Stories tagged: "Arizona"


In this June 8, 2020, file photo, Rodney Ott, owner of The Loft, makes mixed drinks from behind the bar for patrons as he reopens fully for the first time amid the coronavirus outbreak in downtown Flint, Mich.
Bars Are Giant Petri Dishes for COVID-19. That’s Why States Are Closing Them Down Again.

Many large outbreaks of COVID-19 have been tied directly to bars. An Orlando, Florida, bar has been linked to as many as 150 cases and more than 130 infections have been tied to a single bar in East Lansing, Michigan.

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Arizona, Florida, and Texas See a Surge in COVID Cases. Now Their Governors Are Singing a Different Tune.

Listen to how these governors first reacted to COVID vs. how they're talking now.

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Being a Dreamer Is Traumatic. But I Turned Fear Into Action.

The founder of Arizona-based immigrant-support organization Aliento reflects on how to transform trauma into hope and action.

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Westgate Shooter Intended to Harm 10 People For Respect

Police officials said the gunman’s goal was to target 10 victims to gain respect after feeling he’d been bullied in his life.

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Why States Like Arizona Are Seeing a Bigger Push to Reopen

A University of Arizona professor says differing opinions on COVID-19 often come down to personal experiences and an urban vs. rural divide.

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This Renowned ‘Comida Chingona’ Chef Is Rising From the COVID-19 Flames

As small business owners struggle to survive the pandemic in Arizona, renowned Chef Silvana Salcido won't quit.

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Millions of Taxpaying Immigrants Won’t Get Stimulus Checks

As the U.S. starts to send out stimulus checks to Americans, immigrants who pay into the tax system and provide essential services will not get relief.