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Chief Keef changed the music industry – and it’s time he...

Jabari Evans, University of South Carolina Before he was arrested in December 2011, Chief Keef was a 16-year-old budding...

Domestic violence 911 calls increased during lockdown, but official police reports...

Jillian B. Carr, Purdue University COVID-19 stay-at-home orders surely saved many lives, but a growing number of studies document...

To protect people in the Great Lakes region from climate extremes,...

Nicholas Rajkovich, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York This story is part of the Pulitzer Center’s nationwide Connected Coastlines reporting initiative. ...

How much of a difference does the number of kids in...

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University Chicago’s teachers went on strike in October, suspending instruction for the city’s public school students for 11 days. Educators in the...

How gambling built baseball – and then almost destroyed it

Rebecca Edwards, Rochester Institute of Technology Imagine if, after watching the thrilling victory of the Chicago Cubs in Game 7 of the 2016 World Series...

Can parks help cities fight crime?

Lincoln Larson, North Carolina State University and S. Scott Ogletree, Clemson University The relationship between parks and crime remains the subject of debate. Some scholars...

As Airbnb grows, this is exactly how much it’s bringing down...

Tarik Dogru, Florida State University Airbnb has grown exponentially since its founding in 2008 and is expected to soon go public in an initial public...

Low-income neighborhoods would gain the most from green roofs in cities...

Ashish Sharma, University of Notre Dame Heat waves aren’t just a source of discomfort. They’re the nation’s deadliest weather hazard, accounting for a fifth of...

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Two covers, two culture shifts

Renee Cramer, Drake University Sometimes, a picture can transform a culture. Caitlyn Jenner’s Vanity Fair cover, which exploded across the country this week, certainly elicits comparisons...