Poverty

U.S. Christian Right Groups Are Pouring Millions Into Conservative and Anti-LGBTQ Causes in Europe, New Report Says

6 hours ago   |   Time

Twenty-eight U.S. Christian right groups have spent millions of dollars pursuing conservative agendas that threaten LGBTQ and women's rights in Europe, a new investigation by...
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UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hunger

UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hunger

19 hours ago   |   New York Post

LONDON - Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more...
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Children facing ‘holiday hunger' could get free school meals, as Boris Johnson hints at U-turn

Children facing ‘holiday hunger' could get free school meals, as Boris Johnson hints at U-turn

23 hours ago   |   RT

Boris Johnson has hinted at a U-turn in providing free school meals during the holidays, amid fierce backlash and pressure from Conservative MPs. On Monday, Prime Minister...
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China Aims to End Extreme Poverty, but Covid-19 Exposes Gaps

1 day ago   |   NY Times

The pandemic has worsened longstanding conditions that have widened inequality, hindering Xi Jinping's vow to “leave no one behind.”
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UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hunger

UK doctors demand free meals for kids as COVID fuels hunger

2 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LONDON - Pediatricians are urging the British government to reverse course and provide free meals for poor children during school holidays as the COVID-19 pandemic pushes more...
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Lead poisoning affects 1 in 3 kids worldwide-but it's not too late to act

Lead poisoning affects 1 in 3 kids worldwide-but it's not too late to act

3 days ago   |   Fortune

We write with good news concerning a fresh effort to combat a threat to global health that will claim more than 900,000 lives this year. Because symptoms are not always...
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Author Jared Yates Sexton Calls 'Hillbilly Elegy' 'Traditional Right-Wing Propaganda'

3 days ago   |   Newsweek

"The way that he describes his ascent out of poverty, he treats it as if everyone should just know this and the fact that they don't do it is somehow their personal failing...
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McDonald's is offering a million free meals to in-need UK children as part of footballer Marcus Rashford's campaign against food poverty

McDonald's is offering a million free meals to in-need UK children as part of footballer Marcus Rashford's campaign against food poverty

3 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Summary List Placement McDonald's is offering a million free meals for UK families over the October school vacations, the company announced on Friday . The fast-food giant is...
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Marcus Rashford-Backed Cafes Paying for Free School Meals With Own Tip Jar

3 days ago   |   Newsweek

Cafes, pubs, and restaurants across England have flooded Twitter and Facebook offering meals to children in poverty.
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'Putting the government to shame': Marcus Rashford hailed as he pursues free meals for kids despite MPs' refusal to back plan

'Putting the government to shame': Marcus Rashford hailed as he pursues free meals for kids despite MPs' refusal to back plan

4 days ago   |   RT

Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford has been hailed for highlighting UK resources for free meals for children after members of parliament refused to extend the player's...
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President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal...

President Trump must remain defendant in columnist's slander suit, federal judge rules

A judge has denied President Donald Trump's request that the United States replace him as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan luxury... Read more ...

In one week, the fall coronavirus surge added nearly half a million cases to...

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The fall resurgence has led some local and state officials to rein in their reopening plans, as hospitalization numbers increase and states report case records. Read more ...

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Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 7 students, wounds 112

Bomb at seminary in Pakistan kills 7 students, wounds 112

A powerful bomb blast ripped through an Islamic seminary on the outskirts of the northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday morning, killing at least seven students and... Read more ...

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Justice Amy Coney Barrett will be a boon to the nation

Senate confirmation Monday of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court is a win for all of America, and couldn't come at a more critical time. Barrett's scholarship, record on... Read more ...

Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers to help it keep up with a surge in...

Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers to help it keep up with a surge in holiday orders

Summary List Placement Amazon is hiring 100,000 seasonal workers ahead of the holiday season. The company announced on Tuesday that it's looking for workers across experience... Read more ...

Today is the final day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot in Pennsylvania

Today is the final day to apply for a mail-in or absentee ballot in Pennsylvania

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Five of Google's biggest search engine rivals want the EU to take fresh...

Five of Google's biggest search engine rivals want the EU to take fresh antitrust action

Summary List Placement Five of Google's biggest competitors have signed an open letter calling on the European Union to launch a fresh antitrust investigation into the search... Read more ...

AMD to buy Xilinx for $35 billion in massive chip deal

AMD to buy Xilinx for $35 billion in massive chip deal

Computer-chip designer AMD will buy industry peer Xilinx in a $35 billion all-stock deal, the companies announced Tuesday. The blockbuster acquisition will unite two leading... Read more ...

Worst place, worst time: Trump faces virus spike in Midwest

Worst place, worst time: Trump faces virus spike in Midwest

Iowans' view of President Donald Trump's handling of the pandemic is more negative than positive. Read more ...