Niall McCarthy On Saturday, June 9th, 2018

Suicide Rates Have Risen Sharply Across the U.S.

New data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that suicide rates have risen steadily in nearly every U.S. state from 1999 to 2016. In 2016, 45,000 people took their own More...

Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

46% of San Francisco Bay Area Residents Plan to Leave

Last week, protestors in San Francisco blocked the path of commuter buses shuttling workers to Silicon Valley. Claiming the tech sector is destroying their city, the demonstrators piled electric scooters in front More...

Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Memorial Day: When the U.S. Will Lose Its WWII Veterans

16 million Americans fought in the Second World War but today, their ranks are dwindling. U.S. men and women who fought in the conflict are now in their late 80s or early 90s with the U.S. Department of Veterans More...

Niall McCarthy On Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Salaries: Where U.S. Teacher Pay Is Highest & Lowest

There is a massive gulf in teacher salary across the United States. According to salary listings published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska has the highest annual average salary for high school teachers More...

Niall McCarthy On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

Iran Deal: The European Companies Has the Most to Lose

  Europe is on edge ahead of Donald Trump announcing whether the U.S. will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. European companies have enjoyed success developing and strengthening commercial ties with Iran since More...

Niall McCarthy On Monday, April 30th, 2018

How Does Support for Syria Strikes Compare Historically?

The latest Gallup polling has found that Americans are sharply divided about recent U.S. military airstrikes on targets in Syria. 50 percent approved of military action in response to Syria’s alleged chemical More...

Niall McCarthy On Thursday, April 19th, 2018

The Occupations Growing the Fastest Since the Recession

  The U.S. had its most recent recession between December 2007 and June 2009. Even 10 years since it began, the country’s job market is still feeling its impact. Some states have recovered well from More...

Niall McCarthy On Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Nearly 13 Million Syrians Are Displaced

As the west contemplates military action in response to the suspected chemical weapons attack in Douma, Syria, Russia has warned the US that air strikes risk starting a new war. That could lead to an even greater More...

Niall McCarthy On Friday, April 6th, 2018

Where Users’ Facebook Data May Have Been Compromised

  Facebook has disclosed that it believes that up to 87 million people may have had their data improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. That’s far more than previously believed More...

Niall McCarthy On Monday, March 19th, 2018

Putin Forever?

  As expected, Vladimir Putin triumphed in the Russian election on Sunday. The president‘s confidence was so high that he didn’t even bother campaigning before Russians went to the polls. Now, More...

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