Rachel Lynn Aldrich

Rachel is an assistant editor for WORLD Digital. She is a Patrick Henry College and World Journalism Institute graduate. Rachel resides with her husband in Wheaton, Ill.

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U.S. declassifies report on Khashoggi death

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/26/21, 04:18 pm

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman likely approved the killing of U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, according to a U.S. intelligence report. The Office of the Director of National Intelligence declassified the documents on Friday. The State Department announced visa restrictions against 76 Saudi individuals, and Democratic lawmakers have pushed for stronger measures.

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FDA report: Single-dose vaccine safe and effective

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/24/21, 04:49 pm

Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 shot is about 66 percent effective against moderate to severe illness and 85 percent effective at preventing severe cases. U.S. Food and Drug Administration scientists on Wednesday also said the single-dose vaccine is safe, paving the way for the agency’s advisers to meet on Friday to debate whether to grant emergency use authorization.

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Supreme Court agrees to review funds to abortion centers

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 2/22/21, 06:06 pm

Under the federal Protect Life rule, facilities that receive Title X family planning funds can’t offer or refer for abortions. The Supreme Court on Monday said it will hear Cochran v. Mayor and the City Council of Baltimore over the constitutionality of the restriction.

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