August 1, 2021

Iran spied on her for months and plotted to kidnap her from her Brooklyn home, but a defiant Masih Alinejad says she refuses to be intimidated by the Islamic Republic

Masih Alinejad told Insider that she's "not scared" by Iran's alleged plot to kidnap her. Presley Ann/Getty Images; Samantha Lee/Insider The FBI foiled an alleged […]
August 1, 2021

Crypto organizations say $28 billion tax plan in Senate infrastructure bill poses an 'imminent threat' to the industry

President Joe Biden. Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images Crypto leaders said new tax provisions in the Senate infrastructure plan were an "imminent threat." The Senate bill added […]
August 1, 2021

The Delta variant has unemployed Americans begging for more help. DC isn't doing anything.

Unemployed people at a rally last year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Cory Clark/NurPhoto via Getty Images Federal unemployment benefits are set to expire in a little […]
August 1, 2021

Forget the suburbs, the 'exurbs' are the place to be

Getty Images/Cavan Images Exurbs were the hottest destination for white-collar Americans fleeing cities during the pandemic. The areas are more rural than suburbs and offer […]
August 1, 2021

Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney. Here's why she's doing it, what Disney has to say about it, and what the lawsuit could mean for Hollywood and the streaming wars.

Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff in "Black Widow." Marvel Studios Scarlett Johansson is suing Disney over its "Black Widow" dual release, saying it cost her […]
August 1, 2021

Twitter offers up to $3,500 to people who can help fix apparent racial and gender bias in its image-cropping algorithm

Twitter has announced a bug bounty challenge. Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Twitter announced a new competition for computer researchers and […]
August 1, 2021

Amtrak riders will soon be traveling on a brand-new type of locomotive that can go 125 miles per hour: Meet the ALC-42 Siemens Chargers

An Amtrak ALC-42 Siemens Chargers. Thomas Pallini/Insider Amtrak has a new locomotive that will be the face of the rail corporation. The ALC-42 Siemens Chargers […]
August 1, 2021

Nearly 1 in 3 home sellers say they secretly use hidden cameras during showings to hear what buyers and real estate agents are saying, a survey says

Verkada Nearly 1 in 3 home sellers admits to using hidden cameras during showings, a new survey says. The top reason was finding out what […]
August 1, 2021

I went inside discount store Five Below and saw why the chain was so successful during the pandemic

John Greim/Getty Images Five Below has had a successful year and continued opening new stores throughout the pandemic. I visited one to see why it's […]
August 1, 2021

Steve Jobs' yacht designer has created the world's first private luxury train that could cost more than $300 million – see inside

A rendering of the G Train in the desert. Thierry Gaugain French designer Thierry Gaugain has designed what he calls the "world's first private luxury […]