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In the World — March 3, 2013

By Christy Barritt   Americans at 13-Month Low Earlier this year, Gallup’s Life Evaluation Index, which measures how Americans feel about their current and future lives, fell to 47.2 on a scale of zero to 100. The number has been in decline for months. The index also showed a partisan split in the scores, verifying […]

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In the World–March 4, 2012

By Christy Barritt   Military Divorce Rates on the Rise  The Defense Department released statistics confirming that the overall military divorce rate is increasing as part of a continued upward trend since 2001. Since 2001—when operations started in Afghanistan—the divorce rate among military couples has risen from 2.6 percent in 2001 to 3.7 percent in […]