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US war on poverty still not won, 50 years on

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 01:35

The US poverty rate has dropped from 26 percent in 1964 to 16 percent today, thanks in particular to a variety of food aid programs and tax credits, says the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.

8.2% of Indian Americans live below poverty line

Last Updated: Thursday, February 21, 2013, 08:54

With 8.2 percent of poverty rate, Indian Americans are far less poor than other ethnic groups and the national average, the Census Bureau report said.