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The disabled in Puerto Rico fend for themselves after decades of U.S. neglect

Robin Respaut, Amid the island’s economic crisis, citizens with severe mental and physical problems in the U.S. territory receive $74 a month of aid – about a tenth of what people in the states get. Juanita Gomez Cruz irons clothes and fries pasteles to help support her family. At 77, she is the sole caretaker for

Donald Trump resonates with Democrats, Independents and Republicans alike

Since announcing his run for president last June, Donald J. Trump’s public remarks have had the world talking. In a recent online study of 1,500 voters, SSI, the global leader in research data collection, measured respondent agreement and disagreement with 200 policy statements made by Trump. Several of his statements received positive responses from voters

HHS Report: What Jobs? Percentage of Americans on Welfare Hits Recorded High

The percentage of Americans on welfare in 2011 was the highest yet calculated  According to the 2014 version of a report that the Department of Health and Human Services is required by law to issue annually, the percentage of Americans on welfare in 2011 was the highest yet calculated. The data for 2011 is the most recent