Monday, April 22, 2024

Natalie La Roche Pietri

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Natalie is a senior double majoring in journalism and English. She interned at the Miami Herald and was an NBCU Academy fellow in Washington, D.C., where she reported on national issues that affect South Florida. Natalie has an interest in political reporting and gender issues.

Student loan forgiveness faces Republican challenge (includes video story)

Republican Senators are planning to introduce a resolution this week to overturn President Biden’s student loan forgiveness plan. The debt relief program is currently...

Biden approves Willow, an oil-drilling project in Alaska (includes video story)

President Biden’s approval of the Willow Project, an oil-drilling project in Alaska, has sparked both outrage over its environmental impact and celebration for the...

Gender equality is almost 300 years away, according to United Nations report

Decades worth of advancement toward global gender quality is “vanishing before our eyes,” said United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres at the U.N.’s Women Commission...

D.C.’s fight for autonomy hits roadblock (includes video story)

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Black Women push for diversity on Capitol Hill (includes video story)

In 2018, Keenan Austin Reed was working as chief of staff to then-Virginia U.S. Rep. Donald McEachin. She was on her way to the...

Florida establishes program to relocate migrants (includes video story)

The Florida legislature passed a bill last week in a special session that allows the state more latitude in transporting immigrants from other countries. Last...

Biden calls for unity in State of the Union address (includes video story)

In the midst of shouting from several Republican members of Congress, President Joe Biden delivered his second State of the Union Address Tuesday night....

Supreme Court delays taking Texas and Florida online free speech cases (includes video story)

Lawsuits against Florida and Texas laws about online speech are making their way to the United States Supreme Court, but the cases may not...

Florida school bans theater production for LGBT themes (includes video story)

At a Jacksonville school, a student production of “Indecent,” the play by Paula Vogel, was banned for its LGBT themes. The play’s dramaturg and...

Veteran Affairs increases care to prevent veteran suicides (includes video story)

The Department of Veterans Affairs announced on Jan. 13 that it would extend care to help prevent veteran suicides. As of Jan. 17, veterans...