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Why America has been so stingy in fighting child poverty

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — It was heralded as a game-changer for America’s social safety net. It dramatically reduced child poverty. But, last month, the enhanced Child Tax Credit — a kind of “Social Security for kids” — expired, and millions of American children sank back into poverty. In March 2021, President Biden and congressional Democrats… Read More

CHARLESTON, SC - NOVEMBER 03: The sun rises on Election Day on November 3, 2020 in Charleston, United States. After a record-breaking early voting turnout, Americans head to the polls on the last day to cast their vote for incumbent U.S. President Donald Trump or Democratic nominee Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (Photo by Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

The best and worst places to live if you only care about money

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Natchez, Mississippi, is a town of about 15,000 people nestled on the Mississippi River. It’s pretty, pretty enough to be a popular wedding destination. It’s racially diverse. It’s got a college campus, multiple art galleries, good steakhouses and southern eateries, a brewery, and a decent nightlife. Natchez’s tourism agency says the town offers “a taste… Read More