President Clinton prepares to sign legislation overhauling America's welfare system at the White House Rose Garden on Aug. 22, 1996. Today, the ranks of the nation's poor have swelled to a record 46.2 million — nearly 1 in 6 Americans — as the prolonged pain of the recession leaves millions still struggling and out of work. J. Scott Applewhite /AP hide caption

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Poverty In America: Defining The New Poor

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First Cool Hive Moby
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Rodeo, selections from the ballet (including "Four Dance Episodes") [4. Hoedown] London Symphony Orchestra, Aaron Copland (conductor)
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What's Hot On The Billboard Latin Charts

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Are You Awake? Kevin Shields
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