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  1. Switzerland Tops Global Happiness Index

    Money may buy happiness after all. Prosperity was a major indicator in this year’s World Happiness Report, which awarded Western European countries all but three of the top 10 slots — the others going to New Zealand, Australia and Canada — and the U.S. notably ranked 15th out of the 158 countries. Researchers, who tallied rankings for freedom, life expectancy, income and social connections to determine the happiest places in the world, hope governments will work to maximize well-being by promoting prosperity and social support.

    Japan Times, CBC

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