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In this week's statshot: A new study finds that large weddings seem to mean happier marriages; since Burning Man started, the annual weeklong desert festival has grown so much that it temporarily becomes the sixth-largest city in Nevada; and big-time college football will now have a four-team playoff.
The Rosetta space probe made history this month when it became the first mission to orbit a comet. The trip took a dozen years, covered 4 billion miles, and required four gravity slingshots to control the satellite’s speed and trajectory.
Labor Day is a huge travel weekend, but fortunately this year won't cost so much in gas.
China leads the way as the world's largest producer of cars and commercial vehicles, making roughly double the number (22.1 million) that the U.S. produced in 2013 (11.1 million), according to data from auto industry analyst WardsAu...
It's apple season—that time of year when Apple releases new details on its products, usually including a new iPhone. Where can you get the most value for your old iPhone?
People who were killed by while being arrested were more likely to be male and black. Cities with high rents and ethnically diverse populations are also home to more food trucks. Scientists are studying how grizzlies cope with extreme weight fluctuation in a search for answers to the rising diabetes epidemic among humans.
Open carry of a handgun is legal in most states without a special permit. Here's a map of where open carry of a handgun is legal.
Here's a look at child overweight and obesity rates around the world—and why they don't always match up.
Teen births have been dropping for years, but new data show just how far. The birth rate for teens aged 15-19 declined 57% between 1991 and 2013, to 26.6 births for every thousand teens.
Since its IPO, Google has lobbied for everything from its fiber Internet to its driverless cars, reaching out to Republicans and Democrats alike.
$100-per-barrel oil is here to stay, as increased demand from emerging markets, combined with stagnating crude production, has led to higher prices.
In a September referendum, Scottish voters will decide whether to split from the United Kingdom. New car owners are having more problems with their vehicles. The business of CrossFit is booming.
People in Melbourne sleep the most, people in Tokyo sleep the least, and Americans just need more sleep overall.
Since the first quarter of 2001, overall electricity generation from all fuel sources has risen 13% in the U.S. The main sources of that electricity have changed slightly.
As the nation still struggles to revitalize the economy, the job market for journalism and communications graduates has stalled, according to a recent survey of 2013 graduates conducted by the University of Georgia. Despite the grimShow More Summary
U.S. retail sales were basically flat last month, disappointing economists expecting a gain. What stores were Americans visiting in July?
A recent Federal Reserve Board report aimed to paint a picture American household finance following the recession—and it's bleak, especially in situations that require cash.
The percentage of Americans living alone has remained constant at about 27% of all households, the highest it has ever been, as people live longer, marry later and have more money.
At least in New York, there seems to be a Starbucks on every corner. While that's a bit of an exaggeration, the chain has seen rapid growth, putting it in the ranks of McDonald's as far as nationwide chains go.
About half of the energy produced in the U.S. comes from just five states. Running for five minutes a day, even at a slow pace, has health benefits. Almost half of SyFy's original movies from the past four years feature frightening animals.