John Burnett

John Burnett appears in the following:

Category 3 Storm Hurricane Delta Heads To Louisiana

Friday, October 09, 2020

Hurricane Delta, a 'major' category 3 storm, is expected to make landfall Friday evening in the same area Laura hit in August. Forecasters warn of a life-threatening storm surge and powerful winds.


Confederate Statues Come Down Around U.S., But Not Everywhere

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

Though George Floyd's death renewed calls to remove Confederate monuments, some cities formally decided to protect them.


Court: Government Can End Protections For Some 300,000 Immigrants

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

A federal appeals court dealt a setback to some immigrants living in the U.S. under protected status, ruling the administration can proceed with plans to send them back to their countries.


Biden Pledges To Dismantle Trump's Sweeping Immigration Changes — But Can He Do That?

Monday, September 14, 2020

The Trump administration has undertaken more than 400 executive actions on immigration, according to the Migration Policy Institute. Biden has vowed to roll back many policies — but faces obstacles.


A Priest, An Editor And A Mariachi Player Talk Life In The Rio Grande Amid COVID-19

Wednesday, September 09, 2020

Their work and lives have been upended in this region devastated by the coronavirus, and where poverty and preexisting conditions like diabetes, hypertension and obesity are prevalent.


How The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Disrupted Life In The Rio Grande Valley

Sunday, September 06, 2020

A mariachi musician, a newspaper editor, and a priest talk about how they have seen their lives upended by the coronavirus in the Rio Grande Valley.


Remembering Hurricane Katrina's Impact, 15 Years Later

Saturday, August 29, 2020

Fifteen years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans has better levees, better schools, more restaurants, more renovated houses, and yet, some storm-slammed neighborhoods are still blighted.


Hurricane Laura's Aftermath

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura roared ashore Thursday along the Louisiana coast. The storm flooded homes and knocked out power to hundreds of thousands. Emergency responders are assessing the extent of the damage.


Laura Comes Ashore On The Gulf Coast As A Category 4 Hurricane

Thursday, August 27, 2020

Hurricane Laura is pounding parts of Louisiana and Texas. It made landfall near Cameron, La., early Thursday morning. Hundreds of thousands of people evacuated the region before the storm hit.


Hurricane Laura Approaches Gulf Coast

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

Hurricane Laura has rapidly intensified and is approaching the Texas-Louisiana border as a major hurricane. Meteorologists are most concerned about a big storm surge with powerful winds.


Tropical Storm Marco, Followed By Laura, To Bring Rain And Flooding In Louisiana

Monday, August 24, 2020

Marco weakened to a tropical storm but still threatens southern Louisiana with rain and flooding. It's the first of two storms expected to hit Louisiana this week.


The Gulf Of Mexico Braces For 2 Dangerous Storm Systems

Monday, August 24, 2020

Tropical Storm Marco is moving through the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit southern Louisiana on Monday. At the same time, Tropical Storm Laura is gaining steam and may hit the same area.


Border Patrol Faulted For Favoring Steel And Concrete Wall Over High-Tech Solutions

Monday, August 10, 2020

The Department of Homeland Security watchdog has criticized Border Patrol for not looking for a cheaper alternative to President Trump's border wall, such as cutting-edge surveillance technology.


'We Always Knew What It Stood For': Small Texas Town Torn Over Its Confederate Statue

Monday, August 03, 2020

More than 60 monuments that celebrate the Confederacy and its military men have come down in cities all across America. But more than 1,700 remain, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.


Trump Administration Defies Court, Won't Accept New DACA Applications

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

A decision by the Trump administration will stop the acceptance of new applications for a program that protects immigrants who were brought to the United States illegally as children.


Border Patrol Response To Portland Unrest: Straying From Mission Or Continuing One?

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Images of federal officers making arrests have alarmed critics who think President Trump is using the officers to trample civil rights and appear as a law-and-order candidate ahead of elections.


Statues Of Conquistador Juan De Oñate Come Down As New Mexico Wrestles With History

Monday, July 13, 2020

Who was Juan de Oñate? Critics object to statues of the Spanish conquistador, the first European to colonize New Mexico and a despot who inflicted misery on Native Americans.


Who Was Juan De Oñate? A Look At The Conquistador's Violent Legacy In New Mexico

Saturday, July 11, 2020

When a crowd tried to pull down a statue of a conquistador in Albuquerque recently, someone got shot. We look at who this controversial figure from 400 years ago is and why he inspires violence.


New Mexico Leaders To Militia: If You Want To Help Community, Stop Showing Up Armed

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Armed militias have become a feature at anti-quarantine protests, racial justice marches and monument removals. But after a shooting in Albuquerque, locals say militias are disturbing the peace.


'I Cried With My Mom': 'Dreamers' React To The Supreme Court's DACA Ruling

Friday, June 19, 2020

The Supreme Court's DACA ruling on Thursday has shielded Young immigrants shielded from deportation, but only temporarily as the Trump administration is still vowing to end the program.