New York City is recruiting residents in 15 dangerous projects to make their neighborhoods better — and violence has dropped.
In 2016, less than half of America’s college students voted. Now hundreds of colleges and universities are trying to raise that number.
Philadelphia used to bury many complaints of rape without investigation. Since it opened its files, more cases get solved.
A surgeon’s search for guidelines to tell doctors how many — or few — opioids to prescribe, depending on the procedure that will produce the pain.
Everywhere, the poorer a woman is, the likelier it is she will be raped. But an empowerment course is keeping women safer from sexual assault in poor countries as well as rich ones.
A new standard for housing the homeless — “functional zero” — has been achieved in nine American communities and is a target in dozens of others.
A growing college program tells women how to recognize a date rapist early and resist him, secure in knowing it’s always his fault, not hers.
In Newark, N.J., a branch of the Rutgers University system uses its honors college to seek out students who have survived the hard knocks of life.
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A program that started in Chicago treats street gun violence as an epidemic, hiring past offenders to disrupt transmission.