Poverty

In this May 24, 2017, photo, Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump at the Vatican. When Trump met Pope Francis, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
May 26, 2017 - 11:15 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His...
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In this May 24, 2017, photo, Pope Francis meets with President Donald Trump at the Vatican. When Trump met Pope Francis, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His proposal to slash such funds by more than 40 percent in the next fiscal year. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
May 26, 2017 - 3:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-dollar American aid contribution to four African nations in crisis. Left unsaid by the president or the White House: His...
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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin takes his seat on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, prior to testifying before the House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the Treasury Department's fiscal year 2018 budget proposals. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
May 24, 2017 - 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget (all times local): 3:50 p.m. Democratic lawmakers are pressing Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin (mih-NOO'-shin) on the administration's forthcoming tax overhaul proposal. They want to know whether it would meet a pledge he made...
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In this Sunday, May 21, 2017 photo, David Beasley, the new executive director of the World Food Program, speaks to The Associated Press, in Amman, Jordan. Beasley, a tough-talking former Republican governor with friends in the Trump administration has become the unexpected booster of the WFP, a United Nations agency, facing the threat of potentially deep U.S. funding cuts. Beasley told the AP Sunday that he will use his Washington connections to defend the cash-strapped U.N. agency in a "dog fight" over the 2018 U.S. budget. (Omar Akour/AP Photo)
May 22, 2017 - 3:25 am
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A tough-talking former Republican governor with friends in the Trump administration has become the unexpected booster of one of the United Nations agencies facing the threat of U.S. funding cuts. David Beasley, new executive director of the World Food Program, says he will use...
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In this photo taken Thursday, May 11, 2017, the iconic photograph Migrant Mother looks out at the exhibit "Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing," at the Oakland Museum of California in Oakland, Calif. The three major themes of the Lange display are the Great Depression, the home front during World War II and the urban decline and postwar sprawl in California. Running through August 13, the exhibit includes 100 of Lange's photographs, including recognized works as well as new, improved unframed prints that have been digitally scanned. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 21, 2017 - 9:52 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Dorothea Lange was driving by a pea pickers' camp on the California coast when she stumbled across a weary mother and her many children huddled in a lean-to. It was 1936, during the throes of the Great Depression, and Lange took out her camera. The image she titled "Migrant...
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In this May 10, 2017 photo, students leave South Park High School in Buffalo, N.Y. The Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health overhaul are sounding familiar alarms for school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)
May 15, 2017 - 3:15 am
For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health care overhaul are sounding familiar alarms. Administrators say programming and services even beyond those that receive funding from the state-federal...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2015 file photo, Brandy performs at the 2015 Soul Train Awards at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother’s Day two days early, Friday, May 12, 2017, at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn. (Photo by Al Powers/Powers Imagery/Invision/AP)
May 13, 2017 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Platinum-selling R&B singers Tyrese, Brandy, Anthony Hamilton and Kem celebrated Mother's Day two days early at a concert in front of feverish fans in Brooklyn. The second annual SJ Presents Mother's Day Good Music Festival took place at the Barclays Center, which also included...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 2:58 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. Michael Jones, a 46-year-old former...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Wyandotte County Detention Center shows Michael Jones. The Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday, May 8, 2017, for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. (Wyandotte County Detention Center via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 5:56 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas man will be sentenced to life in prison Monday for the killing of his 7-year-old son, who authorities say was subjected to horrific abuse and was "essentially starved to death" before his remains were found in the family's pig sty. Michael Jones, a 46-year-old...
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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao speaks during the opening press conference of an ADB annual meeting in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Thursday, May 4, 2017. The ADB on Thursday agreed to team up with a Japanese aid agency to help Asia-Pacific countries better cope with pandemics and have equal access to quality and affordable medical services. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
May 04, 2017 - 8:51 am
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The massive needs for spending on infrastructure and support for poverty alleviation mean the Asian Development Bank can work with, not compete against China's new infrastructure lender, ADB President Takehiko Nakao said Thursday. Speaking as the ADB began its annual meeting...
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