Aug 31, 2012 Undecided voters in Florida and North Carolina share what their greatest concerns are in the upcoming election.
Aug 23, 2012 New data from Gallup shows that 25 percent of Mississippi residents have struggled to feed their families at some point over the last 12 months. On average, 18 percent of respondents in the U.S. say they've lacked money for food at least once recently.
Aug 17, 2012 Marketplace's Sylvester Monroe visits his childhood home -- a demolished public housing project in Chicago -- to see who made it out and who's moving up the economic ladder.
Aug 10, 2012 The Church of Latter-Day Saints shares many of the same principals as other faiths -- such as help others -- but there is a particular emphasis on self-reliance, or 'provident living,' for Mormons.
Aug 7, 2012 A new review from the Annie E. Casey Foundation says the number of children living in homes where neither parent has full-time year-round work has jumped sharply after the recession.
Aug 3, 2012 Thousands of Syrian refugees continue to flood border communities in Turkey, Lebanon, Iraq and Jordan. Both government and non-government aid organizations are scrambling to accommodate them.
Aug 2, 2012 Monks on the island of St. Honorat, near Cannes, France, run an upscale restaurant and grow wine so they can make money to give to the poor.
Aug 1, 2012 The Chick-fil-A president’s opposition to gay marriage raises the question: Is it good for business to be politically outspoken?
Jul 11, 2012 North Carolina's legislature put aside the latest predictions of rising sea levels, for coastal planning purposes, in favor of more study. Long-term predictions of a three-foot rise by 2010 could needlessly hurt development, critics said.