supreme court

A “Screaming Siren” Went Off at the DOJ over Trump’s Census Citizenship Question

The Justice Department has a new team of lawyers with a nearly impossible task: finding a new rationale to include the citizenship question on the census after all.
Gaby Del Valle
supreme court

Why Trump's Plan to Put a Citizenship Question on the Census Probably Won't Happen

The Supreme Court blocked the Department of Commerce, which oversees the Census Bureau, from including the question on the upcoming census in a 5-4 decision Thursday.
Gaby Del Valle
Gender Pay Gap

Pay inequality between men and women is way worse than anyone thought, new study says

Women earn 80 cents for every dollar men earn, right? It's actually more like 49 cents.
Rex Santus

Why Trump's Move to Change the Census Could Have Huge Consequences

A seemingly simple question being tacked onto the census at the last minute could reshape American politics for a decade or more.
Harry Cheadle
trump administration

Trump wants to add a citizenship question to the Census so California is suing

Fears that non-citizens will avoid Census takers, leading to a vast undercount of the U.S. population
Alex Lubben

Turmoil at the Census Bureau Could Harm Poor People of Color

A lack of funding and leadership is causing problems for the upcoming 2020 census. That's bad for the people the census usually undercounts.
Mike Pearl

Why the Census Needs to Ask People About Their LGBTQ Identity

Experts spoke to how paltry the data we currently have on LGBTQ Americans is, and how that hampers research and public policy.
Neil McArthur

Chaotic Photo Collages Capture Raw Emotion of Rome

Italian photojournalist Gabriele Stabile turns the gritty unextraordinary scenes of Rome, extraordinary, in his photo-collages.
Diana Shi
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Ordinary Americans Are Finally Recovering from the Financial Crash, Says Report

Americans' median household income saw a 5.2 percent increase last year for the first time since the Great Recession.
Mike Pearl

Artificial Intelligence Is Predicting Human Poverty From Space

Because people on Earth don’t seem to have the time and money.
Sarah Emerson

The Kepler Mission Has Found Another 1,284 Planets—The Biggest Haul Yet

Some of these planets could host life.
Kate Lunau

Trans People Told to Leave Gender Blank on Canada’s Census

Statistics Canada says that during the “extensive” consultations for the 2016 census “no major issue was brought forth … for the question on sex.” The public will be consulted to “better formulate questions to serve all Canadians" in 2021.
Rachel Browne