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Thursday, August 25, 2016

Trump's Vigilante Twist on the Voter Fraud Myth

Donald Trump is playing on well-worn Republican suspicions that data just don’t bear out. His suggestions are racist and dangerous, say experts.

Brentin Mock

It Looks Like the Soda Tax Paid Off in Berkeley

Consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks dipped 21 percent after a tax was enacted, a new study finds.

Jessica Leigh Hester

Uber and Lyft Promise to Play By the Rules (Sort Of)

In Massachusetts, New York, Portland, and beyond, ride-hailing companies have made some gestures of conciliation.

Laura Bliss

Identifying Poverty From Space

As a country’s GDP increases, so does its nighttime luminosity.

Robinson Meyer

The Last Elevator Operator in Los Angeles

A short film pays tribute to 75-year-old Ruben Pardo, who drives the elevator up and down a Wilshire Boulevard building six days a week.

Eillie Anzilotti

The Ultimate Crowd-Sourced Music Map of Austin

Hear recordings of impromptu shows around the city, or upload your own for others to enjoy.

John Metcalfe

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