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By Laura Santhanam
As states reopen and Americans are still struggling to figure out how they can safely return to work, school and other parts of their lives, being able to interpret and understand the numbers that do exist has become even more…
The coronavirus continues to spread in the U.S. along with the economic ripple effects of the nationwide shutdown. In Utah, a state that relies heavily on tourism, thousands of people have applied for unemployment benefits. Liz Adeola, host and producer…
By PBS NewsHour
When it comes to COVID-19, there has been a great deal of discussion about whether or not people are asymptomatic and what that could really mean when it comes to contracting and spreading the virus. Hari Sreenivasan spoke with ProPublica…
By Courtney Vinopal, Megan McGrew
Watch novel coronavirus spread from a single Chinese province to countries around the globe.
By Courtney Vinopal
What was driving voters in Super Tuesday states, and what could it mean as the 2020 race continues?…
The United Kingdom says it will allow Chinese telecommunications firm Huawei to build part of its new 5G cellular network. The U.S. government had warned against the move, arguing Huawei poses a national security threat, but British officials said the…
By Miles O'Brien
Individualized medicine, in which treatments are customized based on a patient’s unique DNA, is a rising field. Along with an ever-expanding genetic database, it offers tantalizing promise for solving some of medicine's most daunting challenges. But individualized medicine also carries…
By Catherine Rampell
Artificial intelligence and big data are transforming the global economy. Less well understood, however, are the changes they are driving in creative industries specifically. Special correspondent and Washington Post columnist Catherine Rampell reports on the fundamental questions sophisticated data intelligence…
Big data is disrupting nearly every aspect of modern life. Artificial intelligence, which involves machines learning, analyzing and acting upon enormous sets of data, is transforming industries and eliminating certain jobs. But that data can also be used to appeal…
A new study says states with universal background checks report fewer children’s deaths due to gun incidents. However, more data is needed to understand the relationship, the study maintains.
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