American household incomes lost ground last year as the poverty rate remained flat, a sign the U.S. economic expansion had yet to lead to gains for many Americans five years after the 2007-2009 recession. The data released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Wednesday, which showed the inflation-adjusted median income slipping to $53,657 last year from $54,462 in 2013, offered a reminder of the tepid nature of the economy's recovery. At the same time, the poverty rate held steady at 14.8 percent, the data showed.
DENVER (AP) — Colorado's marijuana growers were the big winners Wednesday when the state suspended new recreational pot taxes, a tax quirk that saved shoppers some sales tax but saved wholesalers tens of thousands.
This summer keeps 2015 on track to beat the hottest year on the books worldwide, according to a NOAA report.
Trump's widely-discussed political strategy and success in the campaign has gotten students talking.