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10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the American Pilgrims
10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About the American Pilgrims
This week, families will come together from all across the nation for Thanksgiving. They will stuff themselves full of turkey, side dishes and desserts. Some will laugh and joke with relatives, while others renew old feuds and bicker with their cousins and siblings. No matter how your particular Thanksgiving winds up, you can thank the American Pilgrims for starting this long-standing custom. Read
Two Million Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits — Dollars and Sense
Two Million Americans Could Lose Unemployment Benefits — Dollars and Sense
Federal unemployment benefits are set to run out this holiday season for over 2 million Americans out there still looking for work. Their only chance for survival is if Congress decides to extend the deadline for them to file for an extension for those benefits. However, with amendments to the program made already earlier this year, the outcome appears very bleak.
Americans Keep Having Fewer Babies, Probably Because of the Economy
Americans Keep Having Fewer Babies, Probably Because of the Economy
Call it the "baby bust." For the fourth straight year, birth rates in the United States have declined. Slightly fewer than four million babies were born in the U.S. in 2011, the lowest total since 1998. However, the 1 percent drop in the birth rate was less than it had been in the previous three years. This suggests that the economic pressure experts believe is depressing the birth rate

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