Meghan’s Recent Stories
Health Apr 18Racial toll of virus grows even starker as more data emerges
As a clearer picture emerges of COVID-19’s decidedly deadly toll on black Americans, leaders are demanding a reckoning of the systemic policies they say have made many African Americans far more vulnerable to the virus, including inequity in access to…
Health Apr 08Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams black Americans
As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population — black Americans.
Health Oct 28Americans may find less choice in health insurance in 2017, analysis says
With insurance notices for 2017 in the mail, families are already facing difficult choices, even weighing whether to stay covered.
Education Jun 08Data reveals how many U.S. students chronically miss school
The government is out with discouraging figures on how many students are habitually missing school — and an AP analysis finds the problem is particularly acute in the nation's capital, where nearly one-third of students were absent 15 days or…