About Me

Hello! My name is Rebecca Harrington. I’m a Deputy Editor at Insider, Inc., where I assign, edit, and coordinate the biggest news of the day for Business Insider and Insider, also overseeing teams that do the same on nights and weekends. My specialty is finding the angles that make readers care about the news they need to…

Hurricane categories tell only part of the story

I first wrote this explainer on hurricane categories to explain how a category 1 or 2 story could still do a ton of damage, depending on how much rain and storm surge occurs. I often update the story with info on new hurricanes so people can compare what’s currently happening with past examples. See the…

An explainer on the 25th Amendment

Interest in many Constitutional issues has grown since President Donald Trump took office, including on the 25th Amendment, which outlines how a president can transfer — or be removed from — power. I wrote an explainer on the amendment and its history for Business Insider. See the full story here »