J.K. Rowling, the author of the Harry Potter series, has donated almost $20 million (£15.3m) to support research into neurological conditions in honor of her late mother.
One victim of the Orlando mass shooting touched the heart of one of the most famous writers in the world, J.K. Rowling.
LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling has made a substantial donation for research into the treatment of multiple sclerosis at a center named after her late mother. The 15.3 million-pound ($18.8 million) donation announced Thursday will be used for new facilities at a research center based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland. […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Catholic school in Tennessee has removed the Harry Potter books from its library after the school’s priest decided they could cause a reader to conjure evil spirits. In an email obtained by The Tennessean , the Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School said he consulted exorcists in […]
NEW YORK (AP) — J.K. Rowling is facing widespread criticism from the transgender community and other activists after tweeting support for a researcher who lost her job for stating that people cannot change their biological sex. The researcher, Maya Forstater, had been a visiting fellow at the Centre for Global Development, which in March declined […]
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WCMH) — Students at a Nashville Catholic school can no longer check out Harry Potter books from their school’s library. The fantasy series by J.K Rowling chronicles the life of young wizard, Harry Potter and his friends at the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. St. Edward Catholic School opened a new library […]
J.K. Rowling’s passion for free expression is so strong it extends to someone she’d otherwise not care to discuss: Donald Trump.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — If you’re planning on heading to the movies this weekend, you’ll want to be sure that ticket is worth the price of admission. That’s why CT Style Reporter Meghan Yost asked teenage film critic “Lights, Camera, Jackson” (aka Jackson Murphy) to weigh in on which new releases to see and […]
Author J.K. Rowling is working on her first film written directly for the screen.
City, state and federal officials are working through the carnage of the deadly nightclub shooting in Orlando and have begun announcing the names of the victims.