Cities With the Worst Diets

Americans have a global reputation for unhealthy eating habits that have led to a national obesity rate of nearly 40%. The situation seems to only be getting worse. Healthy eating ...
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30 Ways to Make Your Life More Environmentally Friendly

Being environmentally conscious is not all about plastic bags; it’s about making everyday choices that will -- quite literally -- determine our success or failure as a species. We can ...
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This Texas City Is the Fastest Growing in America

A number of the fastest-growing U.S. cities and counties are located in Texas, according to a new Census report. The report covers population changes in America between mid-2017 and mid-2018. ...
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This Tiny North Dakota County Is the Fastest Growing in America

There are 3,142 counties in America. Among these, only one grew over 50%, according to a recent Census survey. It is a small county in North Dakota with only about ...
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Automakers Rev Up Electric Vehicle PR Engine

About 2% of new light vehicles sold in the Northeastern United States are electrified. That number could rise — a lot — if potential car buyers who are now kicking ...
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Uber Self-Driving Car Unit Gets $1 Billion, Valuing It at $7.25 Billion

Uber Technologies' Advanced Technologies Group (Uber ATG), which runs the ride-sharing service, got $1 billion from a group of investors. The deal values Uber ATG at $7.25 billion on a ...
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Oldest Bridges in the World

Many of the great monuments left from antiquity -- such as the Pyramids and the Sphinx in Egypt, and the Coliseum in Rome -- were raised to glorify monarchy and ...
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20 Places Hit Hardest by This Spring’s Record Flooding

It’s been a wet spring, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts it’s going to get even wetter. According to NOAA’s U.S. Spring Outlook issued last month, nearly two-thirds ...
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Most of America’s Mass Shootings Have Happened Since Columbine: Here Are the Deadliest

On April 20, 1999, people across the country and the world were shocked by the news that two gunmen had opened fire in Columbine High School in Colorado, killing ...
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The Worst Jobs in America

An employee’s job satisfaction largely depends on their particular employer. But in some careers, dangerous tasks, high levels of stress, and public scrutiny are all commonplace and can take a ...
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What Do United Rentals Earnings Tell Us About Spending on US Infrastructure?

Share of construction equipment rental firm United Rentals Inc. (NYSE: URI) traded up about 7.6% Thursday morning following the company's first-quarter earnings announcement. Adjusted earnings per share (EPS) came in ...
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Why Zoom Video’s IPO Is Exploding

Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: ZM) is another IPO making a splash in the markets to close out the week. In this case, the stock practically doubled its pricing when ...
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Pinterest Enters the Market With a Bang

Pinterest Inc. (NYSE: PINS) entered the market with a bang on Thursday. The stock opened at $23.75, well above the pricing at $19 per share and even the expected price ...
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The Fastest Growing City in Each State

The U.S. population growth rate recently hit a low point not seen since 1937, when the country was in the thick of the Great Depression. The U.S. population grew by ...
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Why PG&E Delayed Its Annual Meeting

In an announcement Thursday morning, PG&E Corp. (NYSE: PCG) said that its annual shareholders' meeting scheduled for May 21 has been postponed until an unspecified date in June. The postponement ...
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