A visitor looks at the faces of some of the victims of the Oklahoma City bombing at the Oklahoma National Memorial museum in Oklahoma City.
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The Sept. 11 bombings killed almost 3,000 Americans. But if you exclude that unique event for the last two decades of terrorist activity, a different picture of US vulnerability appears.
Jeff Bezos’s ex-wife is funding efforts to dismantle racism and fight homophobia.
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By not attaching any strings to the money, championing representation and generally taking care to respect nonprofit leaders, she's following five best practices.
Joan Kroc gave much to charity during her life and in her will after inheriting the McDonald’s fortune.
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Far fewer Americans include plans for bequests to nonprofits in their wills than give to charity on a regular basis. The pandemic could be a good reason to change that.
Big charitable endeavors are bringing her priorities into focus.
Some, like Melinda Gates and Priscilla Chan, became affluent through marriage. Others, like Oprah Winfrey, earned fortunes on their own.
A makeshift memorial outside the Tree of Life synagogue.
The shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue joins a list of more than 200 other ideologically motivated attacks by far-right extremists since 1990.
Few shelters will accommodate homeless people with pets.
People may not have a criminal record before they become homeless, but they likely will afterward due to laws intended to keep people with nowhere to go out of sight.
White nationalist demonstrators guard the entrance to Lee Park in Charlottesville, Va.
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Despite all the media attention the far-right and so-called "alt-right" got in 2017, the numbers paint a different picture.
Alabama’s lethal injection chamber at Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore, 2002.
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In Oregon and Washington, the costs of seeking and administering the death penalty have increased significantly since the 1980s.
A woman holds a flag as she looks out over the National Sept. 11 Memorial and Museum.
Data on violent incidents in the US reveal that our focus on Islamist extremism since 9/11 may be misguided.
Hate crime or terrorism?
Was this a crime about hate or political ideology? Extremist experts use data to explain what type of crime took place in Florida, and why it matters.