Angelo Young

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The cost of higher education in the United States has been growing at such an alarming rate that total student loan debt in the country hit $1.7 trillion this year after topping $1 trillion just nine...
Louisiana may be rich in natural resources like oil and gas, seafood and soybeans, but according to the U.S. Census Bureau, the state’s population grew by only 2.7% over the past decade — to...
The overwhelming consensus among climate scientists is that global warming is radically changing weather patterns. Heat waves are more prolonged and intense, storms are stronger and more frequent,...
On Jan. 10, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advised Americans to avoid travel to Canada due to “very high level of COVID-19” in the country. The CDC placed Canada under a...
If you’ve been admitted to a hospital during the coronavirus pandemic you might have firsthand experience of the consequences of the ongoing health care workforce shortage. Understaffed medical...
More than 38 million people, including nearly 12 million children, were food insecure in the United States in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. To put it another way, 11.5% of...
How much confidence do you have in big businesses? What about small businesses? How satisfied are you with the size and influence of major corporations, or of how the government regulates big...
On May 20, East Timor will celebrate its 20th year as the first new country of the 21st century. This Southeast Asian island country is one of several nations that have emerged in recent decades,...
It’s been more than 14 years since President George W. Bush signed into law the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007, which incrementally raised the federal minimum hourly wage to $7.25 by the summer of...
The Delta wave of the coronavirus began to subside in the U.S. in late September, but congestion in the global supply chain linked to the pandemic continues to torment businesses and consumers....
One year has passed since a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol and disrupted the certification of the 2020 presidential election. Though the election results were ultimately affirmed by former Vice...
Median household income numbers offer a good measure of how American families are faring economically — and for the first time in years, many U.S. households saw a drop in earnings, based on...
There was a time three decades ago when some of America’s cities were choked by smog. Clean air rules have helped improve that situation, but the effects have been limited. Recently, Los...
Car owners are familiar with that dreaded feeling when the “check engine” indicator lights up on the dashboard display. It could be a minor issue, such as a loose gas cap, but it could also be...