Walking in winter (iStock)

Winter weather, winter woes: Research insight

As January brings a major storm to the Northeast, we gather studies on personal safety, power reliability, risks for buildings and more.

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Paris demonstrations, January 2015 (Olivier Ortelpa, Wikipedia)

France, Islam and the challenges of integration

With the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo, we round up research on France and its immigrant-origin communities, jihadism and more.

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San Quentin State Prison (Wikimedia)

Death penalty: Scholarship and unresolved issues

Research and data on capital punishment, including studies on the rates of innocence and the potential deterrence effect on crime.

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Senator Ted Cruz (Wikipedia, Gage Skidmore)

Cuban-Americans: Politics, culture, demographics

With the historic thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations, we round up recent research on the history and evolving attitudes of Cuban-Americans.

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