Special Report

15 Commercial Products Invented by the Military

The U.S. military spent over $42 billion in research and development in 2018. Though much of this funding tends to go to weapons programs, a great deal of military research ...
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25 Worst Holiday Storms of All Time

The holidays are the busiest travel time in the United States. Over 100 million Americans traveled last year for the holidays, or more than one-third of the U.S. population. ...
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The Most Festive Christmas Cities in the US

Thanksgiving is over so we can officially start obsessing about Christmas. The festive feel this time of year has many people wishing for a quick celebratory getaway where Christmas spirit ...
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The Snowiest County in Every State

Love it or hate it, snow is on the way or has already arrived in many parts of the United States. While most places are not likely to see ...
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Most Iconic Sports Moments of the Year

2019 gave sports fans some of the most iconic and enduring moments and memories in recent sports history. The NHL, NBA, and MLB each crowned first-time champions, while the New ...
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Most Important Human Rights Milestones Since 2000

The rights to freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and to a fair trial, as well as the right not to be held in slavery and not to be tortured ...
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Most Iconic Sports Moments of the Decade

In the past 10 years, fans have been spoiled by the sheer number of high-stakes games decided in the waning moments. These include championships in America’s professional sports leagues, NCAA ...
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America’s 25 Dying Industries

The U.S. economy is the largest and one of the most complex and dynamic in the world -- and as a result, the only constant is change. Consumer preferences ...
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America’s 25 Thriving Industries

The U.S. economy is the largest and one of the most complex and dynamic in the world -- and as a result, the only constant is change. Consumer preferences ...
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Worst Selling Cars of the Decade

Marketing and selling a new car can be a risk for auto manufacturers. A new entry in the car market requires time and money to design, market, and manufacture ...
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The Best Pie Shop in Every State

There's something about pie. It doesn't matter if it's sweet or savory; filled with fruit or custard or steak and ale; conventionally round or half-moon-shaped; store-bought or baked at ...
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15 of the Biggest Health Topics of 2019

Some of the most talked about health topics of 2019 are negative – measles, food recalls, deaths from smoking e-cigarettes. But it has not all been bad news. Yes, 2019 ...
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Weirdest News Stories of the Year

It used to be easier to dismiss strange news events as fringe occurrences -- be they conspiracy theories, hoaxes, fake news, or inexplicable behavior by public officials. But things have ...
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50 Biggest Food Recalls of the Year

The Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), is charged with ensuring the safety of meat, poultry, some fish, and processed egg ...
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These Are the Most Expensive Zip Codes in 2019

Home prices rose slightly in the United States in 2019, with the median sales price of homes increasing 3.4%, or about $8,000, to $243,000. In the nation’s most affluent neighborhoods, ...
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