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Health officials warn that a rare polio-like disease affecting children continues to spread, growing to a suspected 127 cases in 22 states

Three-year-old Carter Abernathy is among the dozens of patients across the country who have been diagnosed with AFM.WSB-TV Acute Flaccid Myelitis, a polio-like illness affecting mostly young children, is spreading across the US. Officials at the Centers for Disease Control said Tuesday the number of confirmed and suspected cases has spiked in the last month, […]

Trump says he's not to blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections

President Donald Trump, aboard Air Force One, gestures while speaking to members of the traveling press corps, October 6, 2018.Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP President Donald Trump said that he won’t accept the blame if Republicans lose the House after the midterm elections. Trump said he believes he is “helping” Republican candidates as he campaigns ahead of […]

Saudi Arabia using the 'oil weapon option' could cause prices to soar to $150

[unable to retrieve full-text content] While Saudi Arabia isn’t likely to follow through with what many saw as a veiled threat to pressure the energy market if the West imposes sanctions against Riyadh, analysts aren’t ruling that scenario out. Feedburner

Jamal Khashoggi's family says they are 'sadly and anxiously' awaiting official word on the fate of the Saudi journalist who disappeared 2 weeks ago

Surveillance footage published by Turkish newspaper Hurriyet purports to show Jamal Khashoggi entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2.CCTV/Hurriyet via AP The family of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said they are “sadly and anxiously” waiting on official news about what happened to him. Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi Consulate in […]

Here's how Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's royal baby will fit into the family tree

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry.Chris Jackson/Getty Images Meghan Markle is pregnant, Kensington Palace announced on Monday, and will give birth next year. Here is how her baby with Prince Harry will fit into the royal family. Meghan Markle is pregnant and due to give birth in spring 2019, Kensington Palace announced on Monday. The royal […]

How the Internet of Things will transform consumerism, enterprises, and governments over the next five years

Being successful in the digital age doesn’t just require knowing the latest buzzwords; it means identifying the transformational trends – and where they’re heading – before they ever heat up. BI Intelligence Take the Internet of Things (IoT), for example, which now receives not only daily tech news coverage with each new device launch, but […]

Trump's unusual Fed bashing raises the stakes of a policy blunder that damages the economy

Federal Reserve Board Chair Jerome Powell testifies during a House Committee on Financial Services hearing, Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Capitol Hill in Washington.Jacquelyn Martin/AP President Donald Trump is blaming the Federal Reserve for the stock market’s sell-off.  While it’s unusual for the US president to publicly bash the Fed, many investors agree that fears of […]

Three untapped opportunities wearables present to health insurers, providers, and employers

The US healthcare industry as it exists today is not sustainable. An aging patient population and rising burden of chronic disease have caused healthcare costs to skyrocket and left providers struggling to keep up with demand for care. Business Insider Intelligence Meanwhile, digital technologies in nearly every consumer experience outside of healthcare have raised patients’ […]

Billionaire investor Steve Case says the failure of the 2000 AOL Time Warner mega merger taught him a crucial lesson about execution

Steve Case is the founding CEO of AOL and the chairman and CEO of the venture capital firm Revolution.Hollis Johnson/Business Insider Steve Case is the billionaire founding CEO of AOL and the head of Washington, DC-based venture-capital firm Revolution. In 2000, AOL bought Time Warner for $ 165 billion, making it the largest merger in […]

Ford's sales in China collapsed 43% in September amid Trump's trade war and an economic slowdown (F)

A Ford Edge crossover on the verge of a sinkhole in China in 2014.VCG/Getty Images Ford sales in China tanked 43% in September year-over-year. The drop is attributed to a confluence of factors, from Ford’s makeover of the company to the Chinese economic slowdown. The growing trade war between the US and China also most […]