Special Report

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7 States Where Americans Are Moving

For most of the 20th century, many Americans moved from the rural South to the urban Northeast and Midwest. More recently, Americans have migrated heavily to states in the Sun ...
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Most Dangerous States to Drive

The number of fatal injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents has dropped significantly over the last 10 years. In 2003, 42,884 were killed in motor vehicle accidents. By 2013, that ...
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America’s Best and Worst States to Live In

Life satisfaction in a given state is often based on highly subjective measures -- whether the climate is nice, whether friends and family are present, and other factors. While a ...
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10 Stores Closed On Thanksgiving

Holiday sales make up the lion's share of annual revenue for most U.S. retailers, many of which depend heavily on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. American consumers spent ...
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10 Stores Open On Thanksgiving

 Holiday sales make up the lion's share of annual revenue for most U.S. retailers, many of which depend heavily on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. American consumers spent ...
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The Laziest City in Each State

Americans appear to be exercising more and more every year. When surveyed about their exercise habits, 73% of Americans reported they engaged in physical activity during their leisure time. Of ...
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15 American Ghost Towns

 U.S. home prices have recovered substantially since the housing crisis. The improvement, however, has been uneven, and in many U.S. cities housing markets continue to struggle. In others, property values ...
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States With The Best and Worst Diets

As researchers have shown time and again, a poor diet is the single largest determinant of unhealthy weight gain, and is a principal component of unhealthy lifestyles more generally. While ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

 Retailers are poised to add around 755,000 temporary workers this holiday season, in line with last year’s job additions, according to staffing experts Challenger Gray & Christmas. The only company ...
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The Richest and Poorest Countries

The distribution of wealth across the globe is anything but even. North America is home to just 4.9% of the world’s population -- and 24.7% of its wealth. Meanwhile, the ...
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The Most Iconic Product in Each State

Each state has a set of symbols such as a flag, flower, tree, and an animal or bird. Often, though, a certain product rather than a symbol is most identified ...
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The Drunkest City in Each State

 Excessive drinking cost the United States $250 billion in 2010, according to a 2015 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The study estimated lost productivity and ...
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Countries Spending the Most on Health Care

Globally, health care spending has increased dramatically since 1980. However, while health care spending increased faster than the economic growth in the late 1990s and early 2000s, it slowed with ...
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America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

Moving within the United States from one city to another is much more common today. No matter the reasons for the move -- buying a house, looking for a new ...
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Best (and Worst) Countries for Business

Most entrepreneurs start their businesses locally, and while in some countries conditions are favorable to do business, in others conditions are difficult. According to a recently released World Bank report, ...
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