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Nation Sep 16

Census: Poverty numbers stay just about the same

WASHINGTON — The wallets of America's middle class and poorest aren't seeing any extra money, the U.S. Census reported Wednesday, a financial stagnation experts say may be fueling political dissent this campaign season.

Nation Mar 06

Anniversary of Selma march rekindles Ferguson comparisons

WASHINGTON — In only a few minutes on national television, the beatings of civil rights marchers by police on the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama, dragged the inhumanity of Southern segregation into America’s living rooms as never before.

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