Samanda Dorger

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How Dependent Is Your State on the Gun Industry?

How Dependent Is Your State on the Gun Industry?

A look at the economic impact of guns on each of the 50 states reveals which states rely most heavily on the firearms industry.

Best Summer Roadtrips in the U.S. for 2019

Best Summer Roadtrips in the U.S. for 2019

Here's a list of road trips with something for everyone -- whether you like history, UFOs, curves, quirky attractions, or just great scenery.

The Best and Worst Airports in the World

The Best and Worst Airports in the World

A good airport is really one that mitigates the discomfort of being there, and gets the job done, on time.

Best U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2019

Best U.S. Cities for Job Seekers in 2019

Choice is good, and the cities with the best job markets offer the most choice.

The U.S. Ranks Worse Than 47 Countries for This Basic Freedom

The U.S. Ranks Worse Than 47 Countries for This Basic Freedom

Why the U.S. ranks among countries like Syria, China, Afghanistan, Yemen and Saudi Arabia for abuses against press freedoms.

The Worst Disasters of the Century

The Worst Disasters of the Century

From earthquake and avalanche to flood and famine, these are the deadliest disasters of the last 100 years, including the costliest disasters of 2018.

Quirky but Proud: 30 Unusual High School Mascots

Quirky but Proud: 30 Unusual High School Mascots

A bird that devours men can be pretty intimidating as a mascot. Other mascots, maybe not so much.

New Cars That Owners Don't Even Keep for a Year

New Cars That Owners Don't Even Keep for a Year

These are the cars, SUVs, sports cars and light-duty trucks that owners are most likely to give up within a year of ownership.

The Best Cities to Enjoy an Active Lifestyle

The Best Cities to Enjoy an Active Lifestyle

To really get active, you need access to places where you'll enjoy walking, running, biking, swimming or playing sports. And you need a little inspiration.

The Fastest-Growing Careers With the Most New Jobs

The Fastest-Growing Careers With the Most New Jobs

Here are the fastest-growing occupations in the country and the ones that are adding the most new jobs.