Latest from Chris Alcantara

The many countries represented on national team rosters at soccer’s marquee quadrennial event reveal a connected planet and some creative definitions of "home.

  • Jun 18, 2018

The National Rifle Association was a sporting association. Amid the rapid social upheaval of 1968, it began its transformation into a powerful political force.

  • May 29, 2018

As big chains gobble up small TV stations, merged newsrooms are creating a uniformity of news coverage.

  • May 15, 2018

China and India have 70 million more men than women. The consequences are far-reaching.

  • Apr 18, 2018

Wealthy donors from across the country are donating millions of dollars into super PACs, which can accept unlimited contributions from individuals and corporations.

  • Apr 10, 2018

Among the hundreds of thousands of people who participated in the March for Our Lives rally in Washington, D.C. are the children, teenagers and young adults from a generation born after the 1999 Columbine shooting.

  • Mar 25, 2018

The live mobile game show’s popularity has soared since launching in August. But what makes winners and losers? Data collected from the game reveals some intriguing bits of human behavior exhibited by the millions now playing.

  • Mar 5, 2018

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.

  • Feb 14, 2018

More than 90 nations will compete for gold across 15 winter events in PyeongChang, South Korea. Will the United States come out on top this year?

  • Feb 9, 2018
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