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Proxima Centauri

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Astronomers announced on 24th of august that they had detected a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, the closest neighbor to our solar system. Intriguingly, the planet is in the star’s “Goldilocks zone,” where it may be neither…

Brexit – full result and data analysis

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THE GUARDIAN – Britain has voted by a substantial margin to leave the European Union. The picture that is emerging is of a heavily polarised country, with remain areas coming in more strongly for remain than expected, and leave areas…

Chicago’s Murder Problem

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – There was a time when it looked as if Chicago would follow New York and Los Angeles into a kind of sustained peace. Then progress stalled in 2004, and the city has been through some…

Homan Square: an interactive portrait of Chicago’s detainees

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THE GUARDIAN – The Guardian began investigating Homan Square, a secretive Chicago police warehouse, in February 2015.After launching a transparency lawsuit, the Guardian has forced the Chicago police department to disclose internal records. This Interactive longform shows how big the…

You draw it!

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – How likely is it that children who grow up in very poor families go to college? How about children who grow up in very rich families? We’d like you to draw your guess for every…

Fatal Force

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In 2015, The Post created a database cataloging every fatal shooting nationwide by a police officer in the line of duty, collecting data on those who were killed and details of the shootings. The effort began because data compiled by…

Obama’s 2013 Proposal

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THE NEW YORK TIMES – Chart shows $3.7 trillion authorized to be spent in 2013. (Total spending is estimated to be $3.8 trillion, including funds authorized in other years). Negative budget authority, which results from fees or other collections, is…

The president’s words

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THE WASHINGTON POST – Since 1900, there have been 117 State of the Union addresses, given by 20 presidents, with some presidents giving two addresses a year. Studying their choice of words, over time, provides glimpses of change in American…

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