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Child poverty may worsen under new "public charge" rule

Sep 10, 2019
Experts say proposed changes to public charge rules could have a chilling effect on enrollment in Medicaid and SNAP, negatively impacting the children of immigrants, many of whom are U.S. citizens.
 California attorney General Xavier Becerra looks at a poster that is displayed during a news conference with California Gov. Gavin Newsom at the California State Capitol on August 16, 2019 in Sacramento, California.
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How to protect yourself from scams ... according to a former scammer

Author Frank Abagnale, a former con man and subject of the 2002 Steven Spielberg movie "Catch Me If You Can," explains there are a few common red flags to help you determine if the person calling you is a scammer.
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In lingerie, winds of change

Aug 23, 2019
Victoria's Secret recently hired its first openly transgender model.
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What Maine's "elder boom" means for the rest of the country

It could be a preview of a caregiver shortage to come.
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The economic issues Native American voters care about most

Aug 19, 2019
The first presidential forum on Native American issues happened this week.
Marie Jones, a member of the Navajo Nation, receives her monthly water delivery in the town of Thoreau on June 06, 2019 in Thoreau, New Mexico.
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How do income share agreements work?

Aug 16, 2019
Supporters say ISAs could help solve the student loan crisis.
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8chan struggles to stay online after El Paso shooting

Critics say the online forum enables the spread of hate speech.
People light candles during a vigil after the shooting at the Cielo Vista Mall Walmart in El Paso, Texas, on Aug. 4.
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Are smart speakers enforcing gender inequity?

Female voice assistants could be encouraging us to issue orders to women.
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Real diversity or "racial outsourcing"?

Jul 24, 2019
Are companies putting an undue burden on black employees to reach "diversity"?
Employers need to support and advance people of color as well as hire them, says Arthur Woods of Mathison.
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Are you an only child? We want to hear from you.

Jun 25, 2019
We're exploring how only children care for their aging parents.
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