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A key White House post remains unfilled: First Pet
Donald Trump has broken the mould of the American presidency in almost every major category. He is the country’s oldest commander-in-chief, its richest and the only one in history without any...
Until the upheaval of 2015, Europe was home to the world’s most open frontiers. But within months, a messy effort to halt a mass flow of migrants fleeing wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan...
A show of force
North Korea’s military parades are an impressive sight. They can also give away important information about the regime’s capabilities and ambitions. Here we deconstruct all of Kim Jong Un’s major...
The Electoral College misrepresents every state, but not as much as you may think
Hillary Clinton surpassed Donald Trump by more than 2 million votes, but lost the electoral college 306 to 232. In raw votes, it was the largest popular-vote lead in history for a candidate who...
Coups d'Etat 1950-2016
Click on a country on the map to filter all the coups from 1950. Use the sliders to choose between cold war and post-cold war, or to focus on a specific period.
The Italian Constitutional Referendum Street by Street
Compare the results of the Constitutional Referendum with the results of the latest Administrative Elections for the City of Turin.
Searching for Issues Around Voting on Nov 8
Electionland is a project to track and cover voting problems during the 2016 election. It’s a collaboration between ProPublica and the Google News Lab, WNYC News, CUNY Graduate School of...
How Donald Trump's Cabinets Compare with Previous Presidents'
President Obama had 10 cabinet picks confirmed in the first 10 days, while action on President Trump’s nominees has been slower.
China's Global Energy Finance
Since 2000, China has provided upwards of $160 billion in development finance to the energy sector for foreign governments across the globe. To understand the scope and breadth of these...
Tongues of Fire
Tongues of Fire is a series of Data Visualizations with the objective of representing the variations and discrepancies in words used by corporate news media. The data itself is comprised of the...
Urban and rural America are becoming increasingly polarized
Since Obama’s election in 2008, the trend of urban counties voting for Democrats and rural counties voting for Republicans has grown stronger.
Who is your president?
The visualization shows the 45 US Presidents cronologically ordered, divided by parties (Democrats or Republicans) and by mandate’s duration. For each President are visualized how many times...
The Saudi Dynasty
Infographic showing the order of succession in the royal family of Saudi Arabia since Ibn Saud, founder of the country in 1932. The complexity of the royal family of Saudi Arabia was a challenge....
It's not so ISIS
Terrorism is a complex phenomenon, that originates in the violent radicalization of different mindsets. In the 90s the “Declaration on Joint Action to Counter Terrorism” of the ONU General Assembly...
Those places High-speed rail (HSR) could take you to
High-speed rail has developed rapidly in China in recent years. Its maximum speed has recently increased, to 350 kilometers per hour, and it has shortened the trip from Beijing to Nanjing to 3.5...
Mapping the flow of International Trade
According the UN’s Comtrade database, the global market for imported goods totaled $15.6 trillion in 2015. This map shows where those goods came from and where they went, each dot representing $1...
How do people search for candidates and political topics? And what are they really interested in? Wahl 2Q17 uses Google Trends to visualize the Google Search interest in the top candidates of the...
Eight years. 533 campaign promises. Tracking the record of President Barack Obama.
Here Are the Hate Incidents Against Mosques and Islamic Centers Since 2013
Data from a civil rights group shows that reports of hate incidents involving American mosques jumped sharply in 2015 and has remained at the same rate since — about once every three days. More...
Bullies and Victims: How bullying incidents vary across grades and how they are reported
We analyzed a friendship and aggression network collected from a group of high school students (8th–12th graders). We depicted social behaviors among the studied subjects by designing a...
All but two countries are in the Paris climate agreement. The U.S. could be the third.
President Trump declared that the United States would leave the Paris climate agreement, following months of infighting among Trump’s staff that left the world in suspense. He said he hopes to...
Trading with Trump
The "Trading with Trump" infographic focuses on global trade and what stocks would initially benefit when Trump started his presidency based on what he has said during his campaign. Of Trump’s...
Election results 2017: seat by seat
Latest general election results from the UK’s 650 constituencies. Theresa May’s gamble has failed; the Conservatives have lost their parliamentary majority and have turned to the DUP to support...
UK General Election 2017: Interactive Full Constituency Results
Charting the difference between the 2015 and 2017 general elections, seat by seat, covering the main parties.
What happened in Manchester?
What happened in Manchester is a video made the day after the terrorist attack in the Manchester Arena. At times like this, when news develops quickly, the NOS newsroom works at full speed to cover...
The use of chemical weapons is banned under international law and could constitute a war crime. International investigators have concluded that sarin, chlorine and sulphur mustard gas have been...
Terror’s daily reality
To capture the toll of terror, the Los Angeles Times tracked every fatal act of terrorism around the world in April. By the end of the month, terror had struck 180 times, wounded 1,385 and...
2016 Election Forecast
Our election forecast used interactive charts and maps to show the constantly changing state of the 2016 presidential race. We used multiple forms -- including several types of charts and maps --...
Does your job pay less than it did five years ago?
Wage stagnation and an ever increasing cost of living have left many people feeling poorer over the last few years. But for some workers, skills shortages mean pay has shot up. So is your job on...
What Trump Cut In His Budget
On May 23, the Trump administration released his full 2018 budget proposal, which details many of the changes the president wants to make to the federal government’s spending.