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By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sarah Clune Hartman
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Despite a robust job market in recent years, the career path for some, notably young people of color, is often dampened by a lack of skills needed for good jobs in today’s economy. In Pittsburgh, one group is trying to…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Simeon Lancaster
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Research published last year shows the massive Himalayan glaciers have shrunk 10-times faster over the past four decades than during the previous seven centuries. It threatens agriculture and the water supply for millions across South Asia. Fred de Sam Lazaro…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
More than 7 million people have fled Ukraine since the fighting broke out in February. Among them, nearly 80,000 foreign students, most from developing nations. Indian nationals account for almost a quarter of all foreign students enrolled in Ukraine, with…
India has long been called the world’s pharmacy as the largest producer of generic drugs as well as vaccines on the globe. A lot of that capacity was repurposed and increased to produce COVID vaccines, intended particularly for low-income countries.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Morgan Till, Sarah Clune Hartman
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane
Wednesday marks the second anniversary of George Floyd's murder at the hands of police in Minneapolis. His death touched off protests and a global movement for racial justice. Fred de Sam Lazaro reports on a new book, "His Name Is…
Extreme heat is gripping large parts of India and Pakistan, affecting hundreds of millions of people in one of the most densely populated parts of the world. Temperatures in India’s capital rose above 100 F again this week. The NewsHour…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro, Sam Lane, Layla Quran, Simeon Lancaster
The wedding industry is up and running again as more people are vaccinated and couples have rescheduled their canceled plans due to COVID. But the return of weddings is also highlighting the lack of services catered to people of color…
The pandemic took a particularly heavy toll on the restaurant business, with tens of thousands shutting their doors for good. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro visited one unusual establishment that’s bucking the trend, and reviving Native American food traditions…
Recruitment of foreign-trained nurses has hit a record high in the United States amid the coronavirus pandemic. But these workers, many of whom come from the Philippines, can sometimes wait years to come to the U.S. due to visa backlogs.
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