January 22, 2022

Early evidence suggests Omicron infection could give people 'superimmunity' against future coronavirus variants, but experts warn COVID-19 is still unpredictable

A stock image of a man receiving a vaccination in his arm. Getty Images The combination of vaccination and immunity from natural infection produces strong […]
January 22, 2022

Former Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam pardoned a state senator with a misdemeanor for his relationship with his 17-year-old assistant

Former Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam. Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images On his way out of office, former Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam pardoned a state legislator […]
January 22, 2022

A student who accidentally became a millionaire with a cult following after selling his expressionless selfies as NFTs says he feels confused

Sultan Gustaf Al Ghozali, who turned hundreds of his selfies into non fungible tokens (NFTs), poses at his college in Semarang on January 14, 2022. […]
January 22, 2022

Peloton, once the toast of Wall Street, has seen its stock plummet this year. Here's everything you need to know about its rollercoaster 12 months.

You can log in to your Peloton account from the web and the Peloton mobile apps. Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Peloton's stock price has plummeted in […]
January 22, 2022

Florida lawmakers advanced a bill that would allow parents to sue schools if staff speak to students about gender identity or sexuality

The US flag and an LGBTQ pride flag on the front facade of the US Embassy in Moscow. Valery Sharifulin/Getty Images A Florida House committee […]
January 22, 2022

Owning a home is no longer the American dream — beating out millions of other renters for an affordable lease is

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Finding a place to live is becoming increasingly challenging for renters. There are more renters than pre-pandemic, demand is high, and prices […]
January 22, 2022

Hilton is trying to tap into the $639 billion wellness tourism market with a fitness-focused hotel room. I spent the night and felt invigorated by the space.

Hilton's Five Feet to Fitness rooms help travelers stay fit while during trips. Allana Akhtar/Insider I stayed in Hilton's wellness-focused rooms, called Five Feet to […]
January 22, 2022

Former SpaceX colleagues join forces to build autonomous freight train cars, which aim to boost efficiency and ease supply-chain pressures

Freight train hauls shipping containers. jopstock/Getty Former SpaceX engineers are building self-driving, electric freight train cars, CNBC reported. The LA-based startup, Parallel Systems, raised $50 […]
January 22, 2022

United Airlines flight to Israel turns back to US mid-flight after 2 passengers who assigned themselves seats in business class started a 'riot,' reports say

A United Airlines airplane is seen at the Newark Liberty International Airport in Newark, New Jersey, United States. ayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images A […]
January 22, 2022

Michael Flynn and Rudy Giuliani had their University of Rhode Island honorary degrees revoked

Left: Michael Flynn; Right: Rudy Giuliani. AP Photo/ Evan Vucci, Fie Rudy Giuliani and Michael Flynn had their University of Rhode Island honorary degrees revoked. […]