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New data show 69% of illegal border-crossers are being granted asylum...

Almost 70 per cent of refugees who illegally cross the U.S. border into Canada are granted asylum here, despite the widespread public view that...

W.E.B. Du Bois’s Little-Known, Arresting Modernist Data Visualizations of Black Life...

On a recent research visit to the Emily Dickinson museum and archives in Amherst, I chanced upon a most improbable discovery of forgotten,...

Most science papers turn out to be wrong. It’s time to...

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Let’s revisit that Dom Dwyer trade. How’s it working out for...

Inside Major League Soccer's newest stadium, striker Dom Dwyer wore the opposition's purple and white. He's always relished this role, an opportunity to silence...

On the Rise: Age of Japanese Fathers Going Up

Asia & Pacific Get short URL With the average age for marriage in Japan going up, the number of first-time fathers aged 50 and...

FBI: Violent crime rises in 2016, but remains near historic low

WASHINGTON - Violent crime in America rose for the second straight year 2016, driven by a spike in killings in some major cities, but...

The World Isn’t Ending, But Here’s The Science Behind Why It...

If you've been paying attention to the news lately, things probably seem pretty bleak.In the span of two weeks, three major hurricanes made landfall...

The NYC subway is most efficient when it follows quantum maths

jentzphoto /Alamy Stock PhotoWith antiquated trains, rusty rails and straphangers who keep the doors from closing, the New York City subway could hardly be...

Are Harvey and Irma proof that catastrophic disasters are happening more...

Hurricane Irma caused catastrophic damage in the Caribbean and is heading toward Florida. Are we prepared?This article was originally published on The Conversation. No...

‘Filthy Perverts’ Pester Swedish Women Over Phone in Fake Sex Survey

Sweden's biggest ever sex survey has been hijacked by perverts, impersonating government employees, in order to get their sexual thrills by embarrassing respondents with...