(NEW YORK) -- California's precious trees are receiving a much-needed reprieve from the extreme drought conditions they have been experiencing for several decades. The same atmospheric river storm system that is bringing devastating flooding to communities all over California is providing relief to the state's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Jewish community has been reeling from recent anti-Semitic comments made by Ye, formerly known as Kayne West, that have brought the rapper and designer into a storm of controversy. Ye has been outspoken and controversial for decades. Yet his recent actions,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New research is shedding light on just how much higher proportions of dangerous toxins people in minority communities are breathing in. Populations in racially segregated communities in the U.S. may be more likely to be exposed to a form of air pollution,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Five days since Hurricane Ian made landfall as a Category 4 storm, hundreds of families are trying to pick up the pieces as the recovery process continues. In the close-knit community of Harlem Heights in Fort Myers, Florida, Ian decimated the area,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Health officials have warned since the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout that areas with lower inoculation rates are at greater risk of higher cases, hospitalizations and deaths. In fact, studies have shown areas with low vaccination rates had as many as 2.4... Read More.
Our District 2 Rep. Rick Larsen is a workhorse for our community. He serves selflessly and tirelessly to secure funds and services for the North Sound. Naval Station Everett is a huge, and welcome part... Read More.
(GREENVILLE, Calif.) -- From seed to sawmill, residents from Greenville, California, are pulling up their sleeves to rebuild their community after it was turned into ashes by the Dixie fire in July 2021. The community will use a sawmill to turn millions of burned-down trees... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Census Bureau said it undercounted Black, Latino and Native American residents in its 2020 national population count, according to a survey released Thursday. Latinos were undercounted at a rate of 4.99%, nearly equivalent to the lack of representation in the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Faith-based communities have been and will “likely” be the target of violence “by both domestic violent extremists and those inspired by foreign terrorists," according to a note sent nationwide to law enforcement officials and houses of worship by the FBI and Department... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Marginalized communities, especially those with higher-than-average minority populations, are more likely to be exposed to air pollution in the U.S., according to new research. Communities with large populations of Black, Asian and Hispanic or Latino residents have been found to experience more... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the small town of Gloster, Mississippi, passersby can still see remnants of the damage caused by Tropical Storm Claudette and Hurricane Ida: tarps on roofs, fallen trees, damaged cars and homes hit hard by rain, debris and strong winds. Both of... Read More.