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Nation Mar 31Relative invisibility makes for uphill battle to get COVID vaccines for Americans with IDD
People with intellectual and developmental disabilities like Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy and Autism often have underlying health conditions that make them more susceptible to COVID-19. Plus, many receive care in group living facilities, putting them at further risk. But despite…
Health Oct 10This optometrist-on-wheels helps kids see clearly for the first time
Schools and nonprofits are trying to address what they see as a growing problem, as more children need eyeglasses but can’t afford them or haven't been tested.
Science Apr 17360 video: Join a penguin colony in Antarctica
Learn how these birds are faring against the threat of climate change, and what everyday life looks like inside their noisy and chaotic communities.
Nation Apr 04360 video: How these 3 African American businesses survived decades of turmoil
Fifty-one years after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and the ensuing D.C. riots, three black-owned businesses that have weathered decades-long hurdles offer a small glimpse into the tight-knit community and bustling neighborhood as it once stood.