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Marisa Peñaloza

Scenes of violence in Afghanistan triggered painful memories for Hossein Mahrammi and his family. He says starting a new life in the U.S. wasn’t easy but they’ve embraced the culture and customs here.
Survivors and their descendants say facing the truth about the Tulsa Race Massacre is essential in the nation’s struggle to confront racial injustice and violence against Black people.
The president addressed the crowd gathered to protest Biden’s win and afterward, his supporters pushed past barriers onto the Capitol grounds. Armed police rushed in to tackle them.
Across the country, there are growing concerns that the bitterness and animosity over the presidential election will not end when the polls close on the evening of Nov. 3.
In the wake of protests calling for racial equality and other reforms after the killing of George Floyd, there’s a growing movement to make June 19 a federal holiday.
A majority of Hispanics say they’re dissatisfied with how things are going in the U.S., according to a new survey by Pew Research Center.
These days, Puerto Rico’s monumental power restoration effort involves helicopters dropping 100-foot towers into the mountains and a “big dance” of crews, equipment and expertise.
Army officials say they’re beginning a drawdown of federal troops on Puerto Rico, even as many homes still lack power and clean drinking water.
One San Juan hospital ran out of diesel earlier this week and had to discharge 40 patients. It now has enough to fuel its generators until Saturday.
On a major expressway in the north of the island, drivers chase after elusive cell service. Some have managed to make calls to the mainland — though not always to relatives elsewhere on the island.
Some point to Canada’s immigration system as a model for U.S. reform. Canada is nearly a quarter foreign-born, yet it doesn’t seem to wrestle with anti-immigrant nativism that has erupted in the U.S.
“I’ve always felt that the Republicans align with my beliefs,” said Judith Martinez, 51, a naturalized U.S. citizen born in Mexico.
Almost half of U.S. Catholics are foreign-born or the children of immigrants. Across the country they are keeping pews filled and even moving the church’s geographical center.