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Learn what has driven health care costs to extreme levels in recent decades — and why they're starting to finally fall.
On September 4, 2014, fast food workers across the nation held a massive strike. Find out how we got here.
Thanks to outdated technology laws, people are being arrested in India for simply speaking their minds online.
Countries across the global are attempting to erect barriers to the free flow of data across borders. Here's why we should all be worried.
In 2014, President Obama made raising the minimum wage one of his top priorities. Get the background you need to follow the debate.
When it comes to paying for college, students have it harder than ever these days. Find out why.
In 2000, the global community committed to the Millennium Development Goals, an unprecedented effort to improve the lives of the world's poorest. Learn what's happened in the 13 years since.
Did you know that low-income residents of certain states are better off in terms of their health and access to quality health care than the higher-income residents of other states?
Ever wonder why certain ads seem to follow you across the Internet? It all goes back to a little data file sitting on your hard drive right now.
Learn how agricultural antibiotics have spawned dangerous "super bugs" — and how the FDA has failed to react.