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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Iota leaves devastation in Nicaragua

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/19/20, 05:55 pm

Rescuers searched the site of a landslide on a mountainside where at least seven people died. Nicaragua’s Vice President Rosario Murillo on Wednesday raised the nation’s death toll to 16 after the second Category 4 storm in two weeks hit the coast on Monday.

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CDC issues Thanksgiving guidance

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/19/20, 04:54 pm

The United States has recorded more than 1 million new COVID-19 cases in the past week. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving or spend the holiday with people outside their households. The agency also listed safety recommendations such as social distancing, meeting outdoors, and having just one person serving food at gatherings that do go forward.

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More COVID-19 shutdowns ahead of Thanksgiving

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 11/18/20, 04:49 pm

New York City pulled the plug on in-person classes in public schools on Wednesday. Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city’s seven-day positivity rate had passed the 3 percent threshold set this summer. That means more than 1 million public school students are now fully learning online.

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