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The rise of Islamic State in Southeast Asia
The attack by IS-related groups on the Philippine city of Marawi has highlighted the increasing presence of the militant group in Southeast Asia and has set alarm bells ringing.
The State Financial Disclosure Project
While national debate in the United States continues over financial disclosure practices for federal officials, personal financial disclosure for state and local officials remains an under-studied...
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...
How Nafissatou Thiam beat the odds to claim the heptathlon gold in Rio
The Belgian outdid team GB’s Jessica Ennis-Hill, the defending Olympic champion. Breaking personal best after personal best, she gave the performance of a lifetime to steal the crown from the...
Mind the Gap: The U.K.-EU Trade Challenge
The U.K. wants to negotiate a sweeping free-trade deal with the EU to replace its single-market membership after Brexit. But the data show it's not in a great negotiating position. We visualized...
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...
Are U.K. Economic Data Leaking?
The timing of price moves in British markets suggeststh some investors are informed about sensitive, unpublished economic data; a phenomena traders have complained about for years. We visualized 5...
North Korea Interactives
A suite of information graphics detailing North Korea's military ambitions.
We decided to revisit election night, but with a twist—music. Donald Trump became president-elect of the United States after defeating Hillary Clinton with more than 270 electoral votes. But, how...
___ is more: Millennials versus Baby Boomers
___ is more? For Millennials and Baby Boomers, there is a clear divide between those who prioritize personal experiences versus financial stability as the "more" that they value. This piece won...
The Export Potential Tool is a project by the UN/WTO’s International Trade Centre to help small and medium-sized enterprises in developing countries to find products, markets and suppliers with...
Every 40-year Returns Curve from US Stock Indexes since 1870, superimposed
This image represents all possible return curves from index funds 1870 to 2016, using a buy-and-hold strategy. All values are "real" returns, meaning that dividends and inflation have already been...
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.
How terrorism in the West compares to terrorism everywhere else
Since the beginning of 2015, the Middle East, Africa and Asia have seen nearly 50 times more deaths from terrorism than Europe and the Americas.
The Art of Gerrymandering
In most states in the US, the responsibility for redrawing congressional districts is owned by none other than the state legislature. The majority party in state legislatures often abuse this right...
How Would the U.S. Defend Against a North Korean Nuclear Attack?
When Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to allay American’s fears of North Korea’s nuclear threat by saying, “Americans should sleep well at night,” we asked, should we? What would happen if...
Faces of power
Clinton and Trump Have Very Different Strategies for the Final Stretch
As the presidential campaign enters its final weeks, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are making their closing arguments in this long and bruising election. The candidates’ positions on the issues...
Inside the Echo Chamber
Over the past four days, a mix of politicians and other figures — athletes, actors, business people and the like — delivered 73 speeches as part of the Republican National Convention. We tracked...
The Return of the Big Screen
In 1984 Apple introduced Macintosh for the first time. In the 1984 ad, the big screen, which was presented as a metaphor for collectivism and censorship, was broken down into small individual...
Federal budget 2017
The Government expects to spend $14 billion more in the next financial year compared to the current financial year.
When Donald Trump swept to victory in the Electoral College on Nov. 8, perhaps no group was more surprised than journalists, who had largely bought into the polls showing Hillary Clinton was...
One Angry Bird
The inaugural address contains the first words uttered by a new president. It is an untarnished moment during which the American leader can set the presidential tone, inspire a country, put an...
Map: Donald Trump’s “mean, mean, mean” health care bill is meanest to his most crucial voters
An $834 billion cut to Medicaid, the government’s health insurance for the poor, is the biggest single change in the health-care bill that the US House of Representatives passed in May and the US...
A month of breaking news alerts, visualized
But there’s another factor that probably plays into how deluged we seem to be with news: Every time something happens, major or minor, our phones vibrate with an update — often from multiple...
North Korea's missiles and their ranges
The rocket tests of recent years show that North Korean missiles are no longer limited to targets across Asia. Their ultimate and preferred target, the US, is now within reach of its latest...
Trump's Global Empire
The data shows the number of foreigners removed from the United States has been increasing for several decades. Trump’s hard-line stance might not be the fundamental shift in national policy as it...
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 parallels between the Russia investigation and Watergate
Russian interference in the presidential election and the investigation into alleged collusion with the Trump campaign has drawn comparisons to Watergate, with the appointment of an independent...
It’s not just the Cabinet: Trump’s transition team may need to find about 4,100 appointees
When President Obama left office on Jan. 20, so did his appointees, which meant President-elect Donald Trump had to fill more than 4,000 vacancies by presidential appointment in his new...