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The Least Educated Cities

The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to ...
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The Most Educated Cities

The pursuit of higher education is more common in America today than in previous generations. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, roughly 41% of Americans aged 18 to ...
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10 Most Affordable Neighborhoods With the Best Schools

For many homebuyers, the top consideration when searching for a place to live is where their children will go to school. As a result, consistently stellar schools often go hand-in-hand ...
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Countries With the Most Slaves

While many believe slavery is an issue of the past, it remains a real, yet largely hidden, problem. An estimated 35.8 million people are enslaved worldwide, according to a recent ...
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10 Worst Cities for LGBT Rights

Across the United States, cities are increasingly embracing equal treatment and access for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. In a foreword to this year’s Municipal Equality Index, Chad ...
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States With the Most Student Debt

Successfully completing college is still one of the best ways for Americans to land a well-paying job, according to The Institute for College Access and Success (TICAS). However, college has ...
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10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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The Safest Cities in America

The number of violent crimes across the United States is estimated to have dropped by 4.4% in 2013 from the year before, according to data recently released by the FBI. ...
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The Most Dangerous Cities in America

The number of violent crimes across the United States is estimated to have dropped by 4.4% in 2013 from the year before, according to data recently released by the FBI. ...
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Companies Paying Americans the Least

In the wake of mounting protests from labor groups, numerous U.S. localities have approved minimum wage increases, including two of the nation’s largest cities, Seattle and San Francisco. Yet, especially ...
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Seven Commodities With Collapsing Prices

Earlier this year, the International Energy Administration (IEA) and Bank of America both said that the United States has become the world's largest oil producer, passing Saudi Arabia and Russia. ...
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Most and Least Tax-Friendly States for Business

Policymakers have the difficult task of generating adequate tax revenue without excessively hampering economic growth and employment. States can promote business in various ways, but the tax system is one ...
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States Where Poverty Is Worse Than You Think

The U.S. federal poverty line has been determined using the same general framework since the mid-1960s. In that time, the official measure has come under criticism as an inadequate way ...
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States Slashing Education Spending

State-level K-12 education spending has fallen dramatically in many states since 2008. In that time, 29 states cut per pupil spending, shifting the burden of financing education to local school ...
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