Biden Hosts Earth Day Climate Summit
China and the United States made some climate change agreements in advance of last week's Earth Day Summit.
28 Apr
2021
Written by Valerie Cumming

Biden Hosts Earth Day Climate Summit »

On Friday April 23, 2021, in honor of Earth Day, President Biden hosted a virtual global summit to discuss climate change with other Read more…

Election 2020 Update
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18 Nov
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Election 2020 Update »

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Two weeks after Election Day 2020, some states are still finishing up their counts. Other races are still too close to call, and Read more…

A Look at the 2020 Election
I voted stickers being passed out to people at a polling station
5 Nov
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

A Look at the 2020 Election »

The entire 2020 presidential election season between Donald Trump and Joe Biden was unusual to say the least. The day after the election, Read more…

Thinking About the 2020 Election
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24 Jun
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Thinking About the 2020 Election »

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The 2020 presidential campaign season will be unlike any we have ever seen before. Not only does the nation seem deeply divided in Read more…

The Reopening Debate
Going back to work may be a very difficult decision for a lot of people.
5 May
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

The Reopening Debate »

It seems like a lifetime ago that we were able to eat at a restaurant, shop at the mall, check out a book Read more…

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are States Responding?
This illustration, created at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) represents the COVID-19 virus.
30 Mar
2020
Written by Valerie Cumming

Coronavirus Outbreak: How are States Responding? »

We are living in unprecedented times. As the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the United States–with more than 2,000 deaths nationwide so far–governors of Read more…

Medicaid Crisis in the Territories
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3 Dec
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Medicaid Crisis in the Territories »

Have you heard the terms “Medicare for all” and “single-payer insurance”? That’s because one of the most hotly-debated topics in the United States Read more…

Greenland: Not for Sale
Credit: Shutterstock/Vadim Nefedoff
27 Aug
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Greenland: Not for Sale »

It started out sounding like a joke: Trump announcing that he wanted to buy Greenland. In general, world leaders don’t just go around Read more…

Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again
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13 Aug
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again »

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In July, btw brought you Read more…

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . But Now What?
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9 Jul
2019
Written by Valerie Cumming

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . But Now What? »

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, so far during the opioid epidemic, roughly 218,000 Americans have been killed by overdoses Read more…

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