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    Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is up for reelection in 2022. Make sure you get out and vote! On this week’s episode of The Brief, Markos Moulitsas and (substitute host) Cara Zelaya jump into Michigan’s upcoming elections. Special guests Art Reyes, founding Executive Director of We The People, and grassroots Michigan organizer Kamau Clark are here to discuss everything going...
    "Our America: Equity Report - The Conversation" is a panel discussion with the key leaders and data journalists at ABC Owned Television Stations who created the proprietary Equity Report.They are joined by special guests ABC News Chief Justice Correspondent Pierre Thomas and KGO/ABC7 Bay Area's Race & Culture journalist Julian Glover to discuss the groundbreaking Equity Report that tracks and...
    (CNN) — Heat already kills more Americans than any other weather-related disaster, according to the National Weather Service — and climate change is making these extreme events even more dangerous. The Northwest’s record-breaking heat wave in June, which scientists say would have been “virtually impossible” without human-caused climate change, for instance, killed hundreds of people in Oregon, Washington and British...
    (CNN)Heat already kills more Americans than any other weather-related disaster, according to the National Weather Service -- and climate change is making these extreme events even more dangerous. The Northwest's record-breaking heat wave in June, which scientists say would have been "virtually impossible" without human-caused climate change, for instance, killed hundreds of people in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. When...
    Alberto Carvalho, superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools in Florida, said Sunday on CBS’s “Face the Nation” that children were being “used as political pawns” in the fight over mask and vaccines mandates. Partial transcript as follows: MARGARET BRENNAN: So, what actually controls the spread in the classroom. Are classrooms vectors for spread of this virus? CARVALHO: I think the experts...
    SAN FRANCISCO -- This Hispanic Heritage Month, join ABC7 as we celebrate Hispanic and Latino culture and tradition while examining social and cultural challenges unique to their community. "Our America: Todos Unidos" premieres Wednesday, Sept. 15, on ABC Owned Television Station streaming apps and on Hulu.Here are the organizations that are working to support the Hispanic, Latino and Latinx communities...
    The return to school is always intense, with kids and parents sad about the end of summer vacation but also excited about reconnecting with friends, learning adventures, and activities like music and sports. On this year’s school checklist is another item — how to protect our children and communities from the ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the more...
    Its not just about you. Experts say getting a Covid-19 vaccine protects everyone around you Gem thieves rob Hollywood star at Cannes film festival © Provided by NBC Sports Replay Video SETTINGS OFF HD HQ SD LO Skip Ad Chiefs offensive lineman Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is getting recognition for the major sacrifice he made in 2020. Duvernay-Tardif, a medical doctor,...
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez blasted Joe Biden on Sunday for getting 'limited' by Republicans in infrastructure negotiations 'In those areas where there is agreement, Republicans are more than welcome to join so that we can get this work on infrastructure done,' Ocasio-Cortez told NBC's Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on Sunday. 'But that doesn't mean the president should be limited by...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's No. 1 station for news, will present a virtual town hall celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month while exploring the history and contributions of Chicago's diverse Asian community.ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News anchor/reporter Stacey Baca will moderate "OUR CHICAGO: Voices of the Community" available on abc7chicago.com, Thursday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m.Asian Americans and...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's No. 1 station for news, will present a virtual town hall celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month while exploring the history and contributions of Chicago's diverse Asian community.ABC 7 Chicago Eyewitness News anchor/reporter Stacey Baca will moderate "OUR CHICAGO: Voices of the Community" available on abc7chicago.com, Thursday, May 27, at 2:00 p.m.Asian Americans and...
    In a new study, USC researchers quantify just how much the pandemic has permeated our lives. The research found that financial, physical and mental hardships are widespread among all communities.Every day, people you come across often ask, "When will it be normal again?"New research from the USC Dornsife Center for Economic and Social Research suggests nothing may ever be the...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Taking Action means talking about issues impacting our communities. In the wake of violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities we are gathering experts and community leaders for a conversation about finding solutions during these difficult times.OUR AMERICA: Watch Our America: Asian Voices - The Asian experience in America todayJoin us...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Taking Action means talking about issues impacting our communities. In the wake of violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities we are gathering experts and community leaders for a conversation about finding solutions during these difficult times.OUR AMERICA: Watch Our America: Asian Voices - The Asian experience in America todayJoin us...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Taking Action means talking about issues impacting our communities. In the wake of violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities we are gathering experts and community leaders for a conversation about finding solutions during these difficult times.OUR AMERICA: Watch Our America: Asian Voices - The Asian experience in America todayJoin us...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Taking Action means talking about issues impacting our communities. In the wake of violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities we are gathering experts and community leaders for a conversation about finding solutions during these difficult times.OUR AMERICA: Watch Our America: Asian Voices - The Asian experience in America todayJoin us...
    People protest at the Flint Water Plant after participating in a national mile-long march to highlight the push for clean water in Flint February 19, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images) For the first time, Congress has an opportunity to create an infrastructure plan that fairly supports all people, neighborhoods, and communities, but recognizes the important...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Taking Action means talking about issues impacting our communities. In the wake of violent attacks on members of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities we are gathering experts and community leaders for a conversation about finding solutions during these difficult times.OUR AMERICA: Watch Our America: Asian Voices - The Asian experience in America todayJoin us...
    Our America: Asian Voices tell the stories of Asian and Pacific Islander groups in America: Korean, Vietnamese, Indian, Polynesian, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Chinese, and more. Some came as immigrants. Some came as refugees. Some run successful businesses. Some live in poverty. Some have spoken out for years. Some are finding their voice.We'll look at how they built communities, learn about...
    Our America: Asian Voices tell the stories of Asian and Pacific Islander groups in America: Korean, Vietnamese, Indian, Polynesian, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Chinese, and more. Some came as immigrants. Some came as refugees. Some run successful businesses. Some live in poverty. Some have spoken out for years. Some are finding their voice.We'll look at how they built communities, learn about...
    PHILADELPHIA -- While Asian Americans are a diverse group in every sense of the word, false narratives often obscure that truth. In fact, the anti-Asian backlash we see now is deeply rooted in xenophobia, racism and stereotypes.Asian women have been objectified and fetishized as early as the 1800s and Asian Americans of both genders perceived both as a threat and...
    Our America: Asian Voices tell the stories of Asian and Pacific Islander groups in America: Korean, Vietnamese, Indian, Polynesian, Filipino, Hmong, Japanese, Chinese, and more. Some came as immigrants. Some came as refugees. Some run successful businesses. Some live in poverty. Some have spoken out for years. Some are finding their voice.We'll look at how they built communities, learn about...
    Check out the video player above for a live chat with National Geographic Kids editor Allyson Shaw starting at 1 p.m. ET | 10 a.m. PT to learn more about how to talk to children about climate change. Go to natgeokids.com/planet to learn more.In 2020, the United States experienced more billion-dollar climate disasters than at any time in its history,...
    Ann Dorn, the wife of retired St. Louis police captain David Dorn, who was shot and killed during the violence and looting that followed widespread protests over racial injustice in June, slammed President Biden's remarks on the demonstrations and trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, saying the president and other leaders should demand peace. "It's disheartening that our leaders...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- Warmer temperatures, rising lake levels and extreme weather are just some of the effects of climate change seen in Chicago.Ahead of Earth Day this Thursday, people in Chicago continue their efforts to protect the environment and address climate change.WATCH: Our Chicago Part 1EMBED More News Videos Sunrise Movement looks to stop climate change while also creating jobs....
    In 2020, the United States experienced more billion-dollar climate disastersthan at any time in its history, including the worst wildfire season on record and mudslides over wildfire-scarred hills that collapsed part of thehistoric Highway 1near Big Sur on California's coast.We saw extreme, historiccold and ice in Texasthat leftmillions of people literally in the dark, withoutpower, heat and even clean water....
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