Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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DNA evidence shows Hank the Tank didn't work alone

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Evidence shows that giant bear is getting a bad rap. And local officials say they're getting so many calls about him that it's affecting their ability to take emergency calls.

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Colin Kaepernick launches new initiative to offer autopsies for police-related deaths

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The new initiative will eliminate concerns from the first autopsy, ensure that it was conducted without any biases or errors.

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Russia invades Ukraine as explosions are heard in Kyiv and other cities

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

The Russian invasion stirs international condemnation, roils global markets and a promise by Ukraine's president to defend the country.

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U.S. surgeon general says he and his family have all tested positive for COVID-19

Friday, February 18, 2022

The nation's top doctor says he and his wife have mild symptoms, while his son has a runny nose and low-grade fever. His daughter also recently tested positive for the virus.

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A burning cargo ship full of Porsches and VWs is adrift in the mid-Atlantic

Thursday, February 17, 2022

The Portuguese navy rescued the 22-member crew from the Felicity Ace, which was scheduled to arrive in the port of Davisville, R.I., next week. None of the crew was injured.

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Former L.A. Angels employee found guilty of providing drugs that killed Tyler Skaggs

Thursday, February 17, 2022

The Major League pitcher died in 2019 after being found unresponsive in a hotel room while the team was in Texas to play a series against the Rangers.

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Disney theme parks say face masks are now optional for vaccinated visitors

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Walt Disney World and Disneyland do not require proof of vaccination to enter but Disney says guests who aren't fully vaccinated must continue to wear face coverings in all indoor locations.

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NFL hires former AG Loretta Lynch to handle its racial discrimination suit

Wednesday, February 16, 2022

The former attorney general was tapped in 2020 by the NFL to work on an inquiry into claims of workplace misconduct involving the then-Washington Football Team.

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Bob Saget's family sues to stop the release of records from death investigation

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

The family argues that no public interest would be served by the release of the actor's records to the general public.

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House panel reviews new material in its investigation into the Washington Commanders

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Both the team and the NFL had until midnight Monday to provide the House committee with additional documents related to an investigation of allegations of widespread sexual harassment at the team.

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Hate crime prosecutor details Ahmaud Arbery killers' racist history

Monday, February 14, 2022

The defense attorneys insisted the three men's pursuit of the 25-year-old was prompted by "honest, though erroneous, suspicion that he committed crimes" and not because of his race.

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Canadian government is invoking its Emergencies Act to try to quell COVID protests

Monday, February 14, 2022

Conservatives say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's measures to try to end the protests will inflame the situation.

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Artwork from the Black Lives Matter memorial has a new home: the Library of Congress

Saturday, February 12, 2022

The artwork that once served as a memorial to the movement is being displayed in a new online exhibit at the Library of Congress. So far, 33 pieces are posted.

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Bob Saget's death shows the danger of head injuries. Here's what you should know

Thursday, February 10, 2022

Actor and comedian Bob Saget's death was caused by a blow to the head that he appeared to ignore before going to bed. Medical experts say you should always seek care if you experience a head trauma.

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Actor Bob Saget died in his sleep after hitting his head, his family says

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

The Saget family says they have been "overwhelmed with the incredible outpouring of love" from his fans, saying the support has been "a great comfort" to them.

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NFL says it will control investigation into Commanders owner Dan Snyder, not the team

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

Hours after the team's announcement of its independent investigation, the NFL said the team "would not control the probe."

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Civil rights leaders call on the NFL to replace the Rooney Rule

Monday, February 07, 2022

The Rooney Rule, a policy that went into effect in 2003, requires NFL teams to interview candidates of color for head coaching and senior operation vacancies.

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15 boxes of White House records have been recovered at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Monday, February 07, 2022

Those records should have been transferred to officials from the White House at the end of the Trump administration, according to federal law.

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4 states announce they're dropping mask mandates for schools

Monday, February 07, 2022

It's a sign the three Northeastern states are changing how they manage the COVID-19 pandemic as cases from the omicron surge continue to drop.

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900,000 Americans have died of COVID in 2 years of the global pandemic

Friday, February 04, 2022

The U.S. death rate from COVID-19 continues to increase daily, as the rolling seven-day average for daily COVID-19 deaths has been above 2,000 since Jan. 23.

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