Martha’s Recent Stories
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.
Health Mar 29Relief package billions can’t buy hospitals out of shortages
Experts say the problem isn’t a lack of money. It's that there aren't enough supplies to buy.
Health Mar 24Key medical glove factories cut staff 50% during outbreak
Malaysian glove factories, which supply majority of the world's gloves, are operating at half capacity to comply with new national rules aimed at slowing the spread of the coronavirus. Shortages already reported the U.S. are expected to worsen.
Health Mar 20Imports of medical supplies plummet as demand in U.S. soars
The materials are critical to containing the highly contagious coronavirus as emergency rooms and clinics brace for a surge.
Nation Sep 04Separated migrant children suffered trauma, watchdog report finds
The children showed more fear, feelings of abandonment and post-traumatic stress symptoms than children who were not separated.