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M.B. Pell

Special Report: As schools shut down, 911 drug calls for youth skyrocketed

Aug 13 2021

LA HONDA, Cal. This April, a friend of high school ice hockey player Sequoyah Klingele became concerned when Sequoyah wasn’t responding to messages. The friend went looking for the 16-year-old and found him unresponsive in a house in La Honda, California, a small town in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Two plead guilty to fraud in Air Force housing contract, U.S. says

Jun 09 2021

Two former employees of Balfour Beatty Communities, one of the U.S. military’s largest private landlords, have pleaded guilty to fraud for helping the company secure millions in bonuses while covering up poor housing conditions at several Air Force bases, the Department of Justice announced.

Special Report: As U.S. schools shuttered, student mental health cratered, Reuters finds

Mar 19 2021

SAN FRANCISCO A few weeks after San Francisco’s school district moved to remote learning last year in hopes of halting the spread of the coronavirus, Kate Sullivan Morgan noticed her 11-year-old son was barely eating. He would spend days in bed staring at the ceiling.

RPT-UPDATE 1-To reopen or not to reopen: That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

Nov 25 2020

Nov 25 After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents - and at least one death threat - the school board in Chandler, Arizona, called a special meeting this fall.

Special Report: To reopen or not to reopen - That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

Nov 25 2020

After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents - and at least one death threat - the school board in Chandler, Arizona, called a special meeting this fall.

Special Report: To reopen or not to reopen - That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

Nov 25 2020

After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents - and at least one death threat - the school board in Chandler, Arizona, called a special meeting this fall.

UPDATE 1-To reopen or not to reopen: That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

Nov 25 2020

Nov 25 After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents - and at least one death threat - the school board in Chandler, Arizona, called a special meeting this fall.

SPECIAL REPORT- To reopen or not to reopen: That is the fraught question for U.S. schools

Nov 25 2020

Nov 25 After a two-week deluge of calls and messages from parents - and at least one death threat - the school board in Chandler, Arizona, called a special meeting this fall.

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.

Strip-club stimulus reveals lingering uncertainties over U.S. small-business aid

Jul 21 2020

PHILADELPHIA/WASHINGTON Backlights off, music quiet and poles bare, strip clubs across the United States closed earlier this year in the face of COVID-19 social-distancing measures that precluded the up-close nature of the exotic dancing industry. Like many businesses, these cabarets, lounges and gentlemen’s clubs hoped a $660 billion Small Business Administration (SBA) loan program would help them weather the lockdown.

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