Martha’s Recent Stories
Nation May 27Killer of 9 in California had talked of workplace attacks
An employee who gunned down nine people at a California rail yard and then killed himself as law enforcement rushed in had talked about killing people at work more than a decade ago, his ex-wife said.
Nation May 26Employee shoots, kills 8 at California rail yard, police say
An employee opened fire at a California rail yard serving Silicon Valley, killing eight people before ending his own life. Authorities say the shooting took place Wednesday in San Jose at a transit control center that stores trains and has…
Nation May 11Migrant children held in mass shelters with little oversight
The Biden administration is holding tens of thousands of asylum-seeking children in an opaque network of some 200 facilities.
Health Apr 23FDA says N95 face masks should no longer be reused
Now U.S. manufacturers say they have vast surpluses for sale, and hospitals say they have three to 12 month stockpiles.
Nation Mar 05New documents expose depth of Jan. 6 Capitol attack
Hundreds of emails, texts, photos and documents show how a patchwork of law enforcement agencies tried to support Washington, D.C., as protesters poured into town on January 6.
Health Feb 16Hospitals still ration medical N95 masks as stockpiles swell
One year into the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of medical-grade N95 face masks are pouring out of American factories and heading into storage, yet doctors and nurses say there still aren’t enough to keep them safe.
Nation Aug 24At least 7 people die as massive wildfires scorch California
There were hundreds of other wildfires burning Sunday across the state and nearly 250,000 people were under evacuation orders and warnings.
Nation Aug 21WATCH: California governor gives wildfires update
Wildfires that have claimed at least six lives and forced tens of thousands of people from their homes are still raging in California. Three major collections of fires are threatening tens of thousands of homes in the San Francisco Bay…
Health Jul 10U.S. bets on small, untested company to deliver COVID-19 vaccine
When precious vats of COVID-19 vaccine are finally ready, the ability to jab the lifesaving solution into the arms of Americans will require hundreds of millions of injections.
Health May 12Counterfeit masks reaching frontline health workers in U.S.
The story of how one brand of counterfeits has infiltrated America’s supply chains illustrates how the lack of coordination amid massive shortages has plunged the country’s medical system into chaos.