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Marking Banned Books Week in the US

This week, the American Library Association and several other groups are marking "Banned Books Week". The goal is to make people aware of efforts to restrict certain books, and to work to protect the freedom to share ideas - even unpopular ideas.

Nepal Makes Yoga a Required Class

Nepal's government is requiring students in grades four through eight to take yoga classes. The government says the classes will give students exercise and improve their health. But some people don't like the idea because of yoga's connections to religion.

Chicago Teachers End Strike

Teachers and students in Chicago's public schools returned to classrooms on Friday as a strike by the teachers ended. The Chicago Teachers Union, which represents the teachers, settled with the city of Chicago on October 31.


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