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Isabella Isaacs-Thomas is a news assistant at the PBS NewsHour.
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Health Nov 23WATCH: What you need to know about Thanksgiving travel and COVID-19
As COVID-19 cases across the United States boom, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have advised Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving. So, what should millions of Americans keep in mind as they consider their holiday plans?…
World Nov 20How to help communities affected by Hurricanes Eta and Iota
Here are some organizations working to alleviate the crisis throughout the region, and others offering aid to specific communities in need.
Health Nov 18On Thanksgiving gatherings, public health officials say ‘don’t do it’
An overwhelming surge of the coronavirus is afflicting the United States at the very moment that extended families are considering if, and how, they can gather for the holidays. Public health experts have three words for you: “don’t do it.”…
Politics Nov 12WATCH: Biden won. Trump refuses to concede. What happens next?
Even after Joe Biden was named the winner of the 2020 presidential contest, the Trump campaign is pursuing lawsuits in a few states in an effort to contest the race calls.
Science Oct 303 questions after the discovery of water molecules on the sunlit moon
A team of scientists who studied a slice of the moon aboard NASA’s Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA) detected the first evidence that water molecules can exist on the unforgiving landscape of the moon's illuminated surface.
Health Oct 12How risky is voting in person? Here’s how to navigate your options during the pandemic
Voting is a fundamentally local process that varies from state to state and looks different depending on where you are. Here's how to determine which option is right for you.
Politics Oct 05What we know about Trump’s COVID-19 illness
What the president’s spokespeople have said about his illness, the therapies he has been given so far and what his return to the Oval Office may look like.
Nation Sep 28WATCH: Newsom warns about ‘pressing’ wildfires in Northern California
The latest inferno began with the Glass Fire at 3:50 a.m. Sunday, and two subsequent fires merged with it, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection.
Science Sep 14California’s catastrophic wildfires in 3 charts
Extreme weather events, climate change and human error have combined to cause California's most destructive fire season on record.
Nation Sep 01How to help victims of Hurricane Laura on the Gulf Coast
At least 19 deaths in Louisiana and Texas were attributed to Hurricane Laura, which destroyed homes and businesses and left hundreds of thousands of people without power. Here's how you can help those who have been impacted most by the…