Author Archives: Thomas C. Frohlich

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The Snowiest County in Every State

Love it or hate it, snow is on the way or has already arrived in many parts of the United States. While most places are not likely to see ...
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Most Important Human Rights Milestones Since 2000

The rights to freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and to a fair trial, as well as the right not to be held in slavery and not to be tortured ...
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American Cities That Went From Rich To Poor

Over the last 50 years, incomes in the United States have increased dramatically. Even after adjusting for inflation, per capita income more than doubled, from $14,700 in 1959 to ...
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How Many Children Live in Poverty in Your State

Close to 13 million children residing in the United States live in families with incomes below the federal poverty line, a threshold shown to underestimate the financial needs of ...
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17 Cataclysmic Events That Changed the Earth Forever

Since the Earth was formed roughly 4.5 billion years ago, it has gone through dozens of major cataclysmic events, including the eruption of supervolcanoes, impacts by comets and asteroids, ...
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These 25 Cities Have Grown the Most Since 2000

The U.S. population has grown significantly since 2000, from 281.4 million to just over 321 million, a 39.6 million increase, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey.  ...
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States With the Most Unsheltered Homeless People

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Here Is the Poverty Rate for Every Quantifiable Group in the United States

A range of factors affect the likelihood of living in poverty -- the poverty threshold in the United States was defined in 2018 as a four-person household earning $25,000 ...
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American Cities That Will Soon Be Under Water

A recent report from Climate Central, an independent organization of scientists and journalists researching and reporting climate change, said rising sea levels caused by global warming could lift chronic ...
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Medical Tests Every Woman Should Have and When

Women all over the world have a longer life expectancy than men, according to the World Health Organization. It’s no different in the United States, where the average life ...
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Places With the Biggest Snowfall in History in Every State

The first snow is just around the corner for most of the United States. Some may be dreading the onset of winter, while others may be wishing for a ...
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50 Dangerous Conditions Testing Your Blood Can Help Detect

Blood tests evaluate how well organs are working and help identify abnormalities that almost always prompt further, more specific tests. In an interview with 24/7 Wall St., Dr. Keith Hoots, ...
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48 Major US Cities Struggling to Shelter Growing Homeless Population

The number of people experiencing homelessness in the United States in 2018 increased for the second consecutive year. In 2017, homelessness had increased for the first time in seven ...
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How China’s Economy Became the Largest in the World

With an over 3,000-year written history, China is one of the world’s oldest civilizations. China was a global economic superpower as early as the period between 1100 and and ...
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States With the Highest and Lowest Cancer Rates

Cancer has overtaken heart disease as the leading cause of death in high-income countries, according to research published Tuesday. In the United States, cancer remains the second leading cause of ...
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