Poverty Edging Into 2016 Presidential Race Amid City UnrestTensions in places such as Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, have prompted candidates to explore the complicated relationship between poor communities and the police, and the deep-seated issues that have trapped many of the 45 million people who live in poverty in the United States.
Study: Wealthy And Impoverished Get Different Types Of CancerA new study shows the level of poverty or wealth in an area may affect the types of cancers people get.
Attorney Responds In Bail Court Case For Poor An attorney representing poor defendants is urging Maryland's highest court to move ahead with an order requiring lawyers to be provided for indigent defendants at initial bail hearings.
Help Shrinks As Poverty Spikes In The U.S.The cuts started kicking in automatically on March 1 after feuding Democrats and Republicans failed to agree on a better plan for addressing the national deficit. They are hitting at a time of spiking poverty as the U.S. slowly climbs out of the deepest economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s.
Diabetes Hits Especially Hard In Poor Black CommunitiesNearly one in five African-Americans aged 20 and older have diabetes.
Bay Pollution Trading Impact On Poor QuestionedThe impact on poor communities of cutting Chesapeake Bay pollution through credit trading is being questioned.
Nearly 100 D.C. Teachers Fired For Poor PerformanceDistrict of Columbia school officials say 98 teachers have been fired after receiving low scores on a key evaluation instrument.
Not So Green: 5 Small Cars With Poor Gas MileageIt’s easy to forget that not all small cars are green. Learn the facts and don't be fooled.
Officials Announce Tax Help For The PoorMaryland officials will be gathering to talk about free community tax services for low-income families.
Chemical Plant In Md. To Close In 2 YearsState officials say a Maryland chemical plant has announced it's closing in two years, leaving 78 workers without their jobs in that time.