Reports show ICE officers often offered families in detention centers two options: separate willingly, or risk dying from the virus.
“That label of socialism, that fear-mongering about socialism that was applied nationally, had a particular impact on Cubans,” said Pérez. “For them, socialism means something a lot more radical than anybody in the U.S. has ever proposed.”
*This story was originally published Feb. 14, 2019 for an in-class assignment WASHINGTON – A new study published in the scientific journal Sexually Transmitted Diseases found evidence of a link between eviction rates and a higher likelihood of STD contraction. The study collected data on rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea in counties across the United […]
* This article was originally submitted for a class assignment on Feb. 28, 2019 WASHINGTON – The House Committee on Rules held a hearing Monday night to debate amendments on two pieces of legislation related to background checks for purchasing firearms. The two bills were presented by Rep. Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., the chair of the […]
Despite efforts to combat addiction and overdose throughout Washington, the numbers aren’t going down like Mayor Bowser’s administration had hoped.
A list of podcasts that I love, more to come!
Frederick, MD – John Dittmann leans against the wall while sitting at his Starbucks table, with a kind smile on his face and a coffee steaming by his left hand. He speaks with an accent that’s hard place, which makes sense considering he grew up bouncing between California and West Virginia before settling in Maryland […]
The legislation could remove e-cigarette flavors and menthol cigarettes from the U.S. market
Washingtonians now have access to free Narcan, a drug designed to reverse the effects of opioid overdoses, thanks to a pilot program aimed at cutting the number of D.C. opioid-related deaths in half by late 2020. The overdose-reversing drug, a nasal spray that requires little to no training to administer, is available at 17 different […]