The U.S. Postal Service is moving ahead with plans to cut offices, as well as bring counter hours down to as few as two a day at more than 13,000 rural post offices. Our analysis and map show the cuts would strike a line through rural locales in Maine, Pennsylvania, New York, Vermont and West Virginia.
View the full interactive map and read more here: http://usat.ly/QiNszr
Currently still in “preview mode”, 9/11 plus Me by newspaper USA Today, provides a minimalistic but consistent circular interface to encourage the exploration of various newsworthy aspects behind the disaster. The visual concept of concentric rings is used to represent time (e.g. each year is an individual ring), while they also act as a quantitive measure to denote more complex information, such as the combination of a numerical data value (e.g. financial grants, distance in miles) versus the respective relative location to you (captured through your Facebook profile).
Use the interactive below to enter your salary and see how tax rates and spending priorities have changed over time. To learn more about this graphic and basis for our calculations, please read the text below the interactive.