November 29

10 Things to Know for Thursday

10 Things to Know for Thursday

1. WHAT SCIENTISTS ARE SAYING ABOUT GENE-EDITED BABIES Experts at a Hong Kong conference declare that it’s still too soon to try making permanent changes to DNA that can be inherited by future generations. 2. WHERE CARS SPY ON YOU Electric vehicles sold in China are giving real-time data to the government, providing a powerful […]

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

1. ‘FIRE WITH COURAGE FOR THE PARTY AND COUNTRY!’ North Korea’s state media say leader Kim Jong Un ordered his engineers to launch a new intercontinental ballistic missile, a flight test where it demonstrated its reach deep into the U.S. mainland. 2. NBC NEWS FIRES MATT LAUER The longtime “Today” show host was terminated for […]

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 29

Five Things to Know in Florida for Nov. 29

FIRST FLIGHT IN HALF CENTURY LEAVES MIAMI BOUND FOR HAVANA Just three days after the death of Fidel Castro, the first regularly scheduled flight to Cuba’s capital in more than a half-century has left from Miami. Several airlines began routes to other Cuban cities earlier this year; Monday morning’s flight was the first of the […]