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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New York attorney general sues NRA

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/06/20, 02:49 pm

If New York Attorney General Letitia James gets her way, the National Rifle Association won’t exist anymore. James, a Democrat, sued the organization and four of its current and former leaders on Thursday to drive it out of business over allegations of financial mismanagement that led to losses of $64 million over three years.

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Newcomer pulls off upset in Missouri primary

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/05/20, 04:11 pm

A woman who was once homeless and led Black Lives Matter protests in Ferguson, Mo., snagged the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House race in Missouri. Cori Bush, 44, unseated longtime Rep. William Lacy Clay Jr. in Tuesday’s primary election. Clay represented the state’s 1st Congressional District for 20 years after his father, William Lacy “Bill” Clay Sr., retired in 2000.

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Ag officials identify some mystery seeds

by Rachel Lynn Aldrich
Posted 8/04/20, 05:38 pm

Americans in at least 22 states received unsolicited packages of seeds for cabbage, hibiscus, lavender, mint, morning glory, mustard, rose, rosemary, sage, and other plants, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The USDA is working with other agencies to investigate the packages but has no evidence they are an act of eco-terrorism or a health threat.

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