Hannah Harris

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

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Boris Johnson, American 

by Hannah Harris
Posted 7/29/19, 12:58 pm

Britain’s new prime minister is a U.S. citizen by birth—born in New York City 55 years ago. Boris Johnson, who moved into 10 Downing Street last week, hopes to lead the U.K.’s move out of the European Union on Oct. 31—with or without a divorce deal. The value of the British pound against the euro and the U.S. dollar fell Monday to a two-year low over concerns about a no-deal Brexit.

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Death rate among young adults: rising

by Hannah Harris & Marvin Olasky
Posted 7/29/19, 12:33 pm

Young adults in the United States are dying more often than they did seven years ago. That reverses the trend of the past 100 years, when public health, sanitation improvements, and the development of antibiotics led to longer lives. Now at a time of general peace, healthcare spending increases, and low unemployment, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report issued last week spotlights the bad news.

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School district accepts $22,000 lunch donation

by Hannah Harris
Posted 7/25/19, 03:20 pm

Last week a Pennsylvania school district, Wyoming Valley West, sent a letter to parents saying their children could end up in foster care if they didn’t pay school lunch debts, which total $22,000. Todd Carmichael, CEO of La Colombe Coffee, a Philadelphia company 115 miles southeast of the school district, offered to donate money for the lunches. The school district initially rejected the offer but then said yes.

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