(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit challenging book bans in Escambia County, Florida, can move forward on the same day the county released an updated list of more than 2,800 individual books that have been pulled from shelves for... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA) -- Children’s book publisher Scholastic has reversed its decision to create a separate, optional section for its elementary school book fairs for titles written predominantly by and about people of color and LGBTQ people.Scholastic's initial decision to make some books optional came... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ocean cleanup crews have fished out the most trash ever taken from one of the largest garbage patches in the world.The Ocean Cleanup, a nonprofit environmental engineering organization, saw its largest extraction earlier this month by removing about 25,000 pounds of trash... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Twitter on Thursday began removing blue check marks from legacy verified accounts.Elon Musk, the CEO of the social media platform, had announced earlier this month that the checks marks would be taken down on April 20.Final date for... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- Florida officials are apologizing and pledging to remove the company responsible for sending Florida residents emergency alerts on their cellphones after much of the state was woken up to an alarm at 4:45 a.m. on Thursday.Officials said the alert, which included wording... Read More.
It's certainly more painful than deleting an ex from your social media, but Pete Davidson has apparently erased his much-hyped relationship with Kim Kardashian from his body art collection.Kim literally got under Pete's skin: He had a tat of Princess Jasmine done to commemorate... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A man is accused of posing as a Stanford University student and living in at least five different dorms on campus for nearly a year, the university's newspaper, The Stanford Daily, reported.William Curry allegedly presented himself as a Stanford student on... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A state judge in New Mexico has removed a county commissioner from office after ruling that -- because he participated in the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol -- the U.S. Constitution barred him for engaging in an "insurrection."It is the first... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wendy's is removing the romaine lettuce it uses in some of its sandwiches as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigates an E. coli outbreak that has sickened dozens of people.While a specific food has not been confirmed as the... Read More.
Dolly Parton is taking herself out of the running for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. "Even though I am extremely flattered and grateful to be nominated for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, I don't feel that I have earned that right," the... Read More.
Dolly Parton is taking herself out of the running for the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.The country legend, who was nominated for the first time for the Rock Hall honor this year, explained in a post on her