A national ranking for the 2023-2024 school year examined 25,000 public high schools across the U.S. — and a South Florida school secured a top spot. School for Advanced Studies (SAS) — part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS) system — ranked as the third best high school in America. U.S. News and World […]

Are you a dog owner in Texas who loves to spoil your furry friend with homemade meals, birthday parties, and special treats at restaurants? Forbes Advisor released its list of states with the most spoiled fur babies in the United States, and the Lone Star State ranked high among them. In honor of National Love […]

Maryland ranks third among the most politically engaged states for African Americans according to a new study. The study done by personal finance website WalletHub looks at political engagement among African Americans across the country and assigns a weighted score for each state. WalletHub compared the states across five metrics to determine level of political […]

BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — A new report shows that Louisiana has the third-lowest score in the country for the well-being of Black children. The Race for Results report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation analyzes the well-being of U.S. children and gives states a composite score by race and ethnicity using 12 indicators representing […]

Ready to head out and battle for Black Friday deals? Shoppers do still hit retail stores and malls in person for the big post-Thanksgiving shopping day, if not in the numbers of its full-contact melee-shopping, overnight lines heyday.

A new national report has returned Pittsburgh to the list of the 40 best U.S. cities for arts and cultural life. The eighth annual Arts Vibrancy Index, released last week, ranked Pittsburgh in the top 5% of all U.S. cities for arts, and 15th on the list of U.S. cities of more than 1 million. […]

America’s retirement system is once again considered among the worst in the developed world in the 2023 version of the yearly Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index. According to CBS News, the United States received a C+ largely due to the stratification embedded in the dual retirement systems it employs. The report lists a C+ […]

September 18, 2023 St. Mary’s University also ranks top in San Antonio for social mobility St. Mary’s University is just one spot away from the top ranking in the West region in the Best Value Schools rankings by U.S. News & World Report, which today released the 2024 edition of its annual Best Colleges guide. “Which […]

It happens every year. Tennis players, by the hundreds, disappear from Flushing Meadows Corona Park. They arrive with hopes of remaining there at least two weeks, but every two days about half of them vanish until their ranks dwindle to a small, select handful. They walk the eerily quiet back halls, lounges and locker rooms […]

A new ranking indicates that Illinois is the cheapest state in the nation to buy a home, according to data compiled in 2022. According to that data, compiled by Studio City relators using numbers from Zillow, Illinois homes had a median sale price of $133,750 in 2022, more than $15,000 cheaper than . . .

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