The Peel, Ontario, school board has urged teachers not to use To Kill a Mockingbird in their classrooms. A directive sent to teachers notes the n-word appears 19 times in the book. And in a sign that board members possibly haven't actually read the book and certainly didn't understand it if they did, the memo notes that the book's "racist themes make it violent and oppressive for black students."
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
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That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.