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Federal food programs are now feeding more than 100 million Americans. The number of recipients has soared in recent years, thanks in part to Barack Obama's 2008 campaign pledge to abolish childhood hunger by 2015.
The Grinch wants to dampen the holiday spirit, and he's wearing the union label. On the day after Thanksgiving, when many decide to pick up presents for loved ones at a discount, this spoilsport arranged for activists to frighten shoppers away from non-union stores with picket lines. Americans weren't deterred.
Bryna Reid wasn't in charge of cooking the turkey this year, so she popped over to Kmart early Thursday to take advantage of its Thanksgiving Day "doorbuster" deals.
Federal gun-purchase background checks ticked up in October, but analysts say the surge in applications to buy guns, which peaked in the months after the Newtown school shootings in Connecticut, likely has leveled off.
Garth Brooks isn't ready to talk specifics about his looming comeback, but there should be more than enough music this week to sate the country superstar's fans for a while.
A coalition of clergy, union leaders and activists is seeking to put an initiative on next year's ballot that would raise the District's minimum wage to $12.50 an hour — saying D.C. Council members' promises to raise the minimum wage don't go far enough.
Target, Kohl's and home-shopping network QVC are among a half dozen retailers opening technology test labs in the San Francisco area to do things like improve their websites and create mobile shopping apps.
As Veteran's Day approaches, companies are pledging and amping up prior pledges to hire more veterans.
Beginning last Friday, Nov. 1, 48 million Americans who receive vouchers to buy food under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, commonly known as "food stamps," will see a cut to their monthly benefits.