Nightly News   |  September 10, 2013

How happy is the US compared to other nations?

The United Nations’ World Happiness Report is out and it says the world is slightly happier than it was last year but where does the U.S. stand compared to other nations? NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> report the world is a happier place than it was last year, only by a fraction. the happiest nations are all in the same general region, denmark, norway, switzerland, and sweden. the u.s. these days ranked 17th in happiness, slightly happier than ireland, the unhappiest place on earth is togo, in africa.