Caught in the middle are more than 1 million Puerto Ricans who rely on a federal food subsidy program that’s slated to run out of money at the end of the month unless Congress intervenes.
By Gabriela Martinez
Since South Sudan’s creation four years ago, conflict within the country has left millions displaced or dead. Among the living, 2.5 million need food assistance, and the number could grow to 4 million by the end of the year. Judy…
By PBS NewsHour
In other news Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives failed to pass a five-year, half-trillion dollar farm bill. The bill would have cut food stamps by $2 billion annually. Also, Afghan President Hamid Karzai has changed his mind and says…
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