US households struggle for warm winter

Higher fuel costs and slashed government aid have made it difficult for many people to heat their homes.

     

    An increasing number of families in the United States have been struggling to heat their homes this winter.

    Higher fuel prices and reduced government aid have made it more difficult for thousands of people to stay warm in the world's wealthiest country.

    Scott Heidler reports from Boston.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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