Happy Wednesday. You can now get the Black Truffle Burger at Shake Shack, part of the restaurant’s new fancy Black Truffle Menu. Are we still allowed to eat it outside?
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💰 The House voted to extend the debt limit to early December, agreeing it’s a problem for future Congress to solve.
📡 Scientists discovered radio signals coming from a group of hidden planets. Aliens?
🇮🇹 Protests in Italy against the country’s strict new Covid restrictions turned violent over the weekend.
😷 A New York State judge granted a preliminary injunction against the state vaccine mandate for health care workers with religious objections.
📦 Analysts believe Amazon is on its way to a trillion dollars in revenue. That's a lot of boxes.
🇦🇫 Participants in an emergency G20 meeting unanimously agreed to send aid to Afghanistan. Russia and China did not make the call.
🇫🇷 France will ban plastic packaging for most produce starting January 2022.
Coronavirus Update: 😷 Total confirmed U.S. cases as of 12:15 p.m. ET on Tuesday: 44,468,276 — Total deaths: 714,331
- FDA scientists say a Moderna booster doesn’t do enough boosting to warrant a third shot. FDA advisors are set to consider both the Moderna and J&J boosters Friday.
- American and Southwest Airlines both said they’re keeping their vaccine mandates despite the fact that they’re based in Texas where Governor Abbott has issued a ban on said mandates.
- A new Yahoo News/YouGov poll finds that the US might not be as Covid-divided as the media says it is.