October 15, 2021

Here's what it was like to get one Covid shot in Nigeria, where less than 3% are vaccinated, and a second in the UK, where people are already getting access to booster shots

The author, Paul Adepoju (left), got his first Covid vaccine shot in Nigeria. The center was so crowded that there was no room to sit […]
October 15, 2021

Capitol Police officer charged with trying to help a January 6 rioter avoid law enforcement

A group of Trump protesters wave flags while standing on an armored police vehicle on the grounds of the Capitol Building in Washington DC, on […]
October 15, 2021

Pakistani airline says it will stop flying to Kabul due to Taliban interference just a few weeks after restarting flights

Passengers board a Pakistan International Airlines flight in Kabul AAMIR QURESHI/Getty Images Pakistan International Airlines has halted operations in Kabul due to Taliban "heavy-handed" interference. […]
October 15, 2021

Conservatives take to social media to blame Biden for the supply chain crisis with #BareShelvesBiden, while others hit back with images of fully stocked stores

A grocery store shopper browses a limited supply of bread. ArtMarie/Getty Images Conservatives are flocking to social media to blame President Biden for supply-chain issues […]
October 15, 2021

Porsche is selling more electric Taycans than its flagship sports car

The 2021 Porsche Taycan. Porsche The Porsche Taycan EV is starting to outsell the brand's iconic 911. During the first nine months of 2021, Porsche […]
October 15, 2021

A global airline is no longer requiring passengers to wear face masks on some flights

A SAS Scandinavian Airlines' Airbus A350-900 XWB. Thomas Pallini/Insider Scandinavian Airlines will no longer require face masks on flights within Scandinavia. Flights outside of Sweden, […]
October 15, 2021

Does your job qualify for student loan forgiveness?

As the name might suggest, some teachers are eligible for Teacher Loan Forgiveness. FatCamera/Getty Images Table of Contents: Masthead Sticky Public Service Loan Forgiveness and […]
October 15, 2021

Biden's Education Dept. sends a message to 6 student-loan companies: 'Meet the tougher standards or face consequences'

President Joe Biden. Kent Nishimura / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images The Education Dept. announced it extended contracts for six student-loan companies through 2023. […]
October 15, 2021

Crypto-friendly Miami mayor sees the potential for MiamiCoin to support the city without people having to pay taxes

Miami Mayor Francis Suarez. Joe Raedle/Getty Images MiamiCoin is a crypto launched in August that, when bought or mined, allocates 30% of its reward to […]
October 15, 2021

Tesla expands insurance beyond California for the first time, using only drivers' safety scores to price premiums

Tesla CEO Elon Musk said he hopes to offer the new insurance product in "most of the country" next year. Tesla/Hannibal Hanschke Pool/Getty Tesla has […]