‘The rich should pay more’ — Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the wealthy in New Year’s Eve blog post

‘The rich should pay more’ — Bill Gates calls for higher taxes on the...

Gus Ruelas/Reuters Bill Gates, the world's second-richest person behind Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, wants rich people to pay higher taxes. "We've updated our tax system before to keep up with changing times, and we need to do it again, starting with raising taxes on people like me." The Microsoft founder and philanthropist made the comments…
California’s coronavirus response isn’t going well anymore, experts say – Business Insider

California’s coronavirus response isn’t going well anymore, experts say – Business Insider

California was praised for its successful early response to the coronavirus, which kept the state's epidemic curve relatively flat — until recently.The state set new records for daily infections over the past week.Experts say parts of the state reopened too early.Racial and income disparities have also led outbreaks to grow in some Southern California communities.Visit…
Photos show the life and career of billionaire Michael Bloomberg – Business Insider

Photos show the life and career of billionaire Michael Bloomberg – Business Insider

Michael Bloomberg, a 77-year-old billionaire philanthropist, is running to be the next Democratic presidential candidate. He spent 15 years working in finance, before getting fired when he was 39. With the severance check, he co-started his own IT firm, which he called Bloomberg LP. It was a success, and he expanded it to cover the…
Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month — these maps show which states could be hit the hardest

Trump hasn’t ruled out plans to slap more tariffs on China next month —...

Reuters/Carlos Barria The terms of an interim trade agreement with China remain elusive. Uncertainty has left US businesses and investors bracing for tariff increases in December. Regions of the country with strong trans-Pacific ties are poised to be hit particularly hard by an escalation and likely retaliatory measures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.…
Target temporarily closes 24 Minnesota stores amid looting: list – Business Insider

Target temporarily closes 24 Minnesota stores amid looting: list – Business Insider

A looter made off with Target Merchandise, and a mannequin, Wednesday night. Star Tribune via Getty Images Target is closing 24 stores in Minnesota "until further notice" amid protests against the death of George Floyd.Photos and videos showed people looting Target stores in Minneapolis-St.Paul on Wednesday and Thursday. "At this time, we have made the decision…
Tara Reade files criminal complaint against Joe Biden – Business Insider

Tara Reade files criminal complaint against Joe Biden – Business Insider

This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. Tara Reade, who worked for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's Senate office in the early 1990s, has filed a formal criminal complaint against the former Vice President in Washington, DC.She says that Biden assaulted her in a Senate corridor…
Explosive Reveal report shows Amazon warehouse injuries rising for years – Business Insider

Explosive Reveal report shows Amazon warehouse injuries rising for years – Business Insider

Leaked data obtained by the investigative-journalism site Reveal about injury rates inside Amazon warehouses suggests the company has publicly downplayed how dangerous its warehouses are for workers. The data shows injury rates have climbed every year from 2016 to 2019, that robotic warehouses on average clock more injuries than non-robotic ones, and that injury rates…
Warren Buffett is spending billions to make Iowa ‘the Saudi Arabia of wind’ — but climate change isn’t the reason

Warren Buffett is spending billions to make Iowa ‘the Saudi Arabia of wind’ —...

AP Images Warren Buffett is spending billions to turn Iowa into "the wind capital of the world, the Saudi Arabia of wind," he told the Financial Times. Berkshire Hathaway's billionaire boss isn't investing in green energy to cut carbon emissions or combat climate change, however, but because of government incentives. "We wouldn't do [it] without…
The 29 best books on leadership for young entrepreneurs, according to 30 rising stars in healthcare

The 29 best books on leadership for young entrepreneurs, according to 30 rising stars...

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Trump family members did not wear masks during debate with Joe Biden – Business Insider

Trump family members did not wear masks during debate with Joe Biden – Business...

President Donald Trump's family members did not wear masks during his debate with Democratic rival Joe Biden, defying the rules of the event. Trump's children were pictured wearing masks as they approached their seats, but took them off for the debate itself. A Bloomberg reporter at the debate said First Lady Melania Trump took off…

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This Week @NASA: Crew-3 Astronauts Return to Earth, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, Black Holes – SciTechDaily

This Week @NASA: Crew-3 Astronauts Return to Earth, Boeing’s CST-100 Starliner, Black Holes –...

From left to right, ESA (European Space Agency) astronaut Matthais Maurer, NASA astronauts Tom Marshburn, Raja Chari, and Kayla Barron, are seen inside the SpaceX Crew Dragon Endurance spacecraft onboard the SpaceX Shannon recovery ship shortly after having landed in the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Tampa, Florida, Friday, May 6, 2022. Maurer,…
Hubble Reveals Surviving Companion Star in Aftermath of Titanic Supernova Explosion – SciTechDaily

Hubble Reveals Surviving Companion Star in Aftermath of Titanic Supernova Explosion – SciTechDaily

This artist’s illustration shows supernova 2013ge, with its companion star at the lower right. The companion star is impacted by the blast wave from the supernova, but not destroyed. Over time astronomers observed the ultraviolet (UV) light of the supernova fading, revealing a nearby second source of UV light that maintained brightness. The theory is…
Eta Aquarid meteor shower of 2022 thrills stargazers in these stunning photos – Space.com

Eta Aquarid meteor shower of 2022 thrills stargazers in these stunning photos – Space.com

Home News Skywatching An Eta Aquarid meteor streaks across the sky. (Image credit: David Kingham/Flickr/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0) Meteor streaks delighted skywatchers this weekend as the Earth passed through the dust trail of Halley's Comet in an annual meteor shower display.The Eta Aquarid meteor shower, which is visible in both the Northern and Southern hemispheres in…