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  • SOME WOMEN BEING LEFT BEHIND AS AMERICANS HEAD BACK TO WORK

    August 1, 2021

    SOME WOMEN BEING LEFT BEHIND AS AMERICANS HEAD BACK TO WORK

    August 1, 2021

    Millions of Americans lost their jobs at the start of the pandemic last spring. Many are now returning to work, but for women it could be an even long...

  • Paradise Lost: Recovery after California’s Deadliest Wildfire

    August 1, 2021

    Paradise Lost: Recovery after California’s Deadliest Wildfire

    August 1, 2021

    Dozens of dangerous wildfires are once again torching the West Coast. Oregon’s Bootleg Fire, the largest in the U.S., has created so much smoke, air q...

  • July 24, 2021

    July 25, 2021

    July 24, 2021

    July 25, 2021

    This week on Matter of Fact, we bring you the remarkable story of women raising their babies behind bars. Before the COVID-19 crisis was a threat, Sol...

  • Vice President Harris on the Next Steps in the Fight over Voting Rights

    July 18, 2021

    Vice President Harris on the Next Steps in the Fight over Voting Rights

    July 18, 2021

    According to the Brennan Center for Justice, at least 17 states have passed laws this year to restrict voting access. Critics say the laws are meant t...

  • Why Rising Waters Are Still A Concern Beyond the Coasts

    July 18, 2021

    Why Rising Waters Are Still A Concern Beyond the Coasts

    July 18, 2021

    The West and Southwest U.S. are facing a historic and deadly heatwave. This summer has brought oppressive heat, excessive drought, and raging wildfire...

  • Trejo’s Memoir Shares His Crimes and Path to Redemption

    July 18, 2021

    Trejo’s Memoir Shares His Crimes and Path to Redemption

    July 18, 2021

    Actor Danny Trejo is one of America’s favorite bad guys, starring as the villain in dozens of movies. He’s also had more on-screen deaths than any oth...

  • Paradise Lost: Recovery after California’s Deadliest Wildfire

    August 1, 2021

    Paradise Lost: Recovery after California’s Deadliest Wildfire

    August 1, 2021

    Dozens of dangerous wildfires are once again torching the West Coast. Oregon’s Bootleg Fire, the largest in the U.S., has created so much smoke, air q...

  • Why Rising Waters Are Still A Concern Beyond the Coasts

    July 18, 2021

    Why Rising Waters Are Still A Concern Beyond the Coasts

    July 18, 2021

    The West and Southwest U.S. are facing a historic and deadly heatwave. This summer has brought oppressive heat, excessive drought, and raging wildfire...

  • A Nation Built by Immigrants Who Feel Like They Don’t Belong

    July 11, 2021

    A Nation Built by Immigrants Who Feel Like They Don’t Belong

    July 11, 2021

    The debate over who counts as an American and who doesn’t is as old as the nation. African Americans, indigenous peoples, and immigrants have all stru...

  • What Does it Mean to Be An American?

    July 11, 2021

    What Does it Mean to Be An American?

    July 11, 2021

    The American flag, and being an American, means something different to everyone. The star-spangled banner evokes everything from allegiance and pride ...

  • How Urban Farms Are Changing the Landscape of Food Deserts

    June 27, 2021

    How Urban Farms Are Changing the Landscape of Food Deserts

    June 27, 2021

    More than 23 million Americans have to trek more than ten miles to get their nearest supermarket. They live in what’s known as food deserts, where fin...

  • How the Rainbow Flag Became the Global Symbol for LGBTQ Pride

    June 27, 2021

    How the Rainbow Flag Became the Global Symbol for LGBTQ Pride

    June 27, 2021

    Rainbow flags are flying high across the U.S., as millions celebrate Pride Month. But where did the rainbow come from? See how the rainbow flag became...

  • July 31, 2021

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    July 31, 2021

    August 1, 2021

  • July 24, 2021

    July 25, 2021

    July 24, 2021

    July 25, 2021

    This week on Matter of Fact, we bring you the remarkable story of women raising their babies behind bars. Before the COVID-19 crisis was a threat, Sol...

  • July 10, 2021

    July 11, 2021

    July 10, 2021

    July 11, 2021

    This week on Matter of Fact, we look at what it means to be an American. Correspondent Jessica Gomez set off on a road trip from Denver to St. Louis t...

  • July 3, 2021

    July 4, 2021

    July 3, 2021

    July 4, 2021

    This weekend on Matter of Fact, a salute to the brave who put our country first. We look at the paths of two service members, Col. Harvey Barnum who...

  • June 26, 2021

    June 27, 2021

    June 26, 2021

    June 27, 2021

    This week, we’re looking at discrimination against the LGBTQ community, especially those who are also people of color. Prejudice often hurts them more...

  • June 19, 2021

    June 20, 2021

    June 19, 2021

    June 20, 2021

    One in five Americans rely on rural hospitals for health care services. This week, we revisit a facility in rural Texas that’s one of hundreds fightin...

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