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Whose responsibility is it to stop Zika? The largely mosquito-borne virus has spread to more than 20 countries and territories in the Americas since it arrived in Brazil about a year ago, and there’s concern that it’s threatening the fetuses of pregnant...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Anna Maria Barry-Jester | Friday, February 5, 2016
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This is In Real Terms, a new column analyzing the week in economic news. We’re still experimenting with the format, so tell us what you think. Email me or drop a note in the comments. And thank you for all the great feedback so far! Imagine you run...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Ben Casselman | Friday, February 5, 2016
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Early primaries are often as much about expectations as they are about winning or losing. Just look at Marco Rubio, who has spun a third-place finish in Iowa on Monday into momentum in New Hampshire because he did better than most...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Harry Enten | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Almost ever since Donald Trump announced his bid for the Republican nomination in June, he has dominated online — in news coverage, in Twitter followers and in Google searches, a rough proxy for public interest in each candidate. Other than a brief...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Carl Bialik | Friday, February 5, 2016
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During the 2015 regular season, the Broncos and Panthers allowed the NFL’s fewest and second-fewest yards per play, respectively, and finished 1-2 defensively in Football Outsiders’ defense-adjusted value over average (DVOA) ratings. It’s only...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Neil Paine | Friday, February 5, 2016
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HOLLIS, N.H. — A candidate is moving up in the New Hampshire polls — but it’s the man who finished third in the Iowa Republican caucuses, Marco Rubio, and not the Iowa winner, Ted Cruz. Below is a comparison of our New Hampshire weighted polling...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Friday, February 5, 2016
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From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Friday, February 5, 2016
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11:54 AM Welcome! 12600Micah Cohen MANCHESTER — The FiveThirtyEight politics team is in New Hampshire! Nate Silver, Harry Enten, Clare Malone, Ritchie King, Jody Avirgan and yours truly will be bringing you analysis, photos, audio and video from the...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Friday, February 5, 2016
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If the U.S. is headed for another recession, there isn’t much evidence of it in the latest jobs numbers. Employers added 151,000 jobs in January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics said Friday. The figure fell short of economists’ expectations and represents...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Ben Casselman | Friday, February 5, 2016
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 5th amendment Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical executive notorious for cranking up the price of a life-saving anti-parasitic drug from $13.50 per pill...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Friday, February 5, 2016
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Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up a problem related to the things we hold dear around here — math, logic and probability. These problems, puzzles and riddles come from lots of top-notch puzzle folks around the world, including you, the...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Oliver Roeder | Friday, February 5, 2016
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From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Friday, February 5, 2016
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“After a goal is scored, the result is transmitted to a server in Malta and shows up on a screen, before people in the stadium even jump up and scream.” As you’re watching the Super Bowl this weekend, keep in mind that behind the scenes, loads...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Jody Avirgan | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Iowa caucuses were much less disappointing for Hillary Clinton this year than they were in 2008. After coming in third to Barack Obama and John Edwards eight years ago, she managed a narrow victory over Bernie Sanders on Monday. Clinton’s presence...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Julia Azari | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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MANCHESTER, N.H. — The FiveThirtyEight political team has just landed in New Hampshire, where we were hoping to get a clearer picture of the post-Iowa polling landscape. Instead, there are mixed signals. The signs generally show upward movement for...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Twelve years ago, just after the 2004 Iowa caucuses, Democratic candidate Howard Dean raised his voice, balled his fist and entered political history as a man whose immoderate speaking style cost him a career. That’s the accepted narrative, at least,...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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Howard Dean has a long résumé. He was the longest-serving governor in Vermont’s history. As a presidential candidate in 2004, he pioneered the online fundraising and organizing methods that later helped elect Barack Obama. He went on to serve as...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Jody Avirgan | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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A bonus 2016 Slack chat this week! We’re premiering a short documentary today about Howard Dean’s 2004 presidential campaign called “The Dean Scream” — the first in a series of films re-evaluating famous moments from past campaigns. So we gathered...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the telling numbers tucked inside the news. 4.7 percent The percentage of federal contract dollars that went to businesses owned by women in the 2014 fiscal year. While that is up from 4 percent...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Walt Hickey | Thursday, February 4, 2016
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We here at FiveThirtyEight endorse the conventional wisdom, for a change. Like most other people covering the event, we thought that Marco Rubio had a really bad night in Saturday’s Republican debate, that the three Republican governors (Chris Christie,...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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From: FiveThirtyEight | By: FiveThirtyEight | Sunday, February 7, 2016
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RINDGE, N.H. — We caught a glimpse of Chris Christie at Bruchetti’s Pizzeria in Sandown, New Hampshire, yesterday, where the New Jersey governor shook hands and swapped stories with locals and tourists during a brief visit. (Christie didn’t get...
From: FiveThirtyEight | By: Nate Silver | Saturday, February 6, 2016
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