Kyle Ziemnick

Kyle is a WORLD Digital news reporter. He is a World Journalism Institute and Patrick Henry College graduate. Kyle resides in Purcellville, Va. Follow him on Twitter @kylezim25.

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U.S. bans travel from Brazil

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/25/20, 12:52 pm

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Brazil has nearly quadrupled to close to 375,000 since the end of April. In response, the United States on Sunday announced a ban on travelers from the South American country. National security adviser Robert O’Brien said the restrictions probably would be temporary.

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Trump visits COVID-19-modified Arlington for Memorial Day

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 5/25/20, 11:36 am

President Donald Trump laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in a Memorial Day ceremony altered by the coronavirus pandemic. The historic resting place in Northern Virginia livestreamed the ceremony and the president skipped his usual speech at the site. Trump later paid tribute to the country’s fallen soldiers in a ceremony at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, the site that inspired Francis Scott Key to write “The Star-Spangled Banner” during the War of 1812.

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A piece of the college sports pie

Education | California passes law requiring schools to allow payments to student-athletes
by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 10/02/19, 03:38 pm

Student-athletes who already receive substantial college scholarships could also profit from endorsement deals under a new California law that has the potential to remake college sports.

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