Experts say the nation faces a financial and health care crisis as the number of patients with the incurable disease soars.
Sales of US spirits are growing at home and internationally. Exports likely saw a third straight year of record growth in 2012.
Athletes are pushing themselves further to claim the spotlight and the big payouts that come with it. But new concerns are being raised about the risks.
Some universities are suing students who can't or won't repay their school loans.
There's been a rapid rise in the use of taxpayer money to help finance new and renovated sports venues. But do these projects make good financial sense for the communities involved?
More people are relying on public transportation in a time of high gas prices, and young adults in particular don't really want a set of wheels.
The sharp limits leave fishing companies with few options. But some researchers say the overfished cod need time to replenish their population.
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