Special Report

America’s 25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

In the wake of the subprime mortgage crisis, housing became much more affordable as prices dropped. Since peaking in 2012, however, affordability has rapidly declined. Inventory of for-sale homes fell ...
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Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs have been our friends for over 10,000 years. Whether you prefer a small pup, like a Chihuahua that comfortably fits in the nook of your arm, or a gentle ...
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The Largest Company in Every State

The United States is home to some of the largest global companies. Of the world's 50 largest public companies by revenue, 21 are based in the United States, including five ...
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Will the New Transformers Movie Make It One of Most Valuable Film Franchises?

The latest edition of the Transformers movie series, “Transformers: The Last Knight,’’ opened this week. If the film does as well as its predecessors, it would lift Transformers into the ...
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Cities With the Most Smokers

About 18.2% of the U.S. adult population smokes, down from over 40% half a century ago. Despite the dramatic decline, smoking is the leading cause of preventable death in the ...
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America’s Best and Worst New Cars

For the second straight year, Kia scored highest in an initial quality ranking for new cars, according to the findings of the J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Initial Quality Study that ...
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The Most Popular Baby Names of the 1800s

If you had to guess what the most popular names were in the late 1800s, you’d probably dream up out-of-date names such as Virgil and Elmer, or Eula and Blanche. ...
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States Where the Most People Live With Their Parents

The hopes and dreams of young adults in the United States usually involve financial success -- and total independence from one’s parents. Achieving these dreams is by no means guaranteed. ...
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17 Ways Young People Die

In 2015, the U.S. life expectancy decreased for the first time since 1993. In addition to a significant increase in overall deaths from heart disease, some researchers noted an increase ...
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The Least and Most Popular NFL Teams

When the NFL season officially begins, the Chargers will have their first season in Los Angeles after more than 55 years of playing in San Diego. The Chargers are the ...
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The 50 Hottest Cities in America

Summer has arrived, and with it a brutal heat wave that has scorched the western United States. The temperature was expected to soar to 119 in Phoenix on Tuesday, a ...
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States Profiting the Most From Sin

Smoking, drinking alcohol, and gambling are all -- when done in excess -- widely recognized as bad for your health. Yet millions of people enjoy such vices on a daily ...
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Highest Paying Jobs You Can Get With a College Degree

The college debt crisis has left thousands of young Americans financially crippled as they attempt to pay off tens of thousands of dollars in student loans. In addition, there is ...
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America’s 25 Most Affordable Housing Markets

Homeownership in the United States reached 63.6% this year, close to its lowest level since the Census Bureau began tracking the data over 50 years ago, and down from a ...
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50 Worst American Cities to Live In

Quality of life in an American city often depends on the neighborhood one lives in, as abject poverty and crime can be found just blocks away from prosperity. Still, as ...
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