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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...

  • 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...

  • Teen climate change activist now getting the attention of presidential c...

    June 1, 2019

    Teen climate change activist now getting the attention of presidential c...

    June 1, 2019

    As part of our climate change series of reporting, "Earth: We're on it", Soledad introduces you to Alexandria Villaseñor. She has become a leader in t...

  • State of Inequality? Why are so many in California struggling to get by ...

    May 25, 2019

    State of Inequality? Why are so many in California struggling to get by ...

    May 25, 2019

    Californians struggle with some of the highest home prices in the country with a median price that tops half a million dollars. Special Contributor Jo...

  • Paradise Lost: California town struggles to recover six months after dea...

    May 25, 2019

    Paradise Lost: California town struggles to recover six months after dea...

    May 25, 2019

    California has the fifth largest economy in the world. However, the Golden State is also face some serious challenges, including massive wildfires. We...

  • Leaving for Love?

    May 18, 2019

    Leaving for Love?

    May 18, 2019

    How far would you go for love? We follow an American woman, Katrina Jabbi, on her quest to reunite her children with their deported father.  She ...

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