Poverty

Aid flows a bit more quickly into Haiti; challenges remain

LES CAYES, Haiti ((DailyNews)) — Relief for the victims of a powerful earthquake and tropical storm began flowing more quickly into Haiti on Thursday, but the Caribbean nation’s entrenched poverty, …

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Pope to UN forum: Hunger is ‘crime’ violating basic rights

ROME ((DailyNews)) — Pope Francis on Monday decried as criminal the existence of hunger in a world which can produce enough food for all, building on a warning from U.N. …

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Can monthly cash payments cut child poverty by nearly half?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. ((DailyNews)) — The check won’t arrive until mid-July, but Katrina Peters already knows what she’ll do with her Child Tax Credit payments. The 20-year-old mother of three has …

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AP FACT CHECK: Biden skews record on migrants; GOP on virus

WASHINGTON (AP) — Taking a swipe at his predecessor, President Joe Biden gave a distorted account of the historical forces driving migrants to the U.S. border, glossing over the multitudes …

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