The rate of forcible rape seems to have declined dramatically since 1979, and Mark Kleiman argues that there's no reason to think that it's reporting error (indeed, the percentage of rapes reported to police has gone up.) He doesn't have a good explanation, and I certainly won't try to play amateur criminologist. But this is happy, if puzzling, news.
Nadia Lopez didn't think anybody cared about her middle school. Then Humans of New York told her story to the Internet—and everything changed.