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He Got Books Banned for 'Gay Content.' Now He's Charged for Child Porn

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Ten years ago, Phillip Todd Wilson was principal of a Kentucky high school and, along with other administrators, got four books banned because they included topics he deemed "inappropriate," including "homosexual content." Today, Wilson is a 54-year-old former principal who's been hit with 17 child pornography and distribution charges. Charges......

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Razr Returns, Only Different

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Motorola is bracing for the future by returning to the past . The company is adapting its historical flip-phone design for a smartphone with a foldable screen. Samsung, Huawei, and others have phones that fold like a book and offer a double-size display when unfolded. Motorola’s new Razr phone, on the......

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S P 500 Ekes Out a Record

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The S&P 500 has eked out a new record on an otherwise uneventful day on Wall Street, the AP reports. The benchmark index closed with a gain of 2 points at 3,096, its third straight increase after a decline on Monday. Consumer-focused stocks, including Target and Lowe’s, were the......

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A #MeToo Moment on Survivor

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Reality TV got quite real Wednesday night during a double episode of Survivor , with an unexpected dose of #MeToo. People reports on the "major scandal" to touch the CBS show involving contestant Dan Spilo, a 48-year-old Hollywood talent manager, and some of his fellow tribe members. Multiple contestants accused Spilo......

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