Places Where Poverty is Causing Bad Diets

There is no question that people living in poverty face unique challenges that can lead to poor diets. Low-income Americans often cannot afford high-quality, nutritious food, but that alone ...
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Counties Going Hungry in Every State

The United States is one of the most affluent nations on earth. Our agricultural resources are substantial, with over 1 billion acres actively-used farm land. And yet an estimated one ...
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Cost of College the Year You Were Born

The annual cost of attending a four-year private institution in the United States reached $48,510 last year, more than double what it was less than two decades ago. For ...
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15 Countries That Control the World’s Oil

Oil is a natural resource formed by the decay of organic matter over millions of years. And like many other natural resources, oil cannot be produced, only extracted where it ...
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US Businesses Paid Less Than 8% of Federal Income Tax Collections Last Year

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Monday released its fiscal year 2018 Data Book (October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018). U.S. taxpayers paid a total of $3.465 trillion ...
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How Microsoft Is Cleaning Up Its Xbox Live Platform

Gaming is a favorite pastime, not just for many Americans but millions of people across the globe. In an effort to make this online space more inclusive and less hurtful ...
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A Radical Turn for the Sprint and T-Mobile Merger

Most investors had been led to believe that the proposed acquisition of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) by T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) would be blocked. While this will not act ...
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Why Dish Network Shares Are Getting Crushed

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) shares kicked off the week on a negative note when the company announced that it would be making a sizable acquisition. Specifically, Dish Network said ...
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We May Have Been Wrong About the Connection Between Coffee and Poop for Years

The relationship between coffee and bowel movements has been known for a long time. That relationship usually has been tied to the stimulating effect of the caffeine in coffee. About ...
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What to Expect When Home Depot Reports Tuesday Morning

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $2.19 in earnings per ...
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NASA May Be Looking in the Wrong Place to Find Life on Mars

For decades science fiction writers and movie producers have created stories about life on Mars. There are no small human-like creatures on the Red Planet. However, NASA has sent probes ...
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Must-See Roadside Attractions in Every State

In May 1903, Horatio Nelson Jackson and Sewall Crocker set out from San Francisco headed to New York City in what is considered the first ever cross-country road trip. Although ...
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Why Ford Is Cutting 10% of Its Workforce

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) has announced that it will cut about 7,000 jobs by the end of August as part of its larger restructuring. This amounts to about 10% ...
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Fed Index Points to Slower Growth in April

Investors overlook the monthly Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI) readings because it is one of the reports prepared by one regional branch of the Federal Reserve, but it is ...
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Are US Restrictions Putting the Controversial Huawei Out of Business?

Chinese smartphone and telecom equipment maker Huawei has been under U.S. scrutiny for more than seven years. A 2012 report from the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee concluded that Huawei ...
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