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A voter filling out a ballot for last year's US presidential primary election in a voting booth in Stark, New Hampshire.

Millions of American adults are not allowed to vote — and they could change history

A look at the laws and subsequent voting patterns associated with the disenfranchisement of felons and ex-felons.
A candlelight vigil outside the Men's Central Jail in support of Pope Francis' message on incarceration and immigration reform, in Los Angeles, September 29, 2015.

‘It still haunts me’: What it’s like to get a job after prison in America

Americans coming out of prison have a hard time finding and keeping jobs, and it's affecting the economy.

We spent 6 months after the election trying to find common ground in America — here’s what we learned

The country hasn't felt this divided in recent memory. But Business Insider took a deeper look, and found a lot more things that bring us together.

We asked 10 American teens about Trump, the American Dream, ‘Finstas,’ and their fears for the future

We spoke with teens from across the US, with different hometowns, political views, and socioeconomic backgrounds, about their lifestyles, hopes, and worries.

How a plan to resettle 100 Syrian refugees ripped apart a small Vermont town

Rutland's mayor had a plan to bring Syrian refugees to give the town a boost. But the plan caused a rift so wide that it that swept him out of office.

Democrats and Republicans speak different languages — and it helps explain why we’re so divided

Is it "gun control" or "gun safety"? "Drilling for oil" or "exploring for energy"? Your political party has a lot to do with it.

Liberal colleges are recruiting conservative professors to ‘stir up some trouble’

A kind of affirmative action for conservative professors has started to spread across the country.

After Trump’s shocking win, advertisers faced ‘confusion, anguish, and maybe even a few tears’ — now they want to reach his vo...

Some companies are taking cultural immersion trips to cities like Nashville to better understand their customers.

Marrying less and dying sooner — how the downward spiral of manufacturing is hurting American men

As demand for middle skill jobs has fallen, workers who would’ve been mid-level have taken lower-skilled jobs.

Many still prefer to work with men over women – and it shows why women face an uphill battle

A large group of people, mostly men, don't want to work with women, don't think they should have to, and don't think there is a problem.