Poverty

MRIs show stress from poverty, racism may alter brain development of black children, study says

1 day ago   |   ABC

Researchers found that increased stressors like economic hardship and systemic racism play a significant role for Black children and can lead to the development of mental...
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Do Handouts Work?

1 day ago   |   NY Times

A debate rages over how much the poor benefit from straight cash donations.
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In London's Poor‌ ‌Areas, Budget Cuts‌ and Youth Violence Collide

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Poor neighborhoods that have been hit hardest by austerity have also seen violence among young people surge or remain stubbornly high. Residents say that's no coincidence.
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Vanilla is the world's second-most expensive spice. So why do Madagascar's farmers live in poverty?

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

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Series: A Look Back At Paul Ryan's Critique On The War On Poverty

4 days ago   |   Forbes

Before taking a look back at Ryan's assessment and criticism of the War on Poverty, and its housing elements, it's worth looking at the origins and history of the War.
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Howie Carr: Panic is over, not the payouts

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

The COVID Panic will officially end May 11 - more than three months from now, so that the feds can keep funneling hundreds of billions more in free funny money to the...
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Pope Francis Lands in Congo, Where All His Priorities Converge

5 days ago   |   NY Times

The Central African country is wracked by war, poverty and environmental plunder - and it may be the future of the Catholic Church.
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South Dakota Republicans want to make you work if you're on Medicaid even though that's against federal law

5 days ago   |   Fortune

In November, South Dakota voters approved the expansion of Medicaid eligibility to incomes at 138% of the federal poverty level.
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The Top 10 Happiest Cities Score High For Well-Being And Financial Stability

The Top 10 Happiest Cities Score High For Well-Being And Financial Stability

6 days ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

1. Sunnyvale, CAWell-being and quality of life is where Sunnyvale, California ranks best. The city has the highest percentage of individuals earning $100,000 or more , the...
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Childcare is unaffordable almost everywhere across the country - and where it's even pricier, fewer women are employed

6 days ago   |   Business Insider

Affordable childcare could pump billions into the economy. Halfpoint Images/Getty A new analysis from the Department of Labor illustrates just how stark the childcare crisis...
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Viola Davis becomes EGOT with Grammy win

Viola Davis becomes EGOT with Grammy win

LOS ANGELES - Viola Davis has achieved EGOT status. The actor won a Grammy Award Sunday for best audio book, narration, and storytelling recording for her memoir “Finding... Read more ...

America's top cyber diplomat says his Twitter account was hacked

America's top cyber diplomat says his Twitter account was hacked

It was not clear who was responsible for the hack or if they had made any unauthorized posts on Fick's account. Read more ...

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NBC's Morgan Raford gives birth, welcomes first baby with husband David Williams

NBC's Morgan Raford gives birth, welcomes first baby with husband David Williams

Radford revealed her pregnancy in August 2022, gushing, "I've never seen my mom this excited. I'm my dad's baby girl, so this was especially tender." Read more ...

Trump's effort to disavow Operation Warp Speed shows how far he's fallen

Trump's effort to disavow Operation Warp Speed shows how far he's fallen

President Donald Trump is effectively disavowing his own vaccine fast-tracking effort Operation Warp Speed in order to attack likely 2024 GOP rival Gov. Ron DeSantis. Read more ...

Six lies Biden will tell in his State of the Union

Six lies Biden will tell in his State of the Union

When President Joe Biden issues his State of the Union address Tuesday night, he will proclaim victory on the nation's economy. Most Americans are going to wonder what country... Read more ...

Nets face Kevin Durant crossroads with disastrous Kyrie Irving pairing over

Nets face Kevin Durant crossroads with disastrous Kyrie Irving pairing over

Nothing but ill feeling. Nothing but rancor. Nothing but an abundance of hope and a scarcity of actually memorable basketball. Seventy-four games. Read more ...

82-year-old woman pronounced dead found alive, breathing hours later at NY...

Officials say it's unclear if human error played a role or if it was a miraculous recovery. Read more ...

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf dies aged 79

Pakistan's former president Pervez Musharraf dies aged 79

Pakistan's former President Pervez Musharraf has died aged 79 after a prolonged illness. Read more ...

Arooj Aftab and Anoushka Shankar Perform “Udhero Na” at the 2023 Grammys: Watch

Aftab was nominated for Best Global Music Performance this year Read more ...