Homelessness

Abbie Bennett
May 20, 2020 - 4:45 am
The United States Department of Veterans Affairs is asking the public for donations for homeless veterans during the coronavirus pandemic. Here is how you can help.
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Abbie Bennett
April 28, 2020 - 6:04 am
Tens of thousands of veterans are homeless on any given night in America, and more than 1.4 million were at risk of becoming homeless before the pandemic struck. See the details.
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CNS News
February 06, 2020 - 11:44 am
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced new programs today intended to help homeless and low-income people start their own businesses, become self-sustaining and develop a strategy to try to keep people from ending up on the streets.
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December 09, 2019 - 5:27 pm
Banksy strikes again! This time, the anonymous graffiti artist created a mural meant to raise awareness about an important issue: homelessness. Banksy's newest painting appeared in Birmingham, United Kingdom, according to BBC News. The piece of art features two flying reindeer spray-painted onto a...
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Antonio DeSilva, who is currently homeless, plays with his dogs outside his tent on September 09, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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Rebekah Sager
December 03, 2019 - 2:20 pm
Medical researchers have uncovered some new findings that could provide a link among many in the homeless population. According to research from The Lancet Public Health journal , homeless in the U.S. and five other countries finds that 53 percent of homeless people have suffered some kind of...
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom signs bill AB 1482, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. AB 1482 will cap rent increases at 5% each year plus inflation. The bill will also ban landlords from evicting tenants without just cause. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
October 08, 2019 - 4:56 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will limit rent increases for some people over the next decade after Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a law Tuesday aimed at combating a housing crisis in the nation's most populous state. Newsom signed the bill at an event in Oakland, an area where a recent...
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New York Police Department officers investigate the scene of an attack in Manhattan's Chinatown neighborhood, Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 in New York. Four men who are believed to be homeless were brutally attacked and killed early Saturday in a street rampage. NYPD Detective Annette Shelton said that a fifth man remained in critical condition after also being struck with a long metal object that authorities recovered. (AP Photo/Jeenah Moon)
October 05, 2019 - 7:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on homeless men attacked and killed in New York City (all times local): 10:15 a.m. Authorities say the person in custody in an attack in New York City that left four homeless men dead also appears to be homeless. Deputy Chief Inspector Michael Baldassano said at a news...
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October 05, 2019 - 5:45 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Four men who are believed to be homeless have been brutally attacked and killed in a New York City rampage. New York Police Department Detective Annette Shelton said that a fifth man was in critical condition Saturday after also being struck with a metal object. The attack happened...
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In this Monday, Sept. 30, 2019, photo, a San Francisco Public Works crew removes boulders from a sidewalk along a street in San Francisco, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. A group of San Francisco neighbors say they bought boulders and had them delivered to their sidewalk to stop people from camping and dealing drugs on their street. (Liz Hafalia/San Francisco Chronicle via AP)
October 01, 2019 - 9:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A group of San Francisco neighbors said they had to do something to make their street safe. Their answer? Some giant rocks. Fed up with what they see as the city's failure to combat homelessness and rampant drug use, the neighbors had boulders delivered to their sidewalk to...
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September 26, 2019 - 10:09 am
California is failing to protect its waters from pollution, partly because of a worsening problem with homelessness in large cities such as Los Angeles and San Francisco, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler outlined a series of alleged...
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