Special Report

American Cities With the Most Property Crime in Every State

The vast majority of crimes committed in the United States are nonviolent property crimes -- larceny-thefts such as shoplifting, vehicle thefts, and burglaries. There were nearly 8 million such ...
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20 Best Events in Sports This Week

As the calendar moves toward late February, winter sports are in the spotlight. However, for some sports fans, thoughts are starting to turn to baseball. Pitchers and catchers have begun ...
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States Where Americans Are Paying the Most Taxes

In the U.S. federalist system, each state government decides how to generate revenue -- that is, which taxes to collect, and how. No state tax code is identical and, largely ...
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Cities Where Crime Is Soaring in Every State

It seems there is no shortage of reports about mass shootings and high murder rates in major U.S. cities like Chicago. Yet the overall violent crime rate in the ...
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100 Most Popular Musicians on Tour This Year!

There's nothing like seeing your favorite artist in concert. No matter how often you listen to them at home, seeing a live show with a large crowd is a completely ...
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19 Teams That Never Make the Playoffs

Reaching the postseason is the goal of every professional sports team, and a reward for a successful regular season. For fans, the postseason is an emotional thrill; for players, it ...
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How Bad Is the Flu Season in Every State?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said during its latest reporting week that the geographic spread of influenza in every state except for Hawaii and Oregon was “widespread.” This ...
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America’s Happiest (and Most Miserable) States

2017 was a challenging year for many Americans. The well-being of the average American dropped more in 2017 than in any year since the Gallup-Sharecare Well-Being Index began tracking ...
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30 Worst Superhero Movies

Hollywood has been churning out a steady stream of superhero movies over the last decade. The reason is clear: These films perform extraordinarily well at the box office, grossing millions ...
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30 Best Superhero Movies

The popularity of superhero movies shows no signs of abating, as the current anticipation over the release of Marvel’s “Black Panther” movie illustrates. Furthermore, as shown by critics’ advance praise ...
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50 Best Cities for Singles

Tying the knot remains one of the most prominent milestones of adult life. Studies continue to demonstrate the benefits of monogamous partnerships, which really should not come as a ...
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The Weirdest Fact About Every American President

With Presidents’ Day nearing, it’s important to take a moment and reflect on those who served as chief executive of our country. And while you may be well-versed in textbook ...
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America’s 8 Presidents Who Went Broke

To be elected president, candidates must be able to convince the American people they can make life better for them. Yet, despite being successful in their presidential bids, some presidents ...
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America’s 9 Poorest Presidents

The majority of presidents in U.S. history have been fairly wealthy. Adjusting each president’s net worth for today's dollars, most would be considered multi-millionaires. Each of the last five presidents ...
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The Net Worth of the American Presidents: Washington to Trump

Though the presidency of the United States is a prestigious job, it does not pay as well as one might think. The annual presidential salary is $400,000. While this ...
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