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Where Americans say their ancestors came from, in 17 maps

Irish ancestry is most common in the Northeast, while Mexican and Mexican-American ancestry dominates in the states that share a border with Mexico.

Here’s how much police officers make in every state

Police officers put their lives on the line every day as part of their jobs. We took a look at how much they're paid across the US.

People are leaving NYC in droves — and many are moving to Florida

According to a recent data release from the US Census Bureau, counties in the South and West tended to have more people move in than move out.

Taking care of rich people is America’s hot new gig. Here are the states benefiting from the job boom.

"Wealth jobs" like personal trainers and manicurists stem, at least in part, from the growing gap between the rich and the poor.

These 2 maps show where America’s LGBT families are thriving

Western and Northeastern states have higher shares of LGBT adults. Same-sex couples in the South and Mountain West are more likely to be raising kids.
Lenny Maughan's seagull-shaped running route.

This runner creates intricate works of art with his routes, and the photos will amaze you

Lenny Maughan's impressive San Francisco running routes are shaped like animals, avocados, famous figures, and iconic characters.

This map shows the highest-paying job in every state (we should’ve been doctors)

Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we found the highest-paying job in every state and DC. Medical professionals once again top the list.

Here are the most and least dangerous states to work, from Alaska to Rhode Island

Some states have particularly high concentrations of dangerous jobs, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

College grads still earn more than workers with no university degree. This map shows the states with the widest salary gaps.

New York, California, and DC have the highest difference in earnings between college grads and non-college grads.
The George Washington Bridge toll booths are pictured in Fort Lee, New Jersey January 9, 2014.

Waze is finally adding one of its most-requested features — and it could help drivers save lots of money

The Google-owned navigation app will now warn you of tolls along your trip, and give you options for cheaper or free routes.