The recession hasn't been good for anyone, but children have been especially hard hit says a new report by the Children's Defense Fund.
National Council of Womens' Organizations launched the Respect, Protect, Reject Campaign, and is calling on lawmakers to uphold Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid and emphasize women's concerns in the talks.
Negotiations on deficit reductions in the past 30 years have been guided by a bipartisan agreement that the spending cuts should not increase poverty.
"I'm not asking for any handouts; I just want to stay alive," Susan said.
Hundreds demonstrated outside the Constitutional Court, asking it to declare that Ugandan mothers dying in childbirth represent a violation of the right to life.
The Chicago Mercantile Exchange Group made $951 million in profits on $3 billion in income in 2010. But that's not enough, they are threatening to move out of Illinois unless they get a tax break.
DETROIT - They believe that if a negligent slumlord did what he was supposed to, the worst urban blight could be used to generate good jobs.
"Having a job helps youth mature and teaches responsibility."
The 300,000 members of the National Letter Carriers Association will be collecting tens of millions of pounds food to help the needy as part of its food drive.
DALLAS -- The Dallas Area Progressive Christian Alliance took the teachings of the Bible, and the need for relief from poverty and suffering, to the streets of Dallas here on Good Friday, April 22.