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The Biden administration’s move to deport thousands of Haitian migrants is drawing further criticism. NBC looks at the latest developments, and HuffPost explains why the U.S. is on track to admit fewer refugees than it did during the Trump year
Talks on a federal police-reform bill collapsed in Congress, marking the end of bipartisan negotiations on the issue after George Floyd’s death. The Atlantic looks at what the rest of the country might learn from Colorado’s own law-enforcement
Child-care workers are quitting in droves and day-care owners are struggling to replace them. The Washington Post and Politico look at the impact for families, businesses, policy, and the economy. Redrawing the congressional map to concentrate
The Texas doctor who violated the state’s new abortion ban now faces a lawsuit. The Washington Post looks at this early test of the law’s constitutionality. The U.S. government is investigating images of border agents on horseback chasing Haiti
The Biden administration is deporting Haitian migrants from the U.S.–Mexico border after thousands gathered in a makeshift camp under a bridge. The Miami Herald has the details. The Pentagon has apologized for a drone strike in Afghanistan that
Many people may not know that the woman at the center of Roe v. Wade — whose real name is Norma McCorvey — never got the abortion to which she won the right. Journalist and author Joshua Prager set out to find the daughter whom McCorvey ultimat
Hospitals in states with low vaccination rates are overwhelmed with coronavirus cases. ProPublica looks at the harmful, or even fatal, consequences for non-COVID patients. The Hollywood Reporter finds that turmoil at Time’s Up — including revel
Four elite gymnasts testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about sexual abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, saying the FBI failed to protect them. The Washington Post reports that the athletes blasted the agency for mis
California governor Gavin Newsom survived a historic attempt to oust him from office. The L.A. Times breaks down how Newsom defeated this recall effort. Ten years ago, thousands of protesters descended on Wall Street to demand an end to the gro
With polls indicating that Governor Gavin Newsom is likely to win the recall election in California, some Republicans are trying to taint the results preemptively. Vox is out with a story about how several GOP members are pushing a familiar cam
Some people are trying to bypass COVID-vaccine mandates by claiming getting the shots goes against their faith. CBS News looks into what constitutes a religious exemption. In recent years firefighters in Western forests have used computer model
In his latest film for ‘Frontline,’ documentary filmmaker Michael Kirk lays out how the United States went from a moment of national unity after an act of terrorism to an attack on our democracy by American citizens.
President Biden says he’ll open up secret government files about the 9/11 attacks. ProPublica investigates what answers they may provide to questions victims’ families have about whether Saudi Arabia bears some responsibility. A bill before the
After the 9/11 terror attacks, federal defense spending surged. The Wall Street Journal explains how the funding increase transformed the national-security industry and paid for a vast surveillance system. The News-Times reports on how families
Twenty years after 9/11, the accused mastermind behind the attacks is still awaiting trial at Guantanamo Bay. NBC News investigates why the process is taking so long. After the widespread protests against police brutality that followed George F
Millions of Americans are losing jobless benefits because federal aid has expired. The Washington Post looks at the impact on them and the broader economy. Forty million people depend on the Colorado River for water. ProPublica investigates the
Jason Fagone is a writer for the San Francisco Chronicle. In a recent article, Fagone details how Joshua Barbeau created an A.I.-powered chatbot based on his late fiancée. The technology brings up ethical and moral questions about the ways we u
A doctor and Washington Post columnist addresses parents’ concerns about how to keep their kids safe as classrooms reopen. Days after Hurricane Ida knocked out power, people are dealing with extreme heat and shortages of gas. The Louisiana Illu
Powerful remnants of Hurricane Ida are causing deadly floods in East Coast states, CNN reports. A new report says 750,000 households could be hit by eviction following the end of the federal moratorium protecting renters. Politico looks at the
CNN reports on a new Texas law banning abortions at six weeks of pregnancy that’s now in force. The U.S. Supreme Court did not block it from going into effect. Companies pledged around $50 billion for racial-justice causes after George Floyd’s
The Atlantic explains how Ida’s rapid intensification may be a warning that states need new hurricane emergency plans, because storms can now gather strength faster than cities can evacuate. Afghans who helped American troops face a long and co
CNN reports on the dangerous impact of Hurricane Ida. Around a million customers lost power as the devastating storm moved inland, flooding streets and destroying homes. The U.S. says it launched a drone strike Sunday targeting suspected suicid
Jason Parham is out with a three-part feature in ‘WIRED’ chronicling how Black Twitter came to exist in its current form. To put together this history, he spoke with the people who have been there since the beginning.
Reuters reports that U.S. troops at Kabul's airport are bracing for more possible Islamic State attacks as they work to evacuate Americans and Afghan allies, following yesterday’s deadly strikes. The water crisis in Flint, Michigan, disproporti
CNN reports on casualties following what the Pentagon calls a “complex attack” on the airport in Kabul. Vox explains how the unusual design of California’s recall election could lead to Governor Gavin Newsom being replaced by a Republican. In K
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