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CALIFORNIA BEGINS ROLLING BLACKOUTS AS STATE FACES WORST HEAT IN 70 YEARS

America's west coast is set to have its hottest two weeks in 70 years, putting even more strain on power grids after California imposed...

RED LEATHER DAY: SHERRIN A BARGAIN FOR LOCKED-UP FOOTY FANS

The closing down of the economy in the past few months has forced many businesses to come up with new ways to get rid of extra stock....

 
 
 

ONLINE PUB QUIZZES A NOT-SO-TRIVIAL ISOLATION PURSUIT

Recreating the pub experience at home during the COVID-19 pandemic hasn't only been limited to getting tap beer and chicken parmigiana...

'IT SHOULD NEVER HAVE COME TO THIS': PUNCHED FOR REBUKING RACISM, A YOUNG PLAYER TAKES FOOTBALL NSW TO COURT

Angus Chance took a stand against racism and copped a punch to the jaw. Then his teammates were allegedly told not to contact him for...

 
 
 

MURDOCH EMPIRE WILL CONTINUE ITS REIGN UNDER LACHLAN

After James Murdoch's public departure from family affairs, the heir apparent is clearer than ever. So who exactly is Lachlan Keith...

'GO TOPLESS': AS HOUSEHOLD WASTE SOARS, HERE'S WHAT YOU CAN DO

Kate Nelson has spent 10 years avoiding plastic, but even she has found her fiercely sustainable lifestyle confronted by the pandemic.

 
 
 

MUMMY INFLUENCERS SPRUIK EASTERN SUBURBS CHILDCARE

Former rugby league WAG Phoebe Burgess is promoting the yet-to-be-built project to her Insta followers.

'A LITTLE BIT LUCKY': TEAGUE HAILS CARLTON'S EFFORT IN THRILLER

Carlton coach David Teague has acknowledged luck played a part in the Blues stunning after-the-siren win against Fremantle, although...

 
 
 

KEAN VOWS TO PRESS ON WITH HORSE REMOVAL FROM KOSCIUSZKO NATIONAL PARK

Environment Minister Matt Kean has rebuffed attempts by Nationals leader John Barilaro to halt the removal of feral horses from sensitive...

ENTER, THE MUD FLAP: THE MULLET IS MAKING A COMEBACK

The hairstyle, known for its business-on-top, party-at-the-back shape is emblematic of all things ‘80s style. But recently, it's made...

 
 
 

'I'M JUST TRYING TO GET ON WITH IT': TIM MINCHIN ON TAKING THE GOOD WITH THE BAD

At the same time as he is preparing to release his debut studio album, Australian troubadour Tim Minchin is dealing with a private...

CLOVER MOORE SAYS IT 'MAY NOT BE RESPONSIBLE' TO HOLD NEW YEAR'S EVE FIREWORKS

COVID-19 has cast doubt on Sydney's New Year's Eve fireworks as NSW Tourism Minister expresses support for the event going ahead.

 
 
 

'FORGOTTEN OLD GOLD COAST HOME' CROWNED AUSTRALIAN HOUSE OF THE YEAR

When builder Brett Ivey realised his three favourite Gold Coast homes - all quite different - were designed by the same architect,...

'VERY DANGEROUS': CALLS ABOUT HAND SANITISER POISONINGS MORE THAN DOUBLE DURING PANDEMIC

The dangers have been highlighted in a case of a young girl who drank sanitiser and was placed on a ventilator in intensive care.

 
 
 

TAP 'N' GO FOR FUNERALS A SIGN OF SHIFTING NORMS

It's like a gift registry or wishing well at a wedding but it's for funerals.

STATE GOVERNMENT LAUNCHES COMPETITION FOR SYDNEY'S PUBLIC SPACES

The state government is seeking new ideas for Sydney's parks, public facilities and streets as COVID-19, climate change and population...

 
 
 

KAMALA HARRIS BRINGING ENERGY, DOLLARS AND MORE TO BIDEN'S CAMPAIGN

She likes to cook, she likes to dance and she has already made an impact with record numbers of donations rolling in for Joe Biden's...

'ON PAR WITH NORTH KOREA': THREE OUT OF FOUR REQUESTS TO LEAVE AUSTRALIA REFUSED

The Australian Border Force has granted permission for 22,640 citizens and permanent residents to depart Australia, out of 91,950 applications...

 
 
 

'I WANNA KEEP GOING OUT': CAMPAIGN URGES YOUNG PEOPLE TO SOCIALISE RESPONSIBLY

The hospitality industry fears pubs, clubs and restaurants will be shut down again if COVID-19 regulations are not strictly followed.

NIGERIAN BILLIONAIRE 'BETRAYED' WHEN HE AGREED TO SELL A CLASSIC AUSSIE INVENTION

The High Court of Australia awarded entrepreneur Dr Benoy Berry $27 million after agents of a Reserve Bank-linked company perpetrated...

 
 
 



COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 5,890 More Covid Cases, 117 Deaths

COVID-19 in Tamil Nadu: 5,890 More Covid Cases, 117 Deaths

In Tamil Nadu, a total of 5,890 more persons tested positive for coronavirus, while there were 117 new deaths, the state Health Department said on Friday. Read more ...

New Online Calculator Helps Predict Stroke Risk

New Online Calculator Helps Predict Stroke Risk

Doctors can predict patients' risk for ischemic stroke based on the severity of their metabolic syndrome, a conglomeration of conditions that includes high blood pressure... Read more ...

India Crosses 24L Covid Cases

India Crosses 24L Covid Cases

India's Covid-19 count passed the 24-lakh mark on Friday with 64,553 new cases in 24 hours, while the toll climbed to 48,040 with 1,007 more fatalities, said the Health... Read more ...

Asymptomatic Corona Patients Mostly Won't Infect Close Contacts

Asymptomatic Corona Patients Mostly Won't Infect Close Contacts

New research has added to the growing body of evidence that asymptomatic patients suffering from Covid-19 are less likely to infect close contacts compared to severe cases. Read more ...

Hydroxychloroquine works in high-risk patients, and saying otherwise is...

Hydroxychloroquine works in high-risk patients, and saying otherwise is dangerous

As of Wednesday, some 165,000 people in the United States have died from COVID-19. I have made the case in the American Journal of Epidemiology and in Newsweek that people who... Read more ...

Micronutrients and macronutrients: 6 Essential nutrients and why you need...

Micronutrients and macronutrients: 6 Essential nutrients and why you need each one to stay healthy

Proper diet is crucial to maintaining optimal health, and a huge part of it is ensuring the adequate intake of essential nutrients needed to support important cellular... Read more ...

20 Things You Should Pack to Help Ensure You Stay Safe and Healthy on Campus

20 Things You Should Pack to Help Ensure You Stay Safe and Healthy on Campus

Packing for college can be an overwhelming process, and although you can purchase a majority of your dorm essentials during that first week, there are some items - yes... Read more ...

Breast cancer patients face 'cruel' postcode lottery for fertility treatment

Breast cancer patients face 'cruel' postcode lottery for fertility treatment

Chemotherapy given to young women with breast cancer can leave them infertile, meaning many choose to freeze an embryo or their eggs for future IVF . Read more ...

No Clear Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

No Clear Timeline for COVID-19 Vaccine

WASHINGTON - How soon will the U.S. population see a COVID-19 vaccine? The answer seems to depend on who you ask. President Trump appears to be the most optimistic person in... Read more ...

Lower COVID-19 Risk With ADT for Prostate Cancer

Lower COVID-19 Risk With ADT for Prostate Cancer

Men whose prostate cancer was treated with androgen-deprivation therapy had a significantly lower risk of COVID-19 infection, a large retrospective study of Italian patients... Read more ...