(NEW YORK) -- "Luma out" and "If I can't breathe, Luma shouldn't charge us," read some of the banners held by hundreds of Puerto Rico's residents as they marched on a main highway Friday in protest against Luma Energy, the island's power company. Puerto Rico... Read More.
(OAKWOOD, Texas) -- As voters across Texas submitted voter registration applications on Monday, Oct. 4, ahead of the Nov. 2 statewide election, 82-year-old Elmira Hicks was left out. The Oakwood, Texas, native hasn't been able to renew her voting license for more than a year... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Northwell Health, the largest hospital system in New York state, announced Monday that all of its employees have been vaccinated against the coronavirus. The move comes just one week after the state issued a vaccine mandate for all health workers. Northwell Health representatives said... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Former President Barack Obama believes the migrant crisis at the border in Del Rio, Texas, is "heartbreaking" and thinks comprehensive immigration reform is needed to fix "a system that, overall, is dysfunctional." "It's no secret that we don't have that. It's the reason... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats on Tuesday removed $1 billion in funding for Israel's Iron Dome air defense system from their stopgap government funding bill, after progressives threatened to tank the measure over the military support for Israel. While Democratic leaders committed to approving the funding... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A wide-ranging lawsuit claims New York City's education system is racist in design and operation — effectively separating largely white and Asian students from Black and Latino students through a discriminatory testing processes for its gifted and talented (G&T) programs and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ida is barreling through Louisiana after making landfall in the state as a powerful Category 4 hurricane on Sunday afternoon. It was one of the strongest hurricanes on record -- by both wind speed and pressure -- to roar ashore in Louisiana. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Half of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 developed complications associated with the virus, prompting experts to warn that long-term problems from COVID could strain the health system for years, according to new research out of the United Kingdom. The study, published Thursday in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — At the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ehud Sopher, a screenwriter and director based in New York City, found himself without a job. The global health crisis had shut down the city -- and the entertainment industry along with it. But then,... Read More.
Jasmine Cephas Jones takes center stage in the Starz series revival of Blindspotting. Unlike the 2018 film of the same name, which centered on Daveed Diggs as a parolee attempting to avoid recidivism, this series follows Jones' Ashley, a struggling mom navigating the prison system after her boyfriend and... Read More.
(VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla.) -- After a 14-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy apparently ran away from a Florida group home and allegedly opened fire on deputies, that home -- and the juvenile justice system -- are now under the spotlight. The children ran away Tuesday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Pop quiz: In which country was the B.1.617.2 coronavirus variant first detected? If the answer (India), wasn't on the tip of your tongue, the World Health Organization is here to help. On Monday, the WHO announced that it had a new naming... Read More.