Keeping track at Interpol
Interpol’s list of stolen passports and identity papers has grown to 40 million documents. In 2013, air passengers were able to board planes 1 billion times throughout the world without having their passports checked against Interpol’s list, which is primarily used in the U.S. and the U.K.
The cost of America's drug habit
Americans spend $109 billion a year on illegal marijuana, cocaine, methamphetamine, and heroin, according to a new study by the RAND Corp. That’s more than Americans spend at electronics and appliance stores.
How Millennials spend their time
Millennials are spending as many as 18 hours a day skimming the Web, watching TV, texting, playing video games, and using social media, according to a new analysis. Many young people do two or three of these activities at the same time, which the study counts individually.
The Wall Street Journal
Who makes $9 or less an hour
More than half the Americans who make $9 or less an hour are 25 or older, and 41 percent have at least some college education.
The New York Times
Transparency in the Obama administration
The Obama administration, which promised to be the most transparent in history, cited national security in denying freedom of information requests a record 8,496 times last year—a 57 percent increase over 2012, and more than double Obama’s first year.