Poverty

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2019 file photo, a sign is displayed at Planned Parenthood of Utah in Salt Lake City. Federal officials say they’re redirecting nearly $34 million to cover gaps in access to birth control by low-income women after Trump administration abortion restrictions led to an exodus of clinics from the federal family planning program. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
September 30, 2019 - 4:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal officials said Monday they're redirecting nearly $34 million to cover gaps in access to birth control for low-income women after Trump administration abortion restrictions led to an exodus of clinics from the federal family planning program. Diane Foley, director of the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 2, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., arrives at a campaign event in Henderson, Nev. (AP Photo/John Locher)
September 29, 2019 - 8:38 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Like many, Mario Wolthers was lured to Las Vegas a decade ago from California by cheaper housing costs. But when his apartment managers tried to raise his rent last spring, he moved in with a roommate. "I'm a responsible taxpaying citizen," said Wolthers, a 38-year-old elementary...
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People walk along a plaza at United Nations Headquarters Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 27, 2019 - 6:12 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At the modernist U.N. building on New York's East Side, "United Nations" means the trappings of protocol, the gravitas and pettiness of diplomatic relations, the grandiose speeches and agendas of heads of state. But out in the world — the place where the nations that unite...
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People walk along a plaza at United Nations Headquarters Saturday, Sept. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 27, 2019 - 3:20 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — At the U.N. building in New York, "United Nations" means the trappings of protocol, the gravitas of diplomatic relations, the grandiose speeches. But in the field, to many, the "United Nations" means water wells and mosquito nets and vaccination drives. This week, African...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, a city worker uses a power washer to clean the sidewalk by a tent city along Division Street in San Francisco. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says California is falling short on preventing water pollution, largely because of its problem with homelessness in cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler outlined the complaints Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 26, 2019 - 7:38 pm
Escalating its fight with California, the Trump administration accused the state Thursday of failing to stop water pollution from such sources as human waste left on the pavement by the homeless in big cities such as San Francisco and Los Angeles. San Francisco's mayor disputed any connection...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2016 file photo, a city worker uses a power washer to clean the sidewalk by a tent city along Division Street in San Francisco. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says California is falling short on preventing water pollution, largely because of its problem with homelessness in cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler outlined the complaints Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 in a letter to California Gov. Gavin Newsom. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
September 26, 2019 - 1:53 pm
California is failing to protect its waters from pollution, partly because of a worsening problem with homelessness in large cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler outlined a series of alleged...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:40 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 10:40 p.m. New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the ability of terrorism and climate change to reach across borders proves the need for leaders to respond with global solutions. Ardern's remarks Tuesday to the United Nations General Assembly gathering appeared...
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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:24 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 10 p.m. Britain's prime minister avoided addressing the troubles facing him and instead used his speech at the U.N. General Assembly to warn about the perils of technology. But he says that with the right approach, humanity can deliver itself to a brighter future. In an oddly...
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, meets with United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres during the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
September 24, 2019 - 10:00 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — 9:50 P.M. Japan's prime minister wants to meet the leader of North Korea, Kim Jong Un. Shinzo Abe says he's "determined to meet Kim Jong Un myself face to face, without attaching any conditions." He says he wants Japan to normalize relations with North Korea "as well as...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019, at the United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 24, 2019 - 8:37 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Poland's president is championing his country's record on combating climate change after taking heat from France, whose leader recently suggested climate activists should "go protest in Poland." President Andrzej Duda used part of his U.N. General Assembly speech Tuesday to...
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