Economic Inequality News
West is best, but stars hold the key to the future
For decades, a stream of talent with big aspirations has been migrating west across the Appalachians and the Mississippi River. History, mystique and the nation's most hallowed institutions still reside on the Eastern Seaboard and in the old industrial Midwest, but for big upside and a high
Pakistan opposition parties urge PM to quit amid allegations
Pakistan opposition parties reiterate demand that PM step down amid allegations of corruption, family offshore accounts
Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on activism and music
ABC News' Mara Schiavocampo interviews Elijah Blake and Gina Belafonte on combining activism and music.
How Democratic hopefuls are already jockeying for 2020
The 2020 presidential election is still three-and-a-half years away, but for Democrats trying to turn the page on last November, the search for a candidate who can take down President Donald Trump is already underway. An army of potential 2020 hopefuls -- including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti ,
Obama makes first post-presidential public appearance in Chicago
Former President Obama today offered a preview of what his new role will be in his first public remarks since leaving office.
Tony Robbins gives a motivational speech live on 'GMA'
The speaker shares some life advice and answers questions from the "GMA" audience.
American Workers Struggling to Make Ends Meet in Today's Economy
From fast food workers to shuttle bus drivers, many Americans aren't able to afford housing or pay the bills on current wages.
Economic Realities in America: By The Numbers
In the Diane Sawyer report, "My Reality: A Hidden America," for a special edition of ABC News “20/20,” ABC News chronicles a reality of millions of Americans working harder than ever but struggling to stay in the middle class , or striving to get in. For so many, the American Dream’s opportunities
When Working 2 Fast Food Jobs, 16 Hours a Day Still Isn't Enough
Terrance Wise used to take eight buses every day to get to work at two different fast food franchises, a Burger King and a McDonald's in Kansas City. Sometimes the 37-year-old said he would get 8-hour shifts from both franchises on the same day and work back-to-back for 16 hours straight. Other
'Yes We Did,' Obama Says in Farewell Address, But Warns of Threats to Democracy
"Yes we can. Yes we did. Yes we can." With these words, President Obama wrapped up the farewell remarks of the presidency with the same soaring rhetoric of hope that he rode into the White House eight years ago. The president took the opportunity of the speech to a crowd in his adopted hometown of