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Why are black imprisonment rates going down? Four theories.

  • Eli Hager
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The final GOP tax bill will not include a repeal of the Johnson Amendment

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Trump says a “typical” family will save $2,000 in taxes and see $4,000 in higher pay. In reality, there's a lot of variation on who benefits — and by how much.

Tuition waivers for graduate students are expected to remain tax-free. The medical deduction, which helps 8.8 million Americans with severe conditions like Alzheimer's, is also expected to remain.

This is the fifth rate increase since the bank cut the rate to nearly zero during the financial crisis of 2008.

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Race and representation in the South.

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Under Yellen, unemployment has fallen the most of any Fed chair.

Rubio wanted to take a bit of the corporate tax cut and give it to the poor. The party is now working on a plan that would give it to the rich

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Roy Moore had some Alabamians worried that their state would become a national punchline. But the numbers reveal a more complicated picture

Major media outlets overrepresent black Americans as poor, welfare dependent, absentee fathers and criminals, and portray white families as sources of social stability.

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In attacking our argument, two economists make errors in logic and engage in a highly selective use of evidence.

  • Perspective

The skyrocketing digital currency has gone up 54 percent the past week, 128 percent the past month, and 2,087 percent the past year.

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A new poll reveals it's more complicated than it might appear.

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Trump already has the Fed Chair of his choice, a pick on the board and another candidate in train. And that's before he fills three other vacancies.

For months the White House has said the tax bill would fully pay for itself, even though independent analysts have forecast a cost of $500 billion to nearly $2 trillion.

Why hospitals keep buying each other up

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Fewer teens are getting high in Colorado now that weed's legal there.

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What really happened after Alabama closed driver's license offices in majority-black counties.

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Some Republicans are enthusiastic. Others are wary. But they all agree there are high hurdles to proposing Medicare changes in an election year.

  • Perspective

The time has finally come to return to the growth, and the improved human conditions, in America.

  • Casey B. Mulligan, Tomas J. Philipson
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  • 4 days ago
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