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The biggest company in almost every US state

Some of the companies are household names, while others may be less known.

The most popular baby names in every state

Liam was the top name for baby boys in 20 states, and Emma was the most popular name for girls in 15 states.
Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an underrated city.

10 overrated US cities and where you should go instead

Cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Miami are crowded, pricey, and overrated. Here's where you should be traveling to instead.

2 maps that show how every state’s economy would suffer if Trump shuts down the US-Mexico border

Big states along the border and industrial states in the Midwest could be especially hard hit by a disruption in trade between the two countries.

This map shows that each US state is basically its own country

Using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the CIA World Factbook, we found the country with the closest-sized economy to each state.

New Jersey lawmakers postponed a critical vote to legalize marijuana — here are all the states where pot is legal

Marijuana is legal for adults over the age of 21 in 10 states; medical marijuana is legal in 33.
California is among the most innovative states in the U.S.

These are the 10 most innovative states in the U.S.

There are states outside of California and New York that attract major tech companies because of their innovative ways.
Tennessee is among the least innovative states in the U.S.

These are the 10 least innovative states in the U.S.

States like California and New York are often seen as epicenters for technological innovation, while states in the middle of the U.S. can be ignored.

The 10 best states to live in where healthcare is the cheapest

Using data from The Commonwealth Fund, we found the states where premiums and deductibles are least expensive.

Amazon will raise workers’ minimum wage to $15 an hour, more than twice the federal minimum — here’s how many people in each state m...

Minimum wage work has been on the decline for several years, and the number of workers making the minimum wage or less varies widely across the states.