America’s Oldest Military Bases

From its humble beginning as a collection of state militias, the United States military has grown into the world’s foremost fighting force. Over its nearly two-and-a-half-century history, the U.S. military ...
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Tornado Alley’s Most Devastating Years

“Tornado Alley” is the nickname given to the south-central region of the United States, where tornadoes tend to form at high frequency. Tornado Alley is not to be confused ...
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Monday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 18, 2019: The S&P 500 closed up 0.4% at 2,833.01. The DJIA closed up 0.3% at 25,913.90. Separately, the Nasdaq closed up 0.3% at 7,714.48. Monday was a positive ...
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Two-Thirds of Voters Say Amazon Cancelling Queens HQ Bad for NY

When Amazon.com Inc. (NYSE: AMZN) announced last November that it would build a new HQ2 building in Queens, New York, and bring some 25,000 new jobs to the Long Island ...
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March Homebuilder Confidence Stalls

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)/Wells Fargo housing market index for March remained unchanged month over month at 62. The February index had gained four points month over month, ...
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Trade in Fake Goods Now 3.3% of World Trade and Rising

Recent trends in counterfeit and pirated goods point to a steadily rising tide. Those goods now consist of 3.3% of global trade, according to a new report by the Organization ...
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The 7 Countries That Create the Most American Jobs

U.S. international trade supports 39 million American jobs, about one of every five. The proportion has doubled since the original North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was signed in 1992 ...
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How the US Film and TV Industry Is Driving Economic Growth

In the United States, the film and television industries support a large number of jobs and make a key contribution to society in general. Specifically, this industry supports 2.6 million ...
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Clearing decks, Apple updates 2 minor iPads

Primed for disappointment, Paul Therrott writes: Apple this morning announced a new 10.5-inch iPad Air, which oddly doesn’t replace the 9.7-inch iPad, and a new iPad Mini. Both products support ...
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Why Mercedes-Benz Will Build Maybach SUV in Alabama

Daimler's Mercedes-Benz may be one of the best-known luxury brands on the planet. Less well-known, perhaps, is its ultra-luxury brand, Maybach. The 2018 Mercedes-Maybach sedan is available in two models, ...
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Dermira’s Eczema Treatment Lebrikizumab Breaks Through

Dermira Inc. (NASDAQ: DERM) shares more than doubled on Monday after the firm announced midstage results from its eczema study. Specifically, Dermira announced positive results from its Phase 2b dose-ranging ...
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The 5 Cities with the Best High School Graduation Rates Are All in One State

Almost 85% of public high school students in the United States now graduate with a regular diploma within four years of starting ninth grade -- a record high -- according ...
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Lyft Beats Uber to the Starting Line, Files for $2 Billion IPO

Ride-hailing service Lyft has filed an amended Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seeking an initial public offering (IPO) of some 30 million shares of the ...
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This Corner of Paradise Has the Highest Food Prices in America

Palm trees, beaches, balmy weather, a famously laid-back lifestyle…Hawaii is truly an American paradise. There’s a downside to living in this tropical eden, though: It’s very expensive. According to a ...
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What Its Antiplatelet Reversal Agent Means for PhaseBio Going Forward

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: PHAS) shares more than doubled on Monday after the firm released results from an early-stage clinical trial. The results were published online in the New England ...
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