recovery

Substantial food and medical aid is finally reaching desperate survivors of a super typhoon that killed thousands in the Philippines, but humanitarian groups warn of huge challenges in accessing devastated, remote communities. Read more...
 Income Inequality At Record Levels
The top 10 percent of earners took more than half of the country’s total income in 2012, the highest level recorded ever. Read more...
Inside A NY Drug Clinic, Allegations Of Kickbacks And Shoddy Care
It didn’t take long for Lillian Imbert to conclude that her outpatient drug treatment program wasn’t helping her recovery. Read more...
The U.S. Army has conceded a significant loss of records documenting battlefield action and other operations in Iraq and Afghanistan and has launched a global search to recover and consolidate field records from the wars. Read more...
Watch: This is your Moment of Clarity #231: We're told the economy is in recovery. But is it really? Recovery for who? Read more...

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After years of austerity by state and local governments, the GDP numbers for the first quarter of 2013 show Uncle Sam, too, is holding back U.S. economic growth. Read more...
Despite the Obama administration's up-front concessions on Social Security and Medicare, GOP leaders including John Boehner continue to insist "the President got his tax hikes in January" and "the discussion about revenue is over." But as a quick glance at U.S. budgets past and future shows, the discussion over tax revenue should be far from over. Here are 10 reasons why. Read more...
Devon Lawrence hasn't had heat since Hurricane Sandy three months ago. His elderly mother wears gloves to bed and Lawrence wakes up early to turn the heat on so she doesn't wake up cold. Despite all of the challenges, he isn't giving up. Read more...
Nobel Prize-winning economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman argues that saving money is not the path to economic recovery. Instead, he tells Bill, we should put aside our excessive focus on the deficit, try to overcome political recalcitrance, and spend money to put America back to work. Krugman offers specific solutions to not only end what he calls a “vast, unnecessary catastrophe,” but to do it more quickly than some imagine possible. His latest book, End This Depression Now!, is both a warning of the fiscal perils ahead and a prescription to safely avoid them. Read more...
Single-family home prices rose in September for an sixth straight month in a further sign that the housing market is on the mend, a closely watched survey showed on Tuesday. The 3.6% increase from a year earlier is the biggest percentage Read more...