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April 11, 2024

A Joyous Community Gathering Replaces San Antonio’s Annual MLK Jr. March Canceled Due to Weather

Over 500 people gathered on San Antonio’s east side for 'Coming Together: Work Beyond the March.' The spirited community event replaced the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. March, which was canceled due to inclement weather. 

March 10, 2024

Bomb Threat Delays Flight at Charlotte, NC Airport

The plane was preparing for takeoff on the runway as the threat was received.

December 21, 2023

Philadelphia Man Acquitted on Charges of Raping Former Girlfriend, Then 17

The emotional closing arguments of The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs Kahri Morris left the jury weighing if evidence had been proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

sister libby Fernandez shares coffee with a member of the unhoused community in Sacramento.

December 20, 2023

Hope on Wheels: Mercy Pedalers Extend Compassion to Sacramento’s Homeless Amid City-County Dispute

As the numbers of unhoused individuals rise year-to-year in the city and state, politicians continue to argue about how to address homelessness. The COVID-19 pandemic, unaffordable housing, and lack of shelters, recovery opportunities, and medication are all factors that contribute to this growing problem.

December 20, 2023

TIME journalist effectively uses one girl’s story to illuminate the painful consequences of abortion bans

Alter’s piece tugs at the heartstrings, and that seems to be the point. Her piece falls into the category of advocacy journalism, because she presents us the topic of reproductive rights with a specific viewpoint, through the narrative of a young girl, who’s life is forever altered.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

March 24, 2024

Q&A: A Utah OB-GYN Weighs in on Alabama’s Frozen Embryo Ruling

Dr. Sara Fiene, an OB-GYN in Utah, discusses the ramifications of Alabama's Supreme Court decision that embryos are considered children and its impact on reproductive rights, medical ethics, and individual autonomy.

December 18, 2023

Beyond Drug Decriminalization: 3 Years Later, was Oregon’s Measure 110 Worth It?

During the 2020 election, Portland became the epicenter of a national debate on drug policy. Measure 110 made Oregon the first state to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of drugs. Did the law help, or hurt, the very people it was designed for?  Three years later, the debate rages on.

November 17, 2023

Protest Erupts at Queen’s Park Over Controversial Health Care Bill

Protests against Ontario’s Bill 60 highlights concerns about healthcare work staffing shortages and the need to prioritize education to build a stronger healthcare system.

November 16, 2023

Kaiser Workers Strike for Staffing and More, Reach Tentative Agreement

Kaiser's frontline stays positive about strike agreement

November 12, 2023

White Cane Awareness Day Comes to Portland Highlighting Safety for the Visually Impaired

Mayor Ted Wheeler proclaimed Oct. 15 to be White Cane Awareness Day during a Portland City Council meeting. The annual event aims to educate people about white canes and guide dogs as symbols of independence and the right to safe travel for those who are visually diverse.