Researchers are tackling a new way to measure poverty, saying access to billions of dollars in public aid are affected by a public standard that has not been updated since the 1960s.
The Good Shepherd Center in Albuquerque, New Mexico enforced a strict lockdown when the pandemic began. Some men in the six-month substance abuse program said it helped their recovery, others were not so sure.
Navajo Nation Police Chief Phillip Francisco reflects on a year of resilience after COVID-19 put the department’s limited resources and funding to the test.
Rideshare and food delivery work became even riskier during COVID-19, which put thousands of people out of jobs.
The coronavirus pandemic, record drought in Northern California that has severely impacted the fish population in the Klamath River and the ongoing infrastructure problem on Highway 101 has awoken the Yurok Tribe to the food insecurity issue in the area.
Some communities were fighting a pandemic of pollution long before COVID-19. Now researchers are studying whether the virus made matters worse.
Top journalism students from across the country are investigating the lingering toll of the pandemic for Carnegie-Knight News21.