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Is the US in a recession? Hear what Jerome Powell thinks

Premarket stocks: The recession debate could hinge on this data

One important set of numbers arrives Wednesday morning, when the US Census Bureau is set to release its readout on retail sales for July. Economists polled by Refinitiv expect to learn that sales rose just 0.1% compared to the previous month. In June, sales climbed 1% month-over-month and 8.4% compared to 2021. But Bank of …

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Avoid adding salt to your food at the table, experts recommend.

Salting at the table could increase risk for early death, study says

Adding salt to your meal at the table is associated with a lower life span and a higher risk for early death, according to a new study. The study looked at more than 500,000 people in the UK Biobank who responded to a questionnaire between 2006 and 2010 about their salt habits and the frequency …

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Glowing fish are full of antifreeze to survive cold waters

Glowing fish are full of antifreeze to survive cold waters

The variegated snailfish is full of naturally occurring antifreeze proteins at previously unseen levels that help it survive in subzero waters, according to new research. Tea snailfish, known as Liparis gibbus, is also distinctive thanks to biofluorescence, which makes it glow in green and red. Study authors David Gruber and John Sparks, both research scientists …

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Ganni is growing a new fashion empire built on responsible values.  But the Danish co-founders still suffer from climate guilt

Ganni is growing a new fashion empire built on responsible values. But the Danish co-founders still suffer from climate guilt

Features · fashion They’re growing a new fashion empire built on responsible values. But Ganni’s co-founders still suffer from climate guilt The Danish brand heads open up about the complexities of being climate-conscious in the fashion industry, sharing that they are striving for B Corp certification as part of the brand’s future-proofing efforts. When asked …

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Snoopy, mannequins and Apollo 11 items will swing by the moon aboard Artemis I

NASA’s moon rocket arrives at launchpad ahead of liftoff

Engineers and technicians have been busy with checkouts and final testing of the Space Launch System rocket and Orion spacecraft inside the Vehicle Assembly Building at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The rocket stack made a couple of trips to the launchpad in March and June for the wet dress rehearsal, a test that …

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Mahmoud Abbas, president of the Palestinian Authority, answers questions from journalists at a news conference in Berlin, Germany on August 16.

Outrage over Palestinian leader’s ’50 Holocausts’ remark

“From 1947 to the present day, Israel has committed 50 massacres in Palestinian villages and cities,” Abbas said in Arabic, standing next to German Chancellor Olaf Scholz at a news conference in Berlin. “50 massacres, 50 Holocausts, and until today, and every day there are casualties killed by the Israeli military.” Abbas had been asked …

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Scottish local authorities under fire for appointing man as 'period dignity officer'

Scottish local authorities under fire for appointing man as ‘period dignity officer’

A group of colleges and local councils in Tay region in eastern Scotland announced the appointment of Jason Grant, who previously worked as a student wellbeing officer at a local college, to the role on Thursday. However, critics argue that a woman would have been better suited to the job. Retired tennis star Martina Navratilova …

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CDC announces sweeping reorganization, aimed at changing the agency's culture and restoring public trust

CDC announces sweeping reorganization, aimed at changing the agency’s culture and restoring public trust

CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky met with senior leadership at the agency this morning to lay out her plans for overhauling how the agency works. She plans to remake the culture to help the agency move faster when it responds to a public health crisis. She also wants to make it easier for other parts …

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'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law' review: Tatiana Maslany stars in a Marvel comedy that's too weak to be a smash

‘She-Hulk: Attorney at Law’ review: Tatiana Maslany stars in a Marvel comedy that’s too weak to be a smash

Ironically, the most buzzed-about element in advance of the premiere — how the computer-generated title character looks — is the least of the show’s worries. For the most part those scenes are just fine, if perhaps a little reminiscent of “Avatar” in the way the Hulks tower over ordinary folk. Instead, the show bogs down …

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