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Major American Cities Struggling to Shelter Growing Homeless Populations

The number of people experiencing homelessness in the United States last year increased for the first time in seven years. More than half a million Americans lack permanent shelter, ...
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50 Companies That Owe Their Employees a Raise

The average CEO base salary at a S&P 500 company is over $10 million. With stock options and other benefits, that income nearly doubles. By contrast, an ordinary worker employed ...
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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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The Biggest Native American Population in Every State

Native American tribes and nations in the United States face a range of threats to their sovereignty from federal and state governments, as centuries-old treaty agreements are questioned, and ...
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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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50 Biggest Elections in the World

Democracy in all its forms has been celebrated since it became a core principle of Greek society over 2,000 years ago. Today, whether or not citizens are granted the right ...
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Remembering Maria: How Puerto Rico’s Worst Hurricane Compares to America’s Most Destructive Weather Disasters

The 2018 hurricane season has so far had 10 named storms, five of which have been hurricanes. While far from over, this season will likely be less severe than 2017’s ...
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25 Best College Towns in America

High school graduates pursuing higher education have a range of colleges and universities to choose from. Prospective students consider the cost of tuition, courses offered, school reputation, the scholarship ...
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What It Actually Costs to Live in America’s Least Expensive Cities

With unemployment at over a decade low, wages at all-time highs, and poverty on the decline, the U.S. economy is flourishing -- or so it would seem. For Americans struggling ...
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What It Actually Costs to Live in America’s Most Expensive Cities

With unemployment at over a decade low, wages at all-time highs, and poverty on the decline, the U.S. economy is flourishing -- or so it would seem. For Americans struggling ...
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States With the Highest Cancer Rates

Cancer affects nearly all Americans, touching the lives of those fighting the disease, those who support them, or those who have lost someone close to them. Over the decades since ...
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Places at Greatest Risk of Hurricane Disaster

After more than a decade of relative quiet, hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria struck locations along the U.S. coast and Puerto Rico in 2017. Due largely to development along ...
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20 Worst Paying Jobs for Women

Gender equality has taken a more central role in the American political and cultural discourse in recent years. One of the chief targets in the fight for gender equality is ...
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States With the Most Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. While death rates from melanoma have been stable or falling because of advancements in treatment and ...
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42 Mega Cities of the Ancient World

Among the most significant developments of the ancient world was the rise of cities. Urbanization is not a new phenomenon, and though many of today's metropolitan areas have populations in ...
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