There might soon be a way to track your charitable giving. The International Rescue Committee, a global humanitarian relief organization, has made available to all humanitarian groups a “FedEx-style” package tracking system, as Wired described it, to track donated goods.
A new survey of 53,000 children ages 10 to 12, from 15 countries, reveals that, by and large, children are happy with their lives.
Alfred Postell is a Harvard-educated lawyer. He’s also chronically homeless.
EAST SUSSEX, England — John and Caroline Penny took their grandbaby Iris grocery shopping on a hot, muggy day in England.
The next time you begin to worry, you may just want to take a walk in the woods.
After World War II, there was a golden era when Americans, especially those that had an education, could expect to have a job and keep it until retirement and retire with an adequate pension.
Family-friendly policies are meant to help parents — especially women — balance jobs and family, but recent reports have said that those can backfire — encouraging companies to discriminate against women for fear that they will cost the company when they take maternity leave.
The Supreme Court ruled recently that the indirect testimonies of children can be used in abuse cases, specifically conversations teachers have with young children who are too young to testify.
The financial debacle that is Greece may not be so gloomy for one sector of its beleagured economy: tourism.
Too much of a good thing may be wonderful, but it turns out that when it comes to money, more of it doesn't make the rich happier. But lack of money does make the poor sadder.
Data from the United Nation's 2015 report on global poverty is out showing the number of poor people is growing thanks to an evolving definition of poverty.
“Poor doors” — the separate building entrance for low-income renters living in New York City’s high-income housing — are no more.
Since the Great Depression, the number of communities in concentrated poverty has doubled, and the public school funding system's reliance on property taxes is partly to blame, according to an education nonprofit.
The easiest way to stop germs from getting in your house is to leave your shoes at the door. A new study found 40 percent of shoe soles contain the bacteria C. difficile.
Many families take for granted that they can fix their water heater when it breaks, or take their child to a dentist if she has a toothache.
Ella Mendoza has been a preschool teacher for two years now.
If you scrolled through your Facebook timeline last week, "liking" friends' posts and watching the Internet's most popular videos, then you helped make history.
Catholic archbishops expect the pope "to address issues that have become themes of his two-and-a-half-year papacy, such as poverty, the environment and the family" during ...
A new approach to freeing up money shows your set expenses might not be as set as you think, according to Kendal Perez of U ...
A philosophy that endorses the idea that "wealth is temporary and no path to happiness" might not seem like the first source those seeking financial ...
Most authors hope the books they write keep readers turning pages, but Swedish psychologist Carl-Johan Forssen Ehrlin had a different goal with his children's ...
In 2011, things were finally looking up for Robert Williams — at least it seemed that way.
David Hyde, 22, felt fortunate to land an internship with the United Nations, until he discovered the costly irony of his decision.
Too often, underage American girls who are sexually assaulted or exploited don't get help. Instead they get sent to prison, according to a new ...
PENDLETON, Ore. — Josh Cyganik walks by an old, rundown house every day on his way to work and waves hi to the elderly man always ...
For the past few weeks, we’ve been doing what can only be termed "the Great American Road Trip."
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