47 Million Americans Say They're Worse Financially Than Before Great Recession: Survey

47 Million Americans Say They're Worse Off Financially Than They Were Before Great Recession, Says New Survey

""The echoes of the Great Recession remain very present in the financial lives of many Americans, despite the improvement in the broader economy," Mark Hamrick said."

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45% of Americans think that federal law protects LGBTQ people from discrimination. It doesn’t. Republicans are the most likely to think the community is already protected.

45% Of Americans Think That Federal Law Protects LGBTQ People From Discrimination. It Doesn't.

Republicans are the most likely to think the community is already protected...

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Parts of the Great Lakes will get pounded by 13-foot waves

Parts Of The Great Lakes Will Get Pounded By 13-foot Waves

Some 7.5 million Americans in the Great Lakes are under threat of gale force winds and flooding.

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Poll: 77 percent say Supreme Court should uphold Roe v. Wade

Poll: 77 Percent Say Supreme Court Should Uphold Roe V. Wade

More than three-quarters of Americans say they believe Roe v. Wade should be upheld, but a strong majority say they would like to see restrictions added to the ruling too, according to a new poll.

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Colorado couple: We were sickened at same Dominican Republic resort where 3 Americans died

Couple: We Were Sickened At Same DR Hotel Where Americans Died

As authorities investigate the unexplained deaths of three Americans at a resort in the Dominican Republic, a Colorado couple who stayed at the same facility last year said they became violently ill after being exposed to what they suspect were insecticides spread through the air conditioning system.

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Poll: Support for Impeaching President Trump Is Climbing

Poll: Support For Impeaching President Trump Is Climbing

And two-thirds of Americans want special counsel Robert Mueller to testify publicly

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Poll: Support for impeaching Trump rises to 41 percent

Poll: Support For Impeaching Trump Rises To 41 Percent

About 4 in 10 Americans now say that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office, according to a CNN poll conducted by SSR

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Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears: Four Trump Judges Try to Immunize Flint Officials from Liability for Flint Water Crisis

Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears: Four Trump Judges Try To Immunize Flint Officials From Liability For Flint Water Crisis

"Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears" is a blog series documenting the harmful impact of President Trump's judges on Americans' rights and liberties. Four Trump Sixth Circuit judges on the Sixth Circuit Court - Judges Amul Thapar, Joan Larsen, John Nalbandian, and Eric Murphy - joined a May dissent in Guertin v. Michigan that would have reversed...

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Congress' approval rating hasn't hit 30% in 10 years. That's a record.

Congress' Approval Rating Hasn't Hit 30% In 10 Years. That's A Record.

A new Gallup poll shows that just 20% of Americans approve of the job Congress is doing. The vast majority, 75%, disapprove of the job Congress is doing. The poll is in line with other polls showing most Americans are displeased with our federal legislative branch.

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Seven climbers and their guide missing in Indian Himalayas

Search Underway For Eight Climbers Missing In Indian Himalayas

A search is underway for seven climbers -- four Britons, two Americans and an Australian -- and their Indian liaison officer, who went missing a week ago during an expedition in the Indian Himalayas, local authorities say.

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It’s Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans at About the Same Rate as the Top 1%

It's Getting Worse: The IRS Now Audits Poor Americans At About The Same Rate As The Top 1% -- ProPublica

As the agency's ability to audit the rich crumbles, its scrutiny of the poor has held steady in recent years. Meanwhile, a new study shows that audits of poor taxpayers make them far less likely to claim credits they might be entitled to.

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Trump Stands With North Korean Dictator Over Americans

Trump Stands With North Korean Dictator Over Americans

The president took to Twitter to bash Joe Biden and praise Kim Jong-un, and then White House press secretary did the same on Sunday morning

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Trump is more extreme on executive privilege than Nixon or Bush

Trump Is More Extreme On Executive Privilege Than Nixon Or Bush

It's crucial that Americans recognize how extreme Trump's positions really are.

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Shocking number of Americans can't cover $400 surprise expense

Shocking Number Of Americans Can't Cover $400 Surprise Expense

Additionally, about one-quarter of non-retired adults have no retirement savings.

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Trump's new message: Me first, America second

Trump's New Message: Me First, America Second

Analysis: By saying the quiet part out loud again, Trump has owned the decision to make the next 18 months about him and not the American public.

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Majority of Americans don't want Roe v. Wade overturned, CBS News poll finds

Majority Of Americans Don't Want Roe V. Wade Overturned, CBS News Poll Finds

Republicans say abortion should be restricted, but they're divided on overturning Roe v. Wade

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The Trump economy is hurting most Americans. Statistics won't fool voters

The Trump Economy Is Hurting Most Americans. Statistics Won't Fool Voters

If Democrats speak to the practical economic needs of Americans, they'll have a chance to win against Trump in 2020

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Most Americans say 'Arabic numerals' should not be taught in school

Most Americans Say 'Arabic Numerals' Should Not Be Taught In School

Seventy-two per cent of Republicans oppose Western world's standard numeric system, according to research designed to 'tease out prejudice among those who didn't understand the question'

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Thousands of Americans are crossing the border into Mexico every year to get affordable medical treatment

Thousands Of Americans Cross Border Into Mexico For Affordable Medical Treatment Each Year

The savings for those who travel south of the border for treatment can be as high as 40 to 70 percent, Patients Without Borders CEO Josef Woodman said.

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Bernie Sanders: Banks have been ripping off Americans for too long. I have a plan to end it

Perspectives: Bernie Sanders: Banks Have Been Ripping Off Americans For Too Long. I Have A Plan To End It

When banks and payday lenders charge these unconscionably high interest rates, they are not engaged in the business of making credit available. They are involved in extortion -- squeezing working families that are already in financial distress down to the bone, writes Bernie Sanders, a United States senator from Vermont and a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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