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These stories are produced through the New York & Michigan Solutions Journalism Collaborative, a partnership of news organizations and universities dedicated to rigorous and compelling reporting about successful responses to social problems. The group is supported by the Solutions Journalism Network.
Helping Detroit Seniors Survive the Pandemic

Helping Detroit Seniors Survive the Pandemic

Christy McDonald checks in with Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s CEO, Ron Taylor, and clinical director, Sylvia Brown, about meeting seniors’ need during the pandemic.

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  • Beijing district orders mass virus testing ahead of Olympics

    People in a Beijing district with some 2 million residents were ordered Sunday to undergo mass coronavirus testing following a series of infections as China tightened anti-disease controls ahead of the Winter Olympics.

  • Mutinous soldiers take over Burkina Faso military barracks

    Mutinous soldiers seized control of a military base in Burkina Faso's capital Sunday, raising fears of a coup attempt in the West African nation as gunfire rang out for hours amid growing frustration with the government's handling of the Islamic insurgency.

  • What Run-DMC, Peter Parker, and Linus have in common

    Since his earliest days on the mic, DMC, the co-founder of what many consider to be the greatest rap group of all time, has offered countless rhymes and tales--about what it was to be a kid from Queens who wore big glasses, loved reading books, and learned above all else, the importance and power of being yourself. So for Darryl 'DMC' McDaniels, writing a children's book came naturally--and offered the chance to help the next generation. Christopher Booker reports.