Special Report

Americans are quitting their jobs in record numbers. According to a recent report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 4.3 million Americans — 2.9% of the workforce — left their jobs in...
So far, 2021 has been a historic year for natural disasters in the United States. There were a record 18 weather and climate disasters costing more than $1 billion each in the first nine months of...
How often do moviegoers see a message like this at the start or finish of a feature film — even ones based on true events: “The story, all names, characters, and incidents portrayed in this...
As the U.S. braces for winter and flu season, the national COVID-19 vaccination effort is as urgent as it ever has been. So far, an estimated 189,487,793 Americans have been fully vaccinated, or...
Fishing, and especially angling — fishing with a rod, line, and hook, as opposed to spearfishing and other forms of the sport — is a popular pastime in America. But this is a big country...
Exercise is one of the most effective ways for people to improve their overall health. Regular exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of depression, weight gain, and certain chronic diseases,...
As of September, the typical mid-tier home in the U.S. was valued at $308,220, an increase of 18.4% over the past year, according to real estate firm Zillow. The organization further predicts housing...
Millions of Baby Boomers have been retiring each year since the first members of this generational group (born between 1946 and 1964) became eligible for Social Security benefits in 2008. The pace...
Sleep is a key component of a healthy lifestyle. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that adults get at least seven hours of sleep each night — and falling short of this...
The United States has some of the highest levels of income and wealth inequality in the world. U.S. Federal Reserve data shows that the wealthiest 10% of Americans control $93.8 trillion, more than...
Winter is coming — and that means winter sports are coming, too. But it’s a big country and winter means a whole lot more than skating and skiing. Festivals of all kinds, incredible displays...
There are nearly 2,400 people worldwide whose personal net worth exceeds $1 billion — and more than one-quarter of them live in the United States. All told, there are over 250 cities and towns...
What makes a great movie? As with any art, greatness is subject to debate. There are the movies you can watch over and over again without ever getting bored — ones that leave you disappointed...