Denver Mayor Michael Hancock (L) and Seattle Mayor Ed Murray pretend to fight while posing for photographs during a reception with about 250 mayors from across the country in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C.

Cities booming, with some left behind

Jan 21, 2015
The U.S. Conference of Mayors meets this week in Washington.
Posted In: conference of mayors, hunger, povery
Corn arriving at Lincolnway Energy in Iowa

A hard look at corn economics — and world hunger

Oct 6, 2014
Corn is not what you think. For starters: Most of the time, it's not human food.
Posted In: corn, farming, hunger, Agriculture

Part III: Hungry for savings

Apr 3, 2014
Walmart donates billions to anti-hunger initiatives. Some of those efforts benefit its own employees.
Posted In: Walmart, food banks, Food, hunger, poverty

Top Chef's Tom Colicchio on hunger in America

Mar 1, 2013
'Top Chef' judge Tom Colicchio has a new title this week. He is one of the executive producers of a new film on hunger in America called 'A Place at the Table'.
Posted In: Food, hunger, documentary

Food stamps holding up farm bill

Nov 19, 2012
Congress is considering changes in the $80 Billion food stamp program, known as SNAP.
Posted In: food stamps, SNAP, hunger

Obama to announce food initiative for world poor

May 18, 2012
President Obama has enlisted the help of 45 private sector companies in a $3 billion food security drive to fight hunger and poverty in Africa. But not everyone is onboard.
Posted In: hunger

Brazil delivers on hunger promise

Apr 4, 2012
The government made food a human right. Then it found that ending hunger takes a lot more than a declaration.
Posted In: brazil, Food, hunger, social services