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These Are the 10 Best Back to School Cars

Some college students need cars to get around campuses. Others are fortunate to get a car from their parents just for fun. The challenge for many parents is cost. Marry ...
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This State Has the Highest Quality Roads in America

What determines the quality of a road? According to experts, how well their surfaces are built or repaired, how congested they are with traffic, the number of fatalities and bridge ...
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Can Air Pollution Cause Depression?

About 7% of Americans become severely depressed each year. Additionally, about 3% suffer from bipolar disorder, also known as manic depression. Each of these diseases has a number of treatments. ...
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It’s Minus 58 Degrees Here Now, and Getting Colder

As most of the news about climate change now involves the spikes in world temperatures, there are still places where it is not unusual for the readings to be −50°F ...
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A Third of Known Computer Security Flaws Have No Solution 

In the first half of 2019, analysts at computer security firm Risk Based Security (RBS) enumerated a total of 11,092 flaws in computer systems (known as vulnerabilities) that could be ...
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These Companies Paid Their Boards Over $10 Million

Chief executive officer pay levels have become part of a heated debate about how much public company leaders should be paid. Some packages have risen into the tens of millions ...
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Phoenix to Hit 113 Today, That’s 57 Days Over 100

Phoenix probably will set the temperature record for August 20. The heat is supposed to top out at 113. Since June 24, the daily high has topped 100, and it ...
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McKinsey Warns of Looming Asian Debt Crisis

The Asian financial crisis of 1997 wreaked havoc on the financial systems of Thailand, Indonesia and South Korea particularly, but the effects were felt all around the globe. To staunch ...
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US Car Buyers Are Paying More for Less

The auto industry's salad days may be over. After five years of selling more than 17 million new cars annually to American drivers, the industry is on track to sell ...
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Electric Vehicles Are Coming, but Are Drivers Following?

Most Americans believe there will be 70% more electric vehicles (EVs) on U.S. streets and highways in the next five years. Most Americans also believe someone else will be driving ...
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IRS Budget Cuts Cost $34 Billion in Lost US Tax Revenue

In a 2016 tax gap review by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the agency estimated that U.S. individual and business taxpayers had avoided paying $406 billion because they underreported ...
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2019 on Track to Become Worst Year Ever for Data Breaches

The number of data breaches resulting in exposed records is up by 54% year over year in the first half of 2019, and the number of records exposed in those ...
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UN Issues Report and Warning on Global Land Use

The introduction of meatless plant-based protein foods from companies like Beyond Meat and Impossible Burger hasn't arrived a moment too soon to effect (perhaps) a change in people's eating habits. ...
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New Study: Drop in Heart Disease and Stroke Deaths Is Over

One primary reason that longevity in the United States has grown for decades is more effective treatments for cardiovascular disease. That has, among other things, lowered the number of deaths ...
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Wide Home Ownership Disparities Along Racial Divide

Since the home price recovery began in 2010, U.S. home prices have risen by 73%, even though homeownership rates among all Americans has declined by 3% to 64.1%. The rate ...
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