India battles rash of "black fungus" cases hitting COVID-19 patients

By Manas Mishra    BENGALURU (Reuters) – India has ordered tighter surveillance of a rare fungal disease hitting COVID-19 patients, officials said on Thursday, piling pressure on hospitals struggling with the world's highest number of daily infections of the novel coronavirus.    Mucormycosis, or "black fungus" usually infects people whose immune system has been compromised, causing blackening or discolouration over the nose,

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Call Me a Disco Queen — I Love This '80s-Inspired Blush Contouring Hack From TikTok

Call Me a Disco Queen — I Love This ’80s-Inspired Blush Contouring Hack From TikTok Very seldom does a beauty trend that was once hot and absolutely everywhere stay in the past. It might take years, if not decades, but nearly everything comes back eventually. (Except, maybe, stick-thin eyebrows. Those can stay in the ’90s.) It’s fun to see makeup-lovers

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High Court rules on puberty blockers at transgender clinics

High Court rules children as young as 13 CAN take puberty blockers at transgender clinics (if they can prove they understand the treatment they are facing) in landmark case Keira Bell began taking puberty blockers when she was 16 before detransitioning 23-year-old brought legal action against the Tavistock and Portman NHS Trust Lawyers said children going through puberty are ‘not

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The Big VP Debate Takeaway: Black Women, Take Back Your Power

LaTosha Brown, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, shares her thoughts about the highly anticipated showdown between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence. During last night’s vice-presidential debate between Sen. Kamala Harris and Vice President Mike Pence, at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, we all witnessed a ninety-minute full-on display of white fragility, white male privilege

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Emmerdale spoilers: Bernice Blackstock sells the salon – and forces Leyla and Mandy to compete for it

BERNICE Blackstock sells the salon next week in Emmerdale – and forces Leyla and Mandy to compete for it.  Bernice departed from the village suddenly last year in the ITV soap after her daughter Dee Dee's dad Charlie was badly injured in an accident.  Visit our Emmerdale page for the latest gossip Find all Emmerdale spoilers here Bernice’s sudden move

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Chelsea 4 Crystal Palace 0: Blues second-half blitz downs Eagles as Ben Chilwell scores on first Premier League start

CHELSEA romped home to a 4-0 win over Crystal Palace as goals from Ben Chilwell, Kurt Zouma and Jorginho downed the Eagles. The Blues picked up a much-needed three points after being without a Premier League victory since the opener against Brighton. Frank Lampard's much-changed side then fell to a 2-0 defeat to Liverpool before a disappointing 3-3 draw away

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The 14 Best Cookbooks of Fall 2020

Cooking ‘Coconut & Sambal: Recipes From My Indonesian Kitchen’ In “Coconut & Sambal” (Bloomsbury, $35), Lara Lee, a chef living in London, explores her Indonesian roots, using her grandmother’s cooking as a jumping-off point. (Ms. Lee’s mother is Australian, and her father Chinese-Indonesian.) There are classic dishes: a chicken satay with a spicy peanut sauce, a beef rendang bubbling away

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