New York University

People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources. (Photo credit should read FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: African-Americans Seen As ‘Blacker’ During Tough Economic Times

People perceive race differently in tough economic times, with African-Americans appearing “blacker” to whites – a trend reflecting that many social groups become more exclusionary when presented with “competition” for scarce resources.

06/10/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. (credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Clinton Launches Data Drive On Women’s Empowerment As Part Of ‘No Ceilings’ Initiative

Hillary Rodham Clinton is launching a new global review of data to analyze the advancement of women and girls around the world since the mid-1990s.

02/13/2014

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Study: Local Newspapers Have Lost Billions Due To Craigslist

A new study has found that local newspapers have lost billions of dollars in advertisement revenue to Craigslist, a website providing classified-advertising services.

08/17/2013

File photo of an ATM. (Photo credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: American Households Hit 43-Year Low In Net Worth

The median net worth of American households has dropped to a 43-year low as the lower and middle classes appear poorer and less stable than they have been since 1969.

11/30/2012

Blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng talks to the press after his arrival at the New York University Village apartment complex in Manhattan  (Photo Credit: MLADEN ANTONOV / AFP / GettyImages)

Chinese Activist Renews Call To Fight Injustice

A blind Chinese legal activist who escaped house arrest, endured a nearly monthlong diplomatic tussle and a hurried daylong flight paused ever so briefly upon his arrival in New York City before taking up a familiar fight.

05/20/2012

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