Charmayne was among the millions of Americans who were behind on their rent. So she turned to emergency rental assistance programs for help.
In January, President Biden announced nearly $47 billion has been allocated for rental assistance. So why has only a fraction of that federal aid been distributed?
"We've been conserving for so long. But at this point, this drought is just going to make it harder to survive out here."
The federal government has declared a water shortage on the Colorado River. How did we get here?
Taliban leaders say they've changed. But there are widespread reports of violence and vengeance on the ground. Who really are the Taliban today?
In 2006, Fumiko Chino was just beginning to find her way in life when everything came crashing down. Fumiko shares how an unlikely small furry companion ended up as a...
Many of us turned to pets for comfort during the pandemic. What is it about us that craves that animal companionship?
Novelist Khaled Hosseini remembers the Afghanistan of his childhood and calls on help for those left behind.
Was an orderly exit from Afghanistan ever possible? If so, how could the US have achieved it?
'When we each do our bit together, it will make a difference,' stress scientist Elissa Epel says. 'And I consciously decided to hold that positive view and work toward that.'
The U.S. Debt is enormous. And some day, it might come due. But has debt hawkishness led to political paralysis when it comes to solving the nation's toughest problems?
Ali Rasouly spent four years working with the U.S. Marines to rebuild his country. He shares his thoughts on the collapse of the Afghan military.
We take a look at years of critical decisions, corruption and political disconnects that paved the way for the Taliban’s return to power.
In the new book, "Citadels of Pride," philosopher Martha Nussbaum examines how a culture of mountainous self-regard perpetuates sexual abuse.
Mississippi is posting record numbers of new COVID cases, and doctors warn Mississippi’s hospital system is on the brink of collapse. We talk about the pandemic in Mississippi now, and...
This week, the nation’s two largest teachers’ unions dropped their opposition to COVID vaccine mandates for their members. Both had previously said that vaccines for teachers should only be by...
When a congressman asked Alexander Vindman why he wasn’t afraid to blow the whistle on former President Trump, he said: "Because this is America. This is the country I’ve served...
Surveillance and the world's largest retailer. We talk about what Amazon knows about your digital and physical life.
Tucker Carlson’s trip to Hungary flagged a concerning embrace of Viktor Orban by U.S. conservatives. Journalist Sarah Posner says that Carlson is a latecomer to this relationship.
The latest climate report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change finds that global temperatures are rising faster. Are nations willing to heed the warning?