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During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, research from Pew has shown that Americans are leaning towards local news sources instead of national ones.
These two superpowers will dominate geopolitics for the rest of this century. Other countries must learn how to navigate their rivalry.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ latest jobs report has found that 17.75 million Americans were unemployed in June 2020, resulting in a historically high unemployment rate of 11.1%. ...
From coal to petroleum and the rise of renewables, American energy has changed a lot since 1776.
A report by Pew Research Center survey found that more than six in 10 Americans (63%) say climate change is currently affecting their local community.
A study by the University of Washington has found that 75% of US workers are in jobs they cannot do from home, putting them at increased risk of catching COVID-19.
The broad caucus of support behind Black Lives Matter, and institutional moves to remove the symbols of racism, show that change might finally be here.
Governments are boosting spending to support those who have been most affected by COVID-19. The pandemic could lead to a new consensus on the welfare state.
A month after the killing of an unarmed African American by US police which sparked worldwide protests - has anything changed?
The most bicycle-friendly cities have been ranked according to the Bicycle Cities Index 2019.
New York City has started to lift some restrictions, with shops, restaurants and hairdressers reopening - although some social distancing measures remain.
Data from more than 500 epidemiologists and infectious disease specialists shows when we might start to do everything from haircuts to hugs again.
Households and companies of all sizes, already highly indebted, are taking on massive levels of new debt just to survive.
A look back to 19 June 1865 – the date that marks the end of slavery in the US – and at how it is observed today.
Combating ingrained systemic racism needs active engagement from white people and non-black people of colour – here's where to start.