Latest

  • Who Will Be First in Line for a COVID-19 Vaccine?

    August 9, 2020

    Who Will Be First in Line for a COVID-19 Vaccine?

    August 9, 2020

    Health experts across the United States say they’re hopeful we could see a safe and effective coronavirus vaccine early next year. That would slow the...

  • Native American Women and Girls are Disappearing Without a Trace

    August 9, 2020

    Native American Women and Girls are Disappearing Without a Trace

    August 9, 2020

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

  • Could Puerto Ricans Turn Florida Blue in 2020?

    August 9, 2020

    Could Puerto Ricans Turn Florida Blue in 2020?

    August 9, 2020

    Next month will mark three years since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. Nearly three thousand people were killed during and after the storm, ...

  • Another Health Crisis on the Horizon: Managing Stress, Anxiety During CO...

    August 2, 2020

    Another Health Crisis on the Horizon: Managing Stress, Anxiety During CO...

    August 2, 2020

    Nearly half of U.S. adults say COVID-19 is affecting their mental health. That includes everything from increased anxiety and irritability to feelings...

  • Why Calling the 2020 Election Will Be Different Than Any Year Before

    August 2, 2020

    Why Calling the 2020 Election Will Be Different Than Any Year Before

    August 2, 2020

    The United States is set to pick its nation’s leader for the next four years in less than 100 days. But most Americans say they’ve lost faith in our e...

  • Rural Hospitals On Life Support During the Pandemic

    August 2, 2020

    Rural Hospitals On Life Support During the Pandemic

    August 2, 2020

    Even before the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of all rural hospitals in the United States were operating at a loss. Now, more than 450 could be fo...

  • Native American Women and Girls are Disappearing Without a Trace

    August 9, 2020

    Native American Women and Girls are Disappearing Without a Trace

    August 9, 2020

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

  • Could Puerto Ricans Turn Florida Blue in 2020?

    August 9, 2020

    Could Puerto Ricans Turn Florida Blue in 2020?

    August 9, 2020

    Next month will mark three years since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico. Nearly three thousand people were killed during and after the storm, ...

  • Rural Hospitals On Life Support During the Pandemic

    August 2, 2020

    Rural Hospitals On Life Support During the Pandemic

    August 2, 2020

    Even before the coronavirus pandemic, nearly half of all rural hospitals in the United States were operating at a loss. Now, more than 450 could be fo...

  • Getting Ahead of COVID-19: How Contact Tracers Can Help Curb the Spread

    July 26, 2020

    Getting Ahead of COVID-19: How Contact Tracers Can Help Curb the Spread

    July 26, 2020

    As the United States now passes 4 million reported coronavirus cases, new data shows it could be much worse than we thought. The CDC is now saying the...

  • The U.S. Postal Service in Serious Need of a Financial Delivery

    July 26, 2020

    The U.S. Postal Service in Serious Need of a Financial Delivery

    July 26, 2020

    The U.S. Postal Service is set to run out of money by the end of the year. That is unless it gets a $75 billion payout from Congress. Historically, th...

  • “A Me Too Moment for Journalists of Color”

    July 12, 2020

    “A Me Too Moment for Journalists of Color”

    July 12, 2020

    Soledad O’Brien reflects on America’s moment of reckoning on race and her recently published New York Times op-ed, titled “A Me Too Moment for Journal...

  • August 1, 2020

    August 9, 2020

    August 1, 2020

    August 9, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, Correspondent Jessica Gomez takes us inside a rural hospital on life support. How the coronavirus pandemic could force fa...

  • July 25, 2020

    August 2, 2020

    July 25, 2020

    August 2, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, we show you a day in the life of a contact tracer. Meet Sivnathy Vasanthan, one of the thousands working to tell people w...

  • July 11, 2020

    July 19, 2020

    July 11, 2020

    July 19, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, an uncontrollable surge in coronavirus cases leads to dire warnings from health experts. What can the flu of 1918 teach u...

  • July 18, 2020

    July 19, 2020

    July 18, 2020

    July 19, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, as the United States struggles to get a handle on the coronavirus pandemic, an eviction crisis could be on the horizon. S...

  • July 4, 2020

    July 12, 2020

    July 4, 2020

    July 12, 2020

    This week on Matter of Fact, we look at what it means to be an American. We follow a naturalized immigrant judge as she swears in new citizens in Milw...

  • June 27, 2020

    July 5, 2020

    June 27, 2020

    July 5, 2020

    This week, Matter of Fact with Soledad O’Brien takes you to the center of the country’s first confrontation with COVID-19. We reveal some of the first...

Recent Guests

  • Dr. Vaile Wright
    American Psychological Association
    Videos
  • Matthew Weil
    Director of the Elections Project of the Bipartisan Policy Center
    Videos
  • Dr. James E. K. Hildreth
    President, CEO of Meharry Medical College
    Videos
  • Kelly Dittmar
    Rutger University-Camden political science professor
    Videos

Spread the word

MENTION MATTER OF FACT WITH SOLEDAD O'BRIEN ON SOCIAL MEDIA

ON FACEBOOK ON TWITTER