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McDonald’s is the world’s largest restaurant chain by revenue, with more than 37,000 outlets in some 120 countries in every corner of the globe. Almost 14,000 of those are in the United...
Who would ever want to leave Hawaii? With its lush mountains and ocean breezes it’s truly a paradise. Yet some Hawaiians are saying goodbye to the Aloha State. Does the state have one of the best...
Americans face a dilemma. The Consumer Price Index rose 7% in December. While wages have risen recently, they have not, for the most part, kept up with inflation. The median household income in the...
Bank tellers have started to become a thing of the past. Years ago, cash machines began the process. Online banking pushed it even further forward. Shortly after, people could bank from their phones....
As the omicron variant spreads, new daily cases of COVID-19 have hit new highs in the United States. Since the first known case was identified in the U.S. on Jan. 21, 2020, there have been a total of...
Is there a correlation between the state where you live and how lucky you are? It might. It might seem that way. Your chances of dying in a car crash or other accident; your employment and financial...
Salaries differ massively across the globe and highlight how much or little people live on to get by. Several different factors affect salaries including work opportunities available in a country, a...
People often worry about the safety of air travel, but the odds of a passenger dying in a plane crash are 1 in 9,821, while the odds of meeting your maker in a car accident are 1 in 114. Driving,...
Each of the 50 states that comprise the United States of America has its own shape. How their shapes were determined provides insight into how the United States became a nation like no other. 24/7...
Of all the most serious crimes tracked by the FBI – known as Part I offenses – theft-related property crimes are by far the most common. There were a total 6.5 million property crimes...
For over a century, America has set aside tens of millions of acres for people to enjoy through the National Park Service. Each year, hundreds of millions of visitors  — both Americans and...
Data on homelessness in the United States is inexact. By most measures, the figure is slightly less than 600,000. However, people who are homeless for brief periods number differently from those who...
Success in the car industry comes in several forms. One is total sales. Recently, globally, this position has been held by Volkswagen or Toyota, depending on the year. Another measure is profits....
The federal government breaks down places where people live into a number of categories. The best known are states, metropolitan areas, and counties. Another, which is not as well known, is...