Five days after Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico, its devastating impact is becoming clearer. Most of the U.S. territory currently has no electricity or running water, fewer than 250 of the island’s 1,600 cellphone towers are operational, and damaged ports, roads, and airports are slowing the arrival and transport of aid. Communication has been severely limited and some remote towns are only now being contacted. Jenniffer Gonzalez, the Resident Commissioner of Puerto Rico, told the Associated Press that Hurricane Maria has set the island back decades.
Five years ago, the flight vanished into the Indian Ocean. Officials on land know more about why than they dare to say.
At its annual meeting, the evangelical denomination initially declined to consider a statement of its opposition to the alt-right.
And a person needs to cultivate particular traits to be successful within it.
She thought that her daughter would want to meet her one day. Twenty-five years later, that’s not true.
My grandmother worked in housekeeping for 10 years—and it’s a job where you could use a gratuity.
Americans are hypochondriacs, yet we skip our checkups. We demand drugs we don’t need, and fail to take the ones we do. No wonder the U.S. leads the world in health spending.
The senator from New York is a battle-tested campaigner who thrives as the underdog. But 2020 is proving to be a much tougher challenge than she thought.
The Sudan Meal Project and similar accounts claim to be helping—but they’re just a ploy to get more followers.
The Democratic Party’s gerontocracy is holding back the political causes it claims to want to advance.
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.