Our government has never been older than it is today. Here are the costs, benefits, and dangers of a US led by old people.

Hi, I'm Matt Turner, the editor in chief of business at Insider. Welcome back to Insider Weekly, a roundup of some of our top stories.  On the agenda today: Some job applicants are hiring stand-ins to do their job interviews for them. The most promising startups of the year — from retail to climate tech. […]

The government issued an official warning about the ‘dangers’ of vaginal rejuvenation

Thomson Reuters Vaginal Rejuvenation is a laser-based “therapy” intended to approve the appearance of the vagina. According to the FDA, some companies deceptively market the procedure. FDA Commissioner Scott Gotlieb said on Twitter that the procedure can cause burning, scarring, or chronic pain.   The FDA has alerted seven companies about their inappropriate marketing and […]

Elon Musk said the 2 things that stress him out most are Tesla Model 3 production and the dangers of AI

Joe Skipper/Reuters Elon Musk said there are two things stressing him out most: production delays with the Tesla Model 3 and the dangers of artificial intelligence. Speaking at South by Southwest, Musk told Tesla fans, “We’re making good progress. But it’s a huge amount of work.” Musk also warned of the dangers of AI as […]

Alzheimer's: Elderly warned of the dangers in taking those daytime naps

US scientists found those with disturbed night-time sleep patterns, leading to daytime snoozing, were more likely to have the first traces of the disease – and they occur much earlier than thought. Researchers said it was unclear if disturbed sleep put people at risk of Alzheimer’s or if disease-related brain changes caused disrupted sleep rhythms. […]