Israel's Education Ministry has rejected a request by teachers to include Dorit Rabinyan's novel Borderlife in the curriculum for high school literature students. The novel deals with a romance between a Jewish Israeli woman and an Arab man. "Marrying a non-Jew is not what the education system is educating about," said Dalia Fenig, the ministry official who leads the committee responsible for the decision.
Fairfax County, Virginia, allows home businesses but prohibits them from keeping inventory on site.
The democratic socialist congresswoman has lamented that the public-school system hinges on zip codes.
In one month, two sheriff's deputies in Florida have been arrested for fabricating drug evidence during traffic stops.
One of the officers was fired after arresting two six-year-olds in one day.