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How the Tampon Shortage is Exacerbating Period Poverty in the US

By Marni Sommer, Columbia University Tampons have become the latest household product to fall foul of supply chain issues. Reports of a scarcity of the menstrual...

Satellites zoom in on cities’ hottest neighborhoods to help combat the urban heat island effect

By Daniel P. Johnson, IUPUI Spend time in a city in summer and you can feel the urban heat rising from the pavement and radiating...

Baby Formula Shortage Highlights Racial Disparities

Capri Isidoro broke down in tears in the office of a lactation consultant. The mother of two had been struggling to breastfeed her 1-month-old...

Affordable Housing in the US is Increasingly Scarce, Making Renters Ask: Where Do We...

By Celine-Marie Pascale, American University The United States is facing an expanding gap between how much workers earn and how much they have to pay...

Trump Finally Signs COVID Relief Bill Providing $600 Direct Payments to Families

Stacy M. Brown | NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent More than a week after Congress reached a stimulus deal, President Donald Trump has signed the...