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This Is the Most Compassionate City in America

Wisconsin's Madison ranks No. 1 on WalletHub list

(Newser) - Not all communities are created equally caring. WalletHub looked at the 100 most populated in America, examining more than three dozen metrics in three main categories: caring for the community, which takes into account civic engagement, the share of residents who take part in fundraising, and rates of violent crime...

These Are the Most Powerful Women in Tinseltown

Adele, Jennifer Aniston, network execs make the 'Hollywood Reporter' list

(Newser) - "Star power" in Hollywood means more than who turns the most heads at the Viper Room. Per the Hollywood Reporter , there's a whole slew of women who "overdelivered" in Tinseltown in 2023, "setting box office records, filling arenas, and putting Hollywood back to work" after the...

10 Most Powerful Women in the World

Americans dominate the top 10, including Karen Lynch of CVS

(Newser) - Forbes is out with its annual list of the most powerful women in the world, with two familiar Americans cracking the top five: Vice President Kamala Harris at No. 3 and Taylor Swift at No. 5. In fact, Americans dominated the top 10. Another familiar name rising quickly is...

This City Is Your Best Prospect for Love

Seattle is No. 1 on WalletHub's list of cities friendly to singles

(Newser) - Looking for love in all the wrong places? If you're been striking out, you might just need to relocate to a more amenable place. WalletHub tries to suss out which US cities are best for singles, looking at more than 180 of the nation's largest cities across nearly...

This Is the Most Fun City in America

Las Vegas tops WalletHub's list

(Newser) - "Work hard, play hard" isn't just a Wiz Khalifa song—it's the mantra of many a worker who needs hard-core recreation to look forward to to get through the workweek. That kind of fun is easy to find in certain cities, per WalletHub , which looked at 182...

The AP Names Top Albums of 2023
The AP Names
Top Albums of 2023

The AP Names Top Albums of 2023

They range across various genres

(Newser) - It was a blockbuster year across genres, but only a few could make the AP's list of best albums:
  • Génesis, Peso Pluma. The year belongs to regional Mexican artists, who brought their banda, norteño, mariachi, sierreño, and more to geographies well beyond Mexico and the southwest

Forbes Would Like These Under-30 Picks Back

Sam Bankman-Fried leads the way

(Newser) - Forbes would like a do-over, please. Specifically, over its annual "30 Under 30" list that celebrates the accomplishments of young entrepreneurs. So many of the honorees have wound up in disgrace over the years that it's become something of a joke, notes Business Insider . (Witness this tweet...

The Most Rewatched Christmas Movies
10 Most Rewatched
Christmas Movies

10 Most Rewatched Christmas Movies

These films are most likely in your holiday movie rotation, poll says

(Newser) - Whether or not you believe Die Hard is a Christmas movie, a good number of people invite Hans Gruber into their yearly December rotation. According to a Yahoo/YouGov poll, the 1988 action film made it into the top 10 list of movies people rewatch every holiday season. Home Alone (1990)...

The Top Books of 2023
Top 10

2023's Top 10 Books

'NYT' is out with its favorite tomes

(Newser) - It's the most listicle time of the year, and the New York Times book staff is out with its top 10 list of the best books of 2023. The Times staff notes that they watch literary releases crossing their desks carefully all year and that when it comes time...

NYT Picks Its Best Albums of the Year
These Are the
Best Albums of 2023

These Are the Best Albums of 2023

SZA's 'SOS' is a favorite in 'NYT' critics' year-end rankings

(Newser) - It's that time of year when the "best of" lists emerge, and Jon Pareles, the longtime chief pop-music critic for the New York Times , offers up his own for best albums of 2023. "It was a year when many of the best songs came from looking inward:...

10 Most Expensive Cities in the World

Three US cities—NYC, San Francisco, LA—make EIU ranking

(Newser) - With inflation now seeing a steady downward trend , economists are cautiously optimistic, but even that bit of positive news might not help much if you're in one of three US cities that have just earned a dubious distinction. Per the Hill , the Economist Intelligence Unit's annual "Worldwide...

Job Hunting? Here's the Best Place in America for It

Washington state ranks No. 1 in WalletHub's ranking of the best states for employment

(Newser) - It can be grueling pounding the pavement in search of a new job, what with all of the resume prep, job board scouring, and interview processes. WalletHub wanted to see which parts of America were more job-hunter friendly, so it looked at nearly three dozen metrics in all 50 states,...

These Are the Most Sinful Cities in America

Las Vegas ranks No. 1 on WalletHub's list, while Pearl City, Hawaii, proves most virtuous

(Newser) - Christian teachings have long warned against the seven deadly sins, yet since the beginning of time, humans just can't seem to lick their related vices. WalletHub wanted to see which US cities are rife with people acting "illicitly," so it examined more than 180 of the largest...

These Are the Cities Where Millennials Are Moving

Massachusetts city of Cambridge tops SmartAsset's list

(Newser) - About 25% of millennials uprooted last year and moved to a different city, and SmartAsset wanted to find out which cities proved the biggest draw for this demographic (those between the ages of 25 and 44, for the purposes of this analysis). The financial tech firm looked at US Census...

Here Are the 10 Best, Worst Airports in America
This Is the Best
Airport in America

This Is the Best Airport in America

Phoenix ranks No. 1 in 'Wall Street Journal' rankings; Newark comes in last among large airports

(Newser) - A good chunk of one's flying experience takes place not on the plane itself, but in the airport—and some of those venues are better than others when it comes to customer satisfaction. The Wall Street Journal took a look at the 50 largest airports in the nation, examining...

5 Best Cars for Under $30K
5 Best Cars for Under $30K

5 Best Cars for Under $30K

Edmunds ranks top vehicles in different categories

(Newser) - Pricing for the average new car continues to rise, with the latest reports pegging the average new vehicle transaction price around $48,000. High interest rates are a further impediment for shoppers on a tight budget. While buying used is always an option, there are some great new cars out...

Trendiest Names Americans Are Giving Their Cats, Dogs

Anyone know why 'Kelce' might be trending?

(Newser) - Some of us give a little more thought to the names we give our furry loved ones, than, say, the average celebrity appears to with their actual children—but a lot of us are apparently just naming them after Taylor Swift's latest beau . The Hill takes a look at...

Here Are the Chubbiest States in America

And the least chubbiest

(Newser) - "Being overweight is becoming the new normal in America." So says WalletHub in its list of the chubbiest and slimmest states in the nation. The site took a look at obesity and overweight prevalence, health consequences, and food and fitness, and cross-referenced them across 31 health metrics. (Note:...

The Nation's Priciest ZIP Codes
These Are the New 90210s

These Are the New 90210s

And, well, the priciest ZIP codes in America still include 90210

(Newser) - Well, so you want to lay your head down at night where the nation's Richie Riches live, or maybe just gawk a little? PropertyShark has helpfully compiled a list of the priciest ZIP codes in the United States, and with one exception each in Florida and Washington state, the...

Here Are the 10 Best Horror Movies Ever

Be prepared to scream (or at least hide under the covers)

(Newser) - In between those Halloween calisthenics of jumping up from the sofa to hand out candy to trick-or-treaters, you might want to squeeze in a horror flick or two to get into the holiday spirit. Time Out has some recommendations, thanks to its writers and "horror experts" who compiled a...

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