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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...

6 Dr. Seuss books won’t be published anymore because they portray people in ‘hurtful and wrong’ ways

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Six Dr. Seuss will no longer be published because they "portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong," the business that preserves the author's legacy said. The titles are: "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulb...

Massachusetts school district pushes grade schoolers to read books about ‘White privilege,’ ‘Whiteness’

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Belmont Public Schools, located in a Boston suburb, includes a list titled "Race, Culture, and Activism" of suggested books for students from kindergarten through fifth grade to read over the summer.  LARGEST TEACHER...

Portland’s iconic Powell’s Books is selling a book-scented unisex fragrance

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. There's something comforting about the smell of a bookstore, ...

Asra Nomani calls out examples of woke books in Virginia schools, explains why parents are pushing back

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On "Fox & Friends," the former Wall Street Journal columnist – whose children attended school in Fairfax County – brought examples of books being offered to children in the school system. The first book she showe...

Dr. Seuss books are taking over Amazon’s bestseller list

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Oh, the places Dr. Seuss books will go after they ignite controversy. This week, Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that six books penned by the children's author will no longer be published because of the "hurtful and...

Padres’ Daniel Camarena enters MLB history books with improbable grand slam

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Camarena was making his second career plate appearance when he stepped up to bat against Max Scherzer. Trent Grisham, Eric Hosmer and Wil Myers were on base in the fourth inning when Camarena launched the ball to rig...

This 8-year-old is on a mission to give away 2 million books to underprivileged kids

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When Selah Thompson came home from her first day of kindergarten in 2017, she was sad that a portion of her classmates did not know how to read. She immediately knew she needed to do something. "She said that a lot ...

Texas governor calls books ‘pornography’ in latest effort to remove LGBTQ titles from school libraries

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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, a Republican, called on the state's school boards to remove books he described as "pornography," a move that comes after at least two state lawmakers have asked officials to investigate books...

A woman, nicknamed ‘book lady,’ wants to give away one million books to her community

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Want more inspiring, positive news? Sign up for The Good Stuff, a newsletter for the good in life. It will brighten your inbox every Saturday morning. Jennifer Williams wants students to love reading the way she ...

The 11 books former President Barack Obama recommends you read this summer

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Washington, DC Former President Barack Obama released his summer reading list on Friday, continuing a tradition from his time in the White House. "While we were still in the White House, I began sharing my summer fav...

Barack Obama lists his favorite books of 2020

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In a year that saw many traditions upended, former President Barack Obama is keeping up with one annual custom: sharing his favorite books of the year. The former President, in a Twitter post Thursday, highlighted ...

New York tells SCOTUS to allow vaccine mandate for health care workers to remain on the books

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New York Attorney General Letitia James urged the Supreme Court Wednesday to deny a request from a group of New York health care workers to block the state's vaccine mandate, arguing that the emergency rule requirin...

Ronald DeFeo Jr., killer whose murders inspired ‘The Amityville Horror’ books and movies, dies

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Ronald DeFeo Jr., the killer who inspired "The Amityville Horror" book and movie series, has died, according to a spokesperson for the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Services (DOCCS). DeFeo, ...

FOX Bet Super 6 ‘Quiz Show’: $5,000 up for grabs answering questions on books, college football

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All contestants have to do each week is try to correctly answer six multiple-choice questions on topics ranging from sports to weather to entertainment to politics for a shot at the grand prize. The FOX Bet Super 6 a...

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