Special Report

6 Extreme Desert Floods Around the World

Early this year, Chile's Atacama desert -- the driest desert in the world -- experienced an extremely rare rainfall, which resulted in flooding that left six people dead. Defined by ...
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Most Religious County in Every State

As guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution, the United States government was founded on the principle of separation of church and state. The First Amendment also protects the ...
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How Long Do American Presidents Live?

In late March, Jimmy Carter became the longest-living former president in U.S. history. Carter, 94, passed President George H.W. Bush, who, at the time of his death, was the longest ...
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Rappers With the Most Hits

R&B/hip-hop music is the most popular genre in the U.S. since it overtook rock in 2017. Its influence has become so great that it spread to nearly all other popular ...
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The Cities With the Best and Worst Commutes

Traveling to and from work is no fun – it may even be the worst part of one’s day. While people taking the train or the bus may have some ...
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Countries That Control the World’s Gold

Central banks and finance ministries currently hold more than 33,000 tons of gold worth about $1.4 trillion, at today’s prices. These authorities are among the world’s largest holders of ...
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The Most Dangerous (and Safest) Cities for Bikers

Riding a bike in the city can be scary. If you've ever done it, you've probably had at least one close call -- it comes with the territory. In 2016, ...
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Worst Cities to Drive in Every State

With the exception of the small European country of Monaco, the United States has more cars per capita than every other country in the world. For better or worse, the ...
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Colleges with the Most March Madness Wins

March Madness is one of the most exciting times in a sports fan’s year. During the NCAA Tournament, anything seems possible -- from buzzer beating shots to Cinderella teams making ...
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Worst Cities to Drive in the World

Ride-hailing apps and services available at a touch of a button are making drivers’ lives miserable. Traffic is worse than ever, especially in big cities. The number of cars on ...
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The Labor Laws Your Boss Doesn’t Want You to Know About

While they may not agree on much, both pro-unions and right-to-work advocates would agree that workers should have legal basic rights in the workplace. Most Americans agree workers should be ...
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States Volunteering the Most

Volunteerism is a core American value. Every day, tens of millions of Americans give their time to service work in their community through a range of organizations, including sports clubs, ...
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How Many People Die From Dementia in Every State

The number of people living with dementia worldwide is projected to triple over the next 30 years. Dementia refers to conditions that cause severe decline in mental ability. The physical ...
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Rappers With the Most Hits

R&B/hip-hop music is the most popular genre in the U.S. since it overtook rock in 2017. Its influence has become so great that it spread to nearly all other popular ...
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The County With the Least Expensive Housing Market in Every State

Homeownership is a cornerstone of the American dream -- but for many, realizing that dream is prohibitively expensive. Today, the typical American home has a price tag of nearly ...
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