Wealth Gap News
Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91
A new study predicts most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030
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.
Pennsylvania Firefighter Works Three Jobs to Support His Family: Part 1
Chris Smith works as a firefighter and as a paramedic in two different towns to support his wife and their children.
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
See Jimi Hendrix's Guitar and More at Newseum's 'Louder Than Words' Exhibit
ABC News' Freda Kashi checks out musical and political memorabilia at the exhibit on rock, power and politics.
'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
President Barack Obama's Farewell Address
At his farewell address in Chicago, President Obama shares reflections on the accomplishments of his administration and thoughts on the challenges ahead.
Obama's Farewell Speech as Prepared for Delivery
These are the prepared remarks from President Obama's farewell speech in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017. The remarks as delivered may vary. It’s good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we’ve received over the past few weeks. But tonight it’s my