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If misery loves company, the same could be said about poverty. According to the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C., the number of people living in high-poverty areas in the U.S. has risen since the year 2000 by almost 80 percent. This has created ...
P51-Mustangs take part in the “Arsenal of Democracy World War II Victory Capitol Flyover” above the National Mall to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE (Victory in Europe) Day in Washington, D.C. May 8, 2015. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/...
PBS NewsHour is looking for a Producer, Business and Economics. This is a freelance 6-month position producing news-driven, well-told, visual stories for the PBS NewsHour broadcast. Must have proven track record producing fresh, compelling 6-8...
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on trade at Nike corporate headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon May 8, 2015. REUTERS/Jonathan ErnstBEAVERTON, Ore.— When President Barack Obama promotes trade, he likes to say that 95 percent of the world’...
China’s rapidly expanding campaign to construct artificial islands, potentially for military use or airstrips, now totals about 2,000.WASHINGTON— China’s rapidly expanding campaign to construct artificial islands, potentially for...
A sign spinners works a job fair in San Antonio on Thursday, April 16, 2015. The economy gained ground in April, adding 223,000 new jobs. Photo by Matthew Busch/Bloomberg via Getty Images Economists breathed a sigh of relief with April’s job report...