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The Executive Abroad
No sitting American president traveled outside the country before Theodore Roosevelt traveled to Panama in 1906 to see the construction of the Panama Canal. A century later Air Force One regularly...
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...
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.
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...
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...
North Korea Interactives
A suite of information graphics detailing North Korea's military ambitions.
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...
The Russian State Duma
Interactive visualisation depicting the structure of the lower house of the Federal Assembly [parliament] of Russia, bringing to light the intricate positioning and repositioning of parliament...
Rent or Buy in New York?
If New York home sellers had big dreams when they listed their properties, now they’re adjusting to reality.
Who's Banking on the Dakota Access Pipeline?
The Standing Rock Sioux are inspiring the world with their resistance against the pipeline. But it’s not just Big Oil and Gas that they’re opposing.
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...
Faces of power
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...
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...
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...
Manufacturing jobs are returning to some places. But these jobs are different.
The United States has lost millions of factory jobs, but in the last few years, some have come back. Can more return?
These lawmakers might want to consider crossing the aisle in the 115th Congress
Some Democratic senators who face reelection next year are gearing up for a tough sell: that they still represent their voters’ interests, even if they’ve stuck with a party many of those voters...
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.
Trumped: Analyzing 100 Days of Tweets
When Donald Trump took office on January 20th, 2017, he was already known for his tweeting — Slate even called him the best. Known for his strong interjections and his 140-character feuds with...
Deportations from the US
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 breakdown of internal migration in the U.S. A project for BookYourData.com
We tracked the Trump scandals on right-wing news sites. Here’s how they covered it.
The past week of Trump scandals for people reading mainstream news outlets has gone something like this: President Trump fired the FBI director who was investigating his campaign’s connection with...
The 10 Ages of Migration
There was an estimated 2.85 million residents moving between local authorities in England and Wales between July 2014 and June 2015 according to data from ONS. The maps show the net flow per 1,000...
Inaugurate is an interactive guide to presidential inauguration speeches through the lens of Google Search, built by Jan Willem Tulp of Tulp Interactive in connection with the Google News Lab and...
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...
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.
The Perfect Presidential Stump Speech
For this thought experiment, we asked one former Republican speech writer and one Democratic speechwriter to team up and compose a bipartisan presidential stump speech that panders to the largest...
What does it look like when Obamacare explodes?
Obamacare’s insurance marketplaces are in a precarious position. Aetna quit the Obamacare marketplaces last week, leaving Nebraska and Delaware. In Iowa, a smaller plan called Medica has...
Where the parties can rely on their voters
This evaluation of all Bundestag elections since 1990 shows the communities in which the parties have always brought their strongest results - and the factors that make up these strongholds.
Supreme Court Polarization
Visualizing polarization in the US Supreme Court from the 1946-2015 terms. Justices are color coded by the party of the appointing President and sorted in order of decreasing perceived conservative...