Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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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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At 100, The National Park Service's Oldest Active Ranger Is Still Going Strong

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Betty Soskin's career with the National Park Service began in 2000 after attending a presentation on a plan to create the Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif.

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LGBTQ Vets Discharged Under 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Have New Chance For Full Benefits

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

The new guidance will apply to veterans who were forced from service under the policy and given "other than honorable discharges" due to their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status.

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Female Government Workers In Kabul Told To Stay Home In Latest Taliban Rule

Sunday, September 19, 2021

Kabul's interim mayor did not give an exact number on just how many female employees would be forced to stay home because of the new rule. Previously about a third of city employees were women.

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Italy Is Making COVID-19 Health Passes Mandatory For All Workers

Friday, September 17, 2021

The "green pass" will show whether a person has been vaccinated, recently recovered from COVID, or tested negative for the virus. Workers failing to present a pass will be suspended without pay.

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More Than 600,000 White Flags On The National Mall Honor Lives Lost To COVID

Friday, September 17, 2021

The art installation, called In America: Remember, will be on display at the National Mall for more than two weeks. It honors the more than 660,000 lives lost to COVID-19 in the United States.

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Reba McEntire Is Rescued By Emergency Workers After A Staircase Collapsed

Thursday, September 16, 2021

McEntire and members of her team were checking out a historical building in Atoka, Okla. They got trapped inside after its staircase collapsed and had to be rescued.

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