When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, jabbing the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections. As part of its strategy to administer the vaccine as quickly as possible, the Trump administration has agreed to invest more than half a billion in tax dollars in ApiJect…

Germany’s Foreign Ministry says it invited China’s ambassador to meet with one of its top diplomats to again express Berlin’s concerns about the situation in Hong KongJuly 10, 2020, 3:59 PM1 min readBERLIN — Germany’s Foreign Ministry says it invited China’s ambassador to meet with one of its top diplomats to again express Berlin’s concerns…

With new name and album, The Chicks’ voices ring loud again

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Dixie Chicks are no more. Breaking their ties to the South, The Chicks are stepping into a new chapter in their storied career with their first new music in 14 years. The Texas trio of Emily Strayer, Martie Maguire and Natalie Maines have been teasing new music for a year, and…

Man gets prison for failed theft of Magna Carta in England

A U.K. judge has sentenced a man to four years for attempting to steal one of the original copies of the Magna Carta from Salisbury Cathedral in EnglandBy DANICA KIRKA Associated PressJuly 10, 2020, 4:17 PM2 min readLONDON — A U.K. judge has sentenced a man to four years for attempting to steal one of…

This is what it was like to go to McDonald’s in the 1950s

The first official McDonald’s franchise opened on April 15, 1955, in Des Plaines, Illinois. Hulton Archive/Getty Images The McDonald brothers started selling 15-cent burgers in the 1940s, and the oldest still-operating McDonald’s location opened in Downey, California, in 1953.The company took off in the 1950s with the involvement of Ray Kroc, who opened the first…

What YouTube creators should know about RPM, the new metric that tracks how much money they’re earning per 1,000 views

Mateusz Slodkowski/Getty Images This story is available exclusively on Business Insider Prime. Join BI Prime and start reading now. YouTube creators who are part of the Partner Program (YPP) can monetize their videos with Google-placed ads.To help creators understand exactly how much they are earning, the platform released a new monetization metric called revenue per…

Tesla short-sellers have lost $18 billion this year on the stock’s 230% spike (TSLA)

Tesla’s stock has rallied this year, gaining as much as 230% on solid vehicle delivery numbers and a slew of Wall Street upgrades. In the same timeframe, traders betting against Tesla have notched $18.08 billion net-of-financing mark-to-market losses, according to data from financial-analytics firm S3 Partners. A solid part of those losses occured in June and July,…

The Supreme Court will hear Facebook’s bid to stop a class-action lawsuit that could cost the company billions (FB)

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider a bid from Facebook to challenge a class-action lawsuit against the company over Facebook’s handling of automatic text messages.Facebook was sued by a man who received text message notifications from the platform despite never having a Facebook account, violating an anti-robocall law. Facebook argues that they were sent…

This aviator just became the US Navy’s first Black female fighter pilot

The US Navy has graduated its first Black female fighter pilot, Lt. j.g. Madeline Swegle, the service said.”Very proud of LTJG Swegle,” the Vice Chief of Information Rear Adm. Paula Dunn wrote. “Go forth and kick butt.”Swegle completed the final flight of the Tactical Air (Strike) training program a few days ago and is set…

How to create a custom PowerPoint template to use or share with others

You can create your own PowerPoint templates, which you can then open later and use.To create a PowerPoint template, create a new presentation and edit it however you like, and then save it as a “Powerpoint Template.”Making a PowerPoint template can save you time if you make many similar slideshows.Visit Business Insider’s Tech Reference library…