The angry storm surge has receded and the clean up has begun from Hurricane Laura, but officials along this shattered stretch of Louisiana coast are warning returning residents they will face weeks without power or water amid the hot, stifling days of late summer. The U.S. toll from the Category 4 hurricane stood at 14
August 29, 2020
Hundreds of demonstrators gathered around the White House for a “noise demonstration and dance party” in an attempt to drown out President Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican presidential nomination. And later, a crowd enveloped U.S. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky as he left the convention, yelling for him to say the name of police
When the White House asked Carl and Marsha Mueller if they wanted to speak at the Republican National Convention, the Prescott couple jumped at the opportunity. The Muellers – whose daughter, Kayla, was kidnapped and killed in Syria by the Islamic State in 2015 – said they planned to use their Thursday address on national
This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. Allie Smith was three months shy of high school graduation when the COVID-19 pandemic hit and students were sent home to finish the year remotely. The problem is, Smith doesn’t really have a home. The 18-year-old is one of an estimated 1.5 million students classified by the
Last month, I put my kids back into daycare. Is it because I don’t care about my kids and dismiss the risk of COVID-19? Of course not. I care deeply about the well-being of my children and I take the human consequences of the pandemic seriously. But I can also calculate risk and measure tradeoffs.
New Hampshire isn’t the likeliest place for President Trump’s first post-convention stop. The state is small, it’s in the heart of deep-blue New England and it’s only gone GOP in one presidential election — GWBush in 2000 — in the past 30 years. But it’s also the first place Donald Trump ever won an election