August 25, 2020

National

COVID-19 is a ‘crisis within a crisis’ for homeless people

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Nearly 200 tents stand inches apart on the scorching gravel lots, many covered in blankets for an extra layer of relief from the desert sun. Outside, their occupants sit on hot ground or in folding chairs, nearby palm trees providing no shade. Despite 12-foot-square sections painted in

Legal Beat

The ununited state of juvenile justice in America

As a child in the United States, justice often depends on where you live, the color of your skin, which police officer arrests you, or which judge, prosecutor or probation officer happens to be involved in your case. Juvenile courts across the country processed nearly 750,000 cases in 2018. About 200,000 of these cases involved

Politics

Pence Calls Out Cuomo, de Blasio Over NY’s COVID Death Rate

Vice President Mike Pence is known as a mild-mannered politician whose temperament is very different from his boss Donald Trump. But that didn’t stop him from unloading on New York’s two most prominent Democrats, holding them responsible for their state’s death rate — the second-highest in the nation. Now political observers are asking if Pence’s

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