An ultra-orthodox man gives money to a Palestinian street beggar during the Pesach (Passover) holiday in the Old City of Jerusalem on April 6, 2015.

UN: Israel Failing Disadvantaged Children

Israel has some of the widest gaps in wealthy nations between children from middle household income levels and those from lowest income levels, a new UN study found.

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Public Housing a Trendy Deal in San Diego

Select San Diegans will receive federal government housing subsidies along with 42-inch HDTVs, cable, Internet and on-site services upon taking up residence at the newly constructed $50 million dollar Alpha Square low-income housing project in the city’s trendy East Village neighborhood.


Move Over Obamaphone, Now There’s the ObamaNet!

Capitalizing on his huge expansion of the Obamaphone program that gave millions of low-income Americans a free cell phone, President Obama is now angling to give millions of Americans free Internet access.

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60% of Middle Class College Students Fail to Graduate Within 6-8 Years

According to the U.S. Department of Education (USED), while 75 percent of the fastest-growing careers require post-high school education and training, more than half of middle class students who start college fail to earn a bachelor’s degree within six to eight years.