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You're reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 2nd flight SpaceX, which has recovered eight of 13 rockets that... [Read More]
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The first time I saw Tom Perriello, he was walking slowly down a light-soaked hall at Reagan National Airport, hands stuffed in his pockets, head... [Read More]
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President Trump on Tuesday signed an executive order rolling back steps taken by his predecessor, Barack Obama, to reduce carbon emissions and fight climate change.... [Read More]
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The University of Connecticut Huskies are good at the basketball. After beating Oregon handily Monday night, UConn's win streak now stands at 111 games and... [Read More]
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In 1879, the USS Jeannette and her crew left San Francisco, headed for the Bering Strait with a dream: to win the race to reach... [Read More]
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The Oakland Raiders' wanderlust is never ending. On Monday, the team gained league approval to move to Las Vegas. It comes at a strange time... [Read More]
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You're reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 31-1 The NFL owners voted 31 to 1 to allow the... [Read More]
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In this week's politics chat, we debate what the Trump administration should focus on next, now that its health care reform push has fallen apart.... [Read More]
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In honor of the 2017 Major League Baseball season, which starts April 2, FiveThirtyEight is assembling some of our favorite baseball writers to chat about... [Read More]
Oregon was supposed to be doomed by Chris Boucher's season-ending knee injury. South Carolina wasn't supposed to go deep into the tournament, especially after the... [Read More]
S tories about monsters are stories about ourselves. Our current obsession with zombies might have something to do with our own societal doubts and agoraphobia... [Read More]
After a thrilling Elite-Eight capper on Sunday, the Final Four is finally set. Here's a rundown of four big storylines that jumped out at me,... [Read More]
You're reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 20 percent Generally, kids in the U.S. go to kindergarten when... [Read More]
There were so many reasons for the failure of the Republicans' health care bill — and its failure was so spectacular — that it's hard... [Read More]
President Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court just over seven weeks ago. Since then, pundits have been trying to convince us that... [Read More]
The University of Connecticut Huskies kept their roll going Saturday with a breezy 86-71 victory over UCLA. It's their 110th win in a row —... [Read More]
Donald Trump promised to come to Washington and get government working again. But the stunning failure of President Trump and Paul Ryan's first legislative priority,... [Read More]
After seven years, House Speaker Paul Ryan and President Trump announced Friday that Republican attempts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act have, at... [Read More]
The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast happened to have a previously scheduled live show in Boise, Idaho, (as part of the Hackfort festival) on Friday, the same... [Read More]
The House's failure on Friday to even vote on a Republican bill to repeal Obamacare — something party leaders promised for seven years and President... [Read More]
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