The number of “stay-at-home dads” doubled in the past two decades to more than 2 million in 2012, with the largest number seen in poor families’ whose fathers are staying at home because they are ill or disabled.
Bipartisan Senate bargainers ended a long-running election-season standoff and struck a compromise renewing expired jobless benefits for five months for more than 2 million Americans who have been out of work the longest, the lawmakers said Thursday.
Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney says the government has “a moral commitment” to help every American help themselves. But he says that, right now, the country isn’t fulfilling its duties.