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School Bans Harry Potter Books After Priest Says Readers Could ‘Conjure Evil Spirits’
A Tennessee school has removed the Harry Potter series from its library after its priest concluded students who read the books could conjure evil spirits. Rev. Dan Reehil of Nashville's ...
September 3, 2019
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Bizarre Video of ‘Creature’ Resembling ‘Harry Potter’ Character Allegedly Caught on Home Camera
An unusual video that has been circulating online over the weekend shows what appears to be a character ...
June 9, 2019
Abuse Claims Against Johnny Depp Has Warner Bros Worried Over His Casting in Fantastic Beasts
American entertainment company Warner Bros. fears that an ongoing legal battle between actors Johnny Depp and his former ...
April 14, 2019
‘Harry Potter’ Star Daniel Radcliffe Slammed for Tom Brady Comments
“Harry Potter” actor Daniel Radcliffe has been slammed for his criticism of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady ...
January 28, 2019
How Fantasy Helps Us Appreciate the Past
“The Lord of the Rings.” “Star Wars.” “Harry Potter.” These beloved fantasies, despite their differences in tone and setting, all ...
January 21, 2019
Harry Potter World Gets Two More Spell-Casting Areas & Two More Treats
Harry Potter fans have been flocking to Universal Studios ever since Harry Potter World was established in 2011 in ...
July 19, 2018
Tesla Crash Driver Was Watching ‘Harry Potter,’ Says Witness
Frank Baressi, the driver of the truck that a Tesla on autopilot hit, has said he heard from the crashed ...
July 5, 2016
Photos: A First Look at the Stage Characters of ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’
Juicy new details—and character photos—of the eighth Harry Potter story have been released. On May 31, ahead of ...
May 31, 2016
J.K. Rowling Gifts Troubled Fan Personalized Tattoo
One dedicated "Harry Potter" fan received a special gift from the story's creator. Kate, who goes by the ...
May 12, 2016
‘Harry Potter’ Fan Turns Her Walls into Pages from the Book
There are Harry Potter fans, and there are Harry Potter fanatics. Young adult author Meredith McCardle had moved ...
April 30, 2016
J.K. Rowling’s ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Screenplay to Be Published
In June, her play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will premier in London, and in November, the ...
April 26, 2016
New ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ Delights at Universal Studios Hollywood
Fans can now experience witchcraft and wizardry up close and personal.
April 11, 2016
Troubled Harry Potter Child Star Loses His Fortune, Gets Sued by Former Agent
A former Harry Potter star was ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars to his former agent ...
April 11, 2016
Harry Potter Author’s Chair Sells for $394,000 at Auction
NEW YORK—The humble chair J.K. Rowling sat on while writing the first two books of the Harry Potter ...
April 7, 2016
The Associated Press
JK Rowling Shares Rejection Letters on Twitter
Writers, though filled with passion, must also be thick skinned and a little daring—if not outright brave. In a Twitter ...
March 25, 2016
J.K. Rowling ‘Gave Away Dumbledore’s Death’ in Third Harry Potter Book
A clever new theory asserts that J.K. Rowling had already given away the clue to Dumbledore's death in ...
March 24, 2016
A New Harry Potter Book Is Coming Out This Summer
Get ready for a new installment in the Harry Potter series. "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts ...
February 10, 2016
Alan Rickman, Star of Stage, Snape of “Harry Potter” Dies at 69
LONDON—British actor Alan Rickman, a classically trained stage star and sensual screen villain in the "Harry Potter" saga ...
January 14, 2016
The Associated Press
Film Review: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’
What is high level Jedi-ism? What is the Force? In Star Wars, it refers to the ability of ...
December 21, 2015
Harry Potter Did Help Shape the Political Culture of a Generation
The idea that entertainment has an effect on our politics might seem ludicrous to some. Many would scoff ...
August 20, 2014
Emma Watson Was Completely Obsessive About Her Lines in Harry Potter; Talks Bloopers
When the young Emma Watson was cast as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter series at at the ...
August 18, 2014
7 of the World’s Weirdest Sports to Try: Chessboxing, Quidditch, and More
Tired of playing the same sport over and over again? Here are 7 strange sports to try and ...
July 10, 2014
Richard Griffiths Dies, Played Uncle in Harry Potter
Richard Griffiths, a British actor who played Uncle Vernon Dursley in the “Harry Potter” movie series, died at ...
March 29, 2013
Books In The News: 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners Announced
The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners were announced on April 16.
April 30, 2012
Movie Review: ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I’
Does this first part of Harry's final chapter bring the magic?
November 18, 2010
Emma Watson Ready to Take Risks as Final Harry Potter Film Set to Launch
Emma Watson told the U.K.'s Sun that she was ready to "start taking risks" as the young actress ...
November 6, 2010
J.K. Rowling: Possibly More ‘Harry Potter’ Books in Store
J.K. Rowling, while speaking to Oprah Winfrey, said that there is a possibility of more “Harry Potter” books.
October 1, 2010
New York Times Reporters Who Hyped Kavanaugh Claim Fall Silent After Editor’s Note is Added
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2020 Contenders Called for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Before New York Times Issued Correction
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New York Times Issues Major Correction to Story About Brett Kavanaugh
New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Health Concerns
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Company That Makes Prescription Painkiller OxyContin Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Lawsuits