Wealthy individuals and national advocacy groups are using their cash to get people who support education reforms elected to local school boards.
Americans are not all enjoying the same life expectancy gains. The differences, when mapped by county, could have predicted the 2016 presidential election.
Jews have long been associated with finance and banking. Today, people in areas of Germany that historically experienced the highest levels of anti-Semitism are economically worse off, new research shows.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
Americans tend to shun redistributive economic programs. But widening income inequality may be changing that position, a new paper shows.
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Americans have lived without the fear of nuclear war for decades. As North Korea challenges this coziness, new research finds Americans largely ready to push the nuclear trigger.
We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.