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Scrabble players are taking racial and ethnic slurs out of the game

Scrabble players are taking racial and ethnic slurs out of the game

Scrabble players won’t be able to spell out racial and ethnic slurs, even if they could earn a triple word score. The North American Scrabble Players Association (NASPA) announced on Wednesday that it will remove slurs and other offensive words from the official word list that’s used at its tournaments. The group decided to remove…MORE

A Texas mom gave birth to triplets right after she beat Covid-19

A Texas mom gave birth to triplets right after she beat Covid-19

Maggie Sillero was 28 weeks pregnant with triplets when she got the terrifying news that she had Covid-19. She wasn’t sick on May 8 when she went to The Woman’s Hospital of Texas in Houston — and never showed any coronavirus symptoms. She was admitted for observation because she was considered high-risk and her doctor…MORE

Coronavirus has pushed these schools to cancel their athletic programs in the fall

Coronavirus has pushed these schools to cancel their athletic programs in the fall

A growing list of universities are reporting new coronavirus cases among students in their athletic programs. Now, there’s a growing list of universities canceling their competitive sports for the upcoming semester. As universities continue to plan for how best to educate and house students during a pandemic, some have already decided it’s not worth the…MORE