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MIS-C disproportionately affects children of color.
Key takeaways about the roles of power, money and race in shaping America’s response to the pandemic.
A report on systemic racist police violence against Blacks in the United States is expected by the end of March.
Local rates of infection have driven most school districts’ decisions on whether to reopen, and families’ decisions on whether to attend.
The Humanitarian Respite Center in McAllen, Texas, formerly a nightclub, now shelters between 200 and 300 migrants each day.
As New Mexico faces another historic dry spell, can desert agriculture remain viable?
Republicans open another front in the culture wars—but shoot at the wrong target.
A $15 per hour minimum wage increase was stripped from the economic stimulus package. But the fight to raise the wage has just begun.
Shoring up working conditions at the bottom of the economy will be a priority for state political leaders. A new report could shape policy.
One of the state’s most polluted counties is poised to rubber stamp new oil and gas wells for decades to come—putting its most vulnerable residents at risk.
HVAC standards are the elephant in the living room of debates over reopening classrooms. Many schools can’t afford needed upgrades.
Speed bumps on the path to mass immunity.
During the pandemic, legal safeguards were created to help unemployed renters. But some families can still fall through the cracks.
The first residents of a migrant tent encampment in Matamoros, Mexico, were finally allowed to cross the border into the U.S.
Five decades after his murder, America could use another dynamic unifier.
Experts describe the winter surge as a “perfect storm” driven in part by poor planning, staffing woes and a tardy governmental response.
New collaborations with community organizations may produce innovative solutions that could make the pandemic recovery more equitable.
Two rural communities prepare to wrest more control over protecting their air from pollution.
Pro bono law firms say L.A. court system prioritizes nonessential operations over community safety.
Why are whites more likely to get their shots when people of color suffer more from COVID-19?