U.S. megadrought worst in at least 1,200 years, researchers say

The megadrought that has gripped the southwestern United States for the past 22 years is the worst since at least 800 A.D., according to a new study that examined shifts in water availability and soil moisture over the past 12 centuries. The research, which suggests that the past two decades in the American Southwest have […]

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the best and worst U.S. cities to start a small business

If you’re looking to launch a new start-up, you might find an ideal home in North Carolina. That’s according to online lending marketplace Lending Tree, which recently published a study on which U.S. cities currently offer the best range of conditions for entrepreneurs looking to start a new business. At the top of the list: […]

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