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Poverty Line

People eat at a soup kitchen. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Census Shows 1 In 2 People Are Poor Or Low-Income

Squeezed by rising living costs, a record number of Americans — nearly 1 in 2 — have fallen into poverty or are scraping by on earnings that classify them as low income.

12/15/2011

Children run through fallen leaves in a park. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Report Looks At Poverty & Health Of Dallas County Children

According to a new report, the number of Dallas County children living below the poverty line is enough to fill Cowboys Stadium – more than twice!

11/14/2011