About Courtney @cglennvino
Courtney Vinopal is a general assignment reporter at the PBS NewsHour.
Courtney’s Recent Stories
Economy Jun 17The pandemic forced millions out of a job. Some say they can’t return to the way things were
Many Americans going back to work have been deeply changed by the pandemic, and some say the crisis has prompted them to rethink their careers, either by necessity or opportunity.
Nation Jun 14WATCH: What’s behind rising domestic and gun violence during the pandemic?
There were 43,538 gun deaths in America in 2020, and at least 611 mass shooting events, the most on record. Among the reasons for those statistics was an increase in domestic violence.
Politics Jun 08READ FULL: Senate investigation details security breakdowns surrounding Capitol attack
A bipartisan report released by the Senate on Tuesday details failures across the U.S. government, military, and law enforcement to properly plan for and respond to the deadly Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Economy May 25Anti-racist reading drove business to Black bookstores. Owners hope that’s not the end of the story
It’s been nearly a year since Black-owned bookstores were inundated with requests for anti-racist literature. While owners appreciate the attention it brought to their businesses, they say more is needed to sustain their bottom line long-term.
Economy May 13Why there are gas shortages and what it means for you at the pump
A cyberattack left one of the country’s largest pipelines stalled, driving Americans into a panic to buy gasoline.
Nation May 13The U.S. birth rate began dropping years before the pandemic. Here’s why
Even as the U.S. economy turns a corner, several women told the PBS NewsHour that the pandemic exacerbated already-existing anxieties they had about raising children in America, and they’re not certain when they’ll feel equipped to support a family.
Nation May 03As more states legalize marijuana, people with drug convictions want their records cleared
Sixteen states and the District of Columbia have now legalized recreational marijuana. For people with lingering drug convictions, this has raised new questions about what this legislation means for their criminal records.
Arts Apr 15How the 2008 economic crisis created a ‘new wandering tribe’ of seasonal workers
The latest selection for our “Now Read This” book club, Jessica Bruder’s “Nomadland,” documents a growing phenomenon in the country — a "wandering tribe" of seasonal workers. It has inspired a new movie of the same name. The film was…
Health Apr 15Veterinarians, teachers, and students are stepping up to form America’s volunteer vaccinator workforce
Across the country, Americans have been drawing on a vast range of career experience as COVID vaccinators. The PBS NewsHour spoke with a few of them about how their skills translate on the job.
Arts Apr 14WATCH: Author Jessica Bruder takes your questions about ‘Nomadland’
Author Jessica Bruder will join PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown on Thursday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. ET, to answer your questions about her book, "Nomadland,"…