Simon’s Recent Stories
Nation Nov 25Many Hurricane Michael survivors spent Thanksgiving homeless
Still in tents and makeshift shelters six weeks after the most powerful hurricane in its history hit the Florida Panhandle, thousands remained homeless on Thanksgiving day. Traveling to Bay County for the holiday, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky reports.
Nation Nov 17The only dental relief for many in this West Virginia county is extraction
After reporting in Alabama and California, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the final state that the UN says can exemplify some of the country’s most egregious human rights issues. More than one third of residents in McDowell County,…
Nation Oct 28In LA, poverty on Skid Row defies U.S.’s humane reputation
Sanitary and living conditions for an estimated 2,000 homeless people along Los Angeles’ Skid Row are so severe that the United Nations recently compared them to Syrian refugee camps. How does extreme poverty persist in one of the country’s most…