YouTube users are running into fake and dangerous videos, study finds

New data from Pew Research Center highlights both the highs and lows of YouTube. The study — which was based on a survey of 4,594 adults in the US conducted earlier this year — found that people of all ages use YouTube for just about everything. It’s especially a popular choice for figuring out how […]

OBAMA: ‘There’s a pattern’ of Republicans running the economy ‘into the ground’ and Democrats having to ‘come back and clean things up’

Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP Former President Barack Obama pushed back on Republicans attempts to take credit for recent economic strength during a speech Monday. “So when you hear all this talk about economic miracles right now, remember who started it,” Obama said. Obama also made the argument that Democrats in general are forced to “clean up” […]

General Motors’ Defense Division Up and Running, Hires Army Veteran as President

Last year, news broke that General Motors was getting back into the defense business. The automaker had a slick new military fuel-cell concept and was in the process of setting up GM Defense LLC in Washington, D.C. It’s now one year later and the automaker has appointed retired Maj. Gen. John Charlton as the subsidiary’s new president. […]

New Balance’s new cold-weather running jacket is inspired by the Mylar blankets marathon runners use to stay warm — here’s how it works

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. New Balance Drawing inspiration from silver Mylar blankets used by marathon runners, the New Balance Radiant Heat Bonded Collection reflects body heat to keep runners warm in cold weather. In […]

A Jogger who was attacked while out running and stumbled into a restaurant bleeding has died from her stab wounds

ABC 7 Wendy Martinez, 35, of Northwest Washington, was stabbed in what police say was a random attack as she jogged through DC’s Logan Circle on Tuesday.  Surveillance footage shows Martinez staggering into a Chinese restaurant pleading for help before collapsing. Police released a video on Wednesday showing the suspect walking on a nearby road […]

Court bans Brazil’s ex-President Lula, convicted of corruption, from running for office again

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has his presidential bid stalled after the Latin American country’s top electoral court ruled on Friday the veteran politician is ineligible to run due to his corruption conviction. Four judges out of a seven-member panel denied Lula the right to stand for the election following a tedious […]