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Opinion: Banning books is a nasty habit, whether it comes from the right or left
Banning books is a bad American habit, and one we must break. The banning comes from every side of the political spectrum, left and right, and the practice is often dangerous. Free speech is fundamental to our democracy, the lifeblood of our educational system.
New Amazon original film explores a dark era of medical history
It's a tale as old as time: A woman won't conform to societal norms, traditional notions of femininity or what's expected of her, and is dismissed as diseased. She's considered hysterical. And, as such, she is locked up, burned at the stake, hidden away or placed under the supposedly steadier control of men.
Here's what has happened to the House Republicans who voted to impeach Trump
GOP Rep. Anthony Gonzalez of Ohio announced on Thursday that he will not seek reelection, becoming the first of the 10 House Republicans who had voted in January to impeach then-President Donald Trump to decide to retire. Trump has targeted the Republicans, trying to purge them from the party.
FDIC teams with Discovery, Microsoft for $120 million minority-owned bank fund
The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation on Thursday unveiled a new fund to increase investments made with the nation's minority-owned and mission-driven banks, helping them expand economic opportunities in the communities they serve.
Biden signs executive order adding measles to list of quarantinable diseases after outbreak among US-bound Afghan refugees
President Joe Biden on Friday signed an executive order adding measles to the list of quarantinable diseases roughly one week after several Afghan refugees who had recently arrived in the US tested positive for the disease, which led to a pause in flights of US-bound refugees.
These game-changing student experiments could help humans travel across deep space
The human body was not designed to live in space, but genetic experiments on the International Space Station are preparing a biological toolkit for the future of long-term spaceflight. And some of the most groundbreaking DNA investigations taking place on the orbiting laboratory were designed by students.
How the Emmys sounded the alarms for the award-show ratings nightmare
The record-low ratings for last year's Emmys turned out to be the canary in the coalmine for steep across-the-board drops in award-show viewing -- the alarm for an unwelcome wakeup call. Yet if hope springs eternal that those shows can at least partially rebound, challenges associated with the pandemic and shift to streaming only heightened problems already plaguing TV's highest honor and awards in general.
Judge denies admission of evidence allegedly connecting Kyle Rittenhouse to Proud Boys
A judge in Wisconsin sided with defense attorneys Friday and denied motions filed by prosecutors seeking to admit evidence at trial showing Kyle Rittenhouse's involvement in a previous fight and his alleged association with the Proud Boys.
GOP congressman blasts Biden effort to resettle Afghan refugees in his state
A House Republican on Friday publicly pushed back against the Biden administration's plan to resettle Afghan nationals in his home state of Montana and suggested that the refugees are not properly vetted, despite repeated assurances from the Biden administration that they are.
What CNN found in investigation of US drone strike
To US officials, the driver of the car was an ISIS-K facilitator they feared was involved in a plot to attack Kabul's international airport. To his family and colleagues at a US nonprofit, 43-year-old Zamarai Ahmadi was an aid worker applying for a US visa to get his family out of Taliban-controlled Afghanistan. CNN investigates.