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Courtney Vinopal is a general assignment reporter at the PBS NewsHour.
Courtney’s Recent Stories
Economy Aug 26How uncertainty surrounding the eviction ban, rental assistance affects housing security
Amid legal back-and-forth over the CDC's eviction moratorium, some landlords and tenants throughout the U.S. find themselves in a precarious financial situation.
World Aug 20‘I feel so helpless.’ Afghans in the U.S. worry for friends and family back home
There are some 132,000 immigrants from Afghanistan living in the U.S., and many fear for their family and friends back home following the Taliban's takeover of the country. PBS NewsHour spoke with Afghan Americans about what it's been like to…
Economy Aug 10Houses are getting scooped up before they’re listed. It’s shutting people out of homeownership
As U.S. home prices surge while housing inventory is at a historic low, some real estate agents say the tight market is becoming even more competitive through the practice of so-called “pocket listing” deals that are sold to buyers before…
Economy Jul 16What happened when some GOP-led states cut the $300 unemployment benefit
Across the country, Americans who recently lost the extra $300 a week in unemployment benefits are weighing tough choices about returning to work.
Economy Jul 02A quarter of Americans are worried about inflation. Here are 4 things to watch
26 percent of Americans surveyed in a recent PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist Poll said inflation was their number one concern regarding the U.S. economy. Here’s a look at some of the factors driving prices up in the U.S. right now.
Politics Jul 022 out of 3 Americans believe U.S. democracy is under threat
Ahead of the first Fourth of July since an attack on the Capitol, fueled by baseless claims of voter fraud, and as several GOP-led states work now to enact stricter voting rules, majorities of Democrats, Republicans and independents express worry…
Nation Jun 28WATCH: Answering your questions on critical race theory
University of California, Berkeley professor Prudence Carter answered viewers’ questions about critical race theory, and why it has become such a political flashpoint in American schools recently.
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.