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High unemployment and food insecurity plague a region that swung for Trump.
Social and bureaucratic hurdles have caused unnecessary delays in obtaining what can be a lifesaving antiretroviral medication.
Detainees at the Mesa Verde Detention Facility stand in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement.
In March Elon Musk tweeted, “Coronavirus panic is dumb.” Now Tesla has moved forcefully against self-quarantining workers.
Hollywood has a tradition of glorifying cops. Here are some of the worst examples.
Lyft and Uber drivers’ early pandemic experiences have soured them on the companies’ ability to keep their workers safe.
A new study identifies the state’s worst regulatory agencies responsible for food safety and agriculture, air quality and toxic wastes.
Progressives say you can’t fix one without solving the other.
Many of these struggling metropolitan areas are in states that could determine the 2020 election.
Racial unrest and economic uncertainty collide in the industrial Midwest.
A union representing 25,000 L.A. County hospitality workers is seeking a pause of hotel reopenings until safety issues are addressed.
Health experts say the Grand Canyon State has “lost control of the epidemic.”
An East L.A. family leans on community during the pandemic as government lets down low-income immigrants.
The Adelanto Detention Facility is again in the center of controversy, allegedly using protests taking place outside the facility as an excuse to mistreat detainees.
“‘We need a society where anti-racism is hard-wired into every policy and practice,” says labor economist Steven Pitts.
Advocates ask supervisors to act now as fatalities mount and public health dept. allows COVID patients into facilities with poor track records.
Are peaceful protesters at Adelanto Detention Center being tear-gassed and pepper-sprayed?
Hospitals and clinics that recently faced financial collapse are reopening waiting rooms. But PPE shortages and staff-risk issues remain.
The Sunshine State shows there is more than one way to suppress the kinds of figures that reveal the virus’s true human cost.
In the midst of a pandemic, some insurance companies’ profits may be even higher than had been predicted before the coronavirus hit.