Latest from Monica Ulmanu

The pandemic marks another grim milestone: 1 in 500 Americans have died of covid-19

The burden of death in the prime of life has been disproportionately borne by Black, Latino, and American Indian and Alaska Native people.
  • Sep 15, 2021

Tracking the coronavirus vaccine, state by state

How many doses of the vaccine will be available in your state?
  • Jun 4, 2021

Where states reopened and cases spiked after the U.S. shutdown

Hundreds of millions of people started moving around again. Now, a surge is here, with new restrictions.
  • Sep 11, 2020

A gallery of pain and protest

In the aftermath of George Floyd’s death, protesters transformed hundreds of feet of chain-link fencing erected to protect the White House into a massive, makeshift art project that demands equal protection for all Americans. Take a look.
  • Jun 10, 2020

U.S. deaths soared in early weeks of pandemic, far exceeding number attributed to covid-19

An analysis of federal data for the first time estimates excess deaths -- the number beyond what would normally be expected -- during that period.
  • Apr 27, 2020

How coronavirus grounded the airline industry

Tens of thousands of flights have been canceled since the outbreak spread beyond China in January.
  • Apr 1, 2020

As wildfires hit Australia, ocean warming from climate change endangers Tasmania

Tasmanian Aboriginals faced genocide, and now extreme climate change is threatening what’s left of their culture.
  • Dec 27, 2019

How we know global warming is real

The answer includes Benjamin Franklin, Mutiny on the Bounty and centuries of records.
  • Dec 19, 2019