Are Kids Really to Blame for Women Earning Less?
A woman who works full-time earns almost $11,000 less each year than her male counterparts, a difference that adds up to nearly a half-million dollars over the course of a career, and nowhere is the gender gap more apparent than in rural areas of the United States, according to a Congressional report released this month. […]
American Majority Disagrees With Trump on Immigrants
Uncontrolled immigration will put more girls in the United States at risk of female genital mutilation, according to the latest anti-immigrant comments from the camp of presidential candidate Donald Trump. The comments were made by senior aide Stephen Miller. On the campaign trail, the Republican candidate himself has said Mexican immigrants could be rapists or […]
Which US States Have Produced the Most Presidents?
Virginia and Ohio top the list when it comes to the number of U.S. presidents each state has produced. Virginia has produced eight presidents, including some of the nation’s earliest leaders such as George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe. The seven presidents who hailed from Ohio include Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. […]
This Map Shows Where US Job Market Is Booming
U.S. businesses added more jobs in the past two years than at any other time since the 1990s, according to The White House. The unemployment rate currently stands at 4.9 percent, down from 10 percent in 2009. Over the past six years, American businesses created 14 million new jobs. More than 2.4 million of these […]
Once Scorned, Many Americans Now Happily Claim This Ancestry
The Irish were among the United States’s first great wave of immigrants in the late 1800s and early 1900s. These newcomers lived in extreme poverty at the lowest rungs of American society, often enduring fervent anti-immigrant and anti-Catholic discrimination. Today, more than 33 million Americans proudly claim to have at least some Irish ancestry. People […]
Here are the Most Googled Companies in Each State
Americans who search for the term “coca cola” most likely live in Georgia, while the Pepsi people are probably in Chicago. Career resource website Zippia researched which companies each state googles more than any other. Some of the results aren’t surprising. The most searched company in Michigan, home to the “Big Three” — the largest […]