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By Nicole Chavez, CNN The American Library Association said it has provided legal advice and support to a number of libraries affected by the “dramatic rise” in attempts to remove books relating to LGBTQ issues and people of color. As of June 1, ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom has documented 155 incidents across the country …

provided / things A successful Covid lockdown saw Alan Samson complete two books. How I write: Alan Samson Alan Samson is a former journalist and journalism scholar at Massey University. A successful Covid containment saw the achievement of two books: Me. And Me Now: A 70s Kiwi Hippie Trail Adventure; and, Wars Apart: WWII letters …

Symmetry Writer Mike Perricone returns with a summary of this year’s popular writings related to particle physics and astrophysics. Several notable titles include explorations of what it’s like to be a woman in science, to be black in science, or to live at the intersection of the two. These books explore the quest for a …

It’s back to school after a well-deserved Thanksgiving break. Here is a collection of some of the Florida education news that has been released during the week as we catch up and get back to the regular schedule. Today, that includes potentially interesting discussions of the bills in the state legislature. Read on for the …

December 2: The Jazz Hot, Bull Valley Roadhouse, Port Costa. December 3-4: United States Air Force Band of the Golden West, 7 p.m. and 3 p.m., Vacaville Performing Arts Center, vpat.net. On Saturday: Performance and book signing by Danny Thomas, Empress Lounge, 330 Virginia St., empresstheatre.org. On Saturday: Mad Hatter Parade, 4:30 p.m. Georgia Street …

Bonifacio Day marks the 158th anniversary of the birth of Andres Bonifacio, the Katipunan Supremo and one of the country’s greatest heroes. More than a century after his death, the revolutionary figure continues to be the subject of debate, in particular as to whether he should have been named a national hero instead of Dr …

In a move that fulfills a campaign promise from the three new members of the Johnston School Board, the district on Monday rescinded its mandate to mask all students and staff, effective immediately. Derek Tidball, Clint Evans and Deb Davis have joined Alicia Clevenger, who has served on the board since 2019, to vote in …

Opposition parties on Monday denounced the government for passing the bill to repeal agricultural laws in parliament without discussion. While Congress leader Rahul Gandhi questioned the decision to pass the repeal of the Farm Bill in parliament within minutes without any discussion, saying it indicated the government was “terrified,” the TMC member to Rajya Sabha …

New Delhi, Nov. 29 (PTI): The Center told the Supreme Court on Monday that it had reimposed the ban on construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) due to the deterioration of the air quality. In an affidavit, the Department of Environment and Forestry (MoEF) told a bench led by Chief Justice …

Cristiano Ronaldo has just 15 games after returning to Manchester and already shows why City and United wanted to sign him this summer. When it looked like City were set to pull off a sensational transfer window stunt for Ronaldo, United got wind and made sure he would return to Old Trafford, with Sir Alex …