johnson was in the hot seat as he was grilled over Partygate, but there were other important events that day worth keeping track of.
Ford will open the order bank for the 2023 Bronco to the public on March 27 for 24 hours. Production constraints keep some popular options off limits.
Open Network for Digital Commerce, the Indian government-backed initiative that is attempting to “democratize” e-commerce, has set its eyes on another industry it would like to disrupt. ONDC, a nonprofit firm set up by India’s commerce ministry in 2021, is opening up its railroads to serve mobility firms, it said at a press conference in Bengaluru Thursday. The firm is kickstarting its mobility journey by on-boarding Namma Yatri, an on-demand auto rickshaw booking app operational in Bengaluru.
Susan Fletcher Watts was fit and healthy before motor neurone disease changed everything. Here, she shares her hopes and fears for the future.
The SEC warned the largest US crypto exchange about a possible enforcement action. Coinbase said SEC "has not been fair or reasonable."
The latest investor updates on stocks that are trending on Thursday.
For those looking for a more affordable gaming laptop, Lenovo's new LOQ line offers surprisingly good specs and solid designs starting at just $900.
Starting today, users can start placing orders for items at Lush Cosmetics, Victoria's Secret and Party City. The announcement is part of DoorDash’s ongoing efforts to expand into new retail categories. The new partners join DoorDash's current retail offerings across apparel, cosmetics, sporting goods, household essentials and more.
Shepherd Neame warned of higher prices following a surprise increase in inflation.
Research shows the right time to exercise depends on your main aim – are you striving to burn fat, gain muscle strength or for overall better health?
Stocks were trading higher early Thursday as investors digested Wednesday's news the Federal Reserve's rate hiking campaign is likely to end earlier than previously expected.
Microsoft has finally made its Loop app available to try for collaborative document editing.
Flash — which is available on both iOS and Android — lets you create an email ID (with @flash.co domain) that you can use on all shopping platforms, and in return, earn rewards such as coupons and cashback. Once you download the app from the Play Store or the App Store, you can sign up with a new email ID and use it across all platforms to shop for things. The inbox is divided into two parts: Handpicked and Others.
The former president is expected to soon be indicted by a grand jury for his role in a hush-money payment made to the porn star Stormy Daniels on the eve of the 2016 election.
Children aged one to 11 will receive jabs after traces of the virus were found in London.
Laxman Narasimhan is officially CEO of Starbucks. In a letter to employees, he said his focus is on "long-term sustainable growth" for the coffee chain.
China's President Xi Jinping appears to be using the leverage he has gained over Russia in the wake of the Ukraine war.
As competition among smart TV makers heats up, Amazon today is introducing an expanded Fire TV lineup which now includes more sizes for its top-of-the-line Omni QLED series as well as a new, lower-cost Fire TV 2-Series that will start at $199.99. The company is also bringing its TVs to new markets globally, updating some features -- like the Omni QLED's "ambient" mode -- and will roll out its cloud gaming service Luna to countries outside the U.S. for the first time. Amazon first announced its Omni QLED TVs last fall as a way to bring better picture quality to customers with a 4K QLED display.
Photo Illustration by Luis G. Rendon/The Daily Beast/ReutersEKOK, Cameroon—It was just before 5 a.m. local time when two pickup trucks allegedly carrying mercenaries from the Russian Wagner Group pulled up in front of Zaza and five other men, who were patrolling the areas near the Chimbolo gold mine in the Central African Republic.The vigilantes—who are among hundreds of men drawn from the Chimbolo village to prevent hoodlums and robbers from attacking the buildings and electrical installations
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“American workers are desperate for a break.”
“Workers will have more leisure but at the cost of less efficiency and a lower standard of living.”
“We have more important things to do now than spend our lives making a tiny group of very rich people even richer.”
“Some industries and deeply entrenched work cultures mean the four-day workweek may not be realistic for all employees.”
“While workers have spent the last 50 years steadily producing more and more, real wages have not risen at the same rate.”