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.
By Laura Santhanam
In 2014, 2.6 million Americans died, according to the latest available data from the National Center for Health Statistics.
By Sarah Breitenbach, Stateline
With few protections on the privacy of student data beyond a decades-old federal law, states have been scrambling to regulate how student data is collected and stored.
Martin Grandjean's data visualizations look at the relationships between characters in Shakespearean tragedies.
By Laura Santhanam
Members of the U.S. women's national soccer team filed a complaint with the federal government this week for being paid less than their male counterparts.
By PBS NewsHour
Boston plans to use data and analytics to help improve operations, better measure performance and increase efficiency under a forthcoming initiative called CityScore. A single number is issued daily, measuring how the city is meeting its goals on a variety…
By Laura Santhanam, Megan Crigger
Following this week’s mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, the PBS NewsHour analyzed news reports of 354 shootings where at least four people were killed or wounded to understand where and when gun violence erupts in America.
By Carey Reed, Andrew Mach
The breakthrough could lead to the creation of digital archives, storing everything from ancient texts to Wikipedia pages in DNA form that could survive for hundreds of thousands of years without the loss of any data.
By Colleen Shalby
A new report from Pew Research Center shows that a majority of Americans don’t trust the government, but plenty use its open data -- often without knowing they’re doing so.
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