Latest from Whitney Shefte

Bitter sugar

How money has flowed from the sugar fields of the Dominican Republic to the burgeoning tax haven of South Dakota
  • Oct 9, 2021

‘Help out of the quicksand’: How the child care crisis is keeping moms out of work

When the pandemic led to a lack of child care, single mothers like Denise Tyree were left in the lurch, unable to work.
  • Sep 28, 2021

Paramedics on the front lines of the latest covid-19 surge

Virginia Beach EMS Captain Randy Rudder has seen the toll the delta variant has taken on front line health workers.
  • Sep 20, 2021

As covid-19 patients fill the ICU again, a doctor wonders why it had to be this way

This intensive care unit went down to zero patients with covid-19. But once the delta variant hit, they've seen a return of patients with the virus.
  • Sep 20, 2021

His father was killed in the Sept. 11 attacks before he was born. Then he lost his mom.

Luke Taylor's father, Kip Taylor, was killed in the Pentagon on 9/11 just before Luke was born. His mother died from breast cancer soon after.
  • Sep 7, 2021

Twenty years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, she still grieves the father she never met

Eight months after Norbert Szurkowski was killed in the attacks on 9/11, his daughter Claudia was born.
  • Sep 7, 2021

People in LaPlace, La. are used to storms. They've never seen anything like Hurricane Ida.

Hurricane Ida caused widespread flooding in LaPlace, La., west of New Orleans. On Aug. 30, people emerged from their homes to assess the damage.
  • Aug 31, 2021

Life after gold

How winning trained these Olympians to face the unexpected.
  • Jul 28, 2021

Condo collapse prompts emergency inspections at nearby buildings

The city of Sunny Isles Beach, Fla., is performing emergency inspections of older high rise buildings, following the Surfside building collapse.
  • Jun 28, 2021

Laying flowers for Surfside's missing, resident reflects on signs that led to building's collapse

As rescue efforts continued on June 26, The Post spoke to a Surfside resident who said she noticed the building's deteriorating condition before its collapse.
  • Jun 26, 2021