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5 Richest Counties in US Have Something in Common

They're all around Washington, DC

(Newser) - New numbers from the US census show that the median household income for counties around the nation is $57,652, reports US News & World Report . Some counties, however, do far better than others. Witness the top five, which share a common trait: They're all around the DC area:... More »

Parents Say Counselor Knew Teen Was Suicidal, 'Kept It a Secret'

Erin and Timothy Gallagher allege negligence in son's death

(Newser) - Erin and Timothy Gallagher were heartbroken by their son's suicide on Feb. 3, but their pain only grew when they discovered his school counselor knew he'd had suicidal thoughts and "kept it a secret from us." That's the claim made in a $5 million wrongful-death... More »

Town Helps Boys After Lemonade Stand Cash Is Stolen

Even 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid' author offered distraught boys money, advice

(Newser) - Spencer Bergman really wanted a dog, and his mom said if he could save up $500, he could get one. His pal Spencer Tarbet needed to save money for Scout camp. So the two boys, ages 13 and 12, set up a lemonade stand over the summer in their Round... More »

Richest Counties in US

Suburbs of Washington, DC, lead the way

(Newser) - Forbes rounds up the richest counties in the US, with the DC suburbs in northern Virginia again dominating. The top five:
  1. Loudoun County, Virginia: $115,574 median household income
  2. Falls Church City, Virginia: $114,409
  3. Fairfax County, Virginia: $105,416
  4. Los Alamos County, New Mexico: $103,643
  5. Howard County,
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