Special Report

Neighborhoods With the Most Outrageous Christmas Lights in Every State

Americans have been decorating their homes with outdoor lights during the holidays since suburbia exploded in growth after World War II. To that end, we buy an estimated 150 million ...
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25 Richest Members of Congress

President Donald Trump is by far the wealthiest member of the U.S. government, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. While Trump is far from the typical U.S. politician, ...
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20 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

This upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, 164 million Americans, or close to 70% of the U.S. population, will start their holiday shopping. And, according to the National Retail Federation, an estimated 1 ...
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Cost of a Thanksgiving Meal the Year You Were Born

Approximately 285 million Americans sit every year on the fourth Thursday of November to celebrate Thanksgiving. With 88% of the country sharing a similar meal on the same day, price ...
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50 Top Tech Gifts Under $100

For those on a budget or with many people on their holiday shopping list, most of this season’s hottest tech gifts might seem too expensive. The latest iPhones, Samsung Galaxies, ...
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50 Most Popular Female Comedians

Comedy has historically been a field saturated with men. While male comedians often receive the most media exposure, women have been behind some of the best and most innovative contributions ...
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11 School Districts Spending the Most on Students

Few municipal services in the United States are as uneven as the public school system. The quality of schools across the country largely depends on local property values, with the ...
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30 American Ghost Towns

In the wake of the ongoing housing recovery, a new problem has arisen: a shortage of homes for sale. But while this might be the problem in most of the ...
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Bing Predicts: NFL Week 11

As the NFL season progresses, predicting wins for teams like the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles gets easier and easier. The opponent or location doesn’t seem to matter much. ...
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Best Places to Shop on Black Friday

Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season, has lost its frenetic edge as holiday sales promotions creep into Thanksgiving, and some stores plan to open on Thanksgiving ...
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Best States for a Healthy Retirement

After many years of working for a living, many Americans look forward to retirement. Typically around age 65, people have finished working, saving money, and raising their children, so their ...
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Most Famous Latin Artists

Every year, music lovers in Spanish, Portuguese, and increasingly English speaking countries look forward to the Latin Grammy Awards. The awards honor rising and long-influential Latin stars for outstanding achievements ...
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A Closer Look: Why Some Industries Suffer More From Substance Abuse Than Others

Alcohol and illicit drug abuse are major burdens on American society, costing an estimated $442 billion annually in lost productivity and health care costs. The share of full-time workers who ...
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Top Tech Gifts This Holiday Season

This holiday season, Americans will spend millions buying all the newest gadgets the tech industry has to offer. Clothes, toys, books, and candy are always popular gifts. However, it is ...
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America’s 25 Murder Capitals

Despite economic improvements in recent years -- with rising median household income, falling unemployment, and a nearly complete recovery from the Great Recession by a number of measures -- violent ...
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