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This startup wants to help you save money on groceries, and combat food waste

This startup wants to help you save money on groceries, and combat food waste

It may be harder to find deals in the grocery store these days. Flashfood wants to help fix that, while also preventing food waste. Here’s how it works: The Flashfood app shows which grocers in your area have partnered with the startup. Once you click into the store, you can see which foods are nearing…MORE

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk

NASA astronauts conduct spacewalk postponed due to debris risk

A spacewalk is back on the schedule for two astronauts Thursday after NASA initially postponed it due concerns about the potential risk of debris. NASA postponed a spacewalk originally scheduled for Tuesday after receiving a space debris warning for the International Space Station. Just hours before the astronauts were due to venture out of the…MORE

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

5 things to know for Dec. 2: SCOTUS, Federal funding, Coronavirus, India, Michigan

Inflation is generally not something to be happy about, but it can have unexpected benefits for some Americans. For instance, homeowners could see their houses go up in value, while their monthly payments stay the same. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also…MORE

Suspected Chinese hackers breach more US defense and tech firms

Suspected Chinese hackers breach more US defense and tech firms

A suspected Chinese hacking campaign has breached four more US defense and technology companies in the last month, and hundreds more US organizations are running the type of vulnerable software that the attackers have exploited, according to research shared with CNN. The apparent espionage activity, which the National Security Agency helped investigate when it emerged…MORE

Grab goes public in biggest Wall Street debut by a Southeast Asian company
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Grab goes public in biggest Wall Street debut by a Southeast Asian company

Grab, the Southeast Asian unicorn, is finally having its day on Wall Street. The Singaporean startup is set to debut on New York’s Nasdaq on Thursday after raising $4.5 billion in a deal that values it at nearly $40 billion. The deal, which involves merging with a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, is the biggest…MORE

How South African scientists discovered Omicron and set off a global chain reaction

How South African scientists discovered Omicron and set off a global chain reaction

In the early days of November, laboratory technicians at Lancet Laboratories in Pretoria, South Africa, found unusual features in samples they were testing for the coronavirus. Essentially, a gene was missing in what would be a normal genome profile of the virus. PCR tests weren’t detecting one of their expected targets, a signal that something…MORE

Peng Shuai ‘reconfirms’ she is safe and well in second call with IOC, says Olympic organization

Peng Shuai ‘reconfirms’ she is safe and well in second call with IOC, says Olympic organization

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) held a second call with Peng Shuai on Wednesday and said that the Chinese tennis star “reconfirmed” that she was safe and well given the “difficult situation” she is in, the sporting organization said Thursday. One of China’s most recognizable sports stars, Peng publicly accused a former top Communist Party…MORE

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wins latest court battle with Mail on Sunday publisher
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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, wins latest court battle with Mail on Sunday publisher

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, has won the latest round of a prolonged privacy battle with the publisher of the Mail on Sunday. A UK court on Thursday dismissed an appeal brought by Associated Newspapers Limited (ANL) against a previous judgment that the duchess had a reasonable expectation of privacy regarding a letter she sent to…MORE

Biden will outline new steps to combat Covid through winter months

Biden will outline new steps to combat Covid through winter months

The White House is set to announce a slew of new actions Thursday aimed at fighting the Covid-19 pandemic and protecting Americans from the Delta and newly discovered Omicron variants. President Joe Biden will detail the administration’s nine-pronged plan in remarks at the National Institutes of Health, a day after officials confirmed the first recorded…MORE

Majority of vaccinated adults say they’ll get a booster, KFF poll finds
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Majority of vaccinated adults say they’ll get a booster, KFF poll finds

Most fully vaccinated adults in the United States say they plan to get a booster, according to the latest Kaiser Family Foundation survey. Demand for booster shots has increased dramatically over the past month — about 60% of fully vaccinated adults say they’ve already gotten their booster or “definitely” will. But nearly one in five…MORE

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