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Don’t Let Those Blue Skies Fool You. Climate Change Is Still Happening The Conversation/Getty Images

Don’t Let Those Blue Skies Fool You. Climate Change Is Still Happening

COVID-19 shutdowns are clearing the air but pollution will return as economies reopen.

Marshallese Community In Iowa Struggles With COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Marshallese Community In Iowa Struggles With COVID-19

One community leader told a local paper that three Marshallese people have died of the virus in Dubuque County.

Could COVID-19 Anti-Vaxxers Jeopardize The Recovery Process? Getty Images/iStockphoto

Could COVID-19 Anti-Vaxxers Jeopardize The Recovery Process?

A majority of vaccine skeptics plan to refuse a COVID-19 vaccine, a study suggests, and that could be a big problem.

What Are The ‘Reopen’ Protesters Really Saying? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Are The ‘Reopen’ Protesters Really Saying?

Protesters across many states asserted their work – or even all work – was “essential.” They want to get back to it.

 

Pacific Islanders In LA Have The Highest Death Rate For COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pacific Islanders In LA Have The Highest Death Rate For COVID-19

The LAist reported Pacific Islanders’ coronavirus death rate is 12 times higher than the rate for white Los Angeles residents.

Prisons Were Once Designed To Prevent Disease Outbreaks Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Prisons Were Once Designed To Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Now they’re seen as epicenters for the coronavirus.

 

In California, Hawaiians And Other Pacific Islanders Have Highest COVID-19 Death Rate Cory Lum/Civil Beat

In California, Hawaiians And Other Pacific Islanders Have Highest COVID-19 Death Rate

A Los Angeles Times analysis found Pacific Islanders, including Native Hawaiians, are disproportionately dying in relation to their population in California.

Pacific Islanders In Oregon Have The Highest Rate of COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Pacific Islanders In Oregon Have The Highest Rate of COVID-19

The latest data shows Pacific Islanders in Oregon have more than 13 confirmed COVID-19 cases per 10,000 residents, twice as high as any other ethnic or racial group.

Terrorists, Militants And Criminal Gangs Join The Fight Against The Coronavirus AP Photo/Bilal Hussein

Terrorists, Militants And Criminal Gangs Join The Fight Against The Coronavirus

Some of these groups already provide social services, like medical care, education and an organized way to resolve disputes.

July 2020

Thursday, July 30

Police Unions Are One Of The Biggest Obstacles To Transforming Policing

Tuesday, July 14

How Deadly Is COVID-19?

Sunday, July 5

Can The World’s Most Powerful Computers Stop The Coronavirus?

June 2020

Saturday, June 13

Robo-Umps Are Coming To Major League Baseball

Thursday, June 4

Should You Fly Yet?

May 2020

Sunday, May 31

Why Some People Wear Masks And Others Don’t

Saturday, May 30

Can You Get The Coronavirus From Cash?

Sunday, May 24

Memorial Day: Why Veterans Are Particularly Vulnerable To The Coronavirus

Sunday, May 17

Don’t Let Those Blue Skies Fool You. Climate Change Is Still Happening

Saturday, May 9

Could COVID-19 Anti-Vaxxers Jeopardize The Recovery Process?

Monday, May 4

What Are The ‘Reopen’ Protesters Really Saying?

April 2020

Monday, April 27

Prisons Were Once Designed To Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Saturday, April 18

Terrorists, Militants And Criminal Gangs Join The Fight Against The Coronavirus

Friday, April 17

The Long History Of US Racism Against Asian Americans

Saturday, April 11

National Guard Being Activated For The Coronavirus Effort

Sunday, April 5

The New Coronavirus May Be What Ends The Global Wildlife Trade

March 2020

Sunday, March 29

The Two-Party System Is Here To Stay

Saturday, March 28

There’s Plenty Of Toilet Paper In The US — So Why Are People Hoarding It?

Friday, March 6

Why Health Officials Are More Worried About Coronavirus Than The Flu

February 2020

Friday, February 28

Guam Residents Compensated For World War II Atrocities Decades Later

Tuesday, February 25

Assisted Dying Is Not The Easy Way Out

Friday, February 21

A Military Perspective On Climate Change

Wednesday, February 19

What Happens To All That Leftover Presidential Campaign Cash?

Thursday, February 13

The 1920 Census: What History Has Taught Us

Tuesday, February 11

Not Everyone Born In American Samoa Wants US Citizenship

Wednesday, February 5

American Samoa Ruling: Who Gets To Be A US Citizen?

Monday, February 3

Why Losing Kobe Bryant Felt Like Losing A Relative Or Friend

January 2020

Thursday, January 30

When Will There Be A Coronavirus Vaccine? 5 Questions Answered

Wednesday, January 15

The Mental Health Crisis On Campus And How Colleges Can Fix It

Monday, January 6

Want To Know What Will Happen In 2020? Look To State Polls For The Answer

Thursday, January 2

7 Science-Based Strategies For Success With Your New Year’s Resolutions