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Richard Branson provides CCTV proof of Jeremy Corbyn's dishonesty over his 'ram-packed' Virgin train ride

Virgin Trains has released an extraordinary response to Jeremy Corbyn's claim that he was forced to sit on the floor of one of its London to Newcastle services because there were no seats left. A clip, which was first published by the...Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert mocks Donald Trump's pitch to black voters

Stephen Colbert's "Late Show" took a break for two weeks, but he's ready to catch everybody up on what Donald Trump has been up to. On "What Donald Trump Did on My Summer Vacation" during Monday night's show, he jumped right in with Trump's pitch to black voters. Show More Summary

'Check my pulse' — Hillary Clinton addresses rumors about her health on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

Hillary Clinton's health has been a hot topic for a while now. Last night, she addressed the rumors on "Jimmy Kimmel Live." Follow BI Video: On Twitter   Join the conversation about this story »

Clinton responds to health questions: I feel like the campaign 'has entered an alternate universe'

Hillary Clinton on Monday night laughed off Donald Trump's attempts to raise questions about her health. Appearing on "Jimmy Kimmel Live," the Democratic presidential nominee said recent suggestions by high profile Trump supporters that she may be ill were just a sign of a desperate campaign strategy. "This has become one of their themes. Show More Summary

4 interesting Trump moments from The Washington Post's new book on the Republican nominee

Donald Trump said he would consider working on a dramatic TV series based on his life should he lose the election this fall. That's just one of the more interesting revelations contained within "Trump Revealed: An American Journey of...Show More Summary

We spoke to the woman whose landmark legal case could block Britain from triggering Article 50

Gina Miller, a London-based investment manager for the firm SCM Private, is spearheading a landmark legal case which could have huge ramifications for Brexit and the UK's entire constitutional landscape. Miller, as Business Insider's...Show More Summary

There is a clear point in a woman's life when the gender pay gap gets worse

New data shows just how badly women's earning power suffers after having a child, with the gender pay gap widening from just 10% to 33% after the arrival of a son or daughter. A study by the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found that...Show More Summary

Judge: Ferguson, Missouri schools blocked African-American candidates from board elections

(Reuters) - Board elections for the Ferguson, Missouri, school district are unfair to African-American voters, a judge ruled Monday, citing a reluctance by white voters to support black candidates in a city that has become the face of a fierce U.S. Show More Summary

Donald Trump calls for a special prosecutor to investigate Clinton Foundation scandal

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump urged for the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate Hillary Clinton's involvement with the Clinton Foundation during her tenure as Secretary of State during on a rally in Akron,...Show More Summary

The new Zika outbreak could sink Trump's chances in Florida

By almost anyone’s political calculation, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s increasingly problematic drive for the White House will be practically impossible to pull off in November unless he can carry Florida, the premier...Show More Summary

Focus group pollster finds that some former Trump supporters have soured on him

Donald Trump's image crisis is starting to affect even his former supporters — a recent focus group of independent voters, some of whom previously supported the Republican presidential nominee, ascribed a lot of negative traits to the...Show More Summary

Watch Mike Pence laugh over Trump's claim that he will have 95% of the black vote in 2020

When asked about Donald Trump's claim that he will have 95% of the African American vote in 2020, Trump's VP Mike Pence laughed.  Follow BI Video:   On Twitter Join the conversation about this story »

The Department of Homeland Security is under more pressure than ever to dump private prisons for immigrant detainees

A growing group of prison reform advocates and lawmakers, including Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, are now urging the Department of Homeland Security to cease its use of private prisons for undocumented immigrants. The calls come after...Show More Summary

The new memoir 'Hillbilly Elegy' highlights the core social policy question of our time

There's a reason J.D. Vance's memoir, "Hillbilly Elegy," is at the top of the New York Times nonfiction bestseller list. You might call the book a loving indictment of the hillbilly culture Vance grew up in, and then escaped from, attending...Show More Summary

The price of an EpiPen has skyrocketed more than 500% since 2009 — and people are losing patience

About a year ago, Martin Shkreli's Turing Pharmaceuticals bought a drug and then hiked up its price by 5,000%, raising awareness about how the cost of a drug can skyrocket virtually overnight, especially when it doesn't face much generic...Show More Summary

Donald Trump's new app encourages supporters to donate and earn badges like "TrumpForce1"

If you don't already get enough Donald Trump news, you're in luck: There's an app for that. Trump's "America First" app was quietly made available in the App Store and Google Play last week. Supporters of the Trump campaign can use the...Show More Summary

Focus group pollster says Clinton's response to whether she lies is 'one of the worst' he's ever seen

A veteran Republican pollster tested some of Hillary Clinton's statements about her honesty on a focus group, and the results weren't pretty. On CBS News on Monday, Frank Luntz showed voters video clips of the Democratic nominee, and...Show More Summary

The Clinton Foundation is starting to be a real thorn in the side for Hillary Clinton

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been increasingly dogged by questions about the relationship she had with the Clinton Foundation while serving as secretary of state, adding a thorn in her side at a crucial point in...Show More Summary

Fox News reporter at center of mysteriously edited State Department video says saga still 'not over'

The Fox News reporter who first noticed that the State Department had edited a key section from a 2013 briefing video about the Iran nuclear deal said he is still searching for answers about why the edit was made. “It's not over,” Fox News chief Washington correspondent James Rosen told Business Insider in an interview late last week. Show More Summary

Clinton campaign denies top aide's involvement in Muslim magazine

The Hillary Clinton campaign denied on Sunday that a top aide had an active role at a Muslim journal that has published articles which refute major tenets of Clinton's campaign. The New York Post noted this weekend that the Journal of...Show More Summary

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