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Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal overcomes stomach problem to beat Denis Shapovalov in five-set thriller

Rafael Nadal remains on track to make history at this year’s Australian Open after beating Denis Shapovalov in five sets — 6-3 6-4 4-6 3-6 6-3 — on Tuesday. The Spaniard is bidding to break the record for most men’s grand slam singles titles, a landmark he currently shares with Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic.…MORE

Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP

Australian Open relaxes rule against Peng Shuai protest T-shirt, Craig Tiley tells AFP

The Australian Open will allow people to wear shirts that say “Where is Peng Shuai?” CEO of Tennis Australia Craig Tiley told Agence France-Presse (AFP) on Tuesday. His comments come several days after security guards shut down a small protest in support of the Chinese tennis player, in which protesters unfurled a banner saying, “Where…MORE

Florida shuts down all monoclonal antibody treatment sites after FDA decision to limit use of certain treatments not proven effective against Omicron

Florida shuts down all monoclonal antibody treatment sites after FDA decision to limit use of certain treatments not proven effective against Omicron

Florida is closing its monoclonal antibody treatment sites, health officials announced late Monday, citing the US Food and Drug Administration’s decision to limit the use of certain versions of the treatments that were found less effective against the now-dominant Omicron variant of coronavirus. “Unfortunately, as a result of this abrupt decision made by the federal…MORE

Skin whitening: What is it, what are the risks and who profits?

Skin whitening: What is it, what are the risks and who profits?

Skin whitening is the use of cosmetic products or services to reduce the amount of melanin, or pigment, in the skin to make it appear lighter. It’s a big industry and predominantly targets women of color in every region of the world, with the Asia-Pacific region being the most lucrative. The practice dates back centuries,…MORE

How Putin’s $11 billion pipeline split NATO and the EU at a time of crisis

How Putin’s $11 billion pipeline split NATO and the EU at a time of crisis

An undersea pipeline set to deliver gas from Russia to Germany has become exactly what the two countries have always insisted it would never be: A weapon in a geopolitical crisis. The United States, United Kingdom, Ukraine and several European Union member states have fiercely opposed the pipeline ever since it was first announced in…MORE

Global stocks mixed as investors worry about Russia-Ukraine tensions and upcoming Fed plans

Global stocks mixed as investors worry about Russia-Ukraine tensions and upcoming Fed plans

Global stocks were mixed Tuesday, after a dramatically volatile day on Wall Street fueled by concerns over the US Federal Reserve’s plans to hike interest rates and tensions in Ukraine. Markets in Asia Pacific fell sharply throughout the day, with Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 and Japan’s benchmark Nikkei closing down 2.5% and 1.7%, respectively. South Korea’s…MORE

Black family alleges Connecticut police department was ‘racially insensitive’ and mishandled investigation of their daughter’s death

Black family alleges Connecticut police department was ‘racially insensitive’ and mishandled investigation of their daughter’s death

The family of a Connecticut woman who died last month is accusing a local police department of violating their civil rights and mishandling the subsequent investigation. Lauren Smith-Fields, a 23-year-old Black woman, was found unresponsive in her home on December 12, 2021, by a Bridgeport Police Department officer, according to a police incident report obtained…MORE

Brian Williams turns down CBS News’ attempt to recruit him for the ‘Evening News’

Brian Williams turns down CBS News’ attempt to recruit him for the ‘Evening News’

A version of this article first appeared in the “Reliable Sources” newsletter. You can sign up for free right here. Brian Williams doesn’t want to anchor the “Evening News.” Just years ago, in 2015, the notion that Williams would be rebuffing an offer to helm one of the big three nightly news programs would have…MORE

Evergrande asks international creditors for more time and warns that legal action could be ‘destructive’

Evergrande asks international creditors for more time and warns that legal action could be ‘destructive’

Evergrande is still trying to appease growing anger among its offshore creditors, who have threatened to take legal action over the embattled Chinese developer’s plans to restructure the business. The company is now asking international bondholders to give it “more time” to work on a restructuring plan, according to a filing with the Hong Kong…MORE

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