John Burnett appears in the following:
Saturday, May 28, 2022
Texas has tightened security at schools considerably over the past four years. But the new protective measures came up short earlier this week in Uvalde.
Thursday, May 26, 2022
We know the bird can mimic human speech; now a researcher is trying to understand parrot-to-parrot communication. He's looking at the red-crowned parrot, which is the only parrot native to the U.S.
Wednesday, May 25, 2022
The town of Uvalde, Texas, is mourning, as some parents await identification of slain students and some post memorials in social media.
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Politics, religion, distrust and disinformation all play a role. "I've realized that there's no convincing somebody once they have their mind made up," says a social worker in Beaumont, Texas.
Monday, May 09, 2022
US customers started deluging Mexican border pharmacies after Texas passed an anti-abortion law last fall. A two-pill combination costs about $400 and does not require a doctor's prescription.
Friday, May 06, 2022
Since Texas passed its anti-abortion law, more and more women have been getting abortion pills at unregulated pharmacies in Mexican border towns — where they are freely sold without a prescription.
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's website Infowars has filed for bankruptcy. The move could put on hold defamation lawsuits over false claims that the Sandy Hook shooting was a hoax.
Monday, April 18, 2022
Infowars has filed for bankruptcy. The move postpones founder Alex Jones' civil trial that had been scheduled to begin next week.
Wednesday, April 06, 2022
More and more nonprofits are bringing Americans with opposing political views together for civil discussions on divisive issues. Critics question whether these encounters produce lasting results.
Thursday, March 03, 2022
A truckers' convoy inspired by what happened in Canada in February is rolling across America toward Washington, D.C. They're protesting vaccines even as states are lessening pandemic restrictions.
Friday, February 18, 2022
America is growing more geographically polarized — red ZIP codes are getting redder and blue ZIP codes are becoming bluer. People appear to be sorting.
Thursday, February 17, 2022
Red zip codes are getting redder and blue zip codes are getting bluer, causing many to rarely interact with folks with whom they disagree. People are purposely moving to places reflecting their views.
Friday, January 14, 2022
Christian Nationalism has grown in the last year. Now, some more mainline churches are speaking out against the movement, which they see as opposed to the teachings of Jesus.
Tuesday, January 04, 2022
The last decade has seen a historic migration of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border with Mexico. What does the future hold for America's newest child migrants?
Friday, December 03, 2021
The beloved Red-Crowned Parrot, the official bird of Brownsville, Texas, and one of two native parrots in the U.S., faces threats from people stealing nestlings to sell into the pet trade.
Thursday, December 02, 2021
As the U.S. struggles to cope with a surge of immigration at its southern border, the European Union is faced with its own crisis — the weaponization of migration by Belarus.
Saturday, November 27, 2021
We know the bird can mimic human speech. Now, a researcher is trying to understand parrot-to-parrot communication, looking at the red-crowned parrot, which is the only parrot native to the U.S.
Thursday, November 11, 2021
A federal judge on Wednesday blocked an order by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott that banned mask mandates in public schools. The ruling could have implications for other states with similar bans in place.
Tuesday, November 09, 2021
After the reopening of the Southern border with Mexico for vaccinated travelers, U.S. communities along the border hope for a boost in commerce, and families look for a return to normalcy.
Friday, November 05, 2021
The global supply chain backup is clogging the Port of Houston, but it's not as bad as the huge bottleneck at the Port of Los Angeles.