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Philadelphia, PA, United States

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Past articles by Victoria:

After a Decade, Federal Officials Tighten Guidelines on Air Pollution

As a child, Stephanie Lovinsky-Desir remembers being taken from doctor to doctor by her parents as they searched desperately for a way to manage her asthma. She wondered then if there was something in the air that made it difficult for her to breathe. Today, Lovinsky-Desir is a pediatric pulmonologist, using her childhood experience with […] → Read More

Study: Pennsylvania Children Who Live Near Fracking Wells Have Higher Leukemia Risk

Children in Pennsylvania who grew up within roughly a mile of fracking wells are twice as likely as other young people to develop the most common form of juvenile leukemia, according to a new study by researchers at the Yale School of Public Health. The study, published Wednesday in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives, also […] → Read More

Warmer Nights Caused by Climate Change Take a Toll on Sleep

Trouble sleeping? Climate change may be to blame and, according to researchers, it’s only going to get worse. A study released last week by a team of climatologists found that by the end of this century, sleeplessness related to global warming will be so pervasive that our descendants will likely lose roughly two and a […] → Read More

Fossil Fuels Aren’t Just Harming the Planet. They’re Making Us Sick

For years, researchers have warned that chemical pollutants tied to fossil fuels have become so pervasive that they would be impossible for anyone to avoid. A study released earlier this week may be the first indication of how widely some chemicals have spread. Researchers found multiple classes of potentially harmful chemicals where they’ve never been […] → Read More

This architect returned to his former Indiana high school — and created an award-winning STEM program

Tarik El-Naggar’s students recently took every top prize at a state architecture competition. → Read More

Americans reflect on Chauvin verdict

George Floyd's death and Derek Chauvin's trial hold different meanings for a college student, a retired police officer, a pastor and others in America. → Read More

Trump uses rallies to tell his supporters to vote for him — even if other names are on the ballot

The president is revving up voters for midterm elections, but his pitch has little to do with the candidates he’s endorsing. His presidency is under attack, he tells thousands of fans, and the only way to protect him and his agenda is to elect Republicans. → Read More

Rain closes roads in Prince William County during morning rush hour

Police said a flash flood warning is in effect until 11:45 a.m. → Read More

This Md. mom’s son nearly drowned. Now she’s made it a mission to help people learn CPR.

She hosts “CPR parties,” which bring lifesaving techniques into people’s living rooms. → Read More

Police identify minivan driver who died in collision with car

Authorities are trying to determine if the car was drag racing just before the crash. → Read More

Woman’s car stopped on Capital Beltway and she walked onto highway before fatal collision

A truck hit her car, and later she was fatally struck by a car, Virginia State Police said. → Read More

Rep. Steve Scalise in fair condition after baseball field shooting, hospital says

The House majority whip left an intensive care unit; Matt Mika out of hospital. → Read More

Collision with landscaping truck leaves several seriously injured in Md.

Four people are being treated for injuries, a Montgomery County fire spokesman said. → Read More

Update: Police clear barricade incident at Md. business; no perpetrator found

No one was inside a Hyattsville store after an hours-long standoff, Prince George’s police said. → Read More

Baltimore soldier killed in apparent insider attack in Afghanistan

Sgt. Eric M. Houck leaves behind the high school sweetheart he married and their two children. → Read More

Police identify man found dead inside home in Hyattsville area

Victim had trauma to his body, Prince George’s County police said. → Read More

FBI searches for man who inappropriately touched girl at Arlington National Cemetery

Authorities said the incident happened during a wreath-laying ceremony on Memorial Day. → Read More

A new breed of falcons soars back from brink of extinction in Virginia

Adaptability and planned breeding have led to a resurgence of falcons in the area. → Read More

Mitchellville man identified as victim in fatal holiday weekend shooting

Another man was wounded in the Suitland area shooting, authorities said. → Read More

Man is charged with murder in Md. shooting death

Police said the two men were in a drug-related dispute. → Read More