The award-winning World Almanac® database is continuously updated with fresh data and special reports. Recent highlights—which students and researchers are sure to find both interesting and useful—include new and authoritative information and statistics on topics such as:
- Full coverage of the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, including a recap with historic highlights, final medal counts by nation, and all 300+ medal winners.
- Historic Olympics coverage, including Winter and Summer Olympic champions dating to the first modern games in 1896.
- Recent sports updates on the Daytona 500, Westminster Kennel Club Best in Show, and the Australian Open tennis tournament.
The United States:
- 55 brand-new articles, fully updated with 2017 statistical data and events.
- 50+ new images.
Economics, Business, and Energy: Fully updated with new information about the 2018 stock market upheaval, employment data, fastest-growing jobs, international and domestic travel, and much more.
Health and Vital Statistics: Fully updated with information about flu vaccine effectiveness, Obamacare enrollment, overdose statistics, and much more.
Education: Fully updated with statistics on funding public education, charter schools and homeschooling, student loans, bullying, educational assessments, and a directory that includes tuition, room and board, and graduation rates for 1,500 colleges and universities.
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