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Bernie Sanders would be the oldest president in US history

Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., reacts during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.Andrew Harnik/AP Photo Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Tuesday that he’s running for president in 2020.  At age 77, if Sanders were to win he would be the oldest president by seven years – a record that President Trump currently holds. If former […]

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS STARTUPS TO WATCH: The top 5 startups across digital freight services, warehouse robotics, AI, last-mile delivery robotics, and self-driving cars

Transportation and logistics industries have operated largely the same way for decades. But the surge in e-commerce in the last several years, combined with consumers’ appetite for same-day delivery, has brought us to a tipping point. Business Insider Intelligence Delivery companies are doing all they can to get orders to customers’ doors as quickly as […]

Facebook accused of acting like 'digital gangsters' in a devastating report by lawmakers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Facebook deliberately flouted competition and privacy laws, behaving like “digital gangsters,” according to a damning report by lawmakers. British politicians concluded an 18-month investigation into disinformation, and said democracy was “at risk” from foreign countries trying to influence UK elections through social media ads. Lawmakers called for […]

Thousands from migrant caravan are giving up on trying to enter the US after facing Trump's tough asylum policies

U.S.-bound Central American migrants begin their morning trek with a free ride on a truck as they leave Cordoba, Veracruz state, Mexico, Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.Associated Press/Rodrigo Abd Over 2,000 members of the migrant caravan that intended to seek asylum in the United States have either chosen to return home or remain in Mexico on […]

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador, saying the last 2 months have been 'grueling' for her family

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert speaks during a briefing at the State Department in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017.Associated Press/Alex Brandon Heather Nauert, the spokeswoman for the State Department and President Donald Trump’s pick as US Ambassador to the United Nations, announced Saturday she was withdrawing from consideration. She said the last two months had […]

Charles Barkley told a fantastic story about the first time he met an 18-year-old Dirk Nowitzki

Charles Barkley wanted Dirk Nowitzki to go to Auburn.Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP Charles Barkley first met Dirk Nowitzki at an exhibition game in 1997, and the then-18-year-old German big man scored 52 points against a team of NBA All-Stars. According to Barkley, he introduced himself to Nowitzki and tried to convince Nowitzki to play for his alma […]

The gunman at the centre of a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was about to lose his job before he opened fire

A law enforcement officer at the scene of the Aurora shooting.AP Gary Martin, the gunman involved in a mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois, was about to lose his job before he opened fire on colleagues. Five people were killed and five police officers were injured in the incident on Friday at the Henry Pratt Company […]

7 great movies you should watch on Netflix this weekend

asdfNetflix’s “The Breaker Upperers” is the anti-Valentines day movie you may be looking for.Netflix Each week, INSIDER rounds up a list of seven great movies to watch on Netflix over the weekend. This week, we’re taking a look at rom-coms in honor of Valentine’s Day. From Netflix originals “The Breaker Upperers” to “Set It Up,” here’s what […]

Marc Benioff says Salesforce won’t buy a company unless it pays women fairly and employees like working there (CRM)

Salesforce co-CEO Marc BenioffJustin Sullivan / Getty At the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference on Thursday, Salesforce co-CEO Marc Benioff addressed sexual harassment and the wage gap in Silicon Valley. Benioff said he now looks at a company’s culture and how it pays employees when he’s considering an acquisition for Salesforce. Benioff spoke about […]

How Umami Burger is leading the meatless revolution with the best-tasting 'Impossible' veggie burger we've ever had

Umami Burger is now serving the new meatless burger recipe from Impossible Foods.Umami Burger Los Angeles-born restaurant chain Umami Burger features the new Impossible Burger recipe on its menu.  INSIDER tested out how the new version stacks up to other veggie burgers. It’s by far and away the best meatless burger we’ve ever tasted.  “[The […]