Lisa Song

Politicians and business interests sidelined health officials to control reopening. Then cases exploded

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Tear gas is way more dangerous than police let on

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The federal government has abandoned America’s small towns as the coronavirus depletes their budgets

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A Trump official tried to fast-track funding for his friend’s unproven COVID-19 'treatment': whistleblower

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Grieving families need help paying for burials — but Trump hasn’t released the money

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Dying at home: Disturbing data suggests official coronavirus deaths are 'just the tip of the iceberg'

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State competition for medical supplies sends prices soaring — as the federal government offers little help

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Hand sanitizer is flying off the shelves — but some of it won't work for coronavirus

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MIT media lab kept regulators in the dark -- and dumped chemicals in excess of legal limit

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Media Lab have dumped wastewater underground in apparent violation of a state environmental regulation, according to documents and interviews, potentially endangering local waterways in and near the town of Middleton.

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Trump's Paradise Disappears: As Seas Around Mar-A-Lago Rise, Budget Cuts Could Damage Local Climate Work

Climate change isn't a nebulous threat for Palm Beach County, Florida, where sea creatures swim through driveways during seasonal king tides that flood low-lying streets. For years, the county has worked to address the problem by mapping flood risk, upgrading coastal storm protections and creating a regional climate action plan with three other counties. Later this year, local officials hope to host a sea level workshop by Thomas Ruppert, an attorney with the National Sea Grant College Program.

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