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Earning a six-figure income is a goal for many Americans, but few actually achieve it. According to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), less than 7 percent of American workers are employed in occupations paying a median salary of $100,000 or more. However, in some parts of the country, earning six figures is practically a requirement to live comfortably.

Bernie Sanders leads the Democratic delegate race with an estimated 45 pledged delegates. Pete Buttigieg is in second with an estimated 25 delegates, followed by Joe Biden with 15 delegates, Elizabeth Warren with eight, and Amy Klobuchar with seven.

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Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that population growth in the U.S. has reached its lowest level since 1937 despite recent gains in immigration. The long-term downward trend is the result of a declining birth rate and increased deaths, especially among America’s aging white population.

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Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg has spent an unprecedented amount of his own money – more than $400 million – on his presidential campaign. He spent an unprecedented $220.6 million in the month of January alone, Federal Election Commission records show.

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One day ahead of Nevada’s Democratic caucuses, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is predicted to win the most votes and the most delegates, according to an analysis by the website FiveThirtyEight.com.

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A rally Wednesday evening on the east lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day attracted more than 200 people offering support for addicts and praying for life solutions.

The 29th annual Aloha International Steel Guitar Club convention commenced Thursday morning downtown Winchester with a brief address by Mayor Shon Byrum, a group hula dance and an emotional tribute to longtime member Leonard T. "Trouble" Zinn.

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Vice President Mike Pence has executive experience during a public health emergency: he was governor of Indiana from 2013 to 2017, when an HIV outbreak struck parts of his state. His response to that crisis -- one different in several important ways from coronavirus -- is under scrutiny as h…

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A stock market correction, or a 10% decline from a recent high, can scare investors. CNN's Christine Romans explains why corrections are part of a healthy market.

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A U.S. Supreme Court case scheduled for April 29 could clarify when notice-and-comment procedures satisfy the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA), allowing individuals to challenge more federal laws and regulations on religious grounds.

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US stocks faced another sharp selloff as worries about coronavirus mounted, with the three main indexes dragged into correction territory and on track for their worst week since the financial crisis. CNN's Alison Kosik reports.

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The White House is requiring health officials to get approval before making public statements about the coronavirus, sources tell CNN. Ron Klain, who served as the Ebola response coordinator under President Obama, discusses the decision.

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In the 1950s, Queen Elizabeth II's younger sister was constantly in the headlines -- not unlike Hollywood celebrities. For more, watch CNN Original Series "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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CNN's John Avlon takes a closer look at Vice President Mike Pence's record managing a past public health crisis following his appointment by President Donald Trump to be in charge of the US government's response to the novel coronavirus.

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When Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in June 1953, crowds lined the streets -- and turned on their TVs -- for a glimpse of the young monarch. For more, watch CNN Original Series "The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

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Indian prime minister Narendra Modi was re-elected in a landslide in 2019. But his second term has been marred by controversy. A citizenship law, viewed widely as anti-Muslim, has triggered anti-government protests across India and worldwide. The Brief's Bianca Nobilo looks at the BJP leader…

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US stocks have been selling off around the world as investors fret about the spread of the coronavirus. CNN's Christine Romans reports.

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President Donald Trump and Democratic candidates like Michael Bloomberg are increasingly using memes in 2020, leaning into the online joke format to make their political cases. Chris Cillizza explains why memes are so important in our current political discourse.

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President Trump appeared to downplay the threat of coronavirus spreading in the US during a White House press conference, but CDC experts warned it will only get worse before it gets better. CNN's Joe Johns has more.

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The eastern shores of the Great Lakes are getting battered by strong winds with gusts near 60 mph, heavy snow, and whiteout conditions. Snowfall could reach up to 3 feet with even larger amounts in higher elevations close to the lakes. The wind could also disrupt travel as far as the major h…

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As the crew finally disembarks the Diamond Princess cruise ship, a Japanese health official admits to CNN's Blake Essig that the ship's quarantine plan was flawed from the very beginning. At least 700 cases in Japan are linked to the cruise ship.

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At the CNN Democratic town hall in Charleston, South Carolina, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) said that she is ready for a convention floor battle this summer if none of the Democratic candidates reach a delegate majority during the primaries.