Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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Parents of a 6-year-old girl killed at a theme park file a wrongful death lawsuit

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

The lawsuit says there were at least two prior incidents at Glenwood Caverns in Colorado where the ride operators failed to properly secure passengers on the Haunted Mine Drop ride.

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Dr. Rachel Levine is sworn in as the nation's first transgender four-star officer

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Levine leads the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.

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A missing Alabama woman's body is found in a parked, unoccupied police van

Monday, October 18, 2021

Christina Nance had been missing since Sept. 25, her family says. Video footage from that day shows her entering the van, which was in a police parking lot. Her body was found 12 days later.

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High schoolers are training to drive 18-wheelers amid a shortage of truck drivers

Saturday, October 16, 2021

The trucking industry is short 68,000 drivers. By 2028, industry officials fear the number could jump to more than 100,000. A California high school allows seniors to learn trucking skills.

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The CDC emphasizes COVID vaccinations as a key to safe holiday gatherings

Friday, October 15, 2021

The CDC says that having every person in attendance vaccinated is important for protecting those who can't get a shot. And it recommends that those who aren't fully vaccinated delay travel.

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A zebra that escaped from a Maryland farm has died, officials say

Thursday, October 14, 2021

An investigation is underway to determine who set the snare trap that killed the zebra on a Maryland private property. The person who set the trap could face charges.

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United States commits another 17 million COVID vaccine doses to the African Union

Thursday, October 14, 2021

The U.S. donation from its domestic supplies comes on top of the 50 million doses previously donated to Africa, which world health officials say is 500 million doses short of its goal.

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20 attorneys general file a complaint to block the Postal Service's strategic plan

Thursday, October 07, 2021

The changes to the Postal Service include slower delivery of some first-class mail and higher holiday-period pricing — changes the states want regulators to review.

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Why Facebook and Instagram went down for hours on Monday

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

When a company can't use the internet's core protocols, it's as if its online domains simply don't exist. That happened to Facebook, creating a cascade of problems.

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She guarded the Black Lives Matter memorial. Now, she's working to protect its art

Saturday, October 02, 2021

Nadine Seiler, one of those who watched over a fence at what became Black Lives Matter Plaza, is working to find homes for more than 700 artifacts that once covered the structure near the White House.

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FBI joins the search for missing Florida college student Miya Marcano

Friday, October 01, 2021

Law enforcement agencies across Florida say they are also working around the clock regarding Marcano's disappearance. She was last seen on Sept. 24.

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Coppertone recalls 5 sunscreen sprays because of a cancer-causing chemical

Friday, October 01, 2021

The company says that daily exposure levels believed to be detected in the products likely would not cause "adverse health consequences."

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Fat Bear Week Is Here. Take A Look At What To Expect And How You Can Celebrate

Thursday, September 30, 2021

Only one of Alaska's bears can take home the title of Fat Bear Week 2021 champion.

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Mail Delivery Is About To Get Slower And Pricier Just In Time For The Holidays

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Some of the changes will result in increased transit times for cross-country and other long-distance deliveries. The price increases will not affect shipping for international products.

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'Fireball' Meteor Caught On Camera Soaring Over North Carolina At 32,000 MPH

Monday, September 27, 2021

The bright phenomenon was videoed above the coast of North Carolina Friday night. Sightings were also reported in South Carolina, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.

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Dozens Of Massachusetts State Police Have Resigned Over A Vaccine Mandate, Union Says

Monday, September 27, 2021

Under the governor's executive order, all executive department employees are required to show proof of vaccination by Oct. 17. Up to 20% of state police employees reportedly are not vaccinated.

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A 6-Year-Old Girl Died After Ride Operators Reportedly Did Not Secure Her Seat Belts

Friday, September 24, 2021

Wongel Estifanos was visiting Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park during Labor Day weekend while vacationing with her family, officials say.

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Limits On Toilet Paper And Cleaning Supplies Are Back At Costco

Friday, September 24, 2021

Costco Chief Financial Officer Richard Galanti said an anticipated uptick in demand as the delta variant surges and supply chain challenges led to the purchase limits on key household items.

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13 People Were Shot, 1 Killed, At A Tennessee Kroger Store. The Suspect Is Dead

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The suspected shooter died of what investigators believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the police chief says. No motive has been given.

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Boppy Recalls 3.3. Million Baby Pillows After The Deaths Of 8 Infants

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The loungers were sold in stores from January 2004 to September 2021. Retailers including Amazon, Pottery Barn Kids, Target and Walmart carried the product.

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