Federal money and innovative housing-first programs have provided much needed support for the nation’s half-million homeless. But with the pandemic continuing, helping this vulnerable population will remain a challenge.
By Carl Smith, Senior Staff Writer | August 5, 2020
Following a whistleblower lawsuit alleging illegal spying on citizens and a data breach that exposed thousands of confidential intelligence reports, state police showcased to the media how the center provides assistance.
By Matt Byrne, Portland Press Herald | July 31, 2020
Created in 1892 by the state of New York, the park was preserved just when it was on the brink of widespread deforestation. Today, its 6 million acres encompass 105 towns and villages, making it a unique mix of conservation and civilization.
By David Kidd, Photojournalist and Storyteller | July 30, 2020
The U.S. lacks a uniform response to COVID-19, resulting in incomplete and patch-worked data reporting. For many states, deciding what to do next is even harder when they only have bits and pieces of the nation’s data.
For many health officials, the percentage of positive tests reveals a lot about how the pandemic is being managed. But others prefer to look at all of the available data to determine the efficacy of the response.
By Romy Ellenbogen, Tampa Bay Times | July 28, 2020