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  • U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added

    U.S. poverty higher, California highest, when housing costs added
    An alternative way of measuring poverty shows that nearly 2.8 million more people are struggling across the country than officially calculated, the U.S. Census Bureau reports – and California has by far the biggest share of people in poverty,...
  • Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath

    Veterans Day: Nation gives thanks with parades, Obama lays wreath
    The nation’s first four-star female general led New Yorkers in commemorating Veterans Day, part of the annual display of thanks to those who have served their country and an indication of the changing face of the military. Led by President Obama,...
  • Study: Local immigration policing efforts caused few exits from U.S.

    Study: Local immigration policing efforts caused few exits from U.S.
    When local police started quizzing people about their immigration status, some immigrants relocated – but they usually did not leave the United States, a new study finds. A working paper from the National Bureau of Economic Research found that...
  • City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers

    City to offer $5,000 to prospective home buyers
    Baltimore officials hope prospective homebuyers can be enticed with three words: Cold, hard cash. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake plans to increase incentives for people who buy homes in Baltimore. Municipal employees will be eligible for a $5,000 loan,...
  • Insurance Letters Went To 'Tiny Fraction' Of Those Who Benefit From Obamacare, Group Says

    The number of people who received letters from health insurers this fall saying their coverage won't be offered next year because of the Affordable Care Act is a "tiny fraction" of the people who will benefit from the law, the nonprofit consumer group...
  • Intersections: The merits and drawbacks of living at home

     Intersections: The merits and drawbacks of living at home
    A panel discussion on a late-night TV program happened to catch my eye a few nights ago. A 30-year-old journalist, who still lived at home, and her TV counterpart, who was much older and had left home at 18, were arguing about the merits — or lack...
  • Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects

    Construction spending jumps in October, aided by public projects
    U.S. construction spending rose 0.8% in October from the month before, the fastest pace in more than four years, the U.S. Census Bureau reported Monday.  Overall construction spending rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $908.4 billion,...
  • Connecting to families and friends who live far away

    Connecting to families and friends who live far away
    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Americans move a lot: About 45 million did in 2010. That's as if nearly everyone in Spain moved in one year. Of the people who moved, 6.7 million had lived in a different state the year before, the Census Bureau...
  • Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity

    Perspective: Speaking the same language of opportunity
    Opportunity has always brought new communities to Chicago, from the growth of railroads and stockyards in the 19th century to the recent emergence of technology startups; the city has consistently welcomed people from different corners of the world. In...
  • Young women closing workplace gender gap

    Young women seem tantalizingly close to achieving gender equality in the workplace, at least when it comes to wages, a new report from the Pew Research Center suggests. But it remains to be seen whether motherhood will slow their strides, as it did for...
  • Middle-wage jobs fight back

    Middle-wage jobs fight back
    The makeup of the workforce has changed over the past few decades. The impact of recessions, along with technological advancements, offshoring and other factors, have caused some industries and job types to strengthen while others have declined. In fact,...