Author Archives: Angelo Young

Hardest Colleges to Get Into by State

The Department of Justice will soon prosecute the largest college admissions scandal in its history. So far 50 people have been implicated in the scandal, charged with bribing and ...
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The World’s 33 Megacities

Human development reached an important and challenging milestone in 2014. That year, the United Nations announced that more than half of the world's population lived in urban areas. The news ...
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21 Most Important American Inventions of the 21st Century

The human race has in a relatively short period of time traveled a path of innovation that took us from making fire and stone-tipped arrows on the plains of Africa ...
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10 Top Lenders for Debt Relief

Living in debt is the reality for the vast majority of American adults. By far, mortgages make up the largest share of U.S. household debt. As of the third quarter ...
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Are All Insulin Pens Created Equal?

Nine percent of Americans, about 30 million people, have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. About a fourth of them do not even know they have ...
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Hardest Colleges to Get Into by State

Having a college education may be more important than ever before. On average, workers with a college education earn more than those with less education and are less likely ...
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Colleges With the Biggest Tuition Hikes

An estimated 19.9 million students attended the more than 4,600 degree-granting institutions in the United States in the fall 2018 semester, according to the U.S. Department of Education's National Center ...
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41 Places With a Higher Minimum Wage This Year

With the federal minimum wage at the same level for nearly a decade, many states, cities, and counties have passed laws to set the local minimum wage laws at a ...
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41 Places With a Higher Minimum Wage This Year

With the federal minimum wage at the same level for nearly a decade, many states, cities, and counties have passed laws to set the local minimum wage laws at a ...
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Famous People in Business We Lost This Year

On June 5, a housekeeper discovered the lifeless body of fashion designer and entrepreneur Kate Spade. Nearby, there was a letter written by Spade, addressed to her daughter. Police would ...
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Most Important People of 2018

Selecting the most important people in a given year is admittedly a subjective exercise. One person’s list of important people of 2018 is not likely to match another’s. Even so, ...
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Famous People in Business We Lost This Year

On June 5, a housekeeper discovered the lifeless body of fashion designer and entrepreneur Kate Spade. Nearby, there was a letter written by Spade, addressed to her daughter. Police would ...
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2018’s Amazing Accomplishments in Climate Science

Wildfires have ripped through Southern California, Greece, and Brazil. A hurricane ravaged North and South Carolina. Massive flooding inundated southern India. Venice waters rose, flooding shops amid heavy downpours in ...
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Largest Private Donors in American Politics

In his 1906 State of the Union address, President Theodore Roosevelt called for a law “prohibiting all corporations from contributing to the campaign expenses of any party.” The rough-riding, trust-busting ...
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Largest Private Donors in American Politics

In his 1906 State of the Union address, President Theodore Roosevelt called for a law “prohibiting all corporations from contributing to the campaign expenses of any party.” The rough-riding, trust-busting ...
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