Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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Man arrested for the violent hate-crime beating of an Asian woman in N.Y., police say

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

In a surveillance video released by police, the suspect is shown punching the victim in the face and head more than 125 times. He is being charged with attempted murder.

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A new Selena album will be released in April, 27 years after her death

Tuesday, March 15, 2022

The songs are part of the catalog belonging to the family's record label. Producers were able to digitally update Selena's voice in her teen songs to sound exactly as she did before her death in 1995.

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Uber and Lyft add fuel surcharges to rides as gas prices surge nationwide

Monday, March 14, 2022

As of Monday, the average cost of a gallon of regular fuel is now $4.325, according to AAA. Both ride-share companies say they're adding surcharges to deal with the spike in gas prices in the U.S.

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Dolly Parton removes herself from the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominations

Monday, March 14, 2022

The artist said that her nomination could inspire her to put out "a hopefully great rock 'n' roll album at some point in the future."

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MLB and players agree to a new labor contract, paving the way to a full 2022 season

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The new collective bargaining agreement must be approved by both sides before it becomes official. Baseball would return on April 7 if it's accepted.

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Jussie Smollett will serve 150 days in jail for lying about an attack on him

Thursday, March 10, 2022

The former Empire actor was convicted on five felony counts of lying to police, but he has maintained that he did not stage the 2019 attack in which he claimed to be the victim.

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MLB pushes opening day back to at least April 14 as lockout persists

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred announced that another two series of games are being canceled, as players will not be paid for the games they don't play.

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Sony halts PlayStation sales in Russia due to Ukraine invasion

Wednesday, March 09, 2022

Along with stopping sales of its consoles, the company announced a $2 million donation to UNHCR and the international NGO, Save the Children, to support the victims in Ukraine.

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A cease-fire to evacuate civilians from the Ukrainian city of Mariupol fails again

Sunday, March 06, 2022

It was the second day in a row that a cease-fire to allow the evacuation of civilians from the port city fell apart.

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Thousands have been detained in anti-war protests across Russia

Sunday, March 06, 2022

As of Sunday, an independent monitoring group reports over 4,500 were detained across 63 cities, including Moscow and St. Petersburg.

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MLB players launch $1 million fund for its workers impacted by the MLB lockout

Friday, March 04, 2022

The money will be distributed to stadium workers and staff — including concession crews, electricians, janitors, ushers, security and transportation staff in addition to its broadcast crews.

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The NFL and players' union agree to suspend COVID protocols for the 2022 season

Thursday, March 03, 2022

With the change in protocol, league players and staff will no longer have to wear face coverings at NFL facilities, regardless of their vaccination status.

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A million people have fled Ukraine as Russia nears takeover of port city

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

The new total of refugees from Ukraine amounts to a little more than 2% of the country's total population of 44 million.

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Clubhouse says it won't be attending SXSW 2022 because of Texas' trans rights

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

Instead of attending SXSW 2022, the popular audio-only social app says it will hold its panel "The Power of Voice" on its platform, a spokesperson said.

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What we know about the inkstand in front of Nancy Pelosi during the State of the Union

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

The inkstand is the oldest surviving artifact of the House of Representatives, dating back to the early 1800s.

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Ship carrying thousands of luxury cars sinks in the Atlantic after burning for weeks

Tuesday, March 01, 2022

The total estimated loss for the cargo, including Porsches, Bentleys, Lamborghinis and Volkswagens, aboard the Felicity Ace is close to $440 million.

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A top Estée Lauder executive has been forced out over an offensive Instagram post

Monday, February 28, 2022

The Estée Lauder Companies said John Demsey was informed he must "leave the company, effective this week." The senior executive was with the company for 31 years.

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Derek Jeter steps down as CEO of the Miami Marlins

Monday, February 28, 2022

The five-time World Series champion became a minority shareholder of the team in 2017. He was elected into baseball's Hall of Fame in 2020.

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Niecy Nash and Jessica Betts are the 1st same-sex couple on the cover of Essence

Friday, February 25, 2022

In the interview with the magazine, they opened up about their love story and how their relationship blossomed into marriage. The duo tied the knot in 2020.

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Want to support the people in Ukraine? Here's how you can help

Friday, February 25, 2022

Several organizations are asking for assistance in helping people affected by the Russian invasion.

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