Cities

This Texas City Is the Fastest Growing in America

A number of the fastest-growing U.S. cities and counties are located in Texas, according to a new Census report. The report covers population changes in America between mid-2017 and mid-2018. ...
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This Is the Cheapest City in the World to Live In

The cheapest city in the world to live in is the most inflation plagued, and one overrun with political strife and violence. According to a survey of the cost to ...
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These Are the 3 Most Expensive Cities in the World

One of the world's most expensive cities to live in is on an island in southeast Asia. Two others that tie with it in cost are in France and China. ...
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Amazon May End Up With Only One Headquarters — Its Current One

The media has covered the chronicle of how Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) divided its new "second headquarters," which it dubbed HQ2, into two locations in Northern Virginia and the Queens ...
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This Is the City With the Most Aggressive Drivers

Speeding. Hard braking. Rapid acceleration. These are the hallmarks of aggressive driving, and the number of people who exhibit this kind of behavior varies sharply from city to city. However, ...
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One of the World’s Largest Cities Could Go Bankrupt, and It’s in the US

It seems improbable that any large city in the world could go bankrupt. However, it happened before when a bad economy met a city that was overleveraged and needed money ...
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50 Cities Getting the Least Sleep

Sleep -- just like food, water, and air -- is essential for our bodies to function properly. Yet many Americans tend to ignore the importance of sleep. Experts recommend that ...
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Massacre Occurred as Las Vegas Was Still Emerging From Economic Downturn

Las Vegas, on Sunday the scene of one of the worst mass shootings in U.S. history, is one of the last metropolitan areas in the country to fully recover from ...
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JPMorgan Investing $40 Million in Chicago’s West and South Side Neighborhoods

JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE: JPM) said Thursday it will invest $40 million over three years in Chicago's underserved South and West sides in an effort to address the city's ...
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Revenue Growth for Cities Forecast to Slow in 2017

New research from the National League of Cities suggests a potential slowdown in municipal revenue as fiscal growth in American cities contracts for the second straight year. The findings from ...
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Houston by the Numbers: The City’s Demographics and Economy

Houston, flooded by Hurricane Harvey, is the fourth largest city in the United States. The population is 2,303,482, based on data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau for 2016. It ...
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JPMorgan Boosts Investment in Detroit to $150 Million

JPMorgan had planned to invest $100 million in the troubled city of Detroit. It has spent that entire investment, meant to aid a turnaround of the city. The big bank ...
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The 10 Cities Where Tech Salaries Stretch Furthest

Jobs in high technology generally pay very well. A recent story at Bloomberg News noted that of the 25 top-paying U.S. jobs, 11 were in the tech industry. The U.S. ...
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Over Half of US Counties Had No Murders

Fifty-four percent of the counties in the United States had no murders committed in them in 2014, the most recent year for which the data are available. Just 2% of counties ...
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Most and Least Polluted Big American Cities

A great deal has been made of the filth in cities in places like China and India. However, there are large cities in America that are very polluted, and several ...
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