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A child waits with a box of food at a mobile food bank in Oswego, N.Y., in June. New census data show that 46.2 million people in the U.S. lived below the poverty line last year. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Poverty Rate Unchanged, But Still Historically High

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Telemarketers at work at an InfoCision call center. The for-profit company solicits millions in charitable donations each year and also provides marketing services to for-profit clients. Courtesy of InfoCision hide caption

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When Telemarketers Pocket Money Meant For Charity

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Demonstrator China Starshine holds up signs outside of City Hall in Portland last week. Ross William Hamilton/The Oregonian/AP hide caption

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Shots - Health News

Portland, Ore., Becomes Latest Fluoride Battleground

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Portland, Ore., Becomes Latest Fluoride Battleground

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New iPhone Plug Spells Inconvenience For Users, Change For Accessory Makers

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