Hannah Harris

Hannah is a graduate of World Journalism Institute and a WORLD intern.

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Inventor flies hoverboard across English Channel

by Hannah Harris
Posted 8/05/19, 01:21 pm

There are many ways to cross the English Channel, including ferries, the “Chunnel,” and the freestyle stroke. But Franky Zapata came up with a new mode of channel transport on Sunday, flying his kerosene-fueled hoverboard the 22 miles in 22 minutes, with just one stop to refuel. The French Flyman and his team had worked 16-hour days after a failed refueling attempt last month landed him in the channel’s frigid waters.

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Trump to pick different intelligence chief

by Hannah Harris
Posted 8/05/19, 12:18 pm

President Donald Trump’s nominee for director of national intelligence has withdrawn his name from consideration. U.S. Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, faced suspicion about his qualifications to lead the U.S. intelligence community.

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Dillinger to be exhumed for forensic exam

by Hannah Harris
Posted 8/02/19, 12:37 pm

FBI agents shot and killed notorious bank robber John Dillinger in Chicago in 1934, but not everyone believes it’s his body buried in Indianapolis’ Crown Hill Cemetery. The Indiana State Department of Health approved the body’s exhumation for forensic testing, and the History Channel plans to film it for an upcoming documentary.

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