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Airlines bowing to a ‘press release’; vax mandate a ‘mirage’ not yet on books: Watters

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The Texas-based airline and its pilots' union denied any connection between the situation and the company's mandate that employees be administered the coronavirus vaccine shot. Host Jesse Watters noted that U.S. Tran...

Why the red planet captures our imagination in movies and books

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Consider the odds of your having been born: from the earliest stirrings of protohominid life — the ones writer Arthur C. Clarke and director Stanley Kubrick imagined in "2001: A Space Odyssey" — to the present, acro...

Virginia parents blast school board over graphic books, critical race theory: ‘Pretty despicable’

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"It is just like it sounds, it’s pretty despicable," Mobley told Fox News. Virginia parents on Tuesday were pushing back on graphic books and critical race theory being taught in Loudoun County Public Schools, callin...

Solange launches a library for rare books by Black authors

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The thing about rare books is that they're, well, rare -- which means too many hidden gems are well out of reach for the everyday literary enthusiast. Solange is trying to change that. The singer's creative studio S...

Swimming: Ikee books Olympic qualifiers spot after leukaemia treatment

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Japanese swimmer Rikako Ikee will compete in Olympic qualifiers in April after clinching a podium finish in her first 100 metres butterfly event since being treated for leukaemia. Ikee, who was diagnosed in February ...

Goalkeeper Alisson heads his way into EPL history books

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After all, he'd never scored a goal in his career. No Liverpool 'keeper had in a competitive game. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPORTS COVERAGE . One textbook header from a corner changed all that in one of the most sensati...

When these parents couldn’t find children’s books with strong Black characters, they created a pop-up store to sell them

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A family in North Carolina created a pop-up store that sells children's books featuring main characters who are Black to counter the lack of diversity in literature. The idea was born in 2019 when 8-year-old Langsto...

Biden echoes McAuliffe claim that Youngkin wants to ban books

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"Just look how he's closing his campaign," Biden said of Younkin during the event Tuesday. "He's gone from banning a woman's right to choose to banning books written by a Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize-winning author...

In the quest to create more content, Hollywood streamers are hitting the books

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Remember when reading the book before the movie was a thing? Well, it's practically impossible to keep up now. With the combination of celebrity books clubs (Oprah Winfrey, Reese Witherspoon, Jenna Bush Hager and ...

McIlroy on board with ban on green reading books

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McIlroy, responding to reports the books carried by most players in their back pockets may be on their way out as early as this fall, said he believes reading the way greens break is a skill that should be part of th...

Some of the most frequently banned books feature LGBTQ stories, library association says

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Some school libraries ban books because characters use witchcraft. Others do because of profanity or sexual content, or because of uncomfortable themes like racism. But a great deal of the most frequently challenged...

A Texas lawmaker is investigating 850 books on race and gender that could cause ‘discomfort’ to students

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San Antonio, Texas A Texas Republican lawmaker has launched an inquiry to identify books at public school libraries and classrooms on the subjects of race or sex that might "make students feel discomfort." State Rep....

This Virginia school district says it isn’t banning Dr. Seuss’ books. On the annual Read Across America Day, it’s just no longer emphasizing them

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A school district in Virginia recently made headlines for allegedly banning books by Dr. Seuss. But Loudoun County Public Schools(LCPS), located in Ashburn, said it is not banning books by the famous children's aut...

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, didn’t see diverse characters in books as she grew up. She hopes ‘The Bench’ will change that

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Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, said she hopes "any family" will see themselves represented in the pages of her children's book, "The Bench," in her first interview since speaking to Oprah Winfrey in March. The Duchess s...

Clive Barker’s ‘Books of Blood’ doesn’t really get under your skin

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The horror anthology was a staple of the past, with titles like "Trilogy of Terror," "Tales from the Crypt" and "Creepshow," movies rooted in the mini-scares provided by Eerie or Creepy magazine. Hulu reaches for th...

Braves’ Adam Duvall launches himself into World Series history books with grand slam

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Duvall connected for a grand slam off Houston Astros pitcher Framber Valdez. The home run put the Braves up 4-0 in a game that could clinch the franchise's first World Series title since 1995. CLICK HERE FOR MORE SPO...

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