Women in poverty face workplace challenges

Climbing out of poverty isn’t an easy task, and it can be even harder for low-income women who are caring for their families. Take Sofia...

Think money can't buy happiness? Think again

It turns out, rich people are happier than poor people. A new Brookings Institution paper finds that people who live in rich countries...

Experts debate the state of poverty in America

TODAY invited Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute and Shawn Fremstad of the Center for Economic and Policy Research...

A picture of poverty state by state

A new interactive map from The Associated Press shows in stark relief how some states gained ground in the fight against poverty,...