Poverty

March 27, 2017 - 4:58 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 2:57 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION UPDATE: Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says...
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March 21, 2017 - 7:01 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's foreign minister says South Sudan's leaders have inflicted a massive humanitarian crisis on the population threatened by a famine, adding that a stop in fighting in the civil war is needed urgently. Borge Brende says South Sudan is "one of the world's biggest...
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March 15, 2017 - 8:50 am
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Britain's foreign secretary made a surprise visit to Somalia on Wednesday for talks with the country's new president as a worsening drought threatens millions of people in the Horn of Africa nation. "It is all so, such a shame that you are facing the problems that you are...
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March 13, 2017 - 8:58 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL Democrats call budget report a 'knockout blow' WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress say new projections of the impact of Republicans' health insurance bill should be a "knockout blow." House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Speaker Paul Ryan should pull the bill from...
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March 13, 2017 - 7:02 pm
HEALTH OVERHAUL Democrats call budget report a 'knockout blow' WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leaders in Congress say new projections of the impact of Republicans' health insurance bill should be a "knockout blow." House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi says Speaker Paul Ryan should pull the bill from...
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March 07, 2017 - 11:46 pm
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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President Donald Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos pose with fourth graders Janayah Chatelier, 10, left, Landon Fritz, 10, after they received cards from the children, during a tour of Saint Andrew Catholic School, Friday, March 3, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
March 03, 2017 - 4:19 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump toured a private religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for "disadvantaged children" while re-emphasizing that his education agenda will focus on school choice. Trump visited St. Andrew Catholic School in Orlando,...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2009, file photo, Rachel Dolezal, a leader of the Human Rights Education Institute, stands in front of a mural she painted at the institute's offices in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. Dolezal tells Britain's The Guardian newspaper for a story published online Feb. 25, 2017, that she can't find a job and she is near homelessness. Dolezal stepped down from her post as the leader of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the NAACP in 2015 amid criticism that she was passing herself off as black. (AP Photo/Nicholas K. Geranios, File)
February 27, 2017 - 5:39 am
The former Spokane, Washington, NAACP leader who resigned in 2015 amid criticism that she was passing herself off as black says she is near homelessness. Rachel Dolezal (DOH'-leh-zhahl) tells Britain's The Guardian newspaper that she cannot find a job and the only work she has been offered is in...
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Rescue crews take out residents from a flooded neighborhood Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017, in San Jose, Calif. Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
February 21, 2017 - 5:05 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Rescuers chest-deep in water steered boats carrying dozens of people, some with babies and pets, from a San Jose neighborhood inundated by water from an overflowing creek Tuesday. The rescued residents had to be taken to dry land and rinsed with soap and water to prevent...
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