The economic strain of the coronavirus pandemic has more Americans turning to food banks and charity for help feeding their families.
Tim ArangoThis summer I traveled across the country to meet Americans who, because of job losses from the pandemic, needed food assistance. I wanted see what food insecurity looked like up close and understand the emotional impact on families.
In a matter of weeks, California let thousands of people out of prisons and found shelter for many who had been living on the streets, but how far the progressive wing can push the state remains a question.
One is a top-ranked research hospital that draws celebrities and royalty. The other serves some of the city’s most vulnerable communities. Neither says it has the equipment it will need when virus cases surge.