WASHINGTON — The nation’s poverty rate remained stuck at 15 percent last year despite America’s slowly reviving... Read more
WASHINGTON — The gap in employment rates between America’s highest- and lowest-income families has stretched to its widest levels since... Read more
WASHINGTON — It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter next year.
The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise... Read more
WASHINGTON — Once a rite of passage to adulthood, summer jobs for teens are disappearing.
Fewer than three in 10 American teenagers now hold... Read more
WASHINGTON --- As federal judges order more reporters to disclose their confidential sources, news organizations are pinning their hopes on... Read more