States with the highest rate of layoffs

Stacker’s analysis found that layoff activity has varied from state to state much as it has varied across industries. Layoff rates as a ratio of the workforce were above the national average in 23 states.

Late-winter storm pummels Northeast with heavy, wet snow

A winter storm dumped heavy, wet snow in parts of the Northeast on Tuesday, causing tens of thousands of power outages, widespread school closings, dangerous driving conditions and a plane to slide off a taxiway.

Illness sidelines Springsteen tour as 3 concerts postponed

“The Boss,” as he is known to his fans, also gave himself and his E Street Band sick days last Thursday when they were to have performed in Columbus, Ohio, and again for a scheduled concert Sunday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Connecticut.

Windiest cities in America

Stacker cited data from NOAA to identify the 50 windiest cities in the U.S. Cities are ranked by average wind speed between January 1984 and December 2020.

100 colleges whose grads go on to earn the most

Did your school make the list? Read on to find out and learn other morsels of information, like the non-aquatic environments where Coast Guard trainees go on to work, which schools employ “micro-internship” programs, and the surprising #1 on the list.

While California wearies of snowstorms, Northeast greets one

Beleaguered Californians got hit again Tuesday as a new winter storm moved into the already drenched and snow-plastered state, with blizzard warnings blanketing the Sierra Nevada and forecasters warning residents that any travel was dangerous.

Casinos and consulting? Pandemic spurs tribes to diversify

Some tribes, with and without casinos, have gotten involved in a wide range of non-gambling businesses, such as trucking, construction, consulting, health care, real estate, cannabis and marketing over the past decade or longer while others have been branching out more recently.

Connecticut police won’t face charges in prisoner death

Connecticut police officers will not face criminal charges in the death of a man in their custod y because he died from a fentanyl overdose and not from any actions by police, according to the state inspector general.

WWE leaning in to social media ahead of possible sale

WWE, an organization that is already king of the ring on social media, will attempt to expand its online presence this year with the $6.5 billion sports entertainment company hinting that it may put itself up for sale.

Where people in Boston are looking to buy homes

Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Boston are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from