Homelessness

 
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Child homelessness spikes as marriage crumbles

By Kiley Crossland
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Homelessness | The number of homeless children in America is at an all-time high of almost 2.5 million, an 8 percent increase from 2012 to 2013, according to a report…

Midday Roundup: Elderly Florida man fined again for feeding homeless

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Do-good fine. Police in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., again cited a 90-year-old man for feeding the homeless in a public park, in violation of a city ordinance.

The inefficiency of love

By D.C. Innes
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Poverty | New York is a city of 8 million souls—55,000 of them, just over one-half of 1 percent, are homeless. But it’s still a lot of people, and a lot of…

Midwest models

By Russ Pulliam
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Lifestyle | True compassion’s social and political effects are on display in Indianapolis

Planting churches just ‘outside the gates of hell’

By Sophia Lee & Lynde Langdon
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Religion | A young church in Southern California has sprouted in an unusual place: the middle of a rescue mission. And this rescue mission is no hovel in a rundown part…

No headstone of his own

By Emily Belz
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Homelessness | What happens to a homeless person when he dies on the street?

A home for the holidays

By Rikki Elizabeth Stinnette
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Lifestyle | Organizations across the country offer tangible help and real hope to the homeless

Writing an ‘objective’ story about homelessness

By Marvin Olasky
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Homelessness | The run-up to Thanksgiving week is a traditional time for newspaper reports about homelessness, and The New York Times yesterday did not fail. The headline gave…

Bob Coté, 1941–2013

By Marvin Olasky
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Homelessness | Bob Coté, founder and president of one of America’s most innovative homeless shelters, Step 13 in Denver, died last Friday. Born 72 years ago, the…

Midday Roundup: Who thinks Chris Christie is hot?

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | For whatever it’s worth. A poll released today that rates politicians by their popularity “temperature” (not their looks, as I first thought when I read…

Seattle shoo?

By Marvin Olasky
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Poverty | In 25 years of writing off and on about poverty-fighting, I've noticed that Christians and Jews who read the Bible see homeless individuals as made in God’s…

Dealers in hope

Dealers in hope

By Cal Thomas
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Poverty | CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Columnist Leonard Pitts wrote a story for the front page of last Sunday's Charlotte Observer indicting both parties for failing to speak up for…

 
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