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Danny Matteson


Danny Matteson is a producer and editor who joined Newsy full-time in 2012. He has produced content for Newsy as well as partnered content for Time, Mashable, The Weather Channel, PolitiFact, Cracked, Intelligence Squared and Digital Trends.

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CAL FIRESci/Health

Western U.S. Gears Up For Early Wildfire Season

Sandra Ortiz and her son Bryan Chavez
Families Belong TogetherPolitics

Migrant Families Reunite After Years Apart: 'It Feels Like A Dream'

Newsy StaffU.S.

With No Police Shootings, Newark Makes Case For Consent Decrees

Former ICE detainee Estrella Sanchez
Jesse Pratt LópezPolitics

Former ICE Detainee Interrupts President's Speech — Here's Her Story

A driver leaves an Amazon Warehouse
AP Photo / Steven SenneTech

Big Tech Earnings Continue To Soar Through Pandemic

Elon Wilson and his son
Marvin MillerU.S.

Black Firefighter Out Of Prison After Discovery Of Falsified Documents

A large gathering

What's The Risk Of A Gathering Of 40 Or More After The Vaccine?

A person uses an Ethereum ATM
Kin Cheung / APTech

What's The Link Between NFTs And Climate Change?

A child floats on an inner tube in a flooded street in the aftermath of Hurricane Eta inHonduras, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020
AP Photo/Delmer MartinezPolitics

Hurricane Devastation Fuels U.S.-Bound Migration From Honduras

Bill Nelson
Graeme Jennings / Washington Examiner Pool via APPolitics

President Biden's NASA Nominee Pledges Robust Space Program

People celebrate after Derek Chauvin was found guilty
Morry Gash / APU.S.

Minneapolis Activists Laud Chauvin Verdict But Say It's Just A Start

Ingenuity helicopter on Mars

Future Missions Planned After Historic First Flight On Mars

grid-scale battery storage
Pacific Northwest National LaboratorySci/Health

The Promising Future Of Battery Storage On The U.S. Grid

Students at Kabul school
AP Photo/Rahmat GulU.S.

The View From Kabul: Afghans Anxious About U.S. Withdrawal

Joe Biden boards the train at Amtrak's Pittsburgh Train Station, Sept. 30, 2020.
Andrew Harnik/APPolitics

Could "Amtrak Joe" Give High-Speed Rail Its Long-Awaited Glow Up?

Gun shop owner sorts paperwork.

Gun Background Checks Soared During Pandemic


Surveillance For Sale: Cameras On Amazon Tied To China Military, Abuse

Person works out at gym
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, FileSci/Health

What's The Risk Of Going To The Gym After The Vaccine?

U.S. Border Patrol agents stand by a vehicle near one of the border walls separating Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego
AP Photo/Gregory Bull, FilePolitics

Evasion Of Border Patrol Hits Highest Level In Years, Says Union

A crane lifts the vehicle in crash involving Tiger Woods
Ringo H.W. Chiu / APU.S.

Investigators Say Tiger Woods Was Speeding Right Before Crash

U.S. Department of Defense members administer vaccines to people at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Altlanta.
AP Photo/Brynn AndersonSci/Health

What's The Risk Of Getting Others Sick After You're Vaccinated?

Daniel Umana, a Salvadoran man who plans on trekking to the U.S.
Juan Carlos QuinterosPolitics

$13K Smuggler's Fee Part Of Salvadoran's Plan To Get To U.S.

People without face masks attend a protest.
AP Photo/Alberto PezzaliSci/Health

What's The Risk of Going Out Without A Mask After The Vaccine?

United Airlines planes are parked at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, FileSci/Health

What's The Risk of Traveling After The Vaccine?

Parishioners pray during Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows in Queens.
AP Photo/Jessie WardarskiSci/Health

What's The Risk Of Going To Church After The Vaccine?

Alejandra Gerardo, 9, looks up to her mom, Dr. Susanna Naggie, as she gets the first of two Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations.
Shawn Rocco/Duke Health via APSci/Health

When Will Kids Have A COVID-19 Vaccine?

Woman hugs granddaughter
AP Photo/Alessandra TarantinoSci/Health

What's The Risk of Hugging My Grandkids After I Am Vaccinated?

A small gathering

What's The Risk Of A Small Gathering After The Vaccine?

The NRA advertises at CPAC in 2019.
Associated PressPolitics

The NRA's Struggles Give Hope To Gun Reform Advocates

COVID-19 vaccines

What's The Risk Of Going Out Right After Getting The Vaccine?