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Supreme Court allows indirect testimony of children in abuse cases

Supreme Court allows indirect testimony of children in abuse cases

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 20, 2015 12:39 p.m.
A bad deal for Greece could be a bargain for tourists there

A bad deal for Greece could be a bargain for tourists there

The financial debacle that is Greece may not be so gloomy for one sector of its beleagured economy: tourism.
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Posted: jul. 17, 2015 11:59 a.m.
Money doesn't make the rich happier, but poverty makes the poor sadder

Money doesn't make the rich happier, but poverty makes the poor sadder

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 7:09 p.m.
The UN is redefining what it means to live in poverty

The UN is redefining what it means to live in poverty

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 4:09 p.m.
'Poor doors' in New York housing are no more

'Poor doors' in New York housing are no more

“Poor doors” — the separate building entrance for low-income renters living in New York City’s high-income housing — are no more.
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Posted: jul. 16, 2015 3:49 a.m.
How property taxes are keeping poor students from going to good schools

How property taxes are keeping poor students from going to good schools

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 15, 2015 1:09 p.m.
The disgusting bacteria lurking on the bottom of your shoes

The disgusting bacteria lurking on the bottom of your shoes

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 15, 2015 12:29 p.m.
Can we regulate payday loans without leaving the poor in the cold?

Can we regulate payday loans without leaving the poor in the cold?

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 ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 10, 2015 11:59 a.m.
Why working-class citizens are struggling to recover from the housing crisis

Why working-class citizens are struggling to recover from the housing crisis

The post-recession housing crisis sent millions of American homes into foreclosure or made the loans underwater. Since then, many communities have bounced back — but that ... Read More
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Posted: jul. 09, 2015 11:49 a.m.
Why friends are more important to well-being than money

Why friends are more important to well-being than money

Money is nice, but friends are better — or at least that's the findings from recent research on well-being and poverty.
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Posted: jul. 08, 2015 12:09 p.m.

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