"Voter fraud is very rare, and the risk of widespread fraud is probably very minimal, even with all-mail elections," a political scientist argues.
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Criminologists observed homicide detectives and conducted focus groups with the friends and families of murder victims to identify sources of tension.
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People tend to think other people are more vulnerable to phishing scams online. But that actually makes you less safe, researchers say.
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"A perpetrator could say, 'I have these images of you and will publish them unless you…' to get more images or even in exchange for money."
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Survey results suggest there's no one way to bring justice after online harassment. Our current approach isn't working, say the researchers.
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In states with gun licensing laws that require an in-person application and giving fingerprints, there are fewer fatal mass shootings.
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Illegal wildlife trafficking and the demand for animal parts rose in the United States between 1979 and 2014, researchers find.
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CFOs do a good job detecting fraud. But that doesn't mean they're willing to report it—especially when pressure to meet a financial target is on the line.
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Hackers have a range of motives for the cyberattacks they pull off. Understanding more about those motives could help stop web defacements.
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New research on the overlap between domestic violence and mass shootings suggests firearm restrictions could help prevent these tragedies.
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