Has the world become more or less free? To find out, this graphic highlights the changing state of democracy in 167 countries since 2006.
Picking the right VP makes all the difference to a President's success. We look at running mates of all Presidential hopefuls since 1940.
Which countries are turning to nuclear energy, and which are turning away? Mapping and breaking down the world’s nuclear reactor landscape.
Every year, governments spend trillions on healthcare and defense. But how much is spent per person, and how does this compare by country?
Nothing is certain in politics until the results are in. Here's a roundup of the most surprising longshot victories in American history.
Maps can distort the size and shape of countries. This visualization puts the true size of land masses together from biggest to smallest.
Humans are hardwired to make mental mistakes called cognitive biases. Here are common biases that can shape political opinion, and even elections.
Global press freedom improved slightly in 2019, but censorship, intimidation, and violence remain a fact of life for many journalists around the world.
A data-driven look at America's nuclear weapons arsenal – both location and deployment, and the costs associated with refurbishing an aging nuclear program.
China has become the world's major trading partner – and now, 128 of 190 countries trade more with China than they do with the United States.