(NEW YORK) -- The holiday season is in full swing and tree farmers across the country are preparing for the Christmas crowds. At Boyd Mountain Christmas Tree Farm in Waynesville, North Carolina, customers can cut down their own Christmas tree. Darren Nicholson, who works at... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When someone goes missing in Hawaii, local activist Ihilani Lasconia says that many in the island's Native communities first suspect one thing: sex trafficking. "Everybody knows that it's happening, everybody knows that it's a problem," said Lasconia, an advocate for the feminist... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It’s the critical aspect of the fight against the pandemic that the U.S. is still figuring out nearly two years after the first documented cases of COVID-19, which has claimed more than 700,000 American lives: coronavirus testing. At first, testing supply was... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The first signs are emerging that the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus is dampening demand for air travel: cancellations are rising, while passenger loads and air fare are on the decline. On Tuesday, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) screened 1.7... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats are demanding answers after the FBI revealed just recently that it received more than 4,500 tips about Brett Kavanaugh when he was a Supreme Court nominee in 2018 and that only ones the agency deemed most "relevant" were referred to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Cubans have been protesting food, vaccine and medicine shortages, in the one of the country's largest demonstrations in decades. Some residents went days without power in the summer heat, while others continue to be forced to wait in long lines... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For decades, beginning in the 1800s, thousands of Indigenous peoples from Canada were taken from their homes and families by the Canadian government, shipped thousands of miles away in some cases and placed into so-called residential schools. The stated purpose of the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 1 in 10 recent car buyers, according to data from Cars.com, purchased their new vehicle in another state -- with more than half driving at least 25 miles to a dealership. Kelsey Mays, assistant managing editor of the automotive website, said increased... Read More.
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) -- Oklahoma may be forced to throw out tens of thousands of vaccines set to expire in coming weeks, according to the state health department. "We have pulled expired vaccine from active inventory and are in the process of following CDC guidance... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The cost of care at clinics is a major factor driving patients to seek self-managed abortion through telemedicine, a new study published Friday found. Aid Access, a nonprofit advocacy group founded by a Dutch doctor, helps individuals’ access abortion by arranging to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- “He’s mental,” were some of the last words Walter Wallace Jr. heard before he was shot 14 times by a Philadelphia police officer. On Oct. 26, 2020, less than a month after marrying his pregnant wife Dominique, Wallace was shot by police... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As summer approaches and vaccination rates increase, many Americans are hoping to take a vacation in the coming months. But with the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, many are planning to travel domestically, creating a need for more home rentals. Already, there are reports... Read More.