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The New Age of Astrology

In a stressful, data-driven era, many young people find comfort and insight in the zodiac—even if they don’t exactly believe in it.<p>Astrology is a meme, and it’s spreading in that blooming, unfurling way that memes do. On social media, astrologers and astrology meme machines amass tens or hundreds …

Week in pictures: 20 - 26 January 2018

The graphic lowdown on wage equality, gun violence, sexual harassment, transgender discrimination, terrorism, Trump … and pet transport<p>When we try to remember 2017 (or more likely, try to forget it), there’s a list of names and places that immediately come to mind – Trump, Weinstein and Las Vegas, …

Sexual Harassment

Our favorite data visualization projects of 2017

We've made hundreds of data visualizations this year covering everything from the hurricane season to the way the economy is changing. Make sure to …

Data Visualization

Key races for control of the House as Democrats take slight edge into 2018

<i>News analysis</i><p>WASHINGTON — Democrats ended 2016 dejected and despondent after Donald Trump shocked Hillary Clinton — and the world — by a tiny combined margin of 77,744 votes in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin to win the presidency.<p>A year later, Democrats are ending 2017 as the slight favorites …

Voting

We are sleepwalking toward war with North Korea

The risk of nuclear war is real. And it’s growing.<p>The reality of war with North Korea is almost too terrifying to imagine.<p>Experts say the North’s artillery could kill tens of thousands of civilians in Seoul, South Korea’s densely populated capital, within the first <i>hours</i> of a conflict. A protracted …

North Korea

The NFL player protests, broken down by team and week

The week before President Trump decided to make NFL player protests a federal issue (so to speak), there were players on seven teams who participated in some sort of display during the national anthem.<p>Defining “participated” is tricky; do we count the 10 players on the San Francisco 49ers who, …

For some massacre survivors and their families, there is no leaving Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — T he goodbyes were brief. What can you say to a man whose wife is in intensive care with a bullet in her brain?<p>Francisco Calzadillas's family just offered him their tightest hugs and words of encouragement: "You're so strong." "Take care." "Please, please let us know if you need …

Where Harvey Hit Hardest Up and Down the Texas Coast

Over 150,000 properties in Texas have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, based on preliminary estimates by the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

Multiple women share harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive.<p><i>This story was first published on newyorker.com on October 10, 2017, at 10:47 A.M. The version below appears in the October 23, 2017, issue.</i><p>1.<p>Since the establishment of the first studios, a century ago, …

Trump and Russia: A timeline of the investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian government interference in the 2016 presidential election and any connections to President Trump's campaign, leading to criminal charges against four people involved in the Trump campaign so far. Here's a timeline of key events:<p>November 9, 2013<p>…

Donald Trump

‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017

For one brief moment, day became night.<p>And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire.<p>As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that gathered on its beach was stunned by the sight into an eerie …

First Aid