The train out to Geelong isn’t really so picturesque. As the western suburbs slowly spread out, the scene is made up of flat stubbly fields, spraypainted fences, and the arse-end of some big box factories. 607 more words
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By Lee Minji
SEOUL, July 28 (Yonhap) — There once was a time when South Korea promoted family planning slogans like “Two is too many!” or “Have fewer for a brighter life!” to curb its ballooning population. 844 more words
NEW YORK — The long-term prognosis for Medicare has improved thanks to slower health spending, while the outlook for Social Security remains unchanged.
That’s according to the annual report from the trustees of both entitlement programs released on Monday. 473 more words
Slowly, almost imperceptibly, inflation-adjusted household incomes have recaptured some lost ground.
The median annual household income in the U.S. for June was $53,891, according to a report released Monday by Sentier Research, a firm started by two former Census Bureau officials. 249 more words