Congress will grill the CEOs of Facebook, Google, Amazon, and Apple in an antitrust hearing today — here's how to watch it
You can watch Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, and Sundar Pichai testify before Congress on July 29 at noon ET via live stream.
Trump says he didn't confront Putin about Russia paying for Taliban attacks on US soldiers because he considers it 'fake news'
Previous reporting by Insider confirmed that Taliban-affiliated groups have taken Russian money to attack US forces.
The doctor in a COVID-19 disinformation video endorsed by Trump belongs to a fringe group of medics whose founder said the virus is not a major threat
Dr Stella Immanuel is a member of America's Frontline Doctors, which has for months been questioning public health guidelines.
Iran fired missiles at a replica US aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz in an attempt to show off its military
The military exercise involving helicopters, fast boats and missiles in the Strait of Hormuz comes at a time of high tension between the US and Iran.
My wife was detained, released, and disappeared again in China. Here's my message on behalf of my people, the Uighurs.
The author, Mamutjan Abdurehim, is a Uighur father from Xinjiang — the Chinese region synonymous with surveillance, detentions, and forced labor.
The UK government is reportedly set to reintroduce quarantine measures for more European countries as cases surge across the continent.
Russia has been publishing English-language articles to spread COVID-19 disinformation to Americans, US officials said. It could skew the 2020 elections as it did in 2016.
Russia's GRU intelligence unit published 150 articles about the coronavirus pandemic via proxy websites. Many ridiculed the US pandemic response.
Trump questioned why Fauci has a higher approval rating than his over the coronavirus while 'nobody likes me'
Trump questioned his lower coronavirus approval rating compared to Dr Anthony Fauci, saying the administration could have chosen not to work with him.
The doctor in the COVID-19 misinformation video Twitter deleted from Donald Trump Jr.'s account also believes wild things about dream sex with demons and alien DNA
"I thought she was very impressive... I thought her voice was an important voice, but I know nothing about her," President Donald Trump said.
White House reportedly in talks with Oregon over removing federal agents in exchange for increased local police presence
Oregon's Democratic governor is reportedly in talks with the Trump administration about drawing down the federal presence in the state's largest city.
Senate Republicans won't expand food stamps program in pandemic relief proposal. It does suggest doubling the 'three-martini lunch' tax deduction
The act doesn't expand upon the SNAP program but suggested doubling the "three-martini-lunch deduction," a tax deduction for business meals.
A GOP chairwoman in Arizona, who is also a doctor, was temporarily limited on Twitter after she shared a viral coronavirus misinformation video
The states Republican Party has claimed that Twitter's response to Ward's retweets of the video was an attempt at "election interference."
Kamala Harris topped Joe Biden's list of handwritten notes alongside talking points like 'do not hold grudges' and 'great help to campaign'
Under Harris' name, Biden listed talking points like "do not hold grudges," "talented," "great help to campaign," and "great respect for her."
2 doctors from a viral video peddling false or misleading coronavirus information say they met with Vice President Mike Pence
The two were featured in the viral coronavirus misinformation video that has since been removed from social media websites.
Peter Thiel, Trump's biggest supporter in Silicon Valley, is reportedly pumping nearly $1 million into a US Senate race in Kansas as he seeks new allies in Congress
Tech titan Peter Thiel has given up on Trump's campaign while seeking new political allies among other anti-immigration Republicans like Kris Kobach.
Rep. Pramila Jayapal excoriated AG Bill Barr over 'aggressive' approach to Black Lives Matter protests
Jayapal said there is a "real discrepancy" in Barr's response to anti-lockdown protests outside the Michigan capitol and Black Lives Matter protests.
Sundar Pichai will tell Congress that Google's search and advertising business faces plenty of competition, and that its free products benefit the 'average American.' Read his prepared remarks in full
In his opening remarks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai is set to argue the company's search and advertising business faces plenty of competition.
Republican senator David Perdue deletes campaign ad that enlarged Jewish opponent's nose amid charges of anti-Semitism
The Perdue campaign took down the ad, but claimed the nose enlargement was "obviously ... accidental."
Jeff Bezos will tell Congress that Amazon's size is a good thing, and that it faces plenty of competition from rivals like Walmart: 'Just like the world needs small companies, it also needs large ones'
Bezos and the top executives of Apple, Facebook, and Google are set to face Congress Wednesday in a historic examination of the tech industry's power.
Cybersecurity experts warn that it may take weeks or months after the presidential election for a winner to be decided, thanks to the threats of security issues and litigation around the results
A panel of cybersecurity experts including former White House advisors agreed that results of the 2020 election may take weeks – or longer.
Biden VP finalist Val Demings says a medical issue six years ago forced her to drop out of a race. But she's never said what the issue was, and staffers say she quit because she was losing.
In an interview on Tuesday, the Florida congresswoman declined to elaborate when asked what drove her from that local campaign. "I ended up having a procedure done, and I'm good to go."
The CEOs of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon are set to testify before Congress in a historic antitrust hearing. Here's what's at stake for each company.
Here's what to expect when the CEOs of Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon testify to Congress during Wednesday's big tech antitrust hearing.
Mark Zuckerberg will tell Congress that Facebook's acquisitions are good for competition, according to a copy of his prepared remarks
Zuckerberg is set to testify before the House Antitrust Subcommittee, which is investigating whether the company engaged in anticompetitive behavior.
Mattel just launched a line of politically themed Barbies, including a campaign manager, a fundraiser, and a voter
The series of political Barbies are the latest dolls to challenge traditional gender roles and come in various ethnicities and body shapes.
Republican lawmakers are trying to include $30 billion for military projects in the new COVID-19 emergency package
The bill, which is an acronym for "Health, Economic Assistance, Liability protection, and Schools," would pay for America's jets.
Tech's biggest companies have been accused of antitrust violations. Here's what 'antitrust' means and how 'trust-busting' laws attempt to keep the biggest firms in US history from growing too powerful.
"Trust" refers to the big oil and railroad firms circa 1900. Antitrust laws were created to keep them in check, and now it may be big tech's turn.
Trump administration announces it will reject new DACA applications and limit protections for current 'Dreamers' to 1 year
The Trump administration is trying to roll back the DACA program after suffering a stinging defeat by the Supreme Court last month.
Mysterious Chinese seed packets are showing up all over the US, and the government is warning people not to plant them
At least 27 state agrictulture departments have reported the strange packets, which could contain invasive species or other pathogens.
A Hong Kong real-estate tycoon wants to build a new city in Ireland for 50,000 emigrants fleeing China's crackdown
Nextpolis would house 50,000 emigrants from Hong Kong on a 31.07 square mile site located between Dublin and Belfast.
Workers receiving the $600 unemployment bonuses "returned to their previous jobs over time at similar rates as others," wrote the Yale economists.
'I'm going to answer the damn question': Attorney General William Barr lost his temper with House Democrats during a contentious oversight hearing
The attorney general addressed his relationship with President Trump and law enforcement's forceful crackdowns on largely peaceful protests.
Trump, Barr, and the GOP present antifa as a major threat in the US, but they're not killing people — unlike white supremacists
Far-right groups are tied to dozens of fatal incidents in recent years, while antifa has not been found responsible for any killings.
Fox News is under fire from everyone from liberal activists to Trump. Here's 7 high-profile departures amid its turmoil.
Several prominent hosts and executives have been terminated or left the network in recent years, with sexual misconduct a recurring theme.
Hospitalizations among children below 18 rose by 23%, but Gov. Ron DeSantis is pushing for schools to reopen at least five days a week from August.
Trump is retweeting complaints of censorship after Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter take down hydroxychloroquine video
Trump has again accused social media companies of censorship after the removal of videos touting hydroxychloroquine as a coronavirus cure.
The CEOs of the four biggest tech companies — Amazon, Facebook, Google and Apple — are going to testify to a House committee. It won't be pretty.
55 million kids are stuck at home, and the US economy is losing $50 billion a month: Inside the DC clash over how to help schools reopen safely
Cleaning and social distancing at schools will be expensive, but parents have a tough time working when their children have to stay home.
'It's not $600 or bust': Top Democratic lawmaker opens the door for compromise with GOP on reduced unemployment benefits
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said the party isn't drawing a red line on extending the $600 federal payouts on top of state unemployment insurance.
Europe's last dictator got COVID-19 after telling people they could avoid it by drinking vodka and going to the sauna
Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko previously dismissed fears over COVID-19 as a "psychosis" and recommended drinking vodka to stay healthy.
Attorney General Bill Barr said he "hadn't looked into" the matter on Tuesday. Only Congress can change the date of the election.
The US Postal Service is urging voters to request their November mail-in ballots at least 15 days before the election
USPS cannot guarantee that voters' ballots will arrive by a specific date and is encouraging voters to plan for a 2-week roundtrip for their ballot.
The Senate GOP coronavirus relief bill provides $1.75 billion for a new FBI building in Washington after the White House insisted on it
When prompted, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell appeared to be unaware of the provision: "I'm not sure that it is, is it?"
The Republican "HEALS Act" dedicates $70 billion toward K-12 education, but schools without in-person instruction wouldn't be eligible for most of it.
The 25 questions Scott Galloway would ask the CEOs of Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google when they testify before Congress
The NYU professor says he'd question Jeff Bezos on Amazon's Washington lobbyists, and Tim Cook on Apple's control of the "app economy."
Bill Gates says tech execs about to get grilled in front of Congress remind him of his own trip in front of legislators: 'I wish them well'
Ahead of Wednesday's blockbuster tech antitrust hearing, Bill Gates reflected on his own 1998 congressional hearing.
Experts recommend requesting your ballot as soon as possible, carefully following the instructions to fill out, and sending it back well in advance.
The leaders of the world's most powerful tech companies — Apple, Amazon, Facebook, and Google — will be speaking in front of Congress this week. Here's what we're expecting, and why it's a huge deal.
What's Congress investigating? Can I watch the tech CEOs testify? Why is this important? We broke it down for you.
Tesla quietly revealed it got a government coronavirus bailout after Elon Musk opposed another stimulus package
Earlier this month, the billionaire said the government should only do direct stimulus payments to citizens because of "special interests."
Fauci pushes back against Trump's claims that he's misleading the public about coronavirus and hydroxychloroquine
"I just will continue to do my job no matter what comes out, because I think it's very important," Fauci told ABC News.
There's a clear way for Congress to improve the PPP loan program and help America's small businesses
Streamlining the approval process so that PPP loans for many small businesses are forgiven quickly would save the economy money and help businesses.