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Debt, protectionism could drag down improving global economy
A global financial organization says the world economy has picked up and prospects for the next few months are the best in a long time
Higher prices squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners
Higher prices in some large US metro areas are squeezing both renters and would-be homeowners
Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
The man who opened fire on Congress members as they practiced for a charity baseball game was living out of a cargo van and kept mostly to himself
Gunman who shot congressman had history of anti-GOP activity
A South Carolina lawmaker recalled a man politely asking whether the team practicing on a baseball field Wednesday morning was made up of Democrats or Republicans.
AP Analysis: Rio de Janeiro Olympics cost $13.1 billion
An analysis by The Associated Press shows that the cost of putting on last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics was $13.1 billion, paid for with a mix of public and private money. Officials of Brazil's Public Authority for Olympic Legacy said at a news conference Wednesday, the cost for "sports-related
Listening to America: Wichita residents discuss the nation's political climate
ABC News' Matt Gutman hears from Americans about the issues facing President Trump's administration.
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