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How Climate Change Is Causing Homelessness In Hawaii
Rising sea levels and residual effects from nuclear testing are ushering in a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
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Homelessness In Hawaii Is A Crisis. Climate Change Could Make It Worse.
The housing market is chewing up and spitting out thousands of migrants.
Good Samaritan Helps 70 Homeless People Stay In Hotel During Polar Vortex
The group found themselves in trouble when one of about 100 donated propane tanks they were using to keep warm exploded.
Deep Freeze Envelops Midwest, Even Stops The Mail
By Blake Nicholson, AP
The bitter cold is the result of a split in the polar vortex that allowed temperatures to plunge much further south than normal.
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How Finland Solved Homelessness
With one ridiculously simple policy, it has almost completely eradicated street homelessness.
How To Help Homeless People Amid The Freezing Cold Polar Vortex
Temperatures in Chicago, Milwaukee and across the Midwest are expected to drop as potentially life-threatening wind chills arrive.
Polar Vortex Clobbers Midwest With Record-Breaking Cold
Wind chills in northern Illinois could fall to -55 degrees by Wednesday.
Secretary Of Commerce Wilbur Ross Doesn’t Understand Shutdown Fuss
Federal workers are flocking to homeless shelters, but Wilbur Ross doesn’t understand the big deal.
Tech CEO Says His Own Industry Is To Blame For Rampant Inequality
San Francisco has "the best technology example in the world and yet the worst homelessness," Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff said in Davos.
Former Catholic Charities Workers, Friends Accused Of Stealing Money Meant For Homeless
Prosecutors say the suspects hatched a scheme to steal money meant to help homeless Minnesotans find housing.
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2 Cats Live Alone In $1,500-A-Month Silicon Valley Studio Apartment
The story is pretty kooky, but critics pointed out how it highlights the significant income disparity in the Bay Area.
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Tax The Rich, Then Tax Them Some More
We've got homeless people to house and roads to fix. Make the uberrich pay for it.
Man Brings Raccoon Carcass Into McDonald's, Causes Its Brief Closure
Eyewitnesses said there was blood on the table and blood on the floor below the raccoon corpse.
Homeless Veteran Accused Of GoFundMe Scam With Couple Skips Court Date
Johnny Bobbitt Jr. is being sought by police in New Jersey.
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This Is What No One Tells You About Being Evicted
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The trauma of being poor, so poor that your home can be taken away, still lives with me.
Secret Santa Allows Homeless Man To Experience The Joy Of Giving
An anonymous donor gave a homeless man $3,000 with one condition – that he give it all away.
Rising From The Ashes, 'Extra-Ordinary Birthdays' Helps Homeless Children
Founder Schinnell Leake is dedicating her life to creating joy — and change — whenever she can.
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Homelessness Rises For Second Year In A Row In U.S. After Years Of Decline
More than half a million people nationwide were homeless on a given night this year, according to a government report.
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5 Things People Get Wrong About Homelessness
No, people who are houseless don’t all live on the street, and the vast majority are not addicts or mentally ill, either.
'Sesame Street' Introduces First Muppet Who Is Homeless
Lily, a 7-year-old character first featured seven years ago, will face homelessness and teach kids about it.
Milwaukee County Transit System
Milwaukee Bus Driver Honored For Helping Homeless Man Get Food And Shelter
Natalie Barnes spent her breaks getting a passenger a meal and a place in a temporary shelter.
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As Wildfire Smoke Chokes San Francisco, Local Groups Protect The Most Vulnerable
Thousands of desperately needed air masks are being distributed by California’s community-based organizations.
Northern Californians Flee Fire, Move Into Tent Cities
These Northern Californians have lost their homes to the Camp Fire inferno.
San Francisco Bay Area’s Homeless Can't Escape Bad Air Quality From Wildfires
As smoke still hangs heavy in Northern California from the deadly Camp fire, some of the most vulnerable groups can’t easily find respite.
Voters Finally Got A Chance To Weigh In On The Housing Crisis
In a slew of ballot initiatives, voters approved measures to address rising rents and homelessness.
San Francisco Passes Tech Tax To Fund Homelessness Services
The contentious Proposition C is expected to nearly double the money the city spends on addressing its homelessness crisis.
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