In the period 2013-2016, the wealthiest households pulled even further ahead, worsening the nation’s massive disparities in wealth and income.
Here's a startling statistic for you: Latino-Americans tend to get Alzheimer's disease seven years earlier than white Americans. Researchers blame the phenomenon on limited access to medical care and lower levels of education and income.
The Associated Press delivered the sobering but inescapable news on Monday that the election of the nation's first black president didn't completely eradicate racism in America. Thanks, AP!