Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

correspondent for The Washington Post in Santiago, Chile.

Jonathan Franklin appears in the following:

Highland Park police take a man into custody over the July 4th parade shooting

Monday, July 04, 2022

Officials are calling the 22-year-old a person of interest. Police Chief Lou Jogmen says the man gave himself up after a brief pursuit in his car.

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Former White House aide says Trump knew crowd was armed and told them to march

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Cassidy Hutchinson, the Mark Meadows aide who appeared in videotaped testimony before the Jan. 6 committee last week, is the panel's surprise witness today.

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3 dead, multiple injured after an Amtrak train hits a truck and derails in Missouri

Monday, June 27, 2022

Two people from the Amtrak train were killed in addition to one person in the dump truck, Missouri State Highway Patrol Corporal Justin Dunn told reporters during a news conference Monday afternoon.

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2 insurance companies end relationship with Maine agency after racist Juneteenth sign

Wednesday, June 22, 2022

An image of the racist sign was shared online Monday, gaining the attention of thousands across social media.

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After more than a decade of accolades and controversy, 'The Wendy Williams Show' ends

Friday, June 17, 2022

Wendy Williams, who has been the show's original host since its premiere in 2009, has not been on the air following her battle with Graves' disease.

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Companies are selling Juneteenth branded products. Here's why that's a big problem

Friday, June 17, 2022

Brands and companies are working to remove their Juneteenth items from shelves, as experts say those who are selling Juneteenth-branded products are "tone-deaf."

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A Texas city could be without water for 48 hours after a water main break

Tuesday, June 14, 2022

The city of Odessa has not yet released the exact details regarding the cause of the break.

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3 people died in a shooting at a Maryland manufacturing facility, officials say

Thursday, June 09, 2022

The suspect is no longer a threat to the community, officials say. Multiple federal agencies, including the FBI and ATF, have responded to assist local police.

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An Arizona man says American Airlines is to blame for his wrongful arrest

Thursday, June 09, 2022

Michael Lowe says he is still suffering from trauma following a 17-day experience in a New Mexico jail, according to a lawsuit filed Monday.

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Elon Musk tells employees to return to the office 40 hours a week — or quit

Wednesday, June 01, 2022

In leaked emails reported by Electrek, Musk says he will review and directly approve any requests for employees who wish to be exempt from the company's return-to-work policy.

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DOJ asks federal appeals court to reverse order lifting travel mask mandate

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

The Justice Department argues that the order issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in early 2021 "falls easily within the CDC's statutory authority."

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Students protest against a Seattle university's ban on hiring LGBTQ employees

Monday, May 30, 2022

Seattle Pacific University Board of Trustees Chair Cedric Davis says the trustees made their decision based on what they believed was most in line with the college's mission, according to a statement.

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Where AR-15-style rifles fit in America's tragic history of mass shootings

Thursday, May 26, 2022

The weapon used to carry out the mass shooting in Uvalde, Texas, is one all too familiar to Americans and lawmakers who have witnessed mass shootings occur over the past decade.

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Tragedy now overshadows Uvalde, a small town growing in population

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The small town of Uvalde, Texas, is a place where Friday night football rules, and its claim to fame is being the hometown of actor Matthew McConaughey.

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A school seeks to dismiss a lawsuit filed by Michelle Obama's brother and his wife

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The school argues that it exercised its contractual right to deny the Robinson children enrollment in 2021, as school officials determined it was in the "best interest of the school."

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Georgia NAACP is investigating a traffic stop involving a college lacrosse team

Thursday, May 19, 2022

Delaware State University filed a complaint Wednesday to the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division calling for an external investigation of the traffic stop.

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Bird-watcher wrongfully accused in Central Park video gets a bird-watching TV show

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In the series, Christian Cooper will take viewers into the "wild, wonderful and unpredictable world of birds," according to National Geographic.

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A photo of Florida students spelling out a racial slur is under investigation

Thursday, May 19, 2022

In the photo, each of the six students is shown holding up a large letter that spells out the N-word.

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Parts of the Buffalo shooter's alleged screed were copied from other sources

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

The 180-page document allegedly crafted by the Buffalo gunman included parts lifted from other sources, which experts say is common amongst mass shooters.

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Delaware State University to file a complaint with DOJ after bus search incident

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

Tony Allen, Delaware State University's president, says once the complaint is officially filed, it will be made available to the campus community to read.

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