#United States

  • Article: 8 Stunning Facts About the Gender Pay Gap After Iceland Decided to Ditch It
    Girls & Women

    8 Stunning Facts About the Gender Pay Gap After Iceland Decided to Ditch It

    Jan. 3, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Everyone should follow Iceland’s lead on this one. Read more

  • Article: The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says
    Citizenship

    The Tax Bill Will Make Inequality Far Worse in the US, UN Expert Says

    By Phineas Rueckert|Dec. 19, 2017

    The bill will ‘essentially shred crucial dimensions of a safety net that is already full of holes.’ Read more

  • Article: This Thanksgiving, US Groups Are Welcoming Refugees With Open Arms — And Trays of Turkey
    Food & Hunger

    This Thanksgiving, US Groups Are Welcoming Refugees With Open Arms — And Trays of Turkey

    By David Brand|Nov. 22, 2017

    Refugees are receiving turkey, cranberry sauce, and a warm embrace from groups throughout the US. Read more

  • Article: How Bill Gates Hopes $1.7 Billion Can Transform the US Education System
    Education

    How Bill Gates Hopes $1.7 Billion Can Transform the US Education System

    By David Brand|Oct. 26, 2017

    Instead of a top-down approach, local communities will drive innovation. Read more

  • Article: Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds

    By David Brand|Oct. 18, 2017

    Nitrate from fertilizers seeps into rural wells and increases the risk of “blue-baby syndrome." Read more

  • Article: Trudeau Says Canada Is Ready for Surprise Decisions From Trump on NAFTA
    Finance & Innovation

    Trudeau Says Canada Is Ready for Surprise Decisions From Trump on NAFTA

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 12, 2017

    The prime minister repeated a number of times that the government is “ready for everything.” Read more

  • Article: This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America
    Health

    This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 3, 2017

    There is a troubling relationship between gun violence and poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Guy Visited 27 US Monuments in 2 Weeks to Protect Them From Destruction
    Environment

    This Guy Visited 27 US Monuments in 2 Weeks to Protect Them From Destruction

    By Colleen Curry|July 24, 2017

    The Trump administration will decide in August whether to save them. Read more