9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Shutterstock/WAYHOME studio Looking to make some extra money, but don’t want to leave your home to do it? With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don’t need to.  Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home. 1. Transcribing ArthurStock/Shutterstock If you’re a good listener and can type quickly, you could make some decent extra money as a transcriptionist. Transcription…

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Kellyanne Conway: ‘Nobody likes’ policy separating families at the border

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway told NBC “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd Sunday “nobody likes” separating families at the border. Almost 2,000 children have reportedly been separated from their families at the border over six weeks under the Trump administration’s “zero-tolerance” policy. Conway called on Democrats to develop immigration reform. Trump has falsely blamed them for the policy. Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said on Sunday that…

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China is so adamant about crushing dissent and promoting moral values that couches are now banned from videos

Kevin Frayer/Getty Images China is clamping down on the portrayal of all kinds of “obscene” behaviors online, according to a report from The Globe and Mail. Video platforms must censor tattoos, drinking, smoking, “flirtatious dancing,” and even scenes that use a bed or sofa as a prop. The censorship directive, according to The Globe and Mail report, is also targeting online content that promotes groups of people gathering, such as…

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Le Tote, a subscription that sends women unlimited boxes of clothes for $70 a month, wants to help you cut down on closet clutter, buyer’s remorse, and laundry

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. Le Tote Facebook Le Tote is a clothing subscription service that will deliver unlimited clothes and accessories to your door for a monthly fee. Subscribers receive a new “Tote” once they’ve returned their previous one. They can keep items they like (checking prices on the…

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You might see lots of digital mashups of your favorite TV shows now that AT&T owns Time Warner

AT&T won approval to merge with Time Warner last week.  America’s largest telecom will now own premium Time Warner content like HBO and TNT. Now that the $85 billion megamerger has officially come to a close, consumers may soon see changes to content offerings, Jason Leigh, a research analyst at IDC, told Business Insider. AT&T and Time Warner won a landmark ruling last week, allowing their merger to continue without conditions. The merger joins…

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Democrats’ best hope to stall Trump’s next Supreme Court justice just collapsed

Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images Democrats’ best hope of blocking President Donald Trump’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination just fizzled out. Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he wouldn’t block Trump’s nominee from getting out of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Flake had blocked lower court nominees in hopes of getting a Senate vote to curtail Trump’s tariff powers. Democrats’ best hope of blocking President Donald Trump’s upcoming Supreme Court nomination just…

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LeBron James got less than half of his $33 million salary this season — here’s what happened to the rest

Andy Lyons/Getty According to one estimate, LeBron James took home about half of his $33 million contract after taxes and other costs, giving a sense of how athletes are taxed compared to most people. James was docked almost $13 million in taxes, plus another $4 million in other costs. James makes an estimated $55 million off the court in endorsements and has the chance to become the highest-paid player in…

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Macedonia agrees to change its name and end its 27-year beef with Greece

Milos Bicanski/Getty Images The leaders of Macedonia and Greece reached an agreement on Tuesday to end a 27-year feud surrounding the Balkan country’s name.  The prime ministers have agreed to refer to Macedonia as the Republic of Northern Macedonia or Severna Makedonija, in the Macedonian language.  The move aims to appease Greece, which had opposed the Republic’s use of Macedonia, because it sees it as an implication to territorial claims over…

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Theresa May will inject £20 billion into the NHS by 2023

Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Prime Minister Theresa May is set to announce £20 billion of extra funding to Britain’s National Health Service. The Prime Minister will claim that funding will come in part from a “Brexit dividend” because the UK will no longer be paying huge sums for EU membership. However, public taxes will also likely rise to pay for boost. The crisis-hit NHS will receive an extra £20bn a year by…

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The West will die so Trump can win: Business as usual is over for the G7 countries

Business Insider Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead President Trump has make it clear that America will no longer be “a bank” for G-7 countries. While Trump has hit Canada the hardest with increased steel tariffs, he has targeted only $3.5 billion of China’s goods — less than half that of the EU. The Trump administration is sending a message to long-standing allies that business as usual is over. Trump…

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