Special Report

30 Real-Life American Heroes You Should Know

Among the heroes you should know about this month are a police officer, a fearless man who intervened in a knife attack, and a celebrity chef. Deputy Taylor Grant, relatively ...
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This Month’s Good News

Now that September is here, the weather is starting to get a little brisker as fall has arrived. Unfortunately for some parts of the United States, hurricane season has not ...
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50 Biggest Elections in the World

Democracy in all its forms has been celebrated since it became a core principle of Greek society over 2,000 years ago. Today, whether or not citizens are granted the right ...
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States With the Highest Voter Turnout

In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, more than 137 million American adults, or 61.4% of those 18 years and older, went to the polls to cast their votes. However, voter ...
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States With the Largest Immigrant Populations

The United States has long been the destination of immigrants either seeking opportunity or fleeing from persecution, or both. Some were brought here by force, while others came as refugees ...
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Cool and Creepy Halloween Traditions Around the World

We associate Halloween, which marks the start of the fall and winter holiday season, with trick-or-treating, costume parties, and jack-o'-lanterns. It has considerably more serious origins, though. Halloween evolved from ...
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States Where Bullying Is the Biggest Problem

The rise in school shootings and suicidal behavior among teenagers who have been victims of bullying in recent years has put a national spotlight on childhood bullying. Additionally, the rise ...
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10 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Buy With a Credit Card

We love our credit cards. These little rectangles of plastic (or, increasingly, metal) were originally used mostly for travel and entertainment. We still use them for those purposes, of course, ...
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Countries With the Highest Cancer Rates

About 1 in every 6 deaths on the planet is due to cancer, the second leading cause of death worldwide. In the United States alone, the cost of cancer ...
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50 Biggest Elections in the World

Democracy in all its forms has been celebrated since it became a core principle of Greek society over 2,000 years ago. Today, whether or not citizens are granted the ...
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States With the Highest Voter Turnout

In the 2016 U.S. presidential election, more than 137 million American adults, or 61.4% of those 18 years and older, went to the polls to cast their votes. However, voter ...
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25 Best TV Shows Getting Rebooted

Television programming is never a sure thing. Every year, networks try out a new lineup of shows, eager to see which ones audiences tune in for and can be extended ...
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Least Obese County in Every State

Over the last 50 years, the adult obesity rate has more than doubled in the United States. Health officials declared obesity an epidemic in 1999, and recent studies estimate that ...
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Worst Cities to Live in Every State

For those with the luxury of being able to decide where to live, choosing a city to call home is a largely personal decision. Proximity to friends and family, climate, ...
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The Most Evangelical States in America

There are many different denominations, theologies, and preferences in American Christianity. Evangelicals are the largest group. There are different definitions as to what makes someone an evangelical Christian as opposed ...
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