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1 Out of 3 Fortune 500 Companies Are Headquartered in These 6 Cities

The composition of the Forbes Fortune 500 -- the annually published list of the largest companies in the United States -- has changed a lot over the years. As of ...
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America’s 50 Best Cities to Live

There are nearly 20,000 villages, towns, and cities, across the nearly 3.8 million square miles that comprise the United States. More than 1-in-10 Americans move each year, and suffice it ...
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25 Most Dangerous Cities in America

Following a nearly two-decade decline in violence in the United States, crime levels rose in 2016 for the second consecutive year, leading some to speculate a new wave of violence ...
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28 Cities That Never Recovered From the Recession

From the end of 2007 through mid-2009, the United States went through one of the worst recessions in its history. During the recession and in the months that followed, ...
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States With the Most Heart Disease

Heart disease remains by far the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 800,000 deaths a year, or about 1 in 3 deaths. In the United States ...
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The World’s Most Valuable Brands

Brands seem to be part of all aspects of life. Celebrating uniqueness -- a core element of any brand -- is a greater part of the American experience than ever ...
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States With the Most Heart Disease

Heart disease remains by far the leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 800,000 deaths a year, or about 1 in 3 deaths. In the United ...
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The Faces of Poverty

The U.S. Census estimates that 13.4% of Americans, about 42 million, lived below the poverty line in 2017. Of course, poverty is far from evenly distributed across the United ...
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Poverty in America

Poverty might mean different things in different parts of the world and to different people, but it is largely defined as being unable to afford a minimum standard of ...
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The Best and Worst Thing About Each State

Residents of every state have at least one aspect of their home they can brag about, but also one they would probably rather forget. New York state residents may gloat ...
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Poorest Town in Every State

Income inequality is a growing problem in the United States. Perhaps more evident now than in any time in recent memory, conspicuous consumption is juxtaposed with abject poverty in ...
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Cities With the Highest Poverty Rates

Based on the latest data released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau, poverty is on the decline in the United States. In 2017, an estimated 13.4% of Americans lived ...
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Counties Where People Live the Longest

Late last year the National Center for Health Statistics reported that U.S. life expectancy fell for the second year in a row. Americans born in 2016 can expect to live ...
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States Where Alzheimer’s Is Soaring

About every minute, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. By 2050, someone will develop dementia from the illness every 33 seconds. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause ...
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Worst Cities to Find a Job for Recent Graduates

The U.S. economy has added over 1 million jobs already this year, and the unemployment rate has hovered around 4%, lower than it has been in over a decade. With ...
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