America’s poorest are still dealing with the consequences of the legislation that Bill Clinton signed into law two decades ago today.
Scrutiny over corruption and public health may be the best thing to come out of the city hosting the Summer Olympics.
It depends on how you count.
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Schools want black students to feel welcome, but sometimes their attempts go awry.
Where America’s Olympians hail from and train.
It might save money, but it would cost the world dearly in other ways.
Authorities are investigating inconsistencies in the swimmer’s report about being mugged at gunpoint—a story that would confirm the worst impressions about life in Rio.
The new six-part series is a testament to both the social limitations and successes of hip hop.
Two sociologists recently looked into whether the barriers facing people of color in the U.S. make it harder for most new arrivals to build wealth.
Small countries rise to the top when we control for population, GDP, and size of Olympic delegation.
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It’s not the only example of Finland’s national obsession with playback singing.
A 19-year-old scaled NYC’s Trump Tower Wednesday. The outlaw grandfathers of “buildering” would not be impressed.
The source of the problem? Brazil was unprepared to host the Olympic Games.
Perhaps Brazilian security was never prepared for the Olympics, but the decision to ditch strict procedures puts the games at risk.
And that’s the most optimistic estimate.
A new report suggests Berlin costs more money than it produces.
It’s not the U.S.