Special Report

As the U.S. continues to struggle with the health and economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, school staff and teachers across the country have returned to work.  Many occupations deemed...
After the NFL season ends, teams turn their attention to the new crop of young players that will soon be joining the league via the NFL Draft. Franchises look for players that can address weak points...
Every state has bars that locals claim to have been around forever. But which one has been around the longest? Taverns and bars opened in America as soon as the first settlers arrived on the...
We all know a bad movie when we see one. Bad movies can have weak story lines, incompetent direction, poor technical quality, amateurish performances — or all of the above. Sometimes, the title...
U.S. Representatives and Senators are elected to Capitol Hill to represent the interests of all Americans. However, based on the reported net worth of sitting U.S. senators, it appears that many...
Schools across the country have reopened, and a traditional school day now involves social distancing, temperature checks at the door, mask wearing, and occasional temporary closures due to students...
According to conventional wisdom, there are many compelling reasons to work in the public sector. These can include job security, generous retirement and health care benefits, and work that is geared...
The percentage of American adults with a college degree has continued to increase in recent years, growing from less than 10% in much of the 1960s, up to 33.1% in 2019. Americans with college degrees...
On Saturday, Oct. 11,1975, a sketch-comedy program debuted at 11:30 p.m. on NBC called “Saturday Night Live.” From the outset, the show became known for its edgy and topical humor, impressions of...
Currently, most national polls give Democratic candidate Joe Biden a slight edge over Trump in the race for the White House. However, much can change between now and Nov. 3, and in some states,...
As of Sept. 21, nearly 7 million Americans have been infected with the novel coronavirus. While in general, the states with the highest infection rates have the highest death rates, there are a host...
Total overall student debt in the United States reached $1.6 trillion in June 2019, six times higher than in 2004. While students are having a hard time paying for college, getting a degree can still...
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on New York City, where almost one in eight deaths from the virus in the United States has occurred. There are reports of residents fleeing New...
After several weeks of declining COVID-19 cases, health authorities nationwide reported more average daily cases per capita in the most recent week than in the week before. There were 11.5 average...
The typical U.S. household earned $65,712 in 2019 — up by nearly $3,000 from the previous year, according to recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau. The increase in household income...