Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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Live Updates: ISIS-K Behind Kabul Attack That Killed Dozens. Biden Vows Revenge

Thursday, August 26, 2021

An Islamic State affiliate says it was behind the attacks that killed at least 13 U.S. service members and dozens of Afghans. Here's what we know right now.

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He Hiked 2,100 Miles In 209 Days To Complete The Appalachian Trail. He's Only 5

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

At 5 years old, Harvey Sutton — also known on the trail as "Little Man" — is one of the youngest people known to have completed the roughly 2,100-mile hike.

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Agriculture Officials Really Want Those Spotted Lanternflies Gone, Gone, Gone

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Pennsylvania officials are giving the following advice to those who encounter the pesky invasive insects: "Kill it! Squash it, smash it ... just get rid of it."

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Airbnb Will Provide Housing To 20,000 Afghan Refugees Around The World For Free

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Aid groups say there's an urgent need for housing for tens of thousands refugees from Afghanistan as they begin to resettle around the world.

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In His Final Address, Andrew Cuomo Attacks The Investigation That Led Him To Resign

Monday, August 23, 2021

The governor's farewell speech comes nearly two weeks after he announced his resignation from office following sexual assault allegations from 11 women.

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1st Black Trans Woman On Presidential HIV/AIDS Panel Seeks To Focus On Equality

Saturday, August 21, 2021

As the first Black transgender woman to serve in this capacity, Tori Cooper says she is eager to advocate on behalf of all transgender and non-binary people living with HIV.

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Yik Yak, The Anonymous App That Tested Free Speech, Is Back

Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Before shutting down in 2017, Yik Yak was used in hate speech and cyberbullying across college campuses and local schools. The app's new owners vow to take a strong stance against abuses.

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As Brands Reach For Diverse Customers, McDonald's Launches A Saweetie Celebrity Meal

Saturday, August 14, 2021

Big companies are becoming more inclusive and featuring more Blacks and other minorities in their ads and marketing materials as a way to take a stand against racism, analysts say.

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Belarusian Olympian Says She Was Forcibly Taken To Airport After Criticizing Coaches

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Sprinter Krystsina Tsimanouskaya told reporters that she was pleading for help from Japanese police at the airport and will not return home to Belarus.

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Florida Reports A Record With More Than 21,000 COVID-19 Cases On Saturday

Sunday, August 01, 2021

Florida is quickly becoming the country's epicenter for COVID-19 as the state saw a 50% increase over the last week in new cases.

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Olympics Spoilers Are Frustrating. Here's How You Can Avoid Them

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Tokyo is 13 hours ahead of the U.S. East Coast, allowing spoilers to slip through and upsetting those who want to watch the games later in prime time. Here are some ways you can try to block the news.

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At This Baltimore Museum, Security Guards Will Be The Ones Curating The Exhibit

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Opening in March 2022, the new "Guarding the Art" exhibit will feature hidden gems selected by the museum's own security guards.

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We Answered Extremely Random Questions People Had About The Olympics

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

As you cheer on sports you didn't think you cared about during the Tokyo Olympics, we're here to answer all those random questions that keep popping up in your brain.

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An Olympic Swimmer Who Battled COVID-19 Twice Is Now A Gold Medalist

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Great Britain's Tom Dean was diagnosed with COVID for a second time just a few months ahead of the Olympic trials. Now he has two gold medals in Tokyo.

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Walmart Offering Full College Tuition And Books For Employees

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

As a result, approximately 1.5 million part-time and full-time Walmart and Sam's Club workers in the U.S. will be able to earn college degrees or learn trade skills without the burden of debt.

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Tom Daley Sends A Powerful Message To The LGBTQ Community After His Gold Medal Win

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

"I feel incredibly proud to say that I am a gay man and also an Olympic champion," the 27-year-old diver from Great Britain told his fans. Daley's gold was the first of his Olympic career.

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Putting the Chilean Earthquake in Context

Tuesday, March 02, 2010

In 2010 alone, there have been earthquakes in Haiti, Chile, Argentina, Japan, Venezuela and the Bay Area. This weekend, it was feared a series of tsunamis would hit Mexico, California and Hawaii. Are this many natural disasters normal? Dr. Arthur Lerner-Lam, a seismologist at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory helps contextualize the shocking size of the quake.

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