US poverty - updates

Rappler's latest stories on US poverty


American poverty fell in 2018 but more lack health insurance – U.S. Census

Sep 11, 2019 - 7:25 PM

Data show government health coverage intended for the poorest Americans weakened in 2018, notably affecting large numbers of children

IMF warns the US over high poverty, inequality

Jun 23, 2016 - 1:00 PM

The International Monetary Fund lowers its outlook for economic growth in the United States where 46 7 million people are living in poverty

epa04263269 A homeless man, who did not want to identified, sits on a sidewalk in New York, New York, USA, 16 June 2014. A report released earlier this year showed that nearly half of of the city's population is living near poverty levels. EPA/JUSTIN LANE

US war on poverty still not won, 50 years on

Jan 08, 2014 - 9:45 AM

In 2012 some 47 million Americans were poor including 13 million children

Homeless who turned in US$42,000 gets rewarded

Sep 20, 2013 - 11:26 AM

Glen James said he would never have kept even a penny

GOOD KARMA. Glen James' honesty gives him overflowing rewards