FCC to provide low-income homes with cheap broadband internet service and computers

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Low-income homes will be provided with $10 internet service and $150 computers.

Cable and computer firms along with the Federal Communications Commission have announced a program to provide low-income homes with $10 monthly broadband Internet service and $150 computers.

 

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Britain cuts housing benefits that will make large areas of London unaffordable for the poor

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British welfare benefits allow London’s poor to live in areas such as affluent St. John’s Wood.

St. John’s Wood is the place the London A-listers choose to live.  It is a neighborhood of the wealthy with its leafy avenues lined with the mansions of Paul McCartney, Ewan McGregor and Kate Moss. And yet, they share the most unlikely neighbors — the Kastrati family.

 

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Single Moms at Risk of Poor Health Later in Life

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Stress and financial strain may take toll.

Moms who had children outside of marriage may be at risk for poor health later in life.  Thousands of mothers who participated in a 30-year study, but the ones who had delivered children outside of marriage reported being less healthy when they reached their 40s than the ones who had postponed motherhood until after marriage.

 

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