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Obama's former top economist tells us why it made 'no sense' for the GOP to pause stimulus spending — and breaks down what should be in the next aid package

Unemployment remains high and new jobless claims are still above 1 million almost five months into the coronavirus pandemic. Former top Obama economic advisor Jason Furman says Republicans made a mistake in assuming the economy would recover on its own without further government spending. "They've recessed without having acted when... go to Article >

Obama's former top economist tells us why it made 'no sense' for the GOP to pause stimulus spending — and breaks down what should be in the next...

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Unemployment remains high and new jobless claims are still above 1 million almost five months into the coronavirus pandemic. Former top Obama economic advisor Jason Furman says Republicans made a mistake in assuming the economy would recover... read more

Tom Brady is leading the Buccaneers through their first playoff run in over a decade. Here's how the quarterback and his supermodel wife Gisele...

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Tom Brady left the New England Patriots to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this past offseason, and the quarterback is enjoying rermarkable success with his new squad. Brady and his wife, Gisele Bündchen, comprise one... read more

A former Trump economic official supports Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementA former top economic adviser to President Donald Trump says he supports President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package and thinks Congress should pass it, CNN reported.  Kevin Hassett told the network on... read more

Trump's pardons may be poorly worded enough to leave some people on the hook

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOn his way out of office, President Donald Trump issued more than 100 pardons, mostly to his personal friends and political allies. A number of those pardons were for people convicted of federal crimes linked to the... read more

Car builders make hot rods out of World War II fighter plane belly tanks

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Summary List PlacementFollowing is a transcript of the video. Narrator: If you're not sure what kind of car this is, you're not alone. These tiny metal capsules with wheels are called belly tanks, or lakesters, and they're a major part of hot rod... read more

What it's like to get laser eye surgery

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List Placement Laser eye surgery for vision correction has been around for more than 20 years and can cost at least $1,500 per eye.  Business Insider's Michelle Yan was offered two options: Photorefractive keratectomy (PRK) and... read more

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki says that Biden 'has not spent a moment thinking about the color scheme of Air Force One'

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementWhite House press secretary Jen Psaki said on Friday that President Joe Biden has not spent time thinking about the color scheme of Air Force One. The color scheme of the VC-25B, which will replace the current VC-25A... read more

Elon Musk's SpaceX reportedly plans to drill near a Texas launchpad for natural gas

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementElon Musk, who recently relocated to Texas, now reportedly has plans to to drill for natural gas there, too.  SpaceX, Musk's space company, is looking to drill wells close to the company's Boca Chica, Texas, launchpad,... read more

Over 3 dozen Democrats lawmakers urge Biden to commute the sentences of all remaining federal death row inmates

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementOver three dozen lawmakers, led by Democratic Reps. Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts and Cori Bush of Missouri, sent a letter to President Joe Biden on Friday asking him to commute the sentences of all remaining federal... read more

Bitcoin on track for biggest weekly fall since September as Janet Yellen and 'double spend' report spook speculators

0 Days ago Finance Source: Markets.businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementThe bitcoin price was set for its biggest one-week fall since September on Saturday morning, having slipped around 10% since Monday. Bitcoin - which hit an all-time high of close to $42,000 on January 8 - tumbled to... read more

GOP Sen. Rand Paul says that Biden's push for a $15 minimum wage reflects a 'hate' for Black teenagers

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessinsider.com

Summary List PlacementGOP Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky on Friday came out swinging against President Joe Biden, saying that the Democratic president's push for a $15 minimum wage would hurt Black youth. During an interview with Fox host Sean... read more