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Friday, July 02, 2021
California's 2020 wildfires set a record: the most acres burned in a year. But another record was set: The second half of the wildfire season had the lowest FEMA wildfire-aid approval rate.
Thursday, July 01, 2021
An investigation into FEMA claims after 2020's historic wildfires in Oregon and California reveals wide fluctuations in approval rates and denials of people who met aid criteria.
Monday, March 15, 2021
COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to strain U.S. hospitals. NPR built a tool to explore trends around the country. Look up your local hospital to see how it's faring.
Friday, February 05, 2021
An NPR analysis of COVID-19 vaccination sites in major cities across the Southern U.S. reveals a racial disparity, with most sites located in whiter neighborhoods.
Monday, December 07, 2020
The federal government has released detailed local data on where hospitals are starting to fill up with patients. Researchers and health leaders say this was urgently needed.
Friday, December 04, 2020
See the latest campaign finance figures for President Trump and his challenger, former Vice President Joe Biden.
Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Hospitals are getting so crowded with COVID-19 patients that they're having to resort to workarounds to treat them all. Experts warn this may hamper doctors' ability to save lives.
Friday, November 20, 2020
As COVID-19 hospitalizations surge, new data released by the federal government show how many hospitals are struggling with staffing.
Friday, November 06, 2020
An NPR analysis shows that the majority of counties with the highest COVID-19 death rates showed stronger support for Trump in 2020 than they did four years ago.
Tuesday, October 06, 2020
Data from more than 1,400 colleges, obtained by NPR, show that most colleges with in-person classes have no clear testing plan or are testing only students who believe they have the coronavirus.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Parts of the West Coast experienced very unhealthy or hazardous air from wildfires for the first time ever recorded. Millions endured that smoke for twice as long as the recent average.
Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Early in the pandemic, most deaths occurred in large cities. But now, as COVID-19 spreads across the U.S., smaller communities are suffering many losses as well.
Monday, September 21, 2020
According to the campaigns, Democrats entered September with about $140 million more cash on hand than Republicans.
Wednesday, July 29, 2020
An NPR data analysis finds that hospital systems in Louisiana, Idaho and Washington state have had to shuffle patients to try to get everyone the care they need.
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
A new NPR News data analysis looks at what's been happening in Louisiana, Idaho and Washington and how institutions in those states are handling hospital and ICU bed capacity problems.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
With limited resources themselves, states are having to get creative helping residents deal with the COVID-19 economic slowdown. But how much help you can get depends on where you live.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
An NPR investigation shows that black and Latino neighborhoods in four large Texas cities have fewer coronavirus testing sites, leaving communities blind to potential COVID-19 outbreaks.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Projections of deaths from COVID-19 vary wildly. How are we to make sense of the differences? One researcher has developed one model that compares and merges them all.
Sunday, May 03, 2020
With people spending much more time at home due to the coronavirus, a presidential puzzle is just the latest example of the campaign capitalizing on in-the-moment merchandise.
Friday, May 01, 2020
Emerging data suggest that though people altered their habits during the first month of America's response to the pandemic, that cooperation has since leveled off and — eventually — decreased.