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Dilma Roussef, Brazil's First Female President, Vows War on Poverty
BRASILIA, Brazil - Left-wing economist Dilma Rousseff, 63, was inaugurated Saturday as the first female president of Brazil, succeeding her popular mentor Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. In her inaugural address in the building that houses the lower house of the Brazilian Congress in the capital,...
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US Poverty Rate Expected to Post a Record Increase
Overall number could reach 15%, demographers say
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Gap in Life Expectancy Widens for the Nation
WASHINGTON - New government research has found "large and growing" disparities in life expectancy for richer and poorer Americans, paralleling the growth of income inequality in the last two decades. Life expectancy for the nation as a whole has increased, the researchers said, but affluent people...
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