Laredo, Texas – Mexicans in search of a stable income during an economic downturn, aggravated by a global pandemic, have resorted to crossing the border twice a week to have their blood drawn at US plasma centers. Commercial plasma centers are attracting men and women from across the border in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, by advertising […]
At the 35th push-up, Dante Smith started to fatigue. Normally his teammates would be clustered around him, urging Smith to complete his set, which usually would reach 50 push-ups. Instead, he was alone, completing the workout in the driveway at his house in Charleston, South Carolina. If he was at the gym, he would have […]
Can New Yorkers feel safe riding the subway now that New York is in Phase Two? Andrea Pineda-Salgado reports.
New York City is a ghost town. The empire state is the country’s epicenter for covid-19, the illness caused by SARS-CoV-2 (one of many coronaviruses), with a total of 335,000 infections as of May 9, according to Intelligencer. The Big Apple alone is enduring 178,776 cases, according to The City. Now, sidewalks once littered with pedestrians are barren in the […]
After months of stay-at-home orders, the much-awaited process of reopening has begun, and many world leaders hope to see their citizens don not only masks, but also bike helmets when they emerge back out on the streets. On May 6, Boris Johnson told Parliament that he hoped to see a “golden age of cycling” in […]
A look into how essential workers in Kansas City are adapting to a “new normal” during the pandemic.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, multiple countries have faced stay-at-home orders and shut downs of nonessential businesses as the entire world was put on pause in an attempt to flatten the curve. This video is a look inside one church’s story while they navigate new territory for both the congregation and staff in the midst of […]
When Thailand’s government ordered hotels in more than half the country to close down on April 4, Airbnb host Chantip Pakvisal knew she had dodged a bullet. Pakvisal is the owner of four houses in Bangkok Noi, the old town part of Bangkok where many local attractions are. Currently, two people, one Brit and one […]
The friendly diplomacy between China and Cuba is influencing millions of young people’s lives on the Caribbean island. At sixteen years old, Miguel has been learning the Chinese language for six years and Kung-fu for eight. He said to me that the moment he arrives in China would be when his life begins. Although given […]
Photo taken by Dan Meyers. Lying on the grass outside her childhood home, Helena Federman shielded the sun’s rays with one hand as the other pressed her phone to her ear. On the other end of the call was her therapist, Jamie Olken, from her home office in the Upper East Side. At 1 p.m. […]