Shanghai declares zero-Covid milestone but residents cast doubt on reopening

“Zero-Covid at the community level” means infections are no longer found outside centralized quarantine facilities or neighborhoods under the strictest lockdowns — and is a prerequisite for those measures to be lifted. Zhao Dandan, deputy head of the Shanghai Municipal Health Commission, said at a news conference Tuesday that all 16 districts of the Chinese … Read more

How to wash bras: Hand and machine washing

Bras, lingerie and other foundational garments need to be washed regularly, but oftentimes these important items of clothing are worn over and over, without being laundered. Ideally, a bra should be washed every two to three wearings. Tania Garcia, the director of fit at Cuup, says “A good bra is made of technical and delicate … Read more

20 best makeup bags in 2022 to keep your cosmetics organized

Real talk: A woman’s makeup bag says a lot about her. Is it tiny and compact? She’s probably a minimalist. Big and crazy organized? She wants options but she knows what she likes. Is it stuffed to the brim, overflowing with palettes? She really wants options. But finding the best makeup bag — whether it’s … Read more

20 unique graduation gifts for 2022 graduates

CNN — Graduation season is upon us, and chief among our to-dos — amid the valedictorian speeches, cap tosses and parties galore — is finding the perfect graduation gift for your graduate during this special time in their life. Whether they’ve just completed high school or med school, celebrating their accomplishments with a thoughtful gift … Read more

Opinion: Buffalo is part of an unfolding American tragedy

Racist ideas that seemed to be relegated to history’s dustbin after watershed civil rights, legal and legislative victories have returned with a vengeance. Headlines characterizing the Buffalo massacre as “racially motivated” do the entire nation a disservice. The benign description does not begin to cover the depth and breadth of the crisis we are facing. … Read more

Cadence Capsules review: A game-changer for travel

Self-care is a must, and for a woman of my age, that means a lot of products. From my beloved Vitamin C serum and face scrub to eye cream, lotion and sunscreen, my personal care routine is, in a word, sturdy. And, when I’m traveling, my collection gets more extensive. I need contact solution, toothpaste, … Read more

Elon Musk says Twitter deal can’t happen until bot dispute is resolved

Without citing a source, Musk claimed in to tweet that Twitter is “20% fake/spam accounts” and suggested Twitter’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission were misleading. The company has said that less than 5% of its daily active users are spam accounts. “My offer was based on Twitter’s SEC filings being accurate,” Musk tweeted. … Read more

Key lawmaker warns at UFO hearing: ‘Unidentified aerial phenomena are a potential national security threat’

The hearing, which is being livestreamed, has been agreed by the House Intelligence Committee’s Counterterrorism, Counterintelligence, and Counterproliferation subcommittee, a panel chaired by Democratic Rep. André Carson of Indiana. Carson warned in his opening remarks at the hearing, “This hearing and our oversight work has a simple idea at its core: Unidentified Aerial Phenomena are … Read more