Sinéad Baker, Business Insider

Sinéad Baker

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Recent articles by Sinéad:

Pfizer says its booster shot has 95.6% efficacy against COVID-19 amid the Delta variant

The results came from Pfizer's late stage COVID-19 booster trial. The results haven't yet been formally published or scrutinized by other experts. → Read More

A healthcare CEO who has the same cancer as Colin Powell blamed unvaccinated people for risking their lives: 'Somebody is killing us'

Dr. Marc Harrison, the Intermountain Healthcare CEO, has multiple myeloma, and did former Secretary of State Colin Powell. → Read More

Apple is selling a piece of cloth for $19

Apple unveiled some new products at its hardware event on Monday, including a "Polishing Cloth" that "cleans any Apple display." → Read More

Bill and Melinda Gates' daughter hints that their divorce has been 'challenging'

Jennifer Gates spoke about her recent wedding with Vogue, where she talked about the impacts of the pandemic and "transitions" in her family. → Read More

Colin Powell talked about his existing health struggles months before dying of COVID-19 complications: 'Don't feel sorry for me'

The journalist Bob Woodward interviewed Powell in July, where he spoke about battling multiple myeloma for nearly two years. Powell died on Monday. → Read More

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications at 84. His immune system was reportedly weakened by medical treatments.

Powell served as President George W. Bush's secretary of state. He died on Monday and was fully vaccinated, his family said. → Read More

China denied a report that it tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile, saying it was just a space vehicle

The Financial Times reported that China had tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile in August, catching US intelligence off guard. → Read More

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson says he's praying for Democrat gridlock on the stalled $3.5 trillion reconciliation plan

Sen. Ron Johnson told Fox News that he wants internal Democrat divisions over the package to make it fail. → Read More

Toymakers are focusing on selling soft, squishy toys this holiday season as space in storage containers is so limited

The supply chain crisis means companies are finding it harder and more expensive to find space on shipping containers. → Read More

An accused Capitol rioter threatened his children with violence if they reported him to the police, prosecutors say

Guy Reffitt was charged with taking part in the riot. He faces charges, including threatening his kids if they spoke to authorities, Reuters reported. → Read More

Video shows Jeff Bezos interrupting William Shatner's emotional speech to spray Champagne

The "Star Trek" actor went to the edge of space with Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, and teared up talking about the experience when he returned. → Read More

Samsung leader pleads guilty to using propofol, the sedative that killed Michael Jackson

Jay Y. Lee, the vice chairman and de facto leader of Samsung Electronics, admitted to using propofol multiple times in recent years. → Read More

The US says it's reopening its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated people next month

The US Department of Homeland Security said fully vaccinated travelers from Mexico and Canada could soon enter to visit friends and for tourism. → Read More

China appears set to ban reporting by news outlets not directly funded by the Communist Party, in a further blow to free speech

A draft law by China's National Development and Reform Council seeks to severely limit privately-funded news agencies. → Read More

2 Georgia election workers were fired for allegedly shredding voter registration forms ahead of local elections

Georgia's Fulton County has already had a lot of attention over electoral security as Trump supporters targeted it following the 2020 election. → Read More

A Wendy's manager poured hot oil on a customer who complained about his food, police say

Demarrus E. Pritchett was charged with aggravated assault after the incident at a Wendy's in Huntingdon, Tennessee. → Read More

2 outspoken critical journalists from the Philippines and Russia won the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia were awarded the prize, credited with exposing abuses of power. → Read More

Top COVID-19 doctors and scientists privately asked the Biden administration to scrap its booster shot plan, report says

The experts said current data did not justify a widespread booster campaign, and that those most at risk should be targeted, Politico reported. → Read More

Pelosi's office slammed Stephanie Grisham's claim she had a meltdown at a White House meeting with Trump as 'desperate trash'

Stephanie Grisham, a White House press secretary under Trump, wrote in her book about an October 2019 meeting between Pelosi, Trump, and Schumer. → Read More

21 current and former Blue Origin employees accuse Jeff Bezos of sacrificing safety in an effort to win the billionaire space race — and creating a toxic, sexist work culture along the way

Nearly two dozen current and former Blue Origin employees have accused the company of sacrificing safety while trying to win the space race. → Read More