• LX septiembre 27, 2022 11:23 am

    Meet Dr. Dawn Wright, the First Black Person to go to the Deepest-Known Part of the of Earth

    Dr. Dawn Wright made history as the first Black person to go to Challenger Deep, the deepest-known part of the seabed of Earth. Her dive took four hours and was about 10,919 meters below the surface, which is almost seven miles. Wright joins LX to share her experience and the inspiration behind the dive.

  • LX septiembre 27, 2022 8:58 am

    Este cocinero le da a la comida mexicana tradicional el respeto que se merece – subtitled

    En Instagram and TikTok, Erik Dominguez (@cocineroenproceso on Tiktok) muestra cómo se cocina en la manera tradicional, para darle respeto a la herencia culinaria de México. Dominguez le explica a Eric Alvarez de LX News como se conecta a sus seguidores a través de su orgullo y pasión cultural

  • LX septiembre 26, 2022 1:22 pm

    Understanding California’s Struggling Power System

    California may have some of the best weather in the country, but scorching temperatures can also strain the state’s power system. In early September 2022, a heat wave pushed California’s electric grid to the brink of rolling blackouts. LX News Contributor Greg Bledsoe gives us the 411 on how it happened and what’s being done about it.

  • LX News septiembre 23, 2022 3:51 pm

    Why the U.S. Is Seeing a Rise in Fentanyl-Related Overdoses

    Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid, has become the leading cause of overdose deaths in America, along with other synthetic opioids. The CDC reports that over 150 people die every day from overdoses related to synthetic opioids. Nabarun Dasgupta, a senior scientist at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, joins LX to discuss the rise in fentanyl-related overdoses.

  • LX septiembre 23, 2022 9:08 am

    Broncos’ Dalton Risner Making a Difference in the Colorado Community

    Off the field, Denver Broncos offensive guard Dalton Risner is using his platform as a professional athlete to promote local and national organizations that bring awareness to different issues. He doesn’t do it for the recognition or the publicity, but for the positive impact it makes on other people’s lives.

  • LX septiembre 21, 2022 12:39 pm

    Advice For Those Feeling Overwhelmed by Climate Change? Vote

    As climate change continues to impact the planet and communities we live in, one thing you can do to take action is more simple than you think. LX News Climate storyteller Chase Cain spoke to the former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday to discuss steps and actions people can take to help with climate change. Gore’s advice: go...

  • LX septiembre 20, 2022 12:29 pm

    It’s National Voter Registration Month: What You Should Know

    September is National Voter Registration Month. With the midterm elections in just less than 50 days, it’s important to make sure you are registered and prepared to vote in November. LX News Political Editor Noah Pransky joins to discuss the importance of voting in the upcoming election.

  • LX septiembre 19, 2022 1:40 pm

    Halle Bailey Is Facing Online Criticism For Her Role as Ariel in ‘The Little Mermaid’ Trailer

    Disney debuted a teaser trailer of the live-action “Little Mermaid,” which stars Halle Bailey as Ariel at its D23 event on Sept. 9. The trailer has been trending online with some mixed reactions to the film. While some are excited about the representation Bailey brings, others are upset that the Black actress was cast as Ariel, a fictional character. Essence...

  • LX septiembre 16, 2022 1:46 pm

    Thousands of Migrants Are Being Transported North to Democrat-Led Cities

    Two planes of about 50 migrants arrived in Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts on Wednesday night from Florida, by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Massachusetts officials say the planes initially came from Texas. DeSantis’ move is just one of many by Republican governors to send migrants elsewhere in the U.S. in what they consider to be a failure of the Biden Administration’s border...

  • LX septiembre 14, 2022 10:22 am

    Here’s What Recent Inflation Means For Your Wallet

    Inflation rose 0.1% in August even with a sharp drop in gas prices, according to the consumer price index report released Tuesday. While it doesn’t sound like much, inflation trickles down into our daily lives. Lori Bettinger, the president of Bancalliance and former director of TARP, joins LX News to discuss this increase.

  • LX septiembre 13, 2022 12:46 pm

    The U.S. Might Have Its First 2024 Primary — in 2023?

    New Hampshire hosts the last primary of the midterms, but appears so committed to hosting its 2024 presidential primary before anyone else…it may even move it all the way back to 2023. New Hampshire Secretary of State David Scanlan tells LX News Political Editor Noah Pransky why we all have a stake in the Granite State’s primary.

  • LX septiembre 12, 2022 12:11 pm

    These Students Are Taking Jackson’s Water Crisis Into Their Own Hands

    Jackson, Mississippi, has been under a state of emergency for over a week now after flooding shut down the city’s water system. Thousands of residents still do not have access to clean, reliable water. While the government is helping, local students took the initiative to start providing water to those in need. Derykah Watts and Crystal Lopez join LX News...

  • LX septiembre 9, 2022 3:41 pm

    Move Over, Chip and Joanna: These Home Improvement Experts Are Leading The Way Against Climate Change

    From historic drought and water restrictions to heat waves and extreme storms, homeowners are having to find ways to make their homes more water and energy resilient. And ready to help them navigate the changing climate are thousands of small businesses leading the charge on climate-conscious home improvement.

  • LX septiembre 8, 2022 5:27 pm

    Utah Might Be America’s Political Unicorn

    It’s the site of an unusual Senate race where Democrats aren’t platforming a candidate of their own, instead opting to support an independent challenger to the Republican incumbent. While not really a swing state, Utahns (many of whom belong to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints) support reforms considered progressive in other states. LX News Political Editor Noah...

  • LX septiembre 6, 2022 4:08 pm

    The University of Alabama is Getting a Documentary — and no, Not for Football

    If you’ve ever been on TikTok, you’ve probably come across several videos on your For You page of the University of Alabama’s sorority rush week, popularly known as #BamaRush. During the week, thousands of girls go through the recruitment process for the chance to be a part of one of the campus’ 19 sorority organizations. After going viral on TikTok...

  • LX septiembre 2, 2022 5:16 pm

    Carmela Mose is Spitting Bars Behind Bars, and Just Met Rapper Lecrae

    Carmela Mose is an inmate at Central California Women’s Facility and the winner of a hip hop original song contest. Her song, “I Think,” was chosen as the winner by the rapper Lecrae, who joined Mose for a studio session – the only one in 10 years that Lecrae has ever cried. LX News storyteller Ngozi Ekeledo meets them both...

  • LX septiembre 1, 2022 4:22 pm

    Doctor: Expect Yearly COVID Shots, Just Like With the Flu

    The FDA authorized new COVID boosters targeting the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants, and Dr. Uché Blackstock says you should expect annual booster shots.

  • LX agosto 30, 2022 2:12 pm

    Meet Maxwell Frost, the Florida Candidate who Could Become the First Gen Z Member of Congress

    25-year-old Maxwell Frost recently won the Democratic primary race in Florida’s 10th Congressional District. If Frost wins November’s general election, he will make history as the first Gen Z member of Congress and the first Afro-Cuban in Congress. Frost is a gun control activist and has been endorsed by progressive candidates like Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. Matthew Frost...

  • LX agosto 29, 2022 11:44 am

    Black Educators Enter the Field with a Passion for Teaching. But Burnout is Driving them Out

    As the nation grapples with a teacher shortage, studies are showing that educators of color, specifically Black teachers, are more likely to leave. A survey by DonorsChoose, a nonprofit for teachers, found that only 55% of Black male teachers reported that they plan to still teach in 10 years, compared to 64% of White male teachers, and 66% of Latino...

  • LX agosto 26, 2022 4:03 pm

    What Biden’s Loan Forgiveness Means for the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide

    A study from the Federal Reserve shows that almost one-third of Black families carry student loan debt. The study also shows that almost one-fifth of Hispanic families also carry student loan debt. Andre Perry, a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution joins LX News to discuss how the student debt crisis affects the racial wealth gap in America.