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Worst Cities to Find a Job

Unemployment in the United States has declined nearly continuously for seven years straight. With an unemployment rate of 4.4% as of this July, the last time such a small share ...
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Worst Cities to Live in Every State

Americans take into consideration a number of factors when deciding where to live, including the quality of schools, the strength of the local economy and job market, the area’s safety ...
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Best and Worst Cities for Women

Gender inequality remains a matter of fact in the United States. Women earn roughly 80 cents on the dollar compared to their male counterparts. Many must overcome various stigma related ...
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Most Famous Band From Every State

The United States is one of the largest exporters of modern music. The world loves to listen to American music -- most of the top-selling global artists of all time ...
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Cities Where Hurricanes Would Cause the Most Damage

Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 2 storm, with maximum sustained winds of 100 miles per hour, according to the National Weather Service. Harvey is forecast to become a ...
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Customer Service Hall of Shame

One of the most important aspects of doing business for almost any company is customer service. A bad reputation can undermine customer confidence, and in some cases doom a business. ...
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Customer Service Hall of Fame

One of the most important aspects of doing business for almost any company is customer service. In order to develop a loyal customer base and thrive, companies often need to ...
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Black and White Inequality in All 50 States

In the wake of Charlottesville, racial issues dominate the news. As much of the country rallies against racism, data suggests that the United States is a long way from full ...
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Largest Industry in Each State

One of the strengths of the United States is its diverse economy, which comprises many industries that contribute to overall economic development and greater stability. Total U.S. economic output topped ...
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50 Least Powerful People in the World

Fame, fortune, and power in all its forms are glorified in American culture. Entire media networks are dedicated to covering celebrity news and gossip -- and television programs that showcase ...
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Easiest (and Hardest) States to Find Full-Time Work

The U.S. unemployment rate is currently 4.4%, nearly its lowest point in a decade. While the unemployment rate reflects the millions of Americans who are out of work and actively ...
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16 Most Segregated Cities in America

Next year will mark the 50-year anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1968, also known as the Fair Housing Act. The landmark bill prohibited by law long-standing practices of ...
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50 Worst Product Flops of All Time

Some product launches can be spectacular failures, and Google Glass, an eyeglasses shaped head-mounted device with smartphone capabilities, failed spectacularly several years ago. However, Google is betting that Glass can ...
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39 Cities Where Most Americans Can’t Afford Their Homes

The U.S. Census recommends Americans spend no more than 30% of their income on housing costs per month. Still, an estimated 19 million U.S. households spend over 50% of their ...
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American Cities Adding the Most Jobs

The United States nonfarm employment increased by 222,000 in May, as the unemployment rate ticked up slightly to 4.4%. Unemployment remains close to its lowest point in a decade. Five ...
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