John Burnett appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Supply chain backups are snarling ports — and are only expected to get worse before they get better.
Thursday, October 14, 2021
In spite of serving his country for nearly 25 years, this U.S. immigration agent is an undocumented immigrant — and just as deportable as the people he'd been ejecting for 18 years.
Tuesday, October 05, 2021
Critics in Texas say President Biden is going against his promise to halt construction of the Trump border wall.
Thursday, September 30, 2021
In Texas, hundred of migrants have been jailed by state authorities. Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his own border crackdown, which critics say is illegal.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
On Sept 15, 2001, a causeway bridge leading from Port Isabel to South Padre Island collapsed and killed eight people. Twenty years later, survivors and rescuers can talk about it for the first time.
Thursday, September 09, 2021
The tightened security that followed 9/11 irreparably changed the U.S.-Mexico border region. Border agents see themselves as fighting terrorism, but it's unlikely a terrorist has ever crossed there.
Sunday, September 05, 2021
Joy Banner's family took shelter in a house on a plantation their ancestors helped build. "They were not able to have this kind of house for their own protection when a hurricane hit them," she says.
Wednesday, September 01, 2021
When Hurricane Ida came ashore on Sunday in Louisiana, the storm hit an important hub for the offshore oil and gas industry, which will likely drive up the price of gas at the pump.
Monday, August 30, 2021
Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida. Crews in the state are fanning out to help.