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One in five people in developing regions still live on less than $1.25 a day. The goal is to eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere by 2030 and to ensure that all men and women have access to economic resources, basic services, ownership of property, natural resources, appropriate new technology and financial services.

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California's economy is booming, so why is it No. 1 in poverty?

Swift economic growth hasn't improved the fortunes of California's poorest residents.

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