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50 Worst Cities to Live In

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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12 States Smoking the Most Marijuana

Support for marijuana legalization in the United States has risen steadily over the years. Today, a majority of Americans are in favor of legalizing the drug, although the number of ...
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FedEx Earnings Hammered Due to Acquisition

FedEx announced Q4 earnings this afternoon, surprising investors and analysts on Wall Street. The air and road freight giant posted operating earnings of $3.30 per diluted share, versus analyst expectations ...
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The 10 States With the Least Gun Violence

Violent death is a problem in the United States. Not only are mass shootings seemingly routine, but also U.S. firearm-related homicide and suicide rates are much higher than in other ...
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The 10 States With the Worst Gun Violence

The shooting in Orlando on Sunday, which claimed the lives of 49 people, has reignited the debate over gun control in the United States. Studies have established a link between ...
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50 McDonald’s Menu Items With the Most Calories

The 40 piece Chicken McNugget is the most substantial meal available at McDonald’s, according to calorie counts published by the fast food chain. At 1,880 calories, enough energy is packed ...
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Easiest States to Buy a Gun

At least 50 people were gunned down in an Orlando nightclub in the early morning hours of June 12, 2016. The incident is the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. ...
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Cities Where Hurricanes Would Cause the Most Damage

If the nearly 7 million homes along the Atlantic and Gulf coasts were to be destroyed by hurricanes, reconstruction would cost an estimated $1.55 trillion. Miami, Florida, with 780,482 at-risk ...
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The Worst Companies to Work For

Keeping employees happy can only improve a company’s bottom line. Employee satisfaction can significantly impact the productivity, sales, and reputation of any company. Despite its importance, many companies struggle to ...
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The 50 Highest Rated CEOs

Top executives, CEOs especially, are often measured by the business decisions they make and how their company is performing. Often just as important, however, is the company's culture, which executives ...
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The Most (and Least) Valuable States

A recent study estimates that the combined value of all land in the contiguous United States is worth nearly $23 trillion. The most valuable state, according to the survey, is ...
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Cities Americans Are Abandoning

Moving to a new city can have a tremendous impact on a person’s life. Similarly, migration can have a significant impact on an area’s economy. With hundreds of thousands of ...
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The Best (and Worst) Cities for Single Mothers

Raising children on a single income is no easy feat, and single mothers in the United States struggle more than almost any other group of Americans. Still, some cities are ...
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States Investing the Most in Higher Education

The total cost of attending college in the United States has risen dramatically in recent decades -- faster than inflation and faster than wage growth.Government investments in public higher education ...
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States With the Highest Obesity

Obesity has been associated with some of the nation’s biggest killers -- cancer, heart disease and diabetes. All have been closely linked to obesity. According to the National Cancer Institute, ...
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