Alyson Hurt

Alyson Hurt appears in the following:

Coal, Gas, Nuclear, Hydro? How Your State Generates Power

Thursday, September 10, 2015

In 40 states, use of coal as a power source (as a share of all power sources) has dropped since 2004. Many of these states are increasingly relying on natural gas instead.


The Iran Vote Explained, In 1 Infographic

Tuesday, September 08, 2015

Congress has to vote soon on Iran's deal to limit its nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief. But it isn't business as usual on Capitol Hill: For starters, a "yes" vote actually means "no."


Sweeping Or Skydiving? When Counting Calories It's All The Same

Thursday, July 02, 2015

Sports can burn a lot of energy. But vacuuming the carpet burns calories, too. The question is, how much? We checked out the numbers and found surprises.


A Look At Sports And Health In America

Monday, June 15, 2015

Americans' relationship with sports changes as we grow older. About three-quarters of adults say they played sports as children. By the time people are in their late 20s, only about a quarter do.


Drinking Too Much? One-Third Of Americans Say Yes

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Lots of people say they're having trouble with alcohol. Native Americans and young, college-educated white men are most apt to be at risk. And most people don't get any help cutting back.


Rise In Measles Cases Marks A 'Wake-Up Call' For U.S.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

The latest wave of measles cases and potential infections is in Arizona, where 1,000 people may have been exposed to measles from seven people confirmed to have been infected.


Stressed Out: Americans Tell Us About Stress In Their Lives

Monday, July 07, 2014

NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard School of Public Health conducted a poll in March and early April to find out how stress is affecting people in the U.S. Here's what we found.


Big Deals: We Charted Billion-Dollar Tech Buyouts Since 2002

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Lately, there have been so many big technology acquisitions in the headlines that it's hard to keep them straight. Check out our visualization of the most notable tech takeovers of recent years.


The Randomness Of Lightning Fatalities: A Map Story

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Lightning strikes 8.6 million times per day and more than 3 billion times a year. It can kill anytime, anywhere — and it does.