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  • Why Puerto Rico's Leadership Upheaval Will Change the Island for Years t...

    August 10, 2019

    Why Puerto Rico's Leadership Upheaval Will Change the Island for Years t...

    August 10, 2019

    Puerto Rico has sworn in a new governor, its third in less than two weeks. The leadership upheaval follows weeks of protests over government corruptio...

  • Fighting Violent Extremism After Two Mass Shootings Leave the Nation Ree...

    August 10, 2019

    Fighting Violent Extremism After Two Mass Shootings Leave the Nation Ree...

    August 10, 2019

    The U.S. is still reeling after two mass shootings  in less than 24 hours left at least 31 dead and dozens more injured. It's once again sti...

  • A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring a conversation on gun control. But if we look at the past, it's unlike...

  • Ongoing Desegregation Debate Limiting Resources for U.S. Students

    July 20, 2019

    Ongoing Desegregation Debate Limiting Resources for U.S. Students

    July 20, 2019

    Many took it as a promise to integrate U.S. public schools when the Supreme Court handed down their ruling on the 1954 landmark case Brown v. The Boar...

  • Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: NASA looks back while looking t...

    July 13, 2019

    Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th Anniversary: NASA looks back while looking t...

    July 13, 2019

    July 20th marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11th mission to the moon. Soledad sits down with NASA’s chief scientist, Dr. James Green, to discus...

  • Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    California is the first state in the country to ban racial discrimination based on a person’s hair. It’s called the Crown Act, and it’s meant to prote...

  • A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    A Look at the Hundreds of Mass Shootings That Happen Every Year

    August 10, 2019

    The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring a conversation on gun control. But if we look at the past, it's unlike...

  • Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    Rooting Out the Problem: California and New York City ban hair discrimin...

    July 13, 2019

    California is the first state in the country to ban racial discrimination based on a person’s hair. It’s called the Crown Act, and it’s meant to prote...

  • Pennsylvania Politics: The message one county sends to Washington

    June 22, 2019

    Pennsylvania Politics: The message one county sends to Washington

    June 22, 2019

    Pennsylvania is a critical battleground state in the upcoming 2020 Presidential election. As part of our Matter of Fact Listening Tour, we examine the...

  • Graduating in Debt: The student loan debt crisis in Pennsylvania

    June 22, 2019

    Graduating in Debt: The student loan debt crisis in Pennsylvania

    June 22, 2019

    One issue that's important to younger voters is student debt. That's especially true in Pennsylvania which has the highest average student debt in the...

  • Peer-to-peer court puts justice in the hands of teens

    June 15, 2019

    Peer-to-peer court puts justice in the hands of teens

    June 15, 2019

    Two million American children are suspended or expelled from school each year. Now, some schools are taking a new, more restorative justice approach t...

  • Help in the Heartland: Inside the mental health crisis plaguing farmers

    June 15, 2019

    Help in the Heartland: Inside the mental health crisis plaguing farmers

    June 15, 2019

    A new survey shows America's farmers are feeling less optimistic about the future. Results from the monthly farmer sentiment survey have hit a two-yea...

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    This week on Matter of Fact, Soledad O'Brien sits down with Erika Wilson, a professor of public policy at the University of North Carolina to dis...

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