#United States

  • Article: Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis
    Health

    Scientists Develop 'Groundbreaking' Cure for Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 16, 2019

    The drug may be on the market as soon as the end of this year, the TB Alliance says. Read more

  • Article: We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful
    ImpactCitizenship

    We Asked You to Tell Congress Why You Support Strong US Aid — and Your Messages Were Truly Powerful

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 14, 2019

    Your 15,000 messages will be invaluable in pressuring the government to step up on this issue. Read more

  • Article: Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise
    Water & Sanitation

    Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 7, 2019

    New Mexico is the state facing the highest stress on its water supply in the country. Read more

  • Article: UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border
    Citizenship

    UN Human Rights Chief Blasts Dire Conditions for Migrants at US Border

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|July 8, 2019

    “This should never happen anywhere.” Read more

  • Article: Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World
    Health

    Racial Bias in Health Care Is Killing Mothers Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 10, 2019

    This Mother’s Day, let’s acknowledge the need for change in maternal health systems worldwide. Read more

  • Article: Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses
    ImpactGirls & Women

    Marriott International Commits to Spend $100 Million With Women-Owned Businesses

    By Sophie Barbier|March 20, 2019

    And more news from the sidelines of the 63rd CSW in New York Read more

  • Article: US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn
    Health

    US Homelessness Crisis Is a Health Issue, Doctors and Advocates Warn

    March 7, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    The homeless tend to be readmitted to hospital more than the general population Read more

  • Article: New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools
    Education

    New Report Shows Staggering Funding Disparity Between White and Non-White US Schools

    By Jerica Deck|Feb. 28, 2019

    Predominantly white school districts are receiving $23 billion a year more than non-white districts. Read more