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L.A.'s homeless: AIR7 HD takes aerial tour of homeless encampments in South Bay

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Chris Cristi from AIR7 HD flew over several South Bay communities to give the public a better view of what homeless people in those areas are facing.
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2020 candidate Castro targets affordability in housing plan

4 hours ago   |   Star Tribune

Former Obama housing secretary Julián Castro is drawing on that experience in his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign with calls for tax credits for low-income renters and...
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Homeless population declines in Santa Cruz Co., big gains among homeless vets

Homeless population declines in Santa Cruz Co., big gains among homeless vets

5 hours ago   |   KSBW

The biggest gains came from chronic and veterans getting off the streets, with chronic homelessness decreasing by nearly a third.
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1 dead, 1 injured at shooting near homeless camp under Southwest Freeway

16 hours ago   |   ABC

Authorities say one man is dead on the scene, and another victim was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition.
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Lava Mae helps Los Angeles' homeless population by providing showers

18 hours ago   |   ABC

Lava Mae operates a trailer, which provides curbside shower and restroom service just outside of City Hall to the homeless every Friday for roughly six hours.
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Shuffled Among Homeless Shelters, and Not Told Why

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Numbers seem to back up complaints from people in New York City's shelter system that they are moved, for seemingly no reason, far from work, school and family.
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1 dead, 1 injured at shooting near homeless camp under Southwest Freeway at Fountain View Drive

1 day ago   |   ABC

Authorities say one man is dead on the scene, and another victim was transported to the hospital in an unknown condition.
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The bitter legacy of the East Chicago lead crisis

The bitter legacy of the East Chicago lead crisis

1 day ago   |   Think Progress

By Gloria Oladipo Akeeshea Daniels once lived in the West Calumet public housing complex in the shadow of a former lead smelter in East Chicago, Indiana. She worried about the...
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A homeless refugee-activist's relentless fight for justice in DRC

1 day ago   |   Al Jazeera

Jenny fled the DRC and now runs an activist network from the UK, using free wifi at the library and 24-hour McDonald's.
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Shelter in a subway storm: As MTA delays caused by homeless increase, the city's response falls short

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

It's not your imagination: The homelessness crisis is aggravating the poor performance of our subway system. For the sake both of our homeless and everyday straphangers, time...
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2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

2 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally; celebration continues

TORONTO - Two people were shot and wounded at a rally Monday for the NBA champion Raptors, and two people were arrested, police said. Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

Gloria Vanderbilt, iconic fashion designer and socialite, dies at age 95

The American artist, author, actress, fashion designer, heiress and socialite was born in 1924. Read more ...

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Man shot in gunfire exchange outside Dallas federal courthouse dies

Witnesses and authorities say a masked gunman opened fire on a federal courthouse in downtown Dallas Monday morning before being fatally shot in an exchange of gunfire with... Read more ...

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

Gloria Vanderbilt's most iconic quotes on life, death and style

The fashion legend, socialite and artist died Monday at the age of 95. Read more ...

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' has fallen

The tree was estimated to be about 80 to 100 years old. Read more ...

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Supreme Court hands Democrats a win in Virginia racial gerrymander case

Because the Supreme Court dismissed the challenge on standing grounds, justices did not rule if the maps constitute an unconstitutional racial gerrymander. Read more ...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for...

Supreme Court sides with Oregon bakery that refused to make cake for same-sex wedding

The court's decision puts off a major case for next term and allows the issue to further percolate in the courts below. Read more ...

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

This Day in History: O.J. Simpson leads police on infamous Bronco chase

The infamous white Ford Bronco police chase came days after Simpson's ex-wife, Nicole Brown Simpson, was killed along with her friend Ron Goldman. Read more ...

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

Bodies of missing woman, child found after father's arrest for murder

The bodies of a missing Oregon woman and her 3-year-old son were discovered in a wooded area over the weekend - weeks after the boy's father was arrested in connection to their... Read more ...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off...

'You're better off getting a job': 11-year-old recounts fighting off intruder with machete

Braydon Smith was alone in the house and on the phone with his mom when the suspect entered through a window. Read more ...