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  • Should College Athletes Be Paid?

    March 30, 2019

    Should College Athletes Be Paid?

    March 30, 2019

    March Madness is back and so is the debate over paying college athletes. According to a new survey, more Americans think athletes should be compensate...

  • FL Voters Gave Felons the Right to Vote. Now Lawmakers Want to Put that ...

    March 30, 2019

    FL Voters Gave Felons the Right to Vote. Now Lawmakers Want to Put that ...

    March 30, 2019

    Florida voters took a historic step in November, changing the state’s constitution to restore voting rights to more than a million former felons. But ...

  • A TEEN WITH AUTISM HELPING POLICE LEARN TO HELP THOSE IN A MENTAL HEALTH...

    March 30, 2019

    A TEEN WITH AUTISM HELPING POLICE LEARN TO HELP THOSE IN A MENTAL HEALTH...

    March 30, 2019

    Of the nearly one thousand people killed by police in 2018, one in four were suffering from a mental health crisis. That’s according to a study by th...

  • The Midwest’s Catastrophic Flooding Could Become the New Normal

    March 23, 2019

    The Midwest’s Catastrophic Flooding Could Become the New Normal

    March 23, 2019

    March’s bomb cyclone triggered catastrophic flooding along the Missouri and Mississippi rivers, after hurricane-like winds and blizzards tore through ...

  • The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother...

    March 23, 2019

    The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother...

    March 23, 2019

    A story in memory of Soledad O’Brien’s mother, Estela Marquetti O’Brien. Estela Marquetti was just a teenager when she left Cuba for the United Stat...

  • America’s Farmers Facing Both Financial and Mental Health Crises

    March 23, 2019

    America’s Farmers Facing Both Financial and Mental Health Crises

    March 23, 2019

    The devastating floods across the Midwest aren’t only the latest hardship to hit American farmers. Falling commodity prices and rising tariffs are cau...

  • Pine Ridge Reservation Recovers After Extreme Weather

    April 13, 2019

    Pine Ridge Reservation Recovers After Extreme Weather

    April 13, 2019

    Another bomb cyclone, or winter hurricane, hit the Great Plains in less than a month. One of the hardest hit areas is the Pine Ridge Reservation in So...

  • A TEEN WITH AUTISM HELPING POLICE LEARN TO HELP THOSE IN A MENTAL HEALTH...

    March 30, 2019

    A TEEN WITH AUTISM HELPING POLICE LEARN TO HELP THOSE IN A MENTAL HEALTH...

    March 30, 2019

    Of the nearly one thousand people killed by police in 2018, one in four were suffering from a mental health crisis. That’s according to a study by th...

  • The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother...

    March 23, 2019

    The Oblate Sisters of Providence: A Story in Tribute to Soledad’s Mother...

    March 23, 2019

    A story in memory of Soledad O’Brien’s mother, Estela Marquetti O’Brien. Estela Marquetti was just a teenager when she left Cuba for the United Stat...

  • America’s Farmers Facing Both Financial and Mental Health Crises

    March 23, 2019

    America’s Farmers Facing Both Financial and Mental Health Crises

    March 23, 2019

    The devastating floods across the Midwest aren’t only the latest hardship to hit American farmers. Falling commodity prices and rising tariffs are cau...

  • Lawrence, MA: How Immigration has Shaped New England’s First Minority-Ma...

    March 16, 2019

    Lawrence, MA: How Immigration has Shaped New England’s First Minority-Ma...

    March 16, 2019

    When Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) announced she was running for president, she chose to do it in historically immigrant town Lawrence, Massachusetts. ...

  • Native American Women Say Their Daughters Are Disappearing But No One is...

    March 9, 2019

    Native American Women Say Their Daughters Are Disappearing But No One is...

    March 9, 2019

    Native American women are murdered ten times more than non-Native women. Most disappear without a trace, leaving their families searching for justice ...

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    This week on Matter of Fact, the devastating financial and emotional toll farmers are facing as communities work to keep down suicide rates. Plus, cli...

  • March 9, 2019

    March 16, 2019

    March 9, 2019

    March 16, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, will "Medicare for All" become a litmus test for Democratic presidential candidates? Soledad O'Brien talks with Cong...

  • March 16, 2019

    March 15, 2019

    March 16, 2019

    March 15, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, social media is giving rise to political candidates that don't need the establishment's blessing. Soledad O'Brien speaks ...

  • March 2, 2019

    March 9, 2019

    March 2, 2019

    March 9, 2019

    A special edition of Matter of Fact with Soledad O'Brien from Puerto Rico. First, Soledad O'Brien sits down with the island's governor, Ricardo Rossel...

  • February 23, 2019

    March 2, 2019

    February 23, 2019

    March 2, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, more Americans than ever say they're already impacted by climate change. Plus, why can't one of the top high school footb...

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