Special Report - Page 2

Crime, criminal danger

The Most Dangerous States in America

Violence in the United States has steadily declined for several decades. While the violent crime rate has fallen considerably -- from 685 incidents reported per 100,000 Americans in 1995 to ...
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20 American Ghost Towns

The U.S. housing market has recovered substantially since the housing crisis. The improvement, however, has been uneven, and in many U.S. cities housing markets continue to struggle. In some, property ...
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The Net Worth of American Presidents: Washington to Trump

George Washington, the nation’s first president, was also one of the wealthiest men to hold the office. His Virginia plantation, Mount Vernon, consisted of five separate farms on 8,000 acres ...
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9 Other Countries That Celebrate Thanksgiving

The American holiday of Thanksgiving traces its roots all the way back to 1621, when colonists held a harvest feast with local natives. In 1861, Abraham Lincoln declared an official ...
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Student Debt

Schools Where Graduates Have the Most Student Debt

Student debt was the only kind of household debt that increased during the Great Recession. Since then, total student debt continues to grow in the United States reaching $1.3 trillion ...
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5 States Voting to Legalize Marijuana

Tomorrow voters in five states will decide whether or not to legalize recreational marijuana use. Currently, 5.4% of Americans live in states where recreational marijuana is legal. After the election, that ...
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Cities With the Highest Risk of Heart Attack

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one out of every four deaths each year. Some estimate the costs of heart-related health problems ...
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Good heart health

Cities With the Lowest Risk of Heart Attack

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for one out of every four deaths each year. Some estimate the costs of heart-related health problems ...
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America’s 25 Murder Capitals

The deadly weekend in Chicago is the most recent indication of the soaring violence in the city. There have been 614 murders in the city so far this year -- ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most for the Holidays

Major retailers and shipping companies are expected to hire some 738,800 temporary workers to meet increased demand during the holiday shopping rush, according to estimates from staffing experts Challenger, Gray ...
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25 Least Affordable Housing Markets

Home prices and homeownership rates have risen in recent years, and federal regulators are poised to lift loan rules implemented over 10 years ago during the financial crisis. -- these ...
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Car Breaking Down

The Most and Least Reliable Car in Each Class

Reliability is an important consideration when purchasing a vehicle. Not only do reliable vehicles require less maintenance and therefore save time and money, but also they keep a higher resale ...
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America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Moving from one city to another is much more common in the United States than it used to be. No matter the reasons for the move -- buying a house, ...
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80 Most Influential Americans Over 80

The United States is not known for respecting its elderly, who are often overlooked, perceived as lacking the value of the young who are still likely to be in the ...
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States With the Worst Roads

In its most recent assessment, the American Society of Civil Engineers gave the United States a failing grade for its infrastructure. According to the group, $3.6 trillion would be needed ...
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