Chinese turn to virus tracker apps to avoid infected neighborhoods

Chinese residents are using mapping programs and travel trackers to avoid neighborhoods with infections of the coronavirus and to better prepare for the dangers they face. Both the...

China, Desperate to Stop Coronavirus, Turns Neighbor Against Neighbor

GUANGZHOU, China — One person was turned away by hotel after hotel after he showed his ID card. Another was expelled by fearful local villagers. A third...

Marijuana legalization may hit 40 states. Now what?

A grower demonstrates removing leaves on marijuana plants to allow more light for growth. | Ethan Miller/Getty Images More than 40 U.S. states could allow some form of...

The most expensive health care option of all?

The projected multitrillion-dollar cost of "Medicare for All" has pitted Democratic presidential candidates against each other as they argue about the feasibility of single-payer health care. But the...

In a Burger World, Can Sweetgreen Scale Up?

CULVER CITY, Calif. — On a Wednesday morning last fall, several executives at Sweetgreen, the fast-casual salad chain, gathered around a conference table at their headquarters here....

Apple bans vaping apps from the App Store

Apple said Friday it will ban vaping-related apps from its App Store and has removed all 181 vaping-related currently available. The move comes amid reports of thousands...

State regulator says high fees for food-delivery could be illegal

A New York regulator said third-party food-delivery companies like Grubhub and Uber Eats appear to be breaking state laws by charging restaurants stiff fees that are based...

Amazon’s Alexa is about to become your personal doctor

Dr. Alexa is in the house. Amazon’s voice assistant has gained several skills that will allow consumers to ask questions such as “Alexa, pull up my blood glucose...

Americans spend 240 hours a year thinking about food

If you’re focusing on your eating habits in 2019 then be mindful of the clock striking 2:41 pm.A survey of 2,000 Americans found that that is the...

We’ll have a cure for cancer within a year, scientists claim

A team of Israeli scientists claim they will likely develop a cure for cancer in the next year, The Jerusalem Post reported on Monday. The new treatment is...

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