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The 21 most powerful passports in the world

Citizenship planning firm Henley & Partners just released its 2018 passport index, which reveals how many countries you can travel to without a visa. Here's how the top 21 nations stack up.
The US tax rate falls between Canada's and Mexico's.

How much the average person in 40 different countries takes home after taxes

Looking at 40 countries, we can see which nations have the highest and lowest tax rates, which influence whether pre-tax income changes how much citizens make in take home salary.
A woman draws a mural on a office window in Fitzrovia during International Women's Day on March 8, 2018 in London, United Kingdom. International Women's Day is annually held on March 8 to celebrate women's achievements throughout history and across nations.

The best countries for women around the world

To track the world's progress toward gender equality, the World Economic Forum created the Global Gender Gap Index. Here are the countries that fare the best.
New Zealand and Australia top the list.

Forget Florida, here are the 24 best places to retire around the world

Affordability, healthcare, weather, and happiness are all factors to consider in a place to retire.
Guess which two North American countries made the list?

The 20 most unhealthy countries in the world

These are the countries that have the highest rates of obesity and drink and smoke the most.

The ‘space kingdom’ Asgardia says it’s the first nation with all of its territory in orbit — but legal experts are dubious

Asgardia, a group that's trying to become the first country in space, claims its first satellite is all of its territory. But experts aren't so sure.
People demonstrate for the legalization of gay marriage and parenting on December 16, 2012 in Paris, France.

The 25 countries around the world where same-sex marriage is legal

2017 has been a big year for LGBT rights. Both Malta and Germany legalized same-sex marriage and, this week, Australia made big strides in the same direction.

6 countries where it’s easier for Americans to get dual citizenship

If you're looking to acquire dual citizenship, countries like Ireland, Israel, and Italy make it more accessible.

Nearly 15,000 nuclear weapons exist today in the arsenals of these 9 nations

The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize went to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN), but there's a lot of work left to do.