This aerial file photo, shows the Pentagon in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Instead of Spending Taxpayer Money on COVID Supplies, the Pentagon Paid Defense Contractors.

The money was meant for medical supplies, but the Defense Department spent it on jet engine parts and body armor.

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Black, Latino Children Are Dying of COVID at Higher Rates. These Doctors Say Medicaid Expansion Can Help.

The overall number of children who have died from COVID is low, but 78% of the children who died were Hispanic, Black, or Indigenous.

An ICE detention-center nurse this week alleged misconduct over women being given hysterectomies against their will. Her complaint extends the list of alleged abuses that have occurred inside of immigrant detention centers around the country. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
Hysterectomies and Denied Dialysis: An Immigration Lawyer Explains How Atrocities Can Happen in Immigrant Detention Centers

COURIER spoke with an immigration lawyer familiar with the neglect that allegedly took place at LaSalle Corrections’ private immigrant detention centers. She claims hysterectomies are only the part of the story.

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)
Postmaster General Should ‘Resign, or Be Fired,’ Experts Testify in Congressional Hearing

Republican mega donor Louis DeJoy’s various dealings have also garnered criticism from members of his own political party.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Isn’t Enough to Vote By Mail If You’re Under 65 in Texas

Judges rule 2-to-1 that the state can require an "official" excuse beyond avoiding coronavirus for people under age 65 to vote by mail.

The 9/11 Tribute in Light over New York City (Shutterstock).
Coming of Age and 9/11: How Two Generations of Americans Have Been Impacted by a National Tragedy

Nearly two decades ago, a generation came of age as September 11 took place. Today, another generation is growing up amid a pandemic. COURIER spoke with both to see how the events of 9/11 and their aftermath continue to take a toll.

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Legal Win for LGBTQ Groups This Week Reminds Us That Lower Courts Matter Too

A federal judge appointed by former President Barack Obama ruled in favor of LGBTQ activists fighting against the Trump administration’s legal doctrine permitting discrimination of transgender individuals seeking medical care.