A new UN report examined "multidimensional poverty," which includes factors like poor health, lack of education, inadequate living conditions and the ongoing threat of violence.
Forty-three states suspend or revoke driver's licenses for failure to pay court-imposed debt, which only further inhibits poor Americans' ability to come up with the cash.
Some low-wage workers are reluctant to accept promotions or raises because it will reduce their amount of government housing assistance and make it harder to make ends meet.
Mazi Ghorbani is an entrepreneur and inventor whose latest venture involves creating a sustainable protein derived from fish in an effort to combat childhood hunger.
The congresswoman took the common tropes about being poor to task in a thread on Twitter Saturday.
"Oh my god, there's a lot of poverty in this world, and you're going to have people from all over the world. And I don't think that's something that we can do at this point," Senator Bernie Sanders, a 2020 presidential contender, said in Iowa.
"Where are these figures from?" asked Kremlin press secretary Dimitry Peskov.
If you don't know where to go or when to show up, then how do you get the help you need? FoodFinder, a nonprofit mobile app, aims to deliver information to families in need to let them know exactly when and where they can receive free food assistance nearby.
The Russian black market is the same size as its total federal spending budget for 2019.
Almost half of women had to choose between eating or buying sanitary care products.
For Muhammad Abdul Qadir, there was only despair in discovering that he was rich.
Comments such as "best to leave if off," "I'd not get into this" and "you may want to rethink this" were left by the president's own economic advisers in the margins of a draft economic statement and largely ignored.
"No detail is spared in the décor—every room is lined with gold, onyx, brass and silver accents, hand-applied special finishes of gold leaf trim at cornices, hand-painted silk artwork panels and magnificent crystal chandeliers."
FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has proposed changes that could cut off internet and phone service to 8 million Americans, many of them Puerto Ricans recovering from Hurricane Irma.
Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni is a Trump supporter with a history of controversial comments.
Estimates suggest that almost half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of being replaced by AI.
'This would be like naming the Oconee National Forest's campground the Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama campground.'
The world's wealthiest billionaires made enough money in 2017 to end extreme poverty around the world seven times over, according to a new report.
More than a third of cleaning and baggage workers at U.S. airports live in or near poverty.
Researchers conducted two experiments to explore the relationship between social class and wisdom.
"The American Dream is rapidly becoming the American Illusion," Philip Alston said.