Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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These airlines are dropping mask mandates after a federal judge's ruling

Monday, April 18, 2022

Delta, United, Southwest, American and Alaska Airlines and other say masks are now optional for travelers on their aircraft.

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TSA will no longer enforce travel mask mandate after a federal judge strikes it down

Monday, April 18, 2022

The mask-wearing requirement had been initially imposed in early 2021, shortly after President Joe Biden took office.

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9,000 digital art NFTs are being released to raise funds in George Floyd's memory

Friday, April 15, 2022

In the fight to get justice for his brother's murder, Terrence Floyd has turned to the unlikeliest corners to do just that: NFTs — or non-fungible tokens.

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Not just Florida. More than a dozen states propose so-called 'Don't Say Gay' bills

Sunday, April 10, 2022

The specific details regarding the bills vary between state. But overall, they seek to prohibit schools from using a curriculum or discussing topics of gender identity or sexual orientation.

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Hundreds of Howard University hospital workers plan to strike over low wages

Wednesday, April 06, 2022

The labor union argues that nurses and other licensed healthcare professionals working at the hospital have been understaffed throughout the pandemic.

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The fox responsible for biting people at the U.S. Capitol has been euthanized

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

The U.S. Capitol Police says animal control has captured the fox responsible for biting at least one lawmaker and a journalist.

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Navy will name ship after the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Friday, April 01, 2022

The ship is part of the John Lewis class of replenishment oilers, which are named in honor of people who fought for civil and human rights, the Navy says.

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Understanding aphasia, the condition impacting Bruce Willis' acting career

Thursday, March 31, 2022

While details of Willis' diagnosis are unknown, medical experts stress the importance of the brain condition and how it's specifically treated — depending on its severity.

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CDC drops its COVID-19 risk advisory for cruise ship travel

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

While the agency has lifted its travel health notice two years after putting it in place, officials say it's up to travelers to determine their own health risks before going aboard a ship.

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Here's how you can avoid getting scammed when donating to support Ukraine

Wednesday, March 30, 2022

So far, about one-quarter of Ukraine's 44 million people have fled their country due to the war, according to the U.N. Here are tips to avoid falling victim to online scams.

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U.S. airline CEOs call on President Biden to end the federal mask mandate on planes

Thursday, March 24, 2022

The CEOs argue that the increase in vaccinations and the lifting of restrictions in other countries should make the Biden administration reconsider the policy for travelers.

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Madeleine Albright had a lot to say about Putin — and she didn't mince words

Thursday, March 24, 2022

The former U.S. secretary of state recalled the first time she met Russian President Vladimir Putin back in 1999 during the Clinton administration.

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MacKenzie Scott makes a record $275 million donation to Planned Parenthood

Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Scott, who divorced Amazon founder Jeff Bezos in 2019, has given away more than $12 billion to nearly 1,200 groups.

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'Selena' biopic will return to theaters in April to celebrate its 25th anniversary

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

'Selena' will return to theaters in April to celebrate the film's 25th anniversary.

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White House press secretary Jen Psaki tests positive (again) for COVID-19

Tuesday, March 22, 2022

In a statement posted to Twitter, Psaki says she had two "socially-distanced meetings" with President Biden on Monday and said he was not considered a close contact. His most recent test was negative.

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Miami Beach declares a state of emergency after recent spring break violence

Monday, March 21, 2022

Two shootings wounded five people in the city this past weekend. A curfew will go into effect late this week requiring that people be off the streets between midnight and 6 a.m.

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'The Price Is Right' is coming on down to a city near you in honor of its 50th season

Monday, March 21, 2022

The gameshow's cross-country tour will visit several unique U.S. landmarks, such as the Gateway Arch and the Route 66 sign. There's also a $50,000 prize up for grabs.

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Dancing Grannies pay tribute to those killed in the Waukesha Christmas parade attack

Saturday, March 19, 2022

Formed in 1984, the Dancing Grannies first started off as a jazz exercise group. The group has now expanded to perform in parades across Wisconsin each year.

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Howard University faculty are threatening to strike over working conditions and wages

Friday, March 18, 2022

Currently, there are 150 non-tenure-track, full-time teaching faculty and over 200 adjunct professors on Howard's campus.

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Dolly Parton will stay on this year's Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominee list

Thursday, March 17, 2022

Earlier this week, the county music legend posted on her social media accounts that she didn't think she'd necessarily earned the right to be nominated.

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