The idea the coronavirus leaked from a lab hasn't been disproved. However, a World Health Organization report said it was unlikely.
President Joe Biden also gave US intel 90 days to produce a report on the matter, days after reports that Wuhan lab workers fell ill in the fall of 2019.
Former National Intelligence Director John Ratcliffe told Fox News "there are a lot more sightings than have been made public" by intel officials.
The cephalopods showed a capacity for self control similar to that of chimpanzees, crows and parrots, the scientists said.
In a report produced days before the deadly siege on the US Capitol, Capitol Police intelligence warned “Congress itself” could be the target of an attack by pro-Trump protesters. The January 3 report, obtained by The Washington Post, said Trump supporters saw January 6 “as the last opportunity to overturn […]
The Pentagon’s top intelligence official, Under Secretary of Defence for Intelligence and Security Joseph Kernan, resigned Tuesday. His resignation follows the firing of Secretary of Defence Mark Esper and comes amid the resignation of the chief of staff to the Secretary of Defence Jen Stewart and acting Under Secretary of […]
Alex Trebek, the longtime host of “Jeopardy!,” died on Sunday at the age of 80. His legacy will be marked as one of democratizing intellectualism: He made it cool to be smart. Americans partly have Cold War-era politics to thank for Trebek’s ascendance. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
More than 50 former intelligence officials wrote a public letter Monday saying they were “deeply suspicious” that Russia could be involved with the dubious New York Post stories published recently about Joe Biden’s son Hunter. In the letter, first reported by Politico, the former officials said they believed the information […]
The Department of Homeland Security reportedly compiled “intelligence reports” on journalists covering the ongoing protests in Portland, a practice traditionally reserved for collecting information on suspected terrorists and violent actors, The Washington Post reported on Thursday. The department’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis distributed three Open Source Intelligence Reports, which […]
Russia uses an information-sharing process with the US to target Chechen dissidents, sources told Insider. The US and Russia have shared more information during the Trump presidency, the result of a directive from the White House. But Russia mainly seeks out information about those who flee the rule of Chechen […]
By the end of the century, indoor carbon dioxide levels could climb so high that they cut human performance on complex cognitive tasks by 50%, according to scientists’ calculations. A growing body of research indicates that high levels of carbon dioxide impair human cognition. Curbing carbon emissions from fossil fuels […]
The US provided Turkey with intelligence, including surveillance video and information from reconnaissance aircraft, that may have aided in its assault on the US-allied Kurdish forces in Syria, The New York Times reported. The intelligence sharing continued as late as Monday – two days before Turkey invaded Syria to go […]
Several media outlets published information on Monday about a former CIA asset in Russia who had to be extracted in 2017. CNN first reported on the source’s existence but withheld information about the individual’s identity and work in Russia. The report said the source had to be extracted after President […]
More people think women are intelligent and compassionate than they did 70 years ago, according to new research by the American Psychological Association. From 1946 to 2018, the percentage of Americans who thought men and women were equally intelligent increased by 51 percentage points. While women are now seen as […]
Sri Lankan police reportedly issued a warning to top officials 10 days before a series deadly blasts struck churches and hotels in multiple cities across the country. The country’s police chief identified a known radical Muslim group as “planning to carry out suicide attacks targeting prominent churches.” Eight blasts were […]
The Chinese woman arrested on March 30 while attempting to gain access to President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort had a signal detector, which is used to discover hidden cameras, and thousands of dollars in cash in her hotel room, prosecutors said on Monday. The woman, Yujing Zhang, was carrying a […]
Big dogs outperformed small dogs in certain intelligence tests in a new study. Bigger dogs had better short-term memory and self-control than smaller ones. But their size had no impact on tests of social intelligence, such as following human pointing gestures. There are different types of intelligence in dogs, just […]