The White House at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue was built by mostly slaves over 8 years and was first occupied by John Adams in November 1800.
Ex-Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick was sentenced to 28 years in prison for public corruption
More than 1 million American students enrolled in K-12 schools are homeless.
Every US state, all of them, experienced an increase in the level of obesity since the year 2000. Mississippi has the fattest people overall.
In Baldwin Park California it is against the law to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.