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There Are 1,401 Uninspected High-Risk Oil and Gas Wells. Here's Where They Are.

Johnson County, Wyoming, is the kind of remote, quiet Western community where life revolves around cattle—it was the site of an infamous 19th-century armed battle between cowboys and suspected cattle...

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Restaurant CEOs Make More Money in Half a Day Than Their Employees Make in a...

Richard Drew/AP Last year, according to a new analysis from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the CEOs of America's top 25 restaurant corporations, including McDonald's, Burger King, the Cheesecake...

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Here's How Many Ridiculously Hot Days Your City Will Have in the Future

Have you felt unbearably hot this summer, and wondered to yourself, is this what global warming feels like? Chances are that someone living almost 90 years from now would consider you a big whiner....

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Here’s the Data That Shows Cops Kill Black People at a Higher Rate Than White...

Since a police officer shot and killed Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, one month ago, reporters and researchers have scrambled to find detailed data on how often cops wound or kill civilians. What...

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Deep Inside the Wild World of China's Fracking Boom

A Multimedia Production by Jaeah Lee and James West | Thurs Sep. 18, 2014 6:00 AM ETOn a hazy morning last September, 144 American and Chinese government officials and high-ranking oil executives...

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The Koch 130

In 1958, Fred Koch, the founder of the Midwestern oil and cattle ranching empire that would become Koch Industries, became a charter member of the John Birch Society, the fiercely anti-communist...

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Charts: How Minority Voters Get Blocked at the Ballot Box

Read more: Why do precincts with more minority voters often have longer lines and fewer voting machines? The recent wave of Republican-backed photo ID laws and restrictions on early and same-day...

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How to Find Your Polling Place

Tomorrow is Election Day! Whether it's gun control, the prospect of a Republican-controlled Senate, or the mere fact these eight candidates are running in the first place, everyone has a reason to get...

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Map: The United States of Legal Weed

With marijuana now legal in four states and the District of Columbia, the movement to end the prohibition of pot continues to gain steam. Another five states are expected to introduce ballot measures...

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Interactive #SOTU2015: See How Twitter Reacted to Every Minute of Obama's...

On Tuesday, the nation gathered to watch President Obama's annual State of the Union address, in which income inequality and middle-class economics took center stage this year. The evening brought the...

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Puerto Rico Crisis Goes From Bad to Worse

Puerto Rico's economic crisis has only gotten worse in the month since Gov. Alejandro García Padilla told the New York Times the island's $72 billion in debts was "not payable." Earlier this week, the...

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Here Are 3 Gun Control Proposals That Republicans Actually Support

It turns out there are some gun control proposals that Republicans and Democrats actually agree on. According to new findings from the Pew Research Center, fully 85 percent of Americans—including 88...

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Quote of the Day: "Love, Fidelity, Devotion, Sacrifice and Family"

This is becoming a favorite prologue to wedding vows across the nation: No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ideals of love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. In...

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Who Said It: Donald Trump or Mitt Romney?

On Thursday, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney trashed his party's 2016 front-runner, Donald Trump, as a phony and con artist who is leading the GOP to electoral disaster. And sure,...

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The 2016 Presidential Primary Delegate Tracker

Click on any state below to get up-to-date information about who won the Republican and Democratic races and how many delegates they nabbed. For the states that haven't yet voted, you can find the date...

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