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Republican John Cox Takes On Homelessness in California

Republican businessman John Cox is taking on the problem of homelessness in California — one of the most pressing problems facing the state, and one that Democratic leaders statewide have been unable to solve.

MIAMI, FL - APRIL 12: U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson visits the Liberty Square apartment complex on April 12, 2017 in Miami, Florida. Secretary Carson is on a national listening tour to hear from the people and organizations who rely on and support public housing. (Photo by …

Ben Carson Tours Homeless Shelter in Los Angeles

Dr. Ben Carson, the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), toured a homeless women’s center on Los Angeles’s infamous Skid Row Tuesday as part of a fact-finding mission aimed at tackling homelessness and providing job training for inner-city communities throughout the United States.

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Amazon to Shelter Homeless in Seattle HQ

Amazon announced on Wednesday that it would build a homeless shelter inside of their Seattle HQ, donating nearly 50,000 square feet to the project.

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Over 2,500 British Veterans Jailed In 2016

Statistics that come as the high-profile court case surrounding Royal Marine sergeant Alex Blackman reaches its conclusion show the disproportionately high level of former servicemen in British jails. Ministry of Justice statistics show that approximately 5 per cent of the

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Deadly Oakland Fire Tragic Symbol of Bay Area’s Identity Crisis

The massive Oakland fire that killed at least nine and perhaps dozens more people Friday night at a warehouse artists’ collective known as the “Ghost Ship” symbolizes the Bay Area’s internal struggle with its own success as a creative hub.

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Judge: Open-Air ‘Pissoir’ in San Francisco is Constitutional

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled last week that visitors to the city’s Dolores Park may relieve themselves using an open-air urinal that was deemed constitutional, despite legal action attempted against it that argued otherwise.