Madagascar typically sees a few hundred cases a year, but officials are mostly reporting cases of a deadlier plague this season.
Scientists say many extremely poor people are stuck in a "poverty trap" because of the fiscal and medical consequences of disease.
Washington has been called the most tax "regressive" state in the country, but the city will now tax its richest residents.
The Housing and Urban Development secretary's comments come at a time when many are already concerned about the future of HUD programs.
Some have called it "dead on arrival."
A organization pledged a hefty sum to help fight the city's chronic problem.
Starting this spring, certain citizens in three cities in Ontario will receive a monthly payment.
In Cleveland, there's a systematic failure to provide equal internet access to residents, according to a study.
A study found that in 35 industrialized countries, life spans are expected to increase in the next 13 years.
Despite wanting to "curl up with a good book," she's going to move forward for America's children.
A study found low-income teens often resort to desperate measures to make enough money for meals.
A University of Colorado Hospital doctor took her medical skills to the streets to help people who can't afford it, Friday.