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  • July 24, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, NSA leaker Edward Snowden will be able to leave the transit zone of a Moscow airport after obtaining documentation allowing him to officially enter Russia. A State Department spokeswoman voiced disappointment. Also, at least 35 people were killed in a train derailment in northwest Spain. Continue reading

  • July 12, 2013  

    For the first time in weeks, it was confirmed that NSA leaker Edward Snowden is in Moscow. Ray Suarez talks to Ellen Barry of the New York Times about Snowden’s dwindling options, his defense of his actions and what conditions Russia may enforce in order to agree to hosting him. Continue reading

  • January 16, 2013  

    Even with campaign season over, politicians continue to use the data collected online during the 2012 election. Daily Download’s Lauren Ashburn and Howard Kurtz look back at the 2012 election with Harper Reed, former chief technology officer for Obama for America, who managed digital strategy for President Obama’s re-election. Continue reading

  • December 11, 2012  

    Investigations are underway to see if companies that make apps are violating the privacy rights of kids by collecting personal data and sharing it with advertisers. Ray Suarez talks to Jessica Rich of the Federal Trade Commission and the Association for Competitive Technology’s Morgan Reed on how to ensure privacy for children. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2011  

    A new wave of U.S. Census Bureau data reveals some interesting trends in marriage and divorce rates by region. Ray Suarez discusses what data tell us about the institution of marriage with David Blankenhorn of the Institute for American Values and Elaine Tyler May of the University of Minnesota. Continue reading

  • April 27, 2011  

    Sony officials announced Tuesday that hackers might have obtained personal information, including credit card numbers, from 77 million users of its PlayStation gaming system. Ray Suarez discusses the breach’s impact on Sony, its users and the future of online security with former hacker and Wired.com editor Kevin Poulsen. Continue reading

  • March 24, 2011  

    New census data on race and migration released this week show minorities accounted for 90 percent of the growth in the U.S. during the past decade. Ray Suarez discusses the new numbers with the Brookings Institution’s William Frey, author Isabel Wilkerson and the Pew Hispanic Center’s Mark Hugo Lopez. Continue reading

  • February 4, 2011   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s unemployment data are a muddle. The two surveys – of individuals and of employers – seem to say very different things. Unemployment dropped – to 9 percent, according to the “household survey.” Three cheers. But the “payroll survey” reports … Continue reading

  • November 30, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s Tool$ Tuesday is another look at how the tax cuts might be implemented. This Bush Tax Cut tool comes by way of the Tax Policy Center, a much-appreciated think tank in today’s hyper-polarized environment.

  • November 30, 2010   BY Paul Solman  

    Today’s Tool$ Tuesday is another look at how the tax cuts might be implemented. This Bush Tax Cut tool comes by way of the Tax Policy Center, a much-appreciated think tank in today’s hyper-polarized environment.

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