Google searches for 'n-word' associated with black mortality

Google searches could unveil patterns in Black mortality rates across the US, according to a new University of Maryland study. Researchers found that those areas with greater levels of racism, as indexed by the proportion ...

Violent crime 'race gap' narrows, but persists in US

The U.S. 'race gap' in the commission of violent crime has narrowed substantially, yet persists in many cities - with murder arrest rates for African Americans out-distancing those for whites - concludes a new 80-city study ...

It's who you kill that matters, according to new research

A defendant is much more likely to be sentenced to death if he or she kills a "high-status" victim, according to new research by Scott Phillips, associate professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Denver ...

Report says Silicon Valley economy sputtering

(AP) -- Silicon Valley's economy took a big hit during the global meltdown and could have trouble climbing out, according to a report released Wednesday.

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