US President Donald Trump walks to Marine One prior to departing from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, DC, January 5, 2018, as he travels for a weekend with Republican lawmakers at Camp David in Maryland.
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It's a long wait for Section 8 housing in U.S. cities

Jan 3, 2018
In Los Angeles, it can take 10 years to get a voucher — if you're lucky.
In Los Angeles, 188,000 people applied for 20,000 spots in the housing voucher waiting line.
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Oil prices start the year on a high note

Jan 2, 2018
It’s the highest first-of-the-year price for oil since 2014. But the companies producing crude are taking a more cautious view of things than the investors and lenders who back their efforts. From unrest in Iran to uncertainty about the new tax code, oil could face a profitable but turbulent year. Click the audio player above […]

The tax bill's reshaping of the American economy

Dec 29, 2017
How fast will the effects ripple through the economy?
Copies of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Conference Report sit on the dais of the House Rules Committee at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, DC.
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The race is on to prepay some 2018 taxes

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Dec 27, 2017
Homeowners in states with the highest property taxes especially are looking ahead.

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US President Donald Trump speaks after signing a tax reform bill in the Oval Office of the White House December 22, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Born in the year of tax reform

Dec 22, 2017
Two 31-year-olds discuss the changes to a tax code that hasn't seen major reform since they were born.
Traffic streaks past the U.S. Capitol on December 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. 
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What the tax bill means for economic mobility

Dec 22, 2017
It's "going to increase our black-white wealth gap," says professor Dorothy Brown of Emory University.
From left, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican from Kentucky, and Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah, arrive at a press conference after the Senate passed the tax reform bill today in Washington, D.C.
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