Push to Remove Books with Sexual Content Divides a Texas School District

Push to Remove Books with Sexual Content Divides a Texas School District

PROSPER, Texas—When a group of activists earlier this year demanded that the local school district pull more than 80 books from library shelves, claiming evidence of obscenity on many pages, the move sparked months of discord in this North Texas community. One mother, part of a largely conservative group, urged the sheriff to launch a … Read more

In Hong Kong, Hopes Fade Among What Some Call the Cursed Generation, 25 Years After Handover From Britain

In Hong Kong, Hopes Fade Among What Some Call the Cursed Generation, 25 Years After Handover From Britain

HONG KONG—Ahead of her 25th birthday in November, Khloe Ho is saving up to move away from her hometown of Hong Kong. She says career opportunities are limited. The city is suppressing civil liberties and enforcing unpredictable pandemic policies. Ms. Ho, who dreams of being a music producer, regrets not staying in the U.K. after … Read more

14 Books We Read This Week

14 Books We Read This Week

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Nexstar Nears Deal to Acquire Majority Control of CW Network

Nexstar Nears Deal to Acquire Majority Control of CW Network

Nexstar Media Group the nation’s biggest owner of local television stations, is close to a deal to acquire majority control of the CW Network from co-owners Warner Bros. Discovery and Paramount Global according to people familiar with the matter. Under the terms being discussed, Nexstar would acquire 75% of the CW, a broadcast network aimed … Read more

Cyberattack Prevents Macmillan From Shipping Its Books to Retailers

Cyberattack Prevents Macmillan From Shipping Its Books to Retailers

Macmillan, one of the largest book publishers in the U.S., said it has been hit by a cyberattack, and book retailers nationwide said they were unable to place new orders from the publisher. Macmillan “recently experienced a security incident, which involves the encryption of certain files on our network,” the publisher said Wednesday. “As a … Read more

Supreme Court Restores Oklahoma’s Jurisdiction Over Non-Tribal Crimes on Tribal Lands

Supreme Court Restores Oklahoma’s Jurisdiction Over Non-Tribal Crimes on Tribal Lands

WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled 5-4 that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native-Americans in Indian country, clawing back part of its 2020 decision recognizing nearly half of the state as a reservation. The case renewed a sharp divide on the court over the U.S. treatment of Native American tribes and its legal repercussions today. The majority … Read more

Russia’s War in Ukraine Drives Gains in NATO Weaponry

Russia’s War in Ukraine Drives Gains in NATO Weaponry

The conflict in Ukraine is driving a modernization of NATO weaponry, honing the alliance’s ability to face off against Russia and adding to the list of unintended consequences from Moscow’s invasion of its smaller neighbor. Former East Bloc NATO members have been arming Ukraine with Soviet-designed equipment similar to Kyiv’s existing gear.

U.S. to Ramp Up Military Presence in Europe to Counter Russia

U.S. to Ramp Up Military Presence in Europe to Counter Russia

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Meadows Aide Cassidy Hutchinson Thrusts Trump Chief of Staff Back Into Spotlight

Meadows Aide Cassidy Hutchinson Thrusts Trump Chief of Staff Back Into Spotlight

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump’s final chief of staff, Mark Meadowsclosed out his 10 months of White House service asking for a pardonaccording to new testimony that portrayed a man reluctant to intervene to stop his boss from stirring up a mob on Jan. 6, 2021, and unwilling to engage with those who tried to do so. … Read more