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  • A look at poverty in America, from the inside

    A look at poverty in America, from the inside
    One little-recognized reality of poverty in America is how closely it lurks beneath the surface of even a successful professional life. A bad career turn, a couple of financial missteps, and -- here comes the dizzying plunge from middle class to underclass.
  • When it comes to ancestry and immigration, we all have our own stories

    When it comes to ancestry and immigration, we all have our own stories. Mine begins in Eastern Europe. My maternal grandmother Vukica (Victoria) was born to Milo and Milica Ivanisevich, of Cetinje, a village in Montenegro, once part of the former...

    An Alaska village's existential dilemma

    By Duff Wilson SHISHMAREF, Alaska (Reuters) - The Chukchi Sea's unrelenting waves were slowly ripping away the land and homes of the 600 or so residents of this Alaska Native village on a sinking barrier island. U.S. government reports determined that...

    U.S. threatens to cut food stamp funding to Maine in photo ID row

    By Dave Sherwood BRUNSWICK Maine (Reuters) - The federal government has threatened to cut funding for Maine's food stamp program, saying the state may be violating recipients' civil rights by requiring welfare cards to bear their photograph. Maine began...

    Muted economic impact seen from immigration order

    Economists expect President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration to have only a limited impact on the economy even though an analysis of an immigration plan passed last year by the Senate suggests a broad overhaul would trigger stronger economic...