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When disaster strikes, state emergency officials prepare for the worst-case scenarios. But most plans don't include a hurricane season coinciding with a pandemic that drains resources and shows no signs of slowing down.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 6:21 am
The coronavirus pandemic could have been a moment of glory for the world's populist leaders. This is a period of heightened fear and anxiety — emotions that typically allow them to thrive.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 5:18 am
Millions of low-income school children are still waiting receive federal help to buy food, even as the number of families having trouble affording groceries skyrockets.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 5:14 am
New York police are investigating after a video appears to show a New York City Police Department truck plowing through a crowd during Saturday's protest.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 4:25 am
Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty, an African American congresswoman from Ohio, was briefly sprayed with "Mace or pepper spray" in downtown Columbus on Saturday while talking to people protesting the death of George Floyd.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 4:24 am
In 2012, Jackie Lacey made history. Not only did she become the first woman to serve as Los Angeles district attorney, she was also the first black person in the job. Lacey was born and raised in Crenshaw, and her victory appeared to represent a significant change for an office routinely criticized by community leaders for its slothful response to police brutality and corruption.
Posted on: 31 May 2020 | 3:55 am