July 19, 2021


Candace Parker to be first woman on cover of NBA 2K game

NEW YORK (AP) — Candace Parker grew up playing video games, and now she’ll be the first female basketball player on the cover of one.

The Chicago Sky star will appear on the NBA 2K22 cover for the WNBA 25th Anniversary special edition when it’s released Sept. 10.

“I grew up a video game fanatic, that’s what I did, to the point where my brothers would give me the fake controller when I was younger where I think I was playing and I wasn’t,” Parker said. “All I wanted to do was just be like them. As a kid growing

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Georgia woman charged with stealing $1 million in jewelry from dates

A woman accused of stealing more than a million dollars worth of jewelry during dates has turned herself in.

Atlanta police say Shirley Paul Reyes Azambuya stole jewelry during a date and hotel rendevous in June.

Investigators believe they’ll be able to show in court a pattern of past incidents. with all of the victims being men around the age of just 23.

A Fulton County

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Woman shames Bumble match who told her to ‘hit the gym & join Weight Watchers’ after she asked him out

NAVIGATING the sometimes cruel world of online dating can be tough, but this confident singleton had no issue reaching out to a bloke she fancied.

But in return she received disgusting comments targeting her weight with the horrible man telling her to “hit the gym and join Weight Watchers.”

The woman shared a screen grab of the text exchange online


The woman shared a screen grab of the text exchange onlineCredit: TikTok

Not phased though, the woman decided to publicly shame him on her TikTok page sarcastically urging other women to “come get your man.”

In the clip, she showed a conversation she claims was between her and the

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Woman dies after first dose

A woman has died within five weeks of receiving her first dose of AstraZeneca in Australia while 16 patients remain in hospital after suffering blood clots, the national drug regulator has announced.

The woman died in the UK and the Therapeutic Goods Administration says the death may have been related to pre-existing medical conditions and travelling.

Preliminary reports suggest she may have developed blood clots, assessed as thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), the TGA states.

“While some of her symptoms, imaging results and pathology tests suggested TTS, the woman had another very serious and recent underlying health condition and UK

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Meet the 82-year-old woman going to space with Jeff Bezos

By Jackie Wattles, CNN Business

After a half-century of waiting, Wally Funk — who trained for NASA’s Mercury program but was denied the opportunity to go to space — is finally getting her time amongst the stars. She’s been selected by the world’s richest man, Jeff Bezos, to accompany him, his brother, and an as-yet unknown auction winner on a suborbital trip on July 20th.

Blue Origin announced Thursday that the 82-year-old will take the fourth spot on the inaugural crewed flight of its New Shepard suborbital spacecraft, alongside Blue Origin founder Bezos, his brother Mark Bezos and the winner

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Who is Vaishali Shadangule, the first Indian woman designer to partake in Paris Fashion Week?

In the upcoming Paris Fashion Week (June 21-26) Indian designer Vaishali Shadangule is all set to showcase her collection. This will make her the second Indian designer — after Rahul Mishra in 2020 — to partake in the festival, and the first Indian woman.

The 43-year-old designer has had an incredible journey. Founder of the eponymous brand Vaishali S, she started in the year 2001. But her story begins even before that, when she ran away from Vidisha, a town in Madhua Pradesh in 1997. But it took her a while to discover her passion for designing.

A profile on

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This Kansas City Woman Cared For Her Parents With Dementia. Then Her Own Memory Started To Slip | KCUR 89.3

For many people, developing dementia can be a terrifying prospect, and experts warn that within the next few decades, the United States will face a surge in cases due to its aging population.

A newly approved drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease has raised hopes for a treatment, despite incomplete evidence that it improves symptoms. But a growing body of research suggests that exercise, sleep and other behaviors may be powerful preventive tools, even for people who are genetically predisposed to the disease.

“Maybe it does run in your family, because there’s a few of these risk genes that are in

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Woman trains men to box in Egyptian agricultural heartland

BENI SUEF, Egypt, June 14 (Reuters) – Twice a week in a small gym room in the Egyptian city of Beni Suef, 36-year-old Sabah Saqr coaches young men and boys to box.

A woman coaching men may not be that unusual in the capital, but in Beni Suef, which lies 100 kilometres (60 miles) south of Cairo in an agricultural area, tradition often limits women’s roles.

“I started boxing by accident,” said Saqr, who was spotted by a coach impressed by her strength and energy. “I didn’t used to like it because I was worried about my face, about being

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Local woman hoping to be named Ms. Health and Fitness. Here’s how you can help.

Jo Lawrence is a personal trainer at the YMCA in Idaho Falls and she just entered a national contest in hopes of being featured on the cover of a fitness magazine. | Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com

IDAHO FALLS – A local woman is hoping to win a national contest and she’s asking for your support.

Jo Lawrence has been a personal trainer at the YMCA in Idaho Falls for many years and works as a trainer and nutrition coach at Melaleuca. She’s worked with clients nationwide and recently got wind of a women’s fitness competition sponsored by Muscle and Fitness Her

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