Special Report

32 Lowest Paying Companies

Debate in recent years over rising income inequality and poverty in America has taken center stage in political discourse and led to a number of new labor policies in both ...
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Most Popular Emmy Winning Actors

While the Emmy Awards recognize excellence in many areas of television production, its various awards honoring actors are among the most exciting. Each year, viewers tune in to see who ...
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Fast Food Chains With the Best Breakfast Menus

The fast food industry characterizes serving periods as “dayparts.” These are generally defined as breakfast, lunch, snack, dinner, and late night. Breakfast is the only daypart that has seen ...
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The Most Iconic Foods Every State Has Given the Rest of the US

Imagine a rich pork bone broth with sage and savory mixed with pork jowl and organ meat, thickened with cornmeal, then sliced and fried like polenta. Sound delicious? That ...
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Cities Where Poverty Is Declining, but for the Poor the Problem Is Actually Getting Worse

Since the end of the financial crisis, the United States has experienced unprecedented economic growth and reached the lowest unemployment rate in 50 years. While common indicators suggest the U.S. ...
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States With the Strongest and Weakest Unions

The share of American workers in unions fell once again in 2018, from 10.7% in 2017 to 10.5%. The decline is part of a much longer-term trend of the slow ...
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30 Largest Worker Strikes in American History

On Monday, nearly 50,000 members of the United Automobile Workers union went on strike at General Motors, demanding better pay and the reopening of several U.S. plants. If the strike ...
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Countries That Suffer the Most From Extreme Weather Events

For the past 14 years, Germanwatch, an independent development and environmental organization that advocates for sustainable development, has ranked countries by their exposure and vulnerability to climate-related risks over a ...
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27 Top Ways to Cut Sugar and Boost Your Health

Sugar consumption, which has grown from 130 million to 178 million tonnes globally in the last 10 years, has become a major health concern all over the world. Its negative ...
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35 of the Strangest World Records Ever Set

Dan Popadynec found inspiration from an unusual question posed by his son Zennon, who asked the licensed professional engineer if he knew the height of the tallest toy structure ever ...
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35 Crazy Food and Drink World Records

The ultimate authority on the biggest, smallest, longest, shortest, least, most, and sometimes just plain silliest things in the world has long been the volume that appears annually as Guinness ...
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How School Backbacks Have Changed Over the Last Few Decades

A new school year is upon us, and kids across the country are returning to class wearing their new clothes and flashing new technology. Another aspect of the new ...
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Life Lessons from the 1900s Still Relevant Today

The early 1900s were a time of dramatic changes in America. The western frontier had closed. The telephone and electricity were transforming homes. Cars were putting people on the road ...
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What It Actually Costs to Live in America’s Most Expensive Cities

Living in a large city has many advantages over a more rural lifestyle. Cities provide access to more entertainment and dining options, vibrant culture, and high-paying jobs. But urban centers ...
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34 Breakfast Cereals You Can’t Buy Anymore

Oh, the days when it was socially acceptable to eat pure sugar in ice cold milk for breakfast. For those of us who grew up on breakfast cereal, the nostalgia ...
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