Author JK Rowling makes huge gift for MS research

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. […]

Harry Potter removed from Tennessee Catholic school library

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 […]

Author JK Rowling draws criticism for transgender comments

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 […]

See or Skip? Your Weekend Movie Preview

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 […]

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