Jonathan Franklin

The Washington Post

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A jury has been seated in the civil rights trial in George Floyd's death

Thursday, January 20, 2022

J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao are accused of violating Floyd's civil rights by failing to provide him with medical aid during the May 2020 arrest in Minneapolis.

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COVID concerns will keep NBC announcers home from the Beijing Olympics

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

NBC Sports officials say their plan of covering the Olympics from its Stamford, Conn., facility is a similar strategy used to cover the delayed 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics last year.

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Doctors and patients are facing tough choices because of the national blood crisis

Thursday, January 13, 2022

The COVID-19 pandemic has contributed to a 62% drop in blood drives at schools and colleges, according to the American Red Cross.

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The Army is increasing its largest signing bonus to $50,000 for some new recruits

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Until now, the Army has offered a maximum bonus of $40,000. The head of Recruiting Command said the pandemic has made attracting new talent much more of a challenge.

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West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice 'extremely unwell' after testing positive for COVID-19

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Results from the governor's rapid test Tuesday morning came back negative. However, results from his PCR test came back positive, according to a statement.

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Medicare proposes covering expensive Alzheimer's drug for those in clinical trials

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Aduhelm is the first treatment approved in the country to slow cognitive decline in those living with Alzheimer's. Doctors have refused to prescribe it, given the lack of data and evidence behind it.

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The poet Maya Angelou is the first Black woman to be featured on a U.S. quarter

Monday, January 10, 2022

The Maya Angelou design is the first quarter in the "American Women Quarters Program" — a four-year program that will feature prominent women in U.S. history.

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How to get insurance to pay for at-home COVID tests, according to the White House

Monday, January 10, 2022

The Biden administration says Americans should be able to order COVID-19 tests online later this month. Those who are eligible can get eight free over-the-counter at-home tests a month.

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An Uber rider who got stuck in the Virginia traffic jam ended up with a $600 bill

Thursday, January 06, 2022

Andrew Peters was stuck on I-95 for nine hours this week after snow and ice caused tractor-trailers to jackknife on the interstate, making the road impassable. By Thursday, Uber had offered a refund.

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California extends its indoor mask mandate until February as omicron surge continues

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

So far, nearly 80% of California residents have been vaccinated with at least one dose of the COVID vaccine. The extended statewide mask mandate is set to expire on Feb. 15.

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CDC recommends Pfizer COVID booster for kids as young as 12

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

The new recommendation for adolescents age 12-17 came hours after a panel of CDC advisers voted in favor of it. The boosters should be given five months after initial immunization.

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Australia cancels Novak Djokovic's visa after his earlier COVID vaccine exemption

Wednesday, January 05, 2022

The Australian Border Force said the top-ranked tennis player "failed to provide appropriate evidence to meet the entry requirements to Australia, and his visa has been subsequently cancelled."

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The CDC says a test to get out of COVID isolation is not needed, resisting pushback

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

Those who contracted COVID-19 can end their isolation after five days while continuing to wear a well-fitting mask for an additional five days, according to the agency.

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Late-night hosts Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers test positive for COVID-19

Tuesday, January 04, 2022

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon and Late Night With Seth Meyers are both taped at New York City's 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Meyers' show has been canceled for the rest of this week.

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Over 30,000 Coloradans ordered to evacuate as fires overtake their towns

Thursday, December 30, 2021

Thousands of residents in three communities near Denver were ordered to evacuate Thursday as wind-fueled wildfires engulfed parts of the area, scorching hundreds of homes and buildings.

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People should avoid cruise travel regardless of their vaccination status, the CDC says

Thursday, December 30, 2021

The CDC revised its guidance Thursday, as 91 cruise ships are under investigation for COVID outbreaks onboard. Most cruise lines require adult passengers to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.

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A complete guide to what is — and isn't — open this Christmas

Friday, December 24, 2021

Many major retailers and fast-food chains have announced they will be closed. A few, however, will stay open for customers.

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Walmart sued for allegedly dumping hazardous waste in California

Monday, December 20, 2021

Investigators said inspections of trash compactors from Walmart stores over the last six years found dozens of items classified as either hazardous waste or customer records with personal information.

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Omicron is now the dominant COVID strain in the U.S., making up 73% of new infections

Monday, December 20, 2021

Underscoring its high transmissibility, in a week, omicron went from a 12.6% share of new COVID infections in the U.S. to a dominant 73.2%, according to the CDC's latest estimates.

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Peloton pulls ad featuring actor Chris Noth after he's accused of sexual assault

Thursday, December 16, 2021

The Sex and the City star told The Hollywood Reporter that the allegations are "categorically false." The ad that was withdrawn had been viewed more than 3 million times online.

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