In an opioid overdose epidemic that killed more than 53,000 Americans last year and shows no signs of relenting, nearly every community in the nation is fortifying its public health, emergency medical and law enforcement response. But with limited resources,…
By Christine Vestal, Stateline
The Senate Commerce Committee is holding a hearing Wednesday about ways to protect consumers from major data breaches. Watch live here.
By Corinne Segal
You’ve probably been told it’s dangerous to open unexpected attachment files in your email – just like you shouldn’t open suspicious packages in your mailbox. But have you been warned against scanning unknown QR codes or just taking a picture…
By Jeremy Straub, The Conversation
Seth Stephens-Davidowitz spent five years studying Google search data that revealed people's darkest and weirdest thoughts. It actually made him feel better. It also changed what he thought he knew about how the world works. Stephens-Davidowitz offers his humble opinion…
By PBS NewsHour
By Heidi Hartmann
With the budget proposal shaping up from the new administration, all of us who depend on data to understand the world we live in must be fiercely vigilant about the implications for data availability and data integrity.
Rosling, a Swedish statistician, doctor and viral mathematics entertainer whose TED Talks made complicated statistics more accessible, died this week at 68.
By Larisa Epatko
With Russia so much in the news lately, we decided to take a closer look at Russia itself with the help of two regional experts.
By PBS NewsHour
By Tami Abdollah, Associated Press
A department official told The Associated Press on Friday that hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months.
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