Special Report

America’s Deadliest Cars

There are many measures to determine car safety, and one is to examine driver death rates per vehicle. Data from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released this week identified ...
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The Most (and Least) Valuable States

Placing an exact dollar value on land, from rivers and mountains to farm lands and dense urban centers, is virtually impossible. Some, though, have attempted to come up with a ...
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The Fastest Growing (and Shrinking) Cities

Cities in the South remain among the fastest growing in the United States, according to statistics released May 25 by the U.S. Census Bureau. Six of the 15 fastest growing ...
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The States With the Most Dangerous Roads

Motor vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death in the United States despite substantial improvement in recent decades. The fatality rate from car crashes has decreased to ...
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The Drunkest (and Driest) Cities in America

The subject of two constitutional amendments and the pillar of a major U.S. industry, alcohol is inextricably tied to America’s political and commercial history. On an individual level, alcohol is ...
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America’s Most Loved and Hated Telephone and Cable Companies

Greater competition and customer satisfaction are linked, and that is supported by the findings of the latest American Customer Satisfaction Index, which was released Tuesday. Over the 12-month period, wireless ...
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8 Old-Fashioned Names Making Huge Comebacks

One of the most common naming conventions in the United States is to give a child the name of his or her older relative or ancestor. While popular 20th century ...
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States Where the Most People Work for the Government

Despite consistent urging from a portion of the American public to slim down government, a large number of residents continue to make a living by working in government. In 2016, ...
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States With the Most UFO Sightings

Humans have always observed their environment -- from their immediate surroundings to the skies and beyond. While technological advancements have increased our powers of perception, the naked senses remain extremely ...
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The Most Dangerous City in Every State

After more than two decades of steady decline, violent crime in the U.S. may be on the rise once again. There were an estimated 15,696 murders in the United States in ...
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The Value of a Dollar in Each State

The value of a dollar is not the same everywhere. Prices even of identical items vary dramatically depending on where they are sold. The Bureau of Economic Analysis calculates regional ...
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21 Cities Emerging From Drought

After more than five years of drought in the western United States, above-average precipitation during the fall and winter months has finally delivered relief in 2017. While careful evaluation of ...
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The Richest Town in Every State

In recent years, income inequality has taken a much more central role in the national discourse, and an increasingly-politicized one at that. While there are several potential explanations for this ...
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10 Most Pirated Movies Last Week

Pirating movies is a major problem in the United States, costing studios millions of dollars in lost box office ticket sales. According to several film industry studies, illegal movie downloads ...
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25 Cities With the Worst Diets

Americans' healthy eating habits vary widely by region, according to a recent Gallup poll. Gallup asked more than 350,000 Americans in all 50 states, “Did you eat healthy all day ...
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