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Texas school district has banned dozens of books, including the Bible : NPR

Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation is one of more than 40 books being challenged in the Keller Independent School District. AFP Contributor/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption AFP Contributor/AFP via Getty Images Anne Frank’s Diary: The Graphic Adaptation is one of more than 40 books being challenged in the Keller Independent School …

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Judge denies bail for the man accused of trying to kill Salman Rushdie : NPR

Defense attorney Nathaniel Barone (left) and Hadi Matar, who was charged with stabbing author Salman Rushdie, listen during an arraignment Thursday in the Chautauqua County Courthouse in Mayville, N.Y. Joshua Bessex/AP hide caption toggle caption Joshua Bessex/AP Defense attorney Nathaniel Barone (left) and Hadi Matar, who was charged with stabbing author Salman Rushdie, listen during …

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Judge orders DOJ to provide redacted Trump Mar-a-Lago affidavit : NPR

A federal judge ordered the Justice Department to provide a redacted copy of the affidavit used to justify the FBI search of former President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago residence, saying he believed the affidavit should be partially released. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Joe Raedle/Getty Images A federal judge ordered the Justice Department to provide …

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Streaming overtakes cable and broadcast in TV viewership for first time : NPR

The Netflix logo is seen on the company’s building on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles. The streaming giant is one of many platforms that contributed to streaming outperforming both broadcast and cable in TV viewership numbers for July. Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Robyn Beck/AFP via Getty Images The Netflix logo …

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Brian Stelter to depart CNN as it cancels ‘Reliable Sources’ media show : NPR

CNN host Brian Stelter, shown in this photograph from 2018, tells NPR he is departing the network after it canceled his media analysis show “Reliable Sources.” He had hosted the show for nine years. Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images CNN host Brian Stelter, shown in this photograph from 2018, tells …

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Japan launches a contest to urge young people to drink more alcohol : NPR

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit Japan’s alcohol industry hard, sharpening a long-running trend away from drinking. A new campaign sponsored by the National Tax Agency hopes to change that — but it’s running into sharp criticism. Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Philip Fong/AFP via Getty Images The COVID-19 pandemic has hit …

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LeBron James agrees to a $97.1M contract extension with the Lakers : NPR

LeBron James’ two-year, $97.1 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers makes him the highest-paid player in NBA history. Ashley Landis/AP hide caption toggle caption Ashley Landis/AP LeBron James’ two-year, $97.1 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Lakers makes him the highest-paid player in NBA history. Ashley Landis/AP LOS ANGELES — LeBron James …

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Ethiopia criticizes WHO chief Tedros for his comments on the Tigray crisis : NPR

The head of the World Health Organization, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, speaks in Brussels on Feb. 18. Ethiopia’s government is criticizing Tedros’ statement that the crisis in the country’s Tigray region is “the worst disaster on Earth” and his assertion that the lack of attention from global leaders may be due to Tigrayans’ skin color. Johanna …

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CDC warns of E. coli outbreak in Michigan and Ohio : NPR

This computer illustration shows the E. coli bacteria in blood. An outbreak in Michigan and Ohio is under investigation as health officials try to determine the source. Kateryna Kon/Getty Images/Science Photo Libra hide caption toggle caption Kateryna Kon/Getty Images/Science Photo Libra This computer illustration shows the E. coli bacteria in blood. An outbreak in Michigan …

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