Economy

A huge toll of gun violence has pushed gun deaths in the United States to a 2021 total of nearly 12,400.
Louisiana had the largest percentage increase in drug overdoses last year. Some experts blame it on the COVID-19 pandemic.
John D. Rockefeller was the first American billionaire and, to this day, he is by far the wealthiest.
Hawaii is the state where people are most likely to face an expected loss of employment income, according to the Household Pulse Survey.
Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Tesla founder Elon Musk are the world's richest people, according to Bloomberg.
The college or university with the largest crime and safety problem is the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, according to a new ranking.
For students who want bars close by campus, this university in New York City ranked the highest by far in a new study.
A post-pandemic increase in demand has pushed the acceptance rate at many of these colleges to historic low levels.
More than half of Utah residents have had to work from home due to the pandemic.
Louisiana is the state where the highest percentage of people sometimes don't have enough to eat.
Compared to the rest of the world, the United States has a relatively high standard of living. However, in a country home to over 328 million people spanning nearly 3.8 million square miles, there...
In 2019, the average state and local tax burden was more than 10% of income, but this figure varied widely from state to state.
It will take more than 130 years to close the global gender gap between men and women, according to a new report.
Workers in the United States have a relatively long average workweek, compared with those in Scandinavian countries.
Shortly after the outbreak of COVID-19, the Census Bureau launched a vast initiative to measure the effects of the disease on Americans. It is called the Household Pulse Survey. So far, the results...