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15 Most Threatened Indigenous Peoples

Relatively few civilizations are the original residents of the regions they inhabit -- the result of colonization and struggles over land and resources. The world’s indigenous peoples are either extinct, ...
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10 Ways New Regulations Make Buying a Home Harder

The subprime mortgage crisis is history for most Americans, and in its wake federal regulators have implemented rules to try and avoid a repeat of the housing meltdown. Since then, ...
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The Best and Worst Thing About Each State

Californians are likely proud of Hollywood, but probably not that proud of the air pollution problems some of their cities face. Idahoans no doubt are proud of their potato production, ...
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States With the Highest Cancer Rates

Cancer, the second leading cause of death in the United States, was first recorded as early as 4,000 years ago. The disease affects nearly all Americans, touching the lives both ...
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25 Most Dangerous Cities in America

The FBI reported Monday that crime levels rose once again in 2016. This marks the second consecutive year rates have risen, following nearly two decades of steady declines. There were ...
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25 Best College Towns in America

High school graduates pursuing a college education have a glut of options when it comes to choosing a university. Prospective students consider the cost of tuition, school reputation, the scholarship ...
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48 Jobs With Six-Figure Salaries

The average American worker earns just under $50,000 annually. While relatively few families, and even fewer individuals, earn over $100,000 a year, Americans employed in some professions are far more ...
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America’s Largest Sanctuaries

In a nation divided over so many issues, the presence of so-called sanctuaries is one of the most contentious. The issue revolves around undocumented immigrants and the role that federal, ...
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25 Most Expensive Cities to Move

From Europeans heading west in the 19th century to immigrants searching for a fresh start, leaving home in pursuit of opportunity has long been a central part of the American ...
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How Drug Overdose Is a Leading Cause of Death Among Young People

America is hooked on pain-relieving opioids. In 2015, more than 33,000 Americans died as a result of an opioid overdose, including prescription opioids, heroin, and illicitly manufactured fentanyl, a synthetic ...
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36 Worst Cities to Find a Job for Recent Graduates

With student debt levels at record highs, the pressure on college graduates to quickly get a decent paying job is higher than ever. The typical student debt among Americans with ...
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Largest Charities in Every State

Charitable giving by individuals rose to nearly $400 billion in 2016, a record high according to philanthropy research organization Giving USA. Such donations help more than 1.5 million nonprofit organizations ...
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10 States With the Most Hate Groups

President Donald Trump's successful campaign and election win unleashed a level of hatred not seen in the United States in decades. According to the latest annual intelligence report from civil ...
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33 Places Young People Are Moving

Just 11.2% of Americans moved in the past year -- an all-time low. This is mostly due to low migration levels among millennials, who are far less likely to migrate ...
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States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

The number of people with Alzheimer's disease, a degenerative brain disease and the most common form of dementia, will rise by at least 14% in all 50 states over the ...
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