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By Associated Press
As COVID-19 swept across the United States it became clear that the virus disproportionately affected certain racial and ethnic groups. But the outsized impact of the pandemic on one community -- Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders -- has been largely…
By Stephanie Sy, Maea Lenei Buhre, Leah Nagy
“Island of Seabirds” to the Samoan people, Rose Atoll Marine National Monument is a major nesting site to a dozen bird species, as well as green sea turtles and other wildlife. Experience the island's wildlife, sounds and natural beauty in…
By Laura Fong, Mori Rothman, Mike Taibbi
Several governments in the Pacific have warded off the coronavirus so far by imposing early and strict quarantines. But the benefit of being a rural island is likely to disappear if the highly infectious disease is introduced.
By Maea Lenei Buhre
As coronavirus has spread across the U.S., so have reports of violence against people of Asian descent, and the FBI warns a surge in hate crimes could be yet to come. These fears have led to the creation of a…
By Mike Taibbi, Laura Fong, Mori Rothman
Locally based fishermen who supply the lone Starkist tuna cannery in American Samoa are facing a perfect storm of obstacles that are threatening their economic survival. A battle is now on in the U.S. territory to fend off those looming…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Dec. 16, a partial government shutdown hangs over a border wall dispute in Congress, and a look at life inside ISIS from a reporter on the front lines. Also, Marshall Islands residents are leaving the…
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