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Meet the Real Jared Kushner

He’s a lot tougher than he looks.<p><i>Editor's note: The original version of this story said, incorrectly, that a representative for Kushner did not reply to a request for comment. In fact, an email was sent to the wrong address. POLITICO Magazine regrets the error. It is our policy to seek the input of</i> …

Real Estate

Yotam Ottolenghi’s potato recipes

Forget the diet police: the potato is a hero ingredient to me<p>In the nursery rhyme One Potato, Two Potatoes, Three Potatoes, Four, the number of potatoes keeps going steadily up – which makes sense to me, because they are utterly delicious. But in the real world, sales of potatoes have been going …


Homeless vets with families: An untold part of veterans' struggles

In 2010, the Obama administration announced the ambitious goal of ending homelessness among veterans. Over the last year, the number of veterans who …


Trump’s Food Stamp Reform Would Close the Trap of Dependency

President Donald Trump’s newly released budget contains a proposed food stamp reform, which the left has denounced as a “horror” that arbitrarily …

Social Issues
Ben Carson
Income Inequality
San Francisco

How Some Kids Escape Poverty

Just 16 percent of children who grow up in poverty manage to become economically successful adults. How do they do it?<p>More than 1 in 10 American children spend more than half their childhood in poverty—that’s a whopping nine million kids. Most of these children, the majority of whom are African …

Social Issues

Rent or food: The choice some older renters have to make

AS THE rental affordability crisis spirals out of control throughout Australia, research has shown that less than two private rental homes in every …


How Homeownership Became the Engine of American Inequality

The son of a minister, Ohene Asare grew up poor. His family immigrated from Ghana when he was 8 and settled down in West Bridgewater, Mass., a town 30 miles south of Boston, where he was one of the few black students at the local public school. “It was us and this Jewish family,” Asare remembered. …


Hunger In Rural America Is Less Visible, But Just As Pressing

The nation's hungriest counties are predominantly rural, according to new research.<p>When it comes to hunger in America, there’s both good and bad news.<p>The good news is that the percentage of Americans living in “food insecure” households — meaning their eating patterns are disrupted or their food …

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

Poverty Is Going Extinct But The Middle Class Is Still In Trouble

On a global basis, the number of people trapped in extreme poverty has dropped this century.<p>A general increase in national income correlates with …

Don’t blame poverty on the poor

64 Quick Main-Course Salad Recipes for Busy Weeknights

It's easy to love a salad packed with such familiar ingredients as turkey breast, avocado, and Monterey Jack cheese -- and even easier with no-fuss buttermilk dressing.

hi gina, just made this recipe (the chicken versio...

hi gina,<br>just made this recipe (the chicken version) from your cookbook and i wondered if the calorie count included the tortillas?<br>ps. it was VERY …