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The Washington Post

Jada Yuan

2 May 2020

New York, New York, United States

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When New York hospitals became overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, the military deployed and staffed a Navy hospital ship and built a military field hospital in a nearby convention center to help with the caseload. Al...

The Salt Lake Tribune

Nate Carlisle

27 April 2020

Utah, United States

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To contain coronavirus, Utah has enabled contact tracing that utilizes state employees to make phone calls to those who have potentially been exposed to the virus but many they call do not speak English. To address th...

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Tom Llewellyn

16 October 2019

Kensington, Greater London, United Kingdom

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After a devastating fire in London that took the lives of more than 70 people, the community it impacted most joined together to work through their trauma and raise awareness about economic injustice. From community g...

NBC News

Linda Givetash

27 April 2019

United States

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As climate change intensifies, militaries around the world have start adopting new equipment, practices, and processes. The United States has developed the International Military Council on Climate and Security, inten...

Pacific Standard

Vasudevan Sridharan

7 March 2019

Valparai, India

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Elephant-human interaction has too often led to conflict or danger in India. New research supports a forest authority’s early-warning system to send text, phone, and visual alerts when elephants are nearby. The integr...

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David Raths

1 February 2019

Sonoma, California, United States

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As natural disasters become more prevalent - and more destructive - government at all levels is doing more to ensure that emergency alerts can reach everyone with mobile phones in the event of an evacuation or safety ...

NPR

Simon Allison

19 January 2019

Central African Republic

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The Central African Republic is rife with political problems including the lack of a health system, proving problematic for a country where Ebola runs a constant risk. Despite the challenges, the Catholic Scouts Assoc...

The Washington Post

Katherine Shaver

27 August 2018

District of Columbia, Washington, United States

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How do you make a public space inviting so people will gather, but also safe from the growing danger of attackers using vehicles to ram large numbers of people? Many cities have responded to such attacks with concrete...

The Washington Post

Rachel Siegel

31 May 2018

Parkland, Florida, United States

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In a response to the 2018 Parkland, Fla. shooting that killed 17 people, Dick's Sporting Goods removed guns from several locations around the country and carried on conversations with Congress about tighter gun laws. ...

The New York Times

Erica Green

Manny Fernandez

1 March 2018

Sidney, Ohio, United States

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Amidst a backdrop of growing conversation around gun control and reform, especially as it pertains to school shooting incidents, President Trump suggests the solution is arming teachers. Some schools, however, have al...

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Maria Luisa Gambale

7 July 2017

New York, New York, United States

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On July 7, 122 United Nations member countries approved a new treaty prohibiting and eliminating nuclear weapons. The legally binding agreement emphasizes humanitarian concerns, including the disproportionate impact o...

Public Radio International (PRI)

Joyce Hackel

26 August 2015

Aleppo, Aleppo Governorate, Syria

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In war zones, people have a difficult time finding clean water and safe areas to inhabit. Social media, smart phones, and technology applications are aiding in people’s survival. In Aleppo, Syria, the International C...

Scientific American

Larry Greenemeier

22 July 2015

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

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Several high-profile cases of law enforcement officers using deadly force against civilians within the past year have politicians, police and researchers looking for ways to prevent such incidents. As part of Obama's ...

The Atlantic

Kia Gregory

20 July 2015

Crown Heights, New York, United States

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Lawyers and activists are educating residents in cities across the country on encounters with law enforcement. Know Your Rights training programs have been held by lawyers and community activists in neighborhoods in u...

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