National reporter focusing on immigrant communities in America Education: University of Michigan, BA in anthropology and Arabic studies; Columbia University, MA in journalism Abigail Hauslohner covers immigration for The Washington Post's national desk. She previously covered Islam, Muslim and Arab communities in America. She covered the Middle East and North Africa as a foreign correspondent from 2007 to 2014, first for Time magazine and then as The Post’s Cairo bureau chief. She has covered wars and revolutions, culture and politics in Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Gaza, Yemen Afghanistan, Lebanon, Sudan, Russia and beyond. She has also covered D.C. politics and government. Foreign languages spoken: Arabic
Many counties in rural America face vulnerabilities, as Covid-19 surges across areas that were once spared, reporter Abigail Hauslohner explains. Reporter Aaron Blake weighs in on what this shift means for the president, partisanship and public health.
Four states have recently considered bills that would criminalize calling the police when crimes haven’t occurred, and a New York assemblyman revived a bill after an incident in Central Park this week.
New patterns have emerged: Most who died are older than 70, but the disease is also hospitalizing and killing younger Americans. Most victims are men, most also had underlying conditions, and the toll is highest in New York.