A new report says that 19.4% of Black seniors and 19%t of Latino seniors have incomes below the federal poverty line, compared to 9.4% for the senior population as a whole.
Republican lawmakers are plotting to allow extra federal jobless benefits and the "temporary" payroll tax cut for 160 million workers to lapse.
"Missourians for Equal Credit Opportunity" opposes the ballot initiative so much that it is spreading misinformation in an attempt to intimidate supporters.
A temporary payroll tax cut compromise and extension of unemployment benefits passed by a wide margin in the Senate, but now it is expected to fail in the Republican-controlled House Monday night.
Doyle Gardens sounds like it might be a pleasant apartment complex, where residents stroll down walkways between flowerbeds surrounded by greenery. Its name is a lie.
A startling new study by the Census Bureau reveals that one in three Americans - 100 million people - live in poverty or near poverty.
The Center for Disease Control has called for universal testing of all patients between the ages of 16 and 64. However, the U.S. Public Health Service has not endorsed the proposal.
A recent White House conference on African American policy trumpeted the Obama administration's achievement in promoting programs beneficial to the black community.
Advocates say nearly three-quarters of California's four million people with no health coverage are people of color, with Latinos making up nearly 60 percent of the total uninsured.
Republicans and Democrats inclined to go along with the slashers are reportedly considering adoption of a new formula that would allow progressively larger reductions in Social Security and other benefits.