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This roundup began on August 31, 2018
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November 30, 2018
November 29, 2018
Data Briefs From National Center for Health Statistics/CDC
- Drug Overdose Deaths in the United States, 1999–2017
- Mortality in the United States, 2017
- Suicide Mortality in the United States, 1999–2017
Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) (via National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START))
3 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: Access Underlying Dataset
Time Served in State Prison, 2016 (via BJS)
Report and Data Tables.
November 28, 2018
Disparities Continue in Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight (via AHRQ)
2 pages; PDF. ||| Infographic also available.
November 27, 2018
Ericsson Mobility Report November 2018
32 pages; PDF.
November 26, 2018
November 24, 2018
November 23, 2018
Fourth National Climate Assessment, Vol. II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (via U.S. Global Change Research Program) & 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2).
- Website and All Resources
- News Release
- Climate Assessment Vol. II Report (Read Online)
Health at a Glance: Europe (via European Commission)
Report and interactive data tool.
November 22, 2018
Greenhouse Gas Levels in Atmosphere Break Another Record, UN Report Shows (via UN News) ||| World Meteorological Organization News Release ||| Full Text: WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin (GHG Bulletin) – No. 14: The State of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere Based on Global Observations through 2017 (9 pages; PDF)
Religion and Human Rights (via European Parliament Research Service)
Briefing (8 pages; PDF)
November 21, 2018
Russia in the Middle East: From Sidelines to Centre Stage (via European Parliament Research Service)
Briefing (12 pages; PDF)
November 20, 2018
November 19, 2018
International Debt Statistics 2019 (via World Bank)
101 pages; PDF.
November 16, 2018
November 15, 2018
Seven New/Updated Congressional Research Service Reports
- Brazil’s Presidential Election
- Eight Mechanisms to Enact Procedural Change in the U.S. Senate
- Introduction to the Legislative Process in the U.S. Congress
- Lame Duck Sessions of Congress Following a Majority-Changing Election: In Brief
- Presidential Proclamation on Unlawful Border Crossers and Asylum
- Supersonic Passenger Flights
- Types of Committee Hearings
Cyber Risks to Next Generation 9-1-1 (via DHS)
15 pages; PDF.
November 15, 2018
November 14, 2018
November 13, 2018
November 12, 2018
November 11, 2018
November 9, 2018
- How Religious Groups Voted in the Midterm Elections (Via Pew Research)
- The 2018 Midterm Vote: Divisions by Race, Gender, Education (via Pew Research)
- Key Takeaways About Latino Voters in the2018 Midterm Elections (via Pew Research)
November 8, 2018
November 7, 2018
November 6, 2018
Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 (via European Commission, World Meteorological Organization, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, UN Environment Programme)
70 pages; PDF. ||| Summary
November 3, 2018
Lists and Rankings: Top North American Airline Routes (via Routes Online)
November 2, 2018
November 1, 2018
United States Contributions to International Organizations (via U.S. Dept. Of State)
199 pages; PDF. “Sixty-Sixth Annual Report to the Congress Fiscal Year 2017″
October 31, 2018
October 30, 2018
Access Across America: Auto 2017 (Center for Transportation Studies/U. of Minnesota)
175 pages; PDF. “This study estimates the accessibility to jobs by auto for each of the 11 million U.S. census blocks and analyzes these data in the 50 largest (by population) metropolitan areas.”
October 29, 2018
Four New Fact Sheets from the The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)/U. of Maryland
- Far-Right Fatal Ideological Violence Against Religious Institutions and Individuals in the United States: 1990-2018
- Terrorist Attacks Against Religious Targets in the United States, 1970 — 2017
- Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States, 1948-2017
- Terrorist Attacks Involving Package Bombs, 1970-2017
- ICYMI: Ideological Motivations of Terrorism in the United States, 1970-2016
October 27, 2018
October 26, 2018
October 25, 2018
October 24, 2018
October 23, 2018
12 pages; PDF.
Nuclear Materials, Chemical Weapons, and Facilities: Safeguards and Verification in Inaccessible Territories (via James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies)
53 pages; PDF.Greater New Orleans Situational Drug Report
October 22, 2018
October 21, 2018
October 20, 2018
October 19, 2018
UK: National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Releases 2018 Annual Review
20 pages; PDF. ||| HTML version also available.
October 18, 2018
October 17, 2018
October 16, 2018
October 15, 2018
Countering Russian Social Media Influence (via RAND Corp)
86 pages; PDF. ||| Key Findings
The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (via FAO)
199 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (112 pages; PDF)
October 13, 2018
Pedestrian Safety Report (via NTSB)
85 pages; PDF.
October 12, 2018
Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2017 and Vaccination Coverage for Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2017–18 School Year (via MMWR/CDC)
October 11, 2018
Joint Report on Public Hacking Tools (via NCSC)
20 pages; PDF.
October 10, 2018
Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in U.S: An Introduction For Public Heath, Law Enforcement, Local Organizations, and Others Striving to Serve Their Community (via CDC)
40 pages; PDF.
October 9, 2018
Global Catastrophe Report (September 2018)
17 pages; PDF.
October 8, 2018
The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC))
Full Text report, FAQ, Figures, and Other Materials. Background
October 6, 2018
October 5, 2018
October 4, 2018
October 3, 2018
October 2, 2018
October 1, 2018
America’s Eating Habits: Food Away From Home (via USDA ERS)
171 pages; PDF. ||| Summary (2 pages; PDF)
FDIC Releases 2018 Small Business Lending Survey Report (by Chapter) ||| PDF Version (92 pages)
Highlights/News Release also available.
September 28, 2018
September 27, 2018
September 26, 2018
Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2018 Highlights (via OECD)
18 pages; PDF.
September 25, 2018
September 24, 2018
September 21, 2018
September 20, 2018
Women in Jihad: A Historical Perspective (via ICCT)
16 pages; PDF.
September 19, 2018
September 18, 2018
Tracking NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware to Operations in 45 Countries (via Citizen Lab, University of Toronto ||| Update: NSO Group Rejects Citizen Lab’s Findings on Pegasus Operations (via Bleeping Computer)
September 17, 2018
Levels & Trends in Child Mortality-2018 Report (via UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation) ||| Direct to Region/Country Data Tables
Group includes: UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group.l
September 14, 2018
2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) (via SAMHSA/HHS)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text Report (HTML and PDF) ||| Slides: Annual National Report: Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States ||| Detailed Data Tables/Methodology
September 13, 2018
September 12, 2018
Latest Global Cancer Data: Cancer Burden Rises to 18.1 Million New Cases And 9.6 Million Cancer Deaths in 2018 (via IARC Global Cancer Observatory/WHO)
Summary ||| Infographics ||| Full Text Article (via CA: A Journal for Cancer Clinicians) ||| Global Cancer Observatory Data Tools
September 11, 2018
September 9, 2018
Condition of College and Career Readiness 2017 (via ACT)
20 pages; PDF. “Annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness.”
September 7, 2018
September 6, 2018
September 5, 2018
Operating Costs of Aging Air Force Aircraft (via CBO)
18 pages; PDF.
September 4, 2018
Bibliography: The U.S.-Russia Relations (via NATO Library)
60 pages; PDF.
September 1, 2018
August 31, 2018
This surveillance report on health outcomes and health behaviors related to prescription and illicit drug overdose in America includes data on national opioid prescribing patterns, drug use/misuse, treatment, hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and overdose deaths.
VIDEO: A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan (via Harvard Law School)
Recorded August 27, 2018