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  • 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...

  • Irish Immigrant: How Undocumented Immigrants Experience America Depends ...

    March 23, 2019

    Irish Immigrant: How Undocumented Immigrants Experience America Depends ...

    March 23, 2019

    How undocumented immigrants in America are treated often depends on the color of their skin. Maeve Higgins, an Irish immigrant who overstayed her tour...

  • 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. ...

  • Thousands of Veterans Suffering After Toxic Smoke Exposure

    March 16, 2019

    Thousands of Veterans Suffering After Toxic Smoke Exposure

    March 16, 2019

    In a rare show of bipartisanship, the House unanimously passed new legislation to raise awareness about the health dangers of military burn pits. Thou...

  • 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 ...

  • Music in Puerto Rico: An Expression of Frustration After the Hurricane

    March 2, 2019

    Music in Puerto Rico: An Expression of Frustration After the Hurricane

    March 2, 2019

    In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Puerto Ricans have found new strength in an old tradition: music.  Bomba and Plena are two of the island's oldest...

  • Can Solar Power Keep the Lights On When the Next Hurricane Hits?

    March 2, 2019

    Can Solar Power Keep the Lights On When the Next Hurricane Hits?

    March 2, 2019

    When Hurricane Maria made landfall, it left 3,000 dead, caused $100 billion in damage and knocked out power on of the island for nearly a year. It was...

  • March 9, 2019

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    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

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    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

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    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...

  • February 16, 2019

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    February 16, 2019

    February 23, 2019

    This week on Matter of Fact, some top prosecutors are deciding to no longer prosecute pot users. Plus, more than a million Americans do not have acces...

  • February 2, 2019

    February 23, 2019

    February 2, 2019

    February 23, 2019

    This week, some lawmakers are trying to get the Equal Rights Amendment back on the Congress floor. Plus, flawed forensics may have wrongly sent people...

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