Shortly after shelter-in-place began, the Illinois State Museum (ISM) launched an Illinois Stories COVID-19 Collecting Initiative to record history as it is happening, inviting the people of Illinois to share their experiences living through the pandemic.
Global Issues in Local News
The pandemic threatens Jamaica Ray’s life and livelihood as a street musician and artist. He’s intent on “keeping it tropical.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic, the food lines snake down the street and around the corner, spilling over from one block to the next in San Francisco.
Like 85,000 other museums across the world, Tinker Swiss Cottage was closed for half of March, all of April and May.
Regina still gets teary when she recalls the moment she learned that her household—four adults and five children—had been exposed to COVID-19.
The push for hydropower is inadvertently causing long-term environmental damage to traditional hunting grounds on Inuit public lands.
Hugo Gonzalez, the owner of Compupod, explains the indispensable role of businesses like his in the lives of the immigrant community in San Francisco.
In Clark County, Wisconsin, where there are more cows than people, small towns' economies have been hit hard by the pandemic but are still finding ways to persevere.
The Venezuelan government said that Paulino's COVID-19 infection happened outside the country. But the last time he traveled was in 2018. Rumors spread. Consequences followed. This is the story of one of Venezuela's first COVID-19 deaths.
2020 Elon University Reporting Fellow Anton L. Delgado traveled to Brazil to report on the rising cases of leprosy within the country. This video documents his own leprosy evaluation after nearly a month spent reporting in the field.
State Climatologist Kathie Dello says that since taking the job in 2019 she has found residents of North Carolina are ready and willing to talk about climate change, and that the state can be a leader on the issue.
Maintaining the vulnerable sliver of Outer Banks highway known as N.C. 12 has long been a challenge, but state officials say they are now adopting a more resilient approach to infrastructure design.