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Elizabeth Meriwether is one of the people Madeline Schwartzman approached on the subway and asked to write a poem. Here she reads her work “Outpouring of My Emotion?” which was written on the 4 train between Nevins and 42nd Street on November 7,...
Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the event “Equality for Women is Progress for All” on March 7. In a new  AP-GfK poll, Clinton was viewed favorably among those polled at 46 percent, with 39 percent viewing her...
The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program is a nationwide organization of tax preparers available to help low-income taxpayers. Last year alone, VITA helped prepare almost one and a half million individual tax returns completely free of charge....
Enrollment Specialist Horacio Castaneda, left, helps Rosa Ayala Cruz, right, apply for health benefits at the Denver Health Westside Family Health Center on Oct. 1, 2013 in Denver. Although seven million people have signed up for health insurance on...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioIVETTE FELICIANO: Madeline Shwartzman spends a good portion of her morning like many New Yorkers do, getting to work on the subway. Yet unlike many straphangers, her mission isn’t just getting to her final...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: More Americans went looking for work in March, and more people found it. The Labor Department today reported a net gain of 192,000 jobs, although many were in lower-paying industries. Revised figures...