Census Bureau to release new poverty numbers

Sep 13, 2016
The agency will release rates of poverty and health insurance coverage for 2015.
A homeless woman waits in line to receive groceries and clothing in the skid row section of Los Angeles, California.
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World Bank rethinks poverty measure

Oct 1, 2015
The benchmark of $1.25 a day is expected to raise to $1.90.
The benchmark of $1.25 a day is expected to raise to $1.90.
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More elderly Americans living poor

Apr 25, 2012
The poverty rate among older Americans is up, with the highest rate among the "oldest old."

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