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Earned income tax credit

Mar 29, 2022
The Earned Income Tax Credit is one of the federal government’s largest anti-poverty programs.


Mar 25, 2022
Every three months, public companies are required to tell investors how they're doing.

Theme parks

Mar 22, 2022
Kai Ryssdal explains the amusement park industry.

Oprah Winfrey

Mar 21, 2022
A self-made media mogul, and America’s first Black woman billionaire, Oprah Winfrey is a legend.

Hollywood Guilds

Mar 16, 2022
Hollywood's roots as a union town predate the National Labor Relations Act.

Community Fridges

Mar 15, 2022
Community fridges have been popping up in neighborhoods during the pandemic, and they're a lifeline.

March Madness

Mar 14, 2022
The NCAA's Division 1 basketball tournament is a really popular event to bet on. That's because it's almost impossible to predict who will win.

Kim Ng

Mar 11, 2022
Kim Ng made history in 2020 when she became the first female general manager in Major League Baseball.

Elouise Cobell

Mar 10, 2022
Elouise Cobell led one of the largest class-action lawsuits against the United States, over its management of Indian trust lands.

Dolores Huerta

Mar 9, 2022
Dolores Huerta was a labor organizer and the originator of the refrain "Si se puede."