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The national poverty rate may have stayed the same from 2010 to 2011, but local experts say it continues to rise in our area.
BANGKOK (AP) — A new U.N. report says official efforts to stamp out opium production in Myanmar are falling flat because poor farmers don't have alternatives.
MIAMI (AP) — In the midst of the multiple Miami art fairs this week, a group of 15 Latin American artists are hoping to use the attention on art to raise funds to alleviate poverty in their countries with the third annual ARTECHO fair.
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — The U.N.'s economic body for Latin America and the Caribbean says the region's poverty is now easing at a slower pace.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Census Bureau reports the number of Americans in poverty stood at 15 percent in 2012.
Getting unstuck: Why some people get out of poverty and others don't
Call it rags to rags.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is working to help Holocaust survivors in the United States, many of them living in poverty, by coordinating assistance, working with aid groups and using diplomatic means to help recover property confiscated during the Nazi era.
TOKYO (AP) — World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says ensuring greater access to affordable health care is a crucial factor in alleviating poverty and promoting economic growth.
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — President Barack Obama's acknowledgement that his promise that Americans could keep their health insurance plan turned out to be inaccurate has been named the year's best quote.
SARASOTA, FL - As the temperature drops and the worry over preparing Thanksgiving dinner begins, some Suncoast residents are concerned more with finding shelter.
MANATEE CO., FL - Alarm bells are ringing as officials warn that $9 million for indigent health care is running out.
SARASOTA, FL - ABC 7 is sifting through the report from Dr. Robert Marbut regarding solutions to the local homeless problem.
SARASOTA, FL - The effort to prevent homelessness takes another step forward on the Suncoast today as Dr. Robert Marbut addresses the topic on Tuesday.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is calling the situation in West Africa's troubled Sahel region "alarming" and is strongly condemning recent terrorist attacks there.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is celebrating 50 years of independence with its leaders praising the progress the country has made since its freedom from Britain, though some citizens feel the country would have done better had not been for corruption.
SARASOTA, FL - Work begins today for the man that officials hope can help solve the local problem of homelessness.
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's most popular musician is searching for talented Roma children to help them get an education in music.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell has been convicted of corruption in a case that drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Italian classical singer Andrea Bocelli says he might one day get to use the tools for the visually impaired that researchers around the world are developing with support from the foundation that bears his name.
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's deputy foreign minister says criminal charges brought against Russian diplomats and their wives in New York cater to "Russophobic forces" and may reveal an effort by some in Washington to spoil progress toward settling major Russia-U.S. conflicts.
NEW YORK (AP) — Russia's deputy foreign minister says the Russian government is "bewildered" that U.S. authorities would announce criminal charges against Russian diplomats and their wives without reaching out through diplomatic channels first.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Election officials say Nepal's oldest political party won the most seats in last month's elections but did not get clear majority. The outcome is not seen as enabling the country to break its long political deadlock, and it means a coalition government is all but certain.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a 13-year-old girl has died after inhaling fumes from a wood-burning stove her mother was using to heat the home after its electricity was disconnected.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Elections appear to have resolved little in politically fractious Nepal as near-complete results make a fifth consecutive coalition government — and continuing instability — all but certain.