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Individuals who are fully vaccinated now might not be considered so in the future without a COVID-19 booster shot, CDC says

Booster shots are being offered to some adults in the US who got Pfizer's vaccine, called Comirnaty. Jens Schlueter/Getty Images As booster shots rollout, the definition of fully vaccinated might change, the CDC says. Currently, being fully vaccinated in the US means an individual has both doses of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine or one dose of the J&J vaccine. About 6% of the total US population has so far received a booster dose, according to CDC data. The definition of fully vaccinate...
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Trump is 'hungry' to go head-to-head against Biden for president and can only be stopped by a 'prison sentence': former advisor

Left: Joe Biden; right: Donald Trump Getty Donald Trump is "hungry" to announce a 2024 presidential campaign, a former advisor said on CNN. Political commentator David Gergen said his interest in running jumps when he sees Biden in trouble. Republican voters show strong support for Trump as a potential presidential candidate in 2024. Donald Trump is gunning hard for the presidency, a former advisor said Friday on CNN. Advisors close to Trump for months have said the former president is con...
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Best of Giorgio Armani Neo Nude Melting Color Balms

Giorgio Armani Neo Nude Melting Color Balm ($38.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a newly-released, cream-to-powder blush formula that is supposed to offer buildable color that can be used on cheeks (as well as eyes). Here’s a recap of the reviews I’ve published now that I’ve finished testing everything! 01. ...
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Turkey moves to throw out US and nine other envoys

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declares them "persona non grata" for urging an activist's release.
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Erdogan Orders Removal of 10 Ambassadors, Including US Envoy

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has ordered 10 foreign ambassadors who called for the release of a jailed philanthropist to be declared persona non grata.
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Adobe employees in the US will be required to get vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8 or else be placed on unpaid leave

Adobe world headquarters in downtown San Jose, California. Lisa Werner /Contributor/Getty Images Adobe told employees on Friday that they must be vaccinated by December 8 or take unpaid leave. The software company re-opened its global headquarters in San Jose, California to 50% limited capacity in June. The mandate stems from an executive order issued by the Biden Administration, CNBC reported. Adobe is requiring a vaccine mandate for all US-based employees. The software company notified...
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Federal aid helped bring millions of Americans out of poverty last year. New reforms could make this social safety net permanent.

Poverty rates fell to 9.1% in 2020 after accounting for the federal stimulus aid. Getty Images / Marco Geber Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures and cohost of the "Pitchfork Economics" podcast. In a recent episode, he and cohost Jessyn Farrell examine how poverty rates fell during the pandemic. Constant says continued pandemic benefits could help form a stronger safety net for all Americans. In March of 2020, when the global economy was shutting down to stop the wildfire-like sprea...
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VC money used to be trapped in Silicon Valley, leaving startups in other parts of the US out in the cold. Work from home is changing that.

Remote work has caused tech workers to disperse across the country. VC funding has gone remote as well. Samantha Lee/Business Insider Remote work has fundamentally changed the geography of labor and venture capital. Venture capital firms are pursuing deals across the US in midsize cities, outside of traditional tech hubs. A dispersed workforce is beneficial for companies, workers, entrepreneurs, and the economy. Emil Skandul is an opinion writer on economic policy and is the founder of a ...
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A new cryptocurrency called worldcoin wants to scan 1 billion people's iris by 2023 to speed up digital currency adoption

Worldcoin's orb in Chile. Worldcoin A new crypto is aiming to fast-track mass digital asset adoption. To achieve this, they want to scan people's iris. Worldcoin has scanned more than 100,000 people from different countries through a device called the Orb. It was founded by Sam Altman, Alex Blania, and Max Novendstern - and is currently valued at $1 billion. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The team behind a new cryptocurrency is aiming to ...
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The founder of DeFi network avalanche says success for crypto will be bitcoin losing its crown to a stablecoin

Bitcoin crushed by US dollar urfinguss "We are not anywhere near done until the number one coin is a stablecoin," Emin Gün Sirer, CEO of Ava Labs, told Insider. Stablecoins have an advantage because they can be tied to assets like the dollar, which makes them less volatile. But stablecoins face questions from regulators about the quality of their reserves and transparency. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Emin Gün Sirer, the CEO of Ava Labs, belie...
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NASA's uncrewed Artemis lunar mission is due to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
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Don't expect all of your pilots, flight attendants, or airport workers to be vaccinated this holiday travel season despite Biden's vaccine mandates

Airline workers may remain unvaccinated this holiday travel season despite a mandate from President Joe Biden. COOPER NEILL/AFP/Getty Airlines are walking back plans to vaccinate their staff despite federal mandates requiring them to do so. CEOs at American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are indicating they won't fire unvaccinated staff. Around 3,700 American Airlines pilots remain unvaccinated with the holiday travel approaching. The US airline industry is still reeling from Preside...
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Why Americans are so obsessed with 'Squid Game'

Part of the enduring popularity of Netflix's "Squid Game" lies in its ability to be a surprising mirror of our present reality of struggle and inequality the US, writes Airielle Lowe. Americans may not be fighting to the death in a series of children's games, but they are fighting familiar battles: for better health care, better wages and better living conditions across the nation, she argues.
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Biden to Meet Pope Francis Amid Some Rifts With US Bishops

There’s an intriguing subplot to President Joe Biden’s meeting with Pope Francis this coming Friday at the Vatican.
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N Korea Slams US for Supporting Taiwan in Nod to Ally China

North Korea has accused the Biden administration of raising military tensions with Pyongyang's closest ally China through its support of Taiwan.
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NASA's uncrewed Artemis lunar mission is finally scheduled to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
Tags: Florida, US, Trends, Nasa, Orion, Artemis, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Vehicle Assembly Building, AP NASA, Exploration Ground Systems, Zahra Tayeb, Mike Bolger


Halloween is back: People are shelling out for candy, costumes, and decor after a quieter 2020

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Consumers are expected to spend a record $10.14 billion on Halloween this year. Spending on Halloween candy has already surged: sales jumped 29% vs. 2020, per Numerator data. But some retailers warn that decor and costumes are getting caught up in supply chain snarls. Halloween may have taken a bit of a hiatus last year, but it's come back in full force in 2021. Ahead of Halloween weekend - the holiday falls on a Sunday this year - sales of candy, costumes, a...
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Alaska Airlines is launching 10 new routes to warm-weather vacation destinations this winter - see the full list

An Alaska Airlines plane taking off at JFK. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Alaska Airlines is launching 10 new routes from the West Coast to warm-weather cities this winter. The carrier is expanding its international presence with three new nonstops to Mexico and one to Belize. Alaska just announced its first profitable quarter since the pandemic during earnings on Thursday. Alaska Airlines is starting 10 new routes from its hubs along the West Coast to sunny cities in Mexico, the Southeast, T...
Tags: Travel, Transportation, News, California, Mexico, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Austin, Alaska, Portland, New Orleans, Earnings, San Jose, Jfk


An airline pilot that's kicked passengers off planes for not wearing masks shares what goes on in the cockpit when passengers become unruly

Sorbis / Shutterstock.com Pilots and flight attendants have been forced to deal with increased bouts of violence in the skies. Tensions over the ongoing federal mask mandate have created hostile environments on some flights. One airline pilot shared how he deals with unruly flyers and what goes on in the cockpit while incidents occur. See more stories on Insider's business page. The airline industry is facing unprecedented levels of violent incidents onboard airplanes as tensions ri...
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NASA's uncrewed Artemis moon mission is due to launch in February, following delays caused by the pandemic and Hurricane Ida

An artist’s illustration depicts Artemis astronauts on the moon. NASA via AP NASA announced its Artemis 1 uncrewed mission to the moon is aiming for liftoff in February 2022. The flight was originally scheduled to launch in November this year. The mission aims to pave the way for future crewed lunar missions for the first time since 1972. NASA announced it is aiming to launch its uncrewed flight to the moon in February 2022, following a four-month delay. The Artemis 1 mission was origina...
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The housing crisis and the labor shortage are linked: People can't take jobs if there aren't affordable homes nearby

A "Help Wanted" sign hangs in the window of Gino's Pizza on Main Street in Patchogue, New York on August 24, 2021. Steve Pfost/Newsday RM/Getty Images The housing crisis and the labor shortage are linked. Fighting the former could help solve the latter. Numerous studies show that affordable housing improves job growth, while expensive housing can damage local economies. Investing in underserved neighborhoods and creating affordable housing in cities can boost hiring across the US. San ...
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Confederate names are being scrubbed from US military bases. The list to of ideas to replace them is 30,000 deep.

Code Talkers, Medal of Honor recipient could replace Fort Hood, Fort Bragg and other bases named for Confederate officers who betrayed their oaths.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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Why is the idea of ‘gender’ provoking backlash the world over? | Judith Butler

Increasingly, authoritarians are likening ‘genderism’ to ‘communism’ and ‘totalitarianism’In June, the Hungarian parliament voted overwhelmingly to eliminate from public schools all teaching related to “homosexuality and gender change”, associating LGBTQI rights and education with pedophilia and totalitarian cultural politics. In late May, Danish MPs passed a resolution against “excessive activism” in academic research environments, including gender studies, race theory, postcolonial and immigra...
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What it's like to be a wind-turbine technician, where workers start for the good wages and stay for the adrenaline and panoramic views

Mahmut Serdar Alakus/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images Energy companies like GE and Vestas rely on legions of technicians to keep wind turbines working. An outage of just one tower can jeopardize a company's service contract at a 54-tower field. Andrew Slate, who has worked in the industry for five years, described a typical day on the job. There are more than 65,000 land-based wind turbines in the US. To keep all of those pieces of equipment in service, large firms like GE and Vestas -...
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A new Icelandic airline plans to launch flights to the US next spring - here's why the CEO thinks now is the right time

PLAY A321 PLAY Icelandic startup PLAY has received initial permission from the DOT to operate nonstop flights to the US. PLAY CEO Birgir Jónsson explained investor expectations in the long-term plan have pushed it to enter the US market. The airline plans to target New York, Boston, and Washington DC with a single-class, no-frills product. Iceland startup PLAY has gotten initial approval from the US Department of Transportation to operate flights to the US, and it hopes to welcome leisure...
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The 7 coolest electric cars coming soon, from Aptera's solar three-wheeler to Canoo's pickup

An Aptera prototype. Aptera Tons of startups are working tirelessly to launch new electric vehicles to the US market. They're planning burly SUVs, six-figure luxury sedans, and pickup trucks. Some of the most exciting models come from Rivian, Lucid, Canoo, and Aptera. Tesla virtually created today's market for electric cars by proving battery power could be cool. Now a dizzying number of startups are trying to claim a slice of the pie. Some, like Rivian and Lucid Motors, are dec...
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Pregnant women pass fewer coronavirus antibodies to unborn boys than girls - a clue as to why men are more vulnerable to severe COVID-19

A pregnant woman wears a mask during the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Charles Krupa/AP Photo Pregnant women carrying baby boys have fewer coronavirus antibodies than those carrying girls, a study found. Pregnant women also transferred fewer antibodies to male fetuses than females, the findings showed. The research offers a hint about how the male immune system responds to COVID-19. It's one of the pandemic's most persistent mysteries: Why are men and boys more vulnerable to ...
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A Dollar General store was robbed 4 times in 3 months, and critics say it shows how discount chains put their staff at risk

Critics say dollar stores have been hotbeds for crime in the US. Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images A Dollar General in Indianapolis was robbed four times in three months. Critics say this is representative of a larger trend: that dollar stores are crime hotspots. The lack of staff and the fact they carry cash makes these stores more vulnerable, they argue. On September 9, a Dollar General store in Indianapolis was robbed for the fourth time in three months. Accordi...
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Earliest evidence of tobacco used by hunter-gatherers in the US West 12,000 years ago, discovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists unearth an ancient hearth, containing four charred tobacco seeds, in northern Utah on October 11, 2021. Sarah K. Rice/Handout via REUTERS Archaeologists in Utah discovered four charred seeds of a wild tobacco plant in northern Utah. This is the earliest documented evidence of human tobacco use, dating back over 12,000 years. The researchers believe that hunter-gatherers may have used tobacco during food preparation. Archaeologists in Utah have unearthed a piece of evidence t...
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Weekend reading: Boom! Shake the room

What caught my eye this week. J osh Brown is concerned. The financial advisor and TV pundit behind The Reformed Broker blog sees a new kind of fear and greed out there: The type of fear that now drives most market activity (because it drives most market participants) is something different than the fear we’ve been accustomed to from reading about history. I would label this type of fear Insecurity. The fear of being left behind and looking like a fool. Every couple of years Josh – a hyper-conn...
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