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World Jun 26‘I became a full-throttled warrior.’ Frontline workers on their fight against COVID-19
Globally, the fight against the coronavirus pandemic has depleted resources, resulted in hundreds of thousands of deaths and put continued strain on health care workers who are on the frontlines of the crisis.
Agents for Change Jan 06How to help the victims of Australia’s wildfires
The blazes are estimated to have burned an area double the size of the state of Maryland, and killed or displaced up to 480 million animals since September 2019.
Nation Aug 01‘Why did you leave me?’ In new testimonies, migrants describe the ‘torment’ of child separation
After nearly two and a half weeks, one father was able to speak with his 6-year-old daughter. When she got on the phone, she began to cry and asked her dad, “Why did you leave me?”…
Agents for Change Jul 223 innovative ways former inmates are getting help to restart their lives
Most people who are released from prison are arrested again, but nonprofits are trying to combat that by helping former inmates get back on their feet.
Nation Jun 26What Stonewall means to the people who were there
The PBS NewsHour spoke with five LGBTQ people about what they remember about Stonewall, what led to the uprising, and how far we’ve come 50 years later.
World Apr 22How to help victims of the Sri Lanka bombings
Here are a few ways you can help the victims of the bombings, which have killed at least 290 people.
Nation Apr 04What’s in the DOJ’s scathing report on Alabama prisons
How enforceable any of these potential reforms outlined in the DOJ report is a crucial and unanswered question.
Politics Mar 11Stacey Abrams on how Democrats could win 2020
More than a dozen Democrats are vying to take on President Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. Will Stacey Abrams be one of them?…
Nation Jan 21Women of color at the forefront as Women’s March rally encourages voter registration
Thousands attended the Women’s March “Power to the Polls” event in Las Vegas, which kicked off a nationwide voter registration campaign.
Nation Jan 20Women’s March returns to the streets, one year after drawing millions
As they marched, protesters in New York City reflected on the year of activism that followed the 2017 Women's March.