This photo essay presents scenes from summer protests in New York City.
Outbreaks and Epidemics
In the end, it wasn’t the struggles of Tasha Lamm's family that stood out most in their little house in Appalachian Ohio. It was love.
Mateo Ruiz González's photo essay shows New York during the coronavirus crisis.
Daniel, who has a congenital heart defect, knows going to a polling place will put her at risk. But voting in person provides a measure of satisfaction and psychological assurance that her ballot will be counted.
Until the border opens and they can return home, Thailand's migrant workers must navigate a labyrinthine immigration system, fight for health care, and struggle to survive, reports Medill Journalism School student Kira Leadholm.
I panic buy. I scour the shelves. I am spinning. I get what I can get. I taxi home, I wash everything down, I squirrel away. For three months I will mostly sit, and yet I am so tired.
As news of the pandemic's arrival to New York City spread, public reaction varied from denial to disbelief to panic. With conflicting messages from the government about the virus, New Yorkers were left to fill in the gaps.
In January, The World Health Organization published its first Disease Outbreak News on a novel coronavirus. By March 13, President Trump declared the COVID-19 pandemic a national emergency. The U.S. officially was in crisis.
From April through September, 3,000 North Carolinians filed for bankruptcy—30% less than before the pandemic. When foreclosures, evictions and other debt collections start again—and some already have—experts worry there will be a wave of filings.
Three families faced eviction after COVID-19 cost them their jobs or their health. But each was hanging on. Barely. Here are updates to their stories, six weeks later.
CRISPR gene-editing technology was used in developing the new coronavirus test. “It looks like they have a really rock-solid test,” says molecular biologist Max Wilson. “It’s really quite elegant.”
Remote schooling helps fight the pandemic. But considering Venezuela’s education system weaknesses, it could also deepen inequalities, expose adolescents to possible rights violations, and generate tensions in families.