RT America -- July 3, 2014

Many college students are not only facing exploding debt, but also hunger as well. About 120 food pantries are operated on college and university campuses in the US, with dozens more being setup to feed students who increasingly can’t afford to feed themselves. With tuition, books and other expenses more costly than ever, food is sometimes a luxury. RT’s Anastasia Churkina gets a firsthand look at Nassau Community College in Long Island, NY.

The US is officially a soccer nation. Viewership for the match between the US and Belgium was larger than that of the World Series, while more Americans streamed the game versus Germany than they did this year’s Super Bowl. RT’s Manuel Rapolo takes a look at the growing American excitement over soccer.