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Just 16 counties in the US are driving the use of the death penalty, despite a nationwide movement away from the sentence, a new report from the Harvard Law School's Fair Punishment Project has found. The "outlier counties" - scattered throughout Alabama, Florida, California, Louisiana, Nevada, Texas, and Arizona - have each imposed five or more death sentences between 2010 and 2015, a major departure from the overall downward trend in death penalty use since it peaked in 1996 with 315. Comment?
The US could increase its GDP by trillions if it fixed gender inequality, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute . In a paper released on Thursday, MGI reported that poor performance in six of 10 major indicators of gender equity, including violence against women and business leadership representation, are keeping the country from reaching its economic potential. Comment?
Louisiana is home to the people who tweet derogatory slurs with the highest frequency in the country, according to a new analysis from online apartment-finder Abodo. Searching from a list of pejorative terms for women and black, Latino, LGBTQ, overweight, and intellectually disabled people, Abodo found and mapped millions of tweets published from June 2014 to December 2015. Comment?
Hillary Clinton directs a group picture with students and teachers after taking part in a roundtable of young Nevadans discussing immigration. With less than a year to go until the general election, Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton isn't wasting any time courting a small but influential group of voters: Latinas. Comment?
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