The correlation between heat and crime suggests the need for more research on shootings in American cities.
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Here’s a tour of some of the challenges we’ve tackled in conducting polls of a dozen of the most competitive congressional districts.
There are big differences among the parties, particularly among Republican men, about the obstacles women face, a survey shows.
Relying on independents as a bellwether for political outcomes is not as straightforward as it seems. For one thing, many of them aren’t paying that much attention to politics.
Not so many elections ago, Obamacare was a cudgel for Republicans to use against their opponents.
A program called bundled payments appears promising, but we need more rigorous evaluations.
Technology is crowding curbs with ride hailers and keeping homeowners fixated on housing values. Here are the tools that Emily Badger, a writer for The Upshot, uses to analyze the ripple effects.
In a new poll, girls say they feel empowered, except when it comes to being judged on how they look. Boys still feel they have to be strong, athletic and stoic.
In five of nine races in a first wave of surveys, the result is within one percentage point.
Ben Bernanke, Hank Paulson and Tim Geithner rescued the country from disaster, but their success had an unexpected price.
Research shows that students, especially boys, benefit when teachers share their race or gender. Yet most teachers are white women.
Procedures live on even after they’ve been proved ineffective. It can lead to harms and wasted resources.
The state already has some of the strictest gun control legislation. Now it's pushing to limit the unfettered sale of ammunition.