Joshua Schneyer

U.S. military pressed to act on wave of child injuries in housing

Apr 29 2021

Last April, Kate Needham’s one-year-old son Robbie pushed through a screen and plunged from a second story window in the family’s rental home near Naval Base San Diego.

Liberty University sues ex-president Jerry Falwell Jr. for concealing affair

Apr 16 2021

(Reuters) -Liberty University has sued its former president Jerry Falwell Jr, a once influential figure among U.S. evangelical Christians, saying he undermined its moral standards by concealing his wife's affair with a pool attendant who attempted to extort them.

Special Report: Sheltering: Grandmother and grandson live under eviction, Covid threats

Jan 12 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. During the 10 months they've spent hunkered down in a military barracks turned housing project, the grandson has grown taller and the grandmother has gotten smaller.

Howard and Lois: Couple reunited, until death did them part

Sep 16 2020

FLAGSTAFF, Arizona Near the end, Howard Smith spent every moment he could with his wife of 50 years as she lay dying from complications of Alzheimer's disease in an upstate New York nursing home.

Special Report: U.S. troops battling racism report high barrier to justice

Sep 15 2020

WASHINGTON By the time he saw a swastika scrawled in the bathroom at Barksdale Air Force base in October 2018, Deven Sherk was already disillusioned with how the Air Force handled racism complaints. The Black airman had filed a complaint alleging discrimination that June when a fellow airman, a white man, hung a noose near him on the base.

How Jerry Falwell Jr. mixed his personal finances with his university's

Sep 04 2020

WASHINGTON After parting ways with President Jerry Falwell Jr in the wake of personal scandals, Liberty University has hired a firm to investigate “all facets” of Falwell’s tenure, including the school’s financial and real estate operations.

Special Report: Civil rights icon defied death. Now he and his wife navigate pandemic, protests

Jul 17 2020

JACKSON, Mississippi Judy Meredith isn't always sure where her husband goes when he walks out into the Mississippi morning.

Special Report: Meet the masters of social distancing - Couple live alone in wilderness for decades

Jun 05 2020

SOMEWHERE NEAR RESERVE, New Mexico To leave society behind was a wedding vow Wendell and Mariann spoke only to each other. It was a solemn one, though, and to save for it Mariann spent only $66 on her bridal gown. Once they were married on that winter day 35 years ago, they just started driving. | Video

Howard and Lois, reunited: Elderly couple separated by virus finally meet again

May 06 2020

NEW PALTZ, New York For 56 days, the coronavirus pandemic kept Howard Smith apart from Lois Kittson, his wife of half a century. Their separation ended this week with a short but stirring reunion – at a safe distance – outside her nursing home in upstate New York.

INSIGHT-Inside one family's coronavirus nightmare at Seattle-area nursing home

Mar 16 2020

March 16 Lori Spencer had an uneasy feeling after dropping her 81-year-old mother off at the Life Care Center nursing home in Kirkland, Washington on Feb. 26. She felt even worse the next day, when her mother, Judie Shape, threw an uncharacteristic tantrum - begging to leave the facility.

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