(NEW YORK) -- The number of striking workers in the U.S. more than doubled last year due to massive work stoppages carried out by autoworkers, nurses and Hollywood writers and actors, according to a study released by Cornell University on Thursday.The total number of... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The poverty rate in the United States increased last year, the first increase in 13 years, according to the Census Bureau.In 2022, the poverty rate was 12.4%, up 4.6% from 2021, according to the Supplemental Poverty Measure (SPM), which looks at government... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new financial disclosure report filed by Donald Trump shows that the former president has doubled his number of business holdings since leaving the White House.The 101-page disclosure report, filed with the Federal Election Commission as part of Trump's 2024 presidential... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Investigations involving a domestic violent extremism nexus doubled from 2020 to 2021, according to a new report released Thursday by the Department of Homeland Security and FBI.The law enforcement agencies say that in 2020, the FBI was conducting 1,400 domestic terrorism investigations,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The homicide rate for transgender people nearly doubled between 2017 and 2021, driven primarily by killings with firearms, according to a leading anti-gun violence group.Known transgender killings increased 93% in that four-year period -- from 29 in 2017 to 56 in... Read More.
The 10 richest men in the world doubled their fortunes during the COVID-19 pandemic, a report published Monday by advocacy group Oxfam said, highlighting how the global health crisis has deepened the divide between the haves and have-nots as well as the need for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of people who were hospitalized for eating disorders in the United States doubled during the COVID-19 pandemic, new research shows.The increase in in-patient treatment for eating disorders came as early as May 2020, according to researchers from the University... Read More.