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You’re reading Significant Digits, a daily digest of the numbers tucked inside the news. 10 Wimbledon finals Serena Williams defeated Julia Goerges on Thursday to reach her 10th Wimbledon final. If Williams wins Saturday against 11th-seeded Angeliq...

Summer Fridays just aren’t as relaxing as they used to be. This afternoon, special counsel Robert Mueller released indictments of 12 Russian intelligence officers alleging that they conspired to hack into various Democratic Party computers and emai...

In an emergency installment of the FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast, the crew breaks down what is new and notable in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Friday indictment of 12 Russian intelligence agents. The charges lay out detailed accounts of...

Welcome to The Riddler. Every week, I offer up problems related to the things we hold dear around here: math, logic and probability. There are two types: Riddler Express for those of you who want something bite-size and Riddler Classic for those of y...

At a surprise news conference on Friday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced that the Justice Department would be charging 12 Russian intelligence officers with a wide range of offenses, including conspiracies to hack the Democratic Nati...

France entered the European Championships in 2016 with perhaps the most talented squad, and Les Bleus beat fellow tournament favorite Germany in the semifinal. A final matchup loomed against a less-heralded Portugal, which had never won the tournamen...

The last time we saw Serena Williams in a grand slam final, she was beating her sister Venus for the Australian Open crown in January 2017. A lot has happened to Serena over the nearly 18 months since, but despite all the challenges, she’s back in...