Older jobless Americans: Trump's budget means 'hardship'

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Nathan Singletary is beyond the traditional retirement age, but he's only just beginning a new career — helping other low-income, unemployed Americans over age 55 find jobs. ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ May 24 The Telegraph on the Manchester Arena bombing: They ...

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

How President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion federal spending plan would affect individual government agencies. ___ AGRICULTURE Up or down?...

Key benchmarks in President Donald Trump's budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent Congress his recommended budget for the coming fiscal year. It includes steep cuts to many programs relied on by the poor, such as Medicaid and food stamp...

Agency-by-agency look at Trump's budget

How President Trump's proposed budget would affect individual government agencies. ___ AGRICULTURE Up or down? Down 5 percent Hi...

The Latest: Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump has sent Cong...

How comedian Chu Ke-liang's 'crass humor' saved Taiwanese dialect

The following is an assessment of the impact on Taiwanese dialect (台語,Taigi) by the late, great Taiwanese comedian Chu Ke-liang (豬哥亮), who will be referred to by his Taiwanese name Ti-k...

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individual...

Trump's plan to nix community block grants may be tough sell

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump may have a tough time carrying out plans to kill a popular program that has helped build fire stations, provided meals to needy children and more. Plenty of la...

Study: Higher-income youth employed more than lower-income

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Teenagers from higher-income families are more likely to hold jobs than those from lower-income households, according to University of New Hampshire research that suggests employme...

Progress reducing US uninsured rate comes to a halt

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five years of progress reducing the number of Americans without health insurance has come to a halt, according to a government report out Tuesday. More than a factoid, it shows the s...

Gov't report: Progress reducing US uninsured stalled in 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — After five consecutive years of coverage gains, progress reducing the number of uninsured Americans stalled in 2016, according to a government report Tuesday that underscores the sta...

Changes in Medicaid distributions worry school districts

For school districts still getting their financial footing after the Great Recession, the Medicaid changes being advanced as part of the health care overhaul are sounding familiar alarms. ...

Ransomware decrypts Taiwanese netizen's computer due to his low income

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --On May 4, a Taiwanese netizen emailed the helpline of ThunderCrypt ransomware after his PC got infected, and said that he only makes $400 monthly, and he couldn't affor...

In Wisconsin, ID law proved insurmountable for many voters

MILWAUKEE (AP) — State Sen. Mary Lazich was adamant: The bill Republicans were about to push through the Wisconsin state Senate, requiring that voters present identification at the polls, would do no ...