Former President George H.W. Bush was the first president in nearly 50 years to have a train memorial, and thousands showed up to pay their respects

AP Photo/Nomaan Merchant Nearly a week after his death, former President George H.W. Bush’s body traveled via train to its final place of rest in College Station, Texas on Thursday. His casket was loaded aboard 4141 — a locomotive named for the 41st president — which had a car specially outfitted with clear side panels […]

Passengers Stranded for Nearly 30 Hours Due to Technical Issue With Scoot Plane

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Stocks fall after jobs report shows wages are rising at the fastest pace in nearly a decade

Brendan McDermid/Reuters Stocks fell Friday for a fourth day on the back of trade optimism. The US added more jobs than expected in October, and wages rose at the fastest pace in nearly a decade. Follow the US indexes in real time here. Stocks stumbled Friday as the latest signs of a tightening labor market […]

33 gifts from Target for everyone on your list — plus free 2-day shipping on nearly everything

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase. Going to a different store for every item on your holiday shopping list can be a huge headache, so it’s important to start with stores that have a wide selection […]

The record-high Mega Millions jackpot is worth nearly $1 billion — here are 3 things you should do if you win

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images The Mega Millions jackpot is at a record-high ahead of Friday night’s drawing: $ 970 million, with a cash payout of $ 548 million. The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are slim, but what should you do if you win the Mega Millions? If you have the winning numbers, don’t […]

WATCH: Shocking moment tourists are nearly hit by flying beach umbrellas in whirlwind

Turkey beachgoers were left stunned and afraid after violent gusts of wind sent beach umbrellas and deckchairs hurtling through the air towards them, a shocking viral video has shown. The alarming clip captured the moment strong winds pummelled the seaside tourist town of Kas in Antalya Province, southwestern Turkey. A holidaymaker filmed the footage which recorded the grey […]

Is it safe to visit Indonesia? Tsunami and earthquake devastates region killing nearly 400

Indonesia was ravaged by both a tsunami and an earthquake last night in a horrible disaster that has seen at least 384 people killed. So what’s the latest travel advice to the region? Sulawesi island, Indonesia was struck by a 7.5 magnitude quake 6.02pm local time on Friday. The earthquake triggered a tsunami in the following hour, severely […]

Nearly 3 months later, the biggest topic around the NBA is LeBron James’ move to the Lakers and how it’s changed the league

Harry How/Getty Teams around the NBA are still talking about LeBron James’ move to the Los Angeles Lakers. Teams in the Eastern Conference have acknowledged that their paths forward are easier with James out of the way, while teams in the West have accepted that the conference just got tougher. James’ Lakers will also have […]

Nearly Three-quarters of Tech-savvy Ford Owners Don’t Trust Their Kids

Once upon a time, a kid who’d been handed the keys to the family car only stopped accelerating when a stop sign or red light approached, the vehicle ran out of gas, a speed trap appeared in the distance, or they hit the governor. Today, technology allows parents to pry into their kids’ lives like […]

Browns and Steelers tie after field goal attempt blocked at end of wild overtime that would have given Cleveland its first win in nearly 2 years

@CBSSports / Twitter The Cleveland Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers played to a 21-21 tie to open the 2018 NFL season. The Steelers turned the ball over six times, including one fumble with just seconds left in overtime that put the Browns in position for a potential game-winning field goal attempt. The Browns’ attempt was blocked, […]