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The diner is a uniquely American institution. Historians trace its origins back to the horse-drawn lunch wagons that began appearing on the East Coast in the 1870s. These evolved into restaurants on...
Colman Andrews
The United States spends more per capita on health care than any other large developed country — and without a single-payer national health care system, much of that spending is shouldered...
Samuel Stebbins
“There’s one thing that’s really great about waking up early,” the comedian Kathy Griffin apparently once said, “and it’s not jogging or greeting the day —...
Colman Andrews
The United States is a large and diverse country with many traditions and laws varying from state to state. It’s no surprise then that some citizens look at people living in far-off states as...
Hristina Byrnes
Property crimes — a category that includes burglary, motor vehicle theft, and larceny — are the most commonly reported crimes nationwide, according to the FBI. There were about 7.2...
Samuel Stebbins
America’s first Chinese restaurant is said to have been Canton, which opened in San Francisco in 1849. Today there are more than 40,000 such eating places nationwide. It’s hard to find a city or...
Colman Andrews
As the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 continues to increase in the United States, health organizations and government officials are continuing to warn the most at-risk populations, urging them...
Thomas C. Frohlich
Along with other measures being recommended or instituted to combat the spread of COVID-19, epidemiologists and government officials most strongly highlight the value of social distancing —...
Colman Andrews
“America runs on Dunkin’,” goes the slogan of the widespread chain formerly called Dunkin’ Donuts (it dropped “Donuts” as of January 2019). That might be...
Colman Andrews
Individual income taxes are the largest source of income for the federal government, accounting for 48% of federal tax revenue. Income taxes are similarly important to the vast majority of state...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
Individual income taxes are the largest source of income for the federal government, accounting for 48% of federal tax revenue. Income taxes are similarly important to the vast majority of state...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
School district quality is one of the most important factors homebuyers consider when looking for a place to live — particularly for new or expecting parents. A good school district can greatly...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
School district quality is one of the most important factors homebuyers consider when looking for a place to live — particularly for new or expecting parents. A good school district can greatly...
Samuel Stebbins, Michael B. Sauter
The typical home in the United States is worth about $245,000. Indeed, a home is the largest investment most Americans will ever make. But exactly how much home you get for your investment can depend...
Grant Suneson
The typical home in the United States is worth about $245,000. Indeed, a home is the largest investment most Americans will ever make. But exactly how much home you get for your investment can depend...
Grant Suneson