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2014-12-08 12:23:37

83% of Those Households Have One Member Who Goes to Work Every Day NEW YORK, Dec.

2014-04-11 12:09:08

With over one billion people in the world living on less than $1.25 per day, the World Bank aims to end ‘extreme poverty’ by 2030.

2014-04-03 10:39:45

Many food-insecure families also struggle to afford basic non-food household goods, such as personal care, household, and baby-care products.

2010-09-14 23:28:49

Data and research on what it really takes for seniors to make ends meet in each of California's 58 counties will be released today at the state Capitol in Sacramento.

2009-12-08 14:39:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Three in ten California households lack enough income to cover "bare bones" living expenses, according to a report released today by United Ways of California.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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