As the Trump administration considers torturing suspected militants, the question of whether it helps elicit information or discourage insurgents is again important to policymakers, journalists, scholars and the public.
Adolescents and young adults are spending less time outdoors and more time glued to screens—computer, TV, tablet and cell phones, according to numerous studies. A 2015 Australian study published in BMC Public Health found that 70 percent of ninth-grade boys use screens for more than two hours a day; screen time is even higher
The April 2016 release of a vast trove of files on the offshore financial dealings of politicians, businesses and public figures has raised questions over the widespread use of offshore banking to avoid taxes and evade financial oversight. The cache of 11.5 million records known as “The Panama Papers”—which the Guardian has called “the biggest data