‘I wouldn’t trade it for the world’: Grandparents increasingly becoming primary caregivers

An apartment building in downtown Washington, D.C., is catering to a new kind of family unit that is becoming more common in the U.S. and Canada in part because of the devastating toll of the opioid crisis: families where the primary caregiver is a grandparent.

Trump says he rejected a meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amid an increasingly hostile NAFTA fight

Reuters/Carlos Barria President Donald Trump said he rejected an offer to have a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. During a press conference Wednesday, Trump pointed to Trudeau’s unwillingness to back down in North American Free Trade Agreement talks as why he rejected the meeting. Trump also appeared to take a swipe at Canadian Minister […]

Netflix originals were receiving increasingly bad user reviews when the company decided to kill the feature

Netflix Netflix ended its user reviews feature earlier this summer, citing “declining using over time.”  But according to data compiled by Cordcutting.com, Netflix originals had also seen a steady year-over-year decline in user-rating scores, well before the company decided to bring its user reviews to an end.    Netflix announced in July that it would phase […]

Michael Cohen is digging himself into an increasingly deeper hole as he faces legal headaches on multiple fronts

AP Photo/Seth Wenig President Donald Trump’s longtime attorney Michael Cohen is facing legal trouble on multiple fronts. His problems center on possible campaign-finance violations and bank fraud. He also could have additional headaches stemming from payments he received from companies seeking his advising services. Cohen, who is under investigation in the Southern District of New […]

REVEALED: Why taking sugar in tea is becoming increasingly UNPOPULAR with Brits

For the latest research shows that 39 per cent of tea drinkers have now succeeded in quitting spooning the white stuff into their favourite brew. This is up from 33per cent three years ago. Trade magazine The Grocer said that a survey of 2,0000 consumers found that, for all the talk of herbal infusions and […]

Increasingly, hunting money-launderers is automated

KEEN, no doubt, to stay alive, drug traffickers tend to be prompter payers than most. For software firms, this is just one of many clues that may hint at the laundering of ill-gotten money. Anti-money-laundering (AML) software, as it is called, monitors financial transactions and produces lists of the people most likely to be transferring […]

POINT-OF-SALE TERMINALS: How evolving merchant demands are pushing POS terminal providers to up their game in an increasingly competitive environment

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from BI Intelligence, Business Insider’s premium research service. To learn more about BI Intelligence, click here. The downfall of US brick-and-mortar commerce is overblown — despite sharp gains in e-commerce, which will nearly double between now and 2021, the lion’s share of purchasing continues to take place […]