A Texas school district removed a substitute teacher after they put duct tape over the mouths of 10 elementary school students on Thursday.
The substitute teacher was leading a fifth-grade classroom at Maxdale Elementary School, and three other students also put duct tape over their own mouths “as a result of the substitute teacher’s actions,” according to a statement from the Killeen Independent School District.
Quentin Tarantino, one of Harvey Weinstein’s closest collaborators in Hollywood, has said he knew about the producer’s history of allegedly abusing women and regrets not standing up to him.
The comments came in an hour-long interview with the New York Times, during which Tarantino said he had direct knowledge of several incidents in which women accused Weinstein of harassment or assault, including Rose McGowan and Mira Sorvino, who Tarantino dated in the 1990s.
In one of the most extensive reports of its kind, environmental health experts have estimated that nine million premature deaths worldwide—16% of all deaths—were linked to pollution in 2015, with the majority of deaths coming from air pollution.
The Los Angeles Police Department has opened a sexual assault investigation involving Harvey Weinstein, a police spokesperson said Thursday.
"The [LAPD] Robbery-Homicide Division has interviewed a sexual assault victim about an incident involving Weinstein which allegedly occurred in 2013," LAPD Public Information Officer Tony Im said in a statement to TIME.
Is there such a thing as too much exercise?
A new study, published in the journal Mayo Clinic Proceedings, suggests that there is. Fitness diehards may have a higher-than-average risk of coronary artery calcification (CAC): a buildup of calcium in the artery walls of the heart that makes arteries less flexible and is often a harbinger of heart disease.
Barack Obama is back on the campaign trail — just not for himself.
The former President took the stage Thursday for his first campaign event since leaving office, a canvas kickoff for Phil Murphy, the Democratic candidate for Governor of New Jersey, and Sheila Oliver, who is running as his lieutenant Governor, in Newark Thursday.