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Florida is becoming a vaccine tourism destination as foreigners and out-of-staters head there to get a COVID-19 shot

Elderly Florida residents have dealt with long lines and wait times during the vaccine rollout. Octavio Jones/Getty Images Florida is offering COVID-19 vaccines to adults aged 65 and up, and it's not requiring proof of residency. Some part-time residents and well-connected people from out of state are flying south to get their shots. The governor discouraged vaccine tourism, but he said it's OK for out-of-staters who winter in Florida to get vaccinated. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
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11 best home appliances and fixtures of CES 2021

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. LG The 2021 CES tech show was completely virtual, but there were plenty of interesting new appliances for the home.  To address our new normal, there was an emphasis on bathroom and kitchen tech that keeps things clean and calm. Some of the products we're most interested to try out are LG's InstaView oven, Roborock's S7 mopping robot vacuum, and Kohler's spa-like bathtub.Visit Business Insider's ho...
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The best online deals happening now, including sales from Nintendo, Frontgate, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider We rounded up the best sales and deals happening online today, with savings at Nintendo, Frontgate, and more. Deals in this story are subject to change throughout the day. The prices listed reflect the deal at the time of publication. For even more deals and savings across the web, check out Business Insider Coupons. The best deals available right now Joule Sous Vide...
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A growth stock is a company expected to rise faster than the overall market, offering bigger gains for investors who don't mind risk

Growth stocks offer larger gains than other stocks, so they're valued by investors seeking substantial appreciation in their portfolios. Caroline Purser/Getty Images Growth stocks are equities that outperform the market, their share prices increasing at a faster pace. Growth stocks are often companies in innovative fields. They have high earnings but don't pay dividends. Growth stock share prices can be inflated and swing sharply, especially with young, unproven firms. Visit Business ...
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SpaceX may launch and land its newest Starship rocket prototype on Monday. With any luck, it won't explode.

Left: SpaceX founder Elon Musk looks upward during a press briefing on March 2, 2019. Right: SpaceX's Starship serial No. 8 rocket-ship prototype launches from a pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on December 9, 2020. Dave Mosher/Insider; SpaceX SpaceX is preparing to launch the latest prototype of its Starship spacecraft — a system that could one day carry humans to Mars. The new prototype, called serial No. 9 or SN9, is set to rocket tens of thousands of feet in the air, belly-flop toward the...
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Big Oil promises to put up a fight if Biden tries to restrict fossil-fuel development

Total, one of the world's largest oil companies, said Friday it would withdraw from the American Petroleum Institute. Reuters Welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider. Here's what you need to know:Want to get Insider Energy in your inbox every Friday? Sign up here. Do you have feedback or story tips? Reach out to me at [email protected] know what was so hot? 2020. In fact, it tied with 2016 as the hottest year on record, accor...
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CES 2021: The 15 best new products revealed at the year's biggest tech conference

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Sony CES 2021 is officially over, meaning it's time to decide which products were the best of the show.Our favorite products shown at CES 2021 include rollable phone displays from LG and TCL, a cleaning robot from Samsung, and probably the most technologically advanced face mask to date.Visit Insider Reviews' homepage for more stories and buying advice.With CES 2021's all-digital event having now c...
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Google's Alphabet has 22% upside and will be the top FANG stock in 2021, BofA says

Charles Platiau/Reuters Google's parent Alphabet is Bank of America's top FANG-stock pick for 2021. In a note published Thursday a group of BofA analysts said that Google has a more diversified advertiser base than its tech peers and it's cloud business will be a "significant growth driver" in the next two years. The strategists see the stock exploding 22% in the future to $2,150. It's currently hovering trading around $1,734. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Ope...
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8 presidents and first family members on what it's like to live in the White House

President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison." Andrea Izzotti/Shutterstock Presidents throughout the years have made the White House their home and reflected fondly on their time there long after their terms ended. President Harry S. Truman referred to the White House as a "glamorous prison," but still managed to make it his home through renovations. President Obama made time for family dinners while his family lived in the White House, but also described th...
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How to watch 'WandaVision,' the first Disney Plus show in the Marvel Cinematic Universe

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. "WandaVision" is the first TV series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Marvel Studios The first two episodes of "WandaVision" are now available on Disney Plus, with new episodes premiering every Friday.In this nine-episode miniseries set after "Avengers: Endgame," Elizabeth Olsen and Paul Bettany return as superheroes Wanda Maximoff and Vision.Marvel has been secretive about the plot, but "Wanda...
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Apple has reportedly begun testing foldable screen prototypes for upcoming iPhones

Tim Cook. Karl Mondon/Digital First Media/The Mercury News via Getty Images Apple has been testing foldable iPhone screen prototypes, according to a Bloomberg report.  The company has not yet decided to move forward with the model, according to the report.  Apple has filed several patents for foldable screens.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple has begun internal testing on foldable screen prototypes for iPhones, but hasn't yet decided whether to move forward with s...
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Forget about 'Animal Crossing' and the PlayStation 5: 2020's biggest sellers in gaming were 'Call of Duty' and the Nintendo Switch

Julian Stratenschulte / Picture Alliance via Getty Images In 2020, more people bought and played video games than in any year prior. Despite all the hype around "Cyberpunk 2077" and the PlayStation 5, two "Call of Duty" games dominated sales for the year — and Nintendo's Switch was the best-selling console. "Call of Duty Black Ops: Cold War" and "Call of Duty Modern Warfare" took the top two sales spots for the year, followed by "Animal Crossing" and this year's "Madden" entry. Visit Busi...
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The Trump administration blacklisted 9 more Chinese companies, including Xiaomi. It labeled the smartphone giant a 'Communist Chinese military company.'

China's president Xi Jinping and US president Donald Trump. Getty The Trump administration has added nine Chinese companies to a blacklist, including smartphone maker Xiaomi. The US Defense Department labeled the firms "communist Chinese military companies." Americans now cannot invest in them. Huawei, another smartphone giant, is already on the list.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Smartphone maker Xiaomi and eight other Chinese firms have been added to a Trump ad...
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Get your COVID-19 vaccine at a New Jersey mall or Disneyland. Here are 15 places across the country that have transformed into mass vaccination sites.

A half-dose of Oxford-AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine initially could mean we have double the number doses available when it's approved by regulators. Siphiwe Sibeko/Pool via AP Disneyland Resort, a New Jersey mall, convention centers, and sports stadiums are opening their doors to the public as mass vaccination sites. Here are some of the locations across the country that are shifting their focus and opening up for the public-health effort.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for mo...
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Europe and Canada are facing temporary hits to coronavirus vaccine supply while Pfizer renovates a Belgian plant to eventually produce more doses

Vincent Kalut / Photonews via Getty Images The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is renovating a key manufacturing plant for its coronavirus vaccine in Puurs, Belgium. This will delay shipments to Europe and Canada in late-January and early February. Pfizer is still aiming to produce 2 billion doses in 2021. Mass-production a key challenge facing the world's vaccination campaign. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. European countries and Canada will receive fewer doses of Pfizer...
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19 products and services we bought based on glowing reviews from our coworkers

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Plenty of women on the Insider Reviews team have tried RTR Unlimited after reading rave reviews from teammates. Rent the Runway As a team of product reviewers, we collectively try a lot of new products. That means we can typically count on our teammates to have the best recommendations at the ready when we need to buy something new - whether it be a small impulse buy or a much more serious purchas...
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5 things you need to know about on the markets this week - Biden, big banks and central banks, bond yields, and Bitcoin

Workers hang the flags on the West Front facade in preparation for President-elect Joe Bidens inauguration Bill Clark/Getty Images The stock market has shrugged off turmoil in DC and investors are focused on Joe Biden's plans for the economy. Bond yields are around their highest in a year, as traders prepare for a lot less stimulus from the Federal Reserve. Earnings season gets underway, with Goldman Sachs, Netflix and IBM, among others. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. ...
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Lemonade drops 11% after notorious short-seller says the stock should trade 43% below current levels

Lemonade Lemonade stock fell as much as 11% on Thursday after a negative tweet from notorious short-seller Citron Research. The online-insurance platform has outpaced the market considerably since its July IPO with shares up more than 130%. Lemonade stock boasts a market cap in excess of $9 billion and trades at almost 100-times sales.  Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Lemonade's stock dropped as much as 11% on Thursday after Andrew Left's notoriou...
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With Trump hunkered down and time running out, Mike Pompeo has been 'laying landmines' for Joe Biden

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo at a press briefing in New Delhi, October 27, 2020. MONEY SHARMA/AFP via Getty Images In three days this month, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled several drastic changes to US foreign policy. Backlash to those policies was swift, with many criticizing them as further attempts to undercut the Biden administration and as an effort by Pompeo to burnish his own political credentials. "Pompeo is continuing with reckless, politicized foreign-policy decisions,...
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Nestle recalls more than 760,000 pounds of Hot Pockets because they might contain bits of plastic and glass

Nestlé recalled over 760,000 pounds of its hot pocket products on Friday. Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters Nestlé Prepared Foods recalled over 760,000 Hot Pocket that might contain bits of glass and plastic. Four people complained to Nestlé of "extraneous material" in their Hot Pockets. One person suffered minor mouth injuries.  The recall is for not-ready-to-eat pepperoni Hot Pockets that were made between November 13, 2020 and November 16, 2020. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. N...
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The top 9 movies on Netflix this week, from 'We Can Be Heroes' to 'Superbad'

"We Can Be Heroes" Netflix Robert Rodriguez's "We Can Be Heroes" was the most popular movie on Netflix this week.  Streaming search engine Reelgood keeps track of Netflix's daily top 10 lists and provides Business Insider with a rundown of the week's most popular movies on Netflix every Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Robert Rodriguez's "Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl" sequel, "We Can Be Heroes," was Netflix's most popular movie this week after trailing beh...
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11 things Elon Musk said Tesla would accomplish in 2020, and how those promises panned out

Elon Musk made a lot of bold predictions for 2020. Amy E. Price/Contributor/Getty Images From sending 1 million people to Mars by 2050 to rolling out 1 million self-driving taxis, Elon Musk is no stranger to bold predictions.  Tesla had an extraordinary 2020 — it delivered nearly half a million cars, launched the Model Y, and made progress on two new factories.  But Musk failed to deliver on promises including launching the "full self-driving" feature and starting to build the Tesla Roadst...
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What is swatting? Here's what you need to know about the act of making false police reports with malicious intent, and how to protect yourself from it

You can safeguard yourself against swatters by enhancing your digital security. Kerkez/Getty Images Swatting is the act of calling the police on an innocent person with a false claim that the individual is an active shooter, kidnapper, or another type of hostile criminal. Livestreamers are a common target for swatting since it allows the person calling the police to see the results of their call immediately. Swatting is recognized as a federal crime in the United States.  If you find yours...
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Spotify sinks 7% after Apple announces plans for podcasting subscription service

Reuters Spotify shares dropped as much as 7% on Friday after Apple announced it's in talks to start a new podcasting subscription service. The stock was already trading lower on Friday after it was downgraded to "sell" from "neutral" by Citigroup analysts in a note on Friday that warned the company's move to podcasts "may not be working." Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Spotify shares tumbled as much as 7% on Friday after Apple announced it's in t...
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REI's January clearance sale can save you up to 50% on Patagonia, Columbia, REI Co-op, and more

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. REI Now through January 18, REI is offering up to 50% off all clearance apparel and footwear from brands like Patagonia, Osprey, Columbia, and more.Historically, the best deals never last long - stock is limited. We've gathered some of the best deals from brands we trust below.REI is a one-stop-shop for outdoor adventurers. If you need anything for hiking, yoga, climbing, or cycling, REI will likel...
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Airlines are enacting security measures even stricter than post-9/11 on flights to Washington, DC as violent extremism threatens Biden's inauguration

An airplane flies near the Pentagon. Salwan Georges/The Washington Post Airlines are stepping up their security measures on flights to Washington, DC ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration. "These new security measures are more extensive and stringent compared to those implemented after 9/11," industry analyst Henry Harteveldt of Atmosphere Research Group told Insider.  Alaska Airlines is enacting the most stringent policies that restrict ticket sales on Washington flights and w...
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Samsung Galaxy S21 vs. S21 Plus vs. S21 Ultra: The key differences buyers should keep in mind

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Samsung No matter which new Galaxy S21 model you buy, you'll still get the same core Galaxy S21 experience. That means 8K video recording, at least a triple-lens camera system, and the utmost in performance. But some Galaxy S21 models might suit you better than others, and you'll want to make your decision based on what specs, features, and price appeal to you most. Galaxy S21 phones are available ...
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How far can an Uber take you? There isn't a distance limit for Uber rides, but there is a time limit - here's what you need to know

Technically, there's no limit to how far an Uber can take you, but there is a time limit. NurPhoto/Getty Images There isn't a distance limit to how far Uber can take you, but the company has established an eight-hour time limit on trips. Uber drivers can take passengers between cities and states, though certain markets, like New York City, require drivers to have specific licenses. If you're planning a longer trip on Uber, you should call your driver as soon as you book your trip to co...
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24 thoughtful corporate gifts your coworkers and employees will use all the time

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Give back to the hardworking employees who keep your business running with these 24 corporate gifts. They're both thoughtful and useful, and unlike many corporate gifts, they don't look cheap. Some of them can be customized with your company's colors and logo, or a personal touch like a monogram.Find more gift ideas for everyone in your life here. Sign up for Insider Reviews' weekly newsletter for more buy...
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Answers to 9 crucial questions about the coronavirus variants spreading around the world

Samantha Lee/Business Insider Experts worldwide are urgently studying three coronavirus variants to understand what risks they pose. One variant first identified in the UK, one in South Africa, and one in Japan are probably more contagious than the original strain. They have caused cases to surge and the three nations to lock down. Here are nine key questions about the variants, answered. Experts are urgently investigating three different coronavirus variants - first identified in the UK,...
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