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Homeless 17-Year-Old High School Senior Earns 3 Million in Scholarships Living in Shelter
It's hard enough getting through your senior year of high school. The studying can seem endless, the classes are harder, and the pressure to fill out college applications and wait ...
August 10, 2019
Veterans’ Satisfaction High Following Trump Admin. Reforms: Robert Wilkie, Secretary of Veterans Affairs
Reforming the troubled Department of Veterans Affairs was a key campaign promise of candidate Donald Trump. So how ...
July 15, 2019
Homeless Getting Paid for Picking Up Trash in a New Six-Month Trial Program
Homeless people in Little Rock, Arkansas, have been thrown a lifeline to help get their lives in order. ...
June 25, 2019
Homelessness in NYC at Record High, Report Says
Homelessness in New York City has reached an "all-time record," spurred by policy failures by the leadership of ...
April 30, 2019
This Nonprofit Helps Homeless People Reunite With Long-Lost Loved Ones
For years, Jasmine Cornett wandered the streets of San Francisco looking for her uncle Wayne, whom she hadn't ...
March 18, 2019
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Homeless in Seattle: When Caring Is Not Enough
Commentary In his recent monologue attacking Sen. Mitt Romney as a complacent supporter of the status quo, Fox ...
January 11, 2019
Non-Profits to Use Shipping Containers for Showers for the Homeless
Local organizations from the Greater Los Angeles plan to use shipping containers to provide showers for the homeless, ...
September 18, 2018
Nottingham, UK, Gets World’s First Vending Machine for Homeless
A new vending machine was installed at the Intu shopping center in Broadmarsh, Nottingham, in the U.K. on ...
December 20, 2017
Housing Families: One Approach to Homelessness
In a previous article, "Books to Help Us Understand Homelessness," began the process of approaching the problem of ...
April 10, 2017
Books to Help Us Understand Homelessness
Because understanding is the first step to a solution for homelessness, these resources—books and a website—can help begin ...
February 13, 2017
Homelessness Overwhelms Services in NYC as Rents Outstrip Wages
NEW YORK—As New York City pours hundreds of millions more into its homeless services, the homeless population continues ...
October 11, 2016
Homeless Student Lives in Tent Before College Starts; Then Community Helps
While tensions have heightened between police officers and civilians in some places around the country, two security officers went ...
July 15, 2016
Teen Discovers Secret Need of Homeless Women
Nadya Okamoto was far from crushed by the hardships she encountered at the age of 15. Instead, she ...
June 30, 2016
In Seattle, Helping the Homeless Is Now as Easy as Calling an Uber
WeCount matches donors with the homeless. It's essentially the Uber, Lyft, Airbnb or TaskRabbit of homeless services.
June 19, 2016
Wendy Joan Biddlecombe
The Unexpected Sound of Hope on LA’s Skid Row
Music was the only thing that could calm Paul Avila's blind, autistic son. He realized how much it ...
June 8, 2016
Need for Affordable Housing
Someone is not only considered homeless if they lack a fixed place of residence, anyone living in a ...
May 26, 2016
Regarding Families and Homelessness
Last week, in Part I, David Pirtle, the public education coordinator for the National Coalition for the Homeless, ...
May 19, 2016
Shelley B. Blank
Homelessness, Money, and Politics
This week, the column starts with selections from a letter from Megan Hustings, the director of the National ...
May 19, 2016
Shelley B. Blank
Running a Marathon Helps Homeless Get Back on Their Feet
Wahid (last name withheld) went from making $83,000 per year to making $9,000 per year. "I was down, ...
May 7, 2016
Deadline Expires for Homeless at San Francisco Tent City
SAN FRANCISCO—A city deadline for homeless people to vacate a San Francisco tent city came and went with ...
February 29, 2016
How Greedy Landlords Are Fuelling a Homelessness Crisis
When it comes to homelessness, sleeping rough in a shop doorway is just the start of the problem.
February 15, 2016
Man Evicted From Homeless Shelter Shoots 2, 1 Dead
PHILADELPHIA—A man who had been evicted from a Philadelphia homeless shelter for being intoxicated fatally shot one employee ...
January 17, 2016
The Associated Press
Ted Williams, Once-Homeless Man With Smooth Voice, Is Back on the Airwaves
The once-homeless man whose silky voice turned him into an Internet sensation five years ago is back on ...
January 16, 2016
The Associated Press
How the Homeless Population Is Changing: It’s Older and Sicker
On any given night in the United States, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development, over ...
January 11, 2016
Defensive Architecture: Designing the Homeless out of Our Cities
The very shape of our cities has started to reflect our hostility toward the homeless, in the form ...
January 1, 2016
Homelessness Causes Offenders to End Up Back in Prison—Here’s How to Break the Cycle
Over the past decade, reoffending rates among short-term prisoners have barely changed. But there's little appreciation for just ...
December 29, 2015
Who Are the Homeless and How Do We Count Them?
For the thousands of people who are sleeping on the streets or are in temporary accommodation, winter is ...
December 28, 2015
2020 Contenders Called for Kavanaugh’s Impeachment Before New York Times Issued Correction
Hong Kong Reopens After Weekend of Clashes, Protests
New York Times Issues Major Correction to Story About Brett Kavanaugh
New York Moves to Ban Flavored E-Cigarettes Amid Health Concerns
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Company That Makes Prescription Painkiller OxyContin Files for Bankruptcy Protection Amid Lawsuits
‘Laundromat’ Sheds Light on the Shadowy World of Tax Havens and Shell Companies
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Oil Prices Surge 15% After Attack on Saudi Facilities Hits Global Supply