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Hundreds of public housing residents are becoming food entrepreneurs thanks to Food Business Pathways, a free 10-week program that offers food-loving New York City Housing Authority residents customized business training and resources. New York City Housing Authority hide caption

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College Decision Day Brings Relief, Excitement And Big Worries About Money

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In a recent study from National Center for Education Statistics found even after controlling for academic achievement in high school, black and Latino students attend selective institutions at far lower rates and drop out of college more often. Cesar Okada/Getty Images/iStockphoto hide caption

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Parents, students and supporters of Chicago Public Schools teachers gather at a press conference in 2016 near Mayor Rahm Emanuel's home. Jose M. Osorio/Chicago Tribune/Chicago Tribune/TNS via Getty Images hide caption

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A man walks by the Farragut Houses, a public housing project in Brooklyn, N.Y. The budget blueprint President Trump released Thursday calls for the cutting of billions of dollars in funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Advocates Say Trump Budget Cuts Will Hurt Country's Most Vulnerable

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Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, said Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Mo., "deserves credit" for forgiving debts of former low-income patients, but he said that result should not have required congressional and press attention. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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A woman jogs in Oakland, Calif., last February. Healthier lifestyles may be a reason why poor people live longer in some cities than others. Ben Margot/AP hide caption

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Life Expectancy Study: It's Not Just What You Make, It's Where You Live

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In A High-Rent World, Affordable And Safe Housing Is Hard To Come By

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Terrell Walker says that her apartment in Washington, D.C., has mold and problems with heating and old appliances. She's been withholding rent in an effort to get her landlord to fix up the apartment. Pam Fessler/NPR hide caption

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Low-Income Renters Squeezed Between Too-High Rents And Subpar Housing

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A luxury residential building at 432 Park Ave. (center) is seen in the Manhattan skyline. Rents have soared as demand for apartments outpaces the number available, even with the oversupply of expensive apartments. Seth Wenig/AP hide caption

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ISO 2 Affordable Bedrooms In NYC? Good Luck With That

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Playing Youth Sports Takes A Lot More Green Than It Used To

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Who's Still Poor? Who's Made It To Middle Income? Pew Has New Data

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