Homelessness

In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Lisa Hooper rakes debris from in front of the tent where she lives in a greenbelt near a freeway, as another camper wheels a bicycle past her in Seattle. Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle’s mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and things appear to have gotten worse, not better. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 1:39 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. Some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness, and...
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March 27, 2017 - 7:55 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 5:58 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 4:46 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says Trump's son-...
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March 27, 2017 - 3:57 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION UPDATE: Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will announce today the start of a new White House office that'll use ideas from the business sector to improve how government works. A senior administration official says...
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March 27, 2017 - 2:50 am
TRUMP-INNOVATION Trump plans office to bring business ideas to government WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to announce a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector. A senior administration official...
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In this photo taken Thursday, March 23, 2017, Sheryl, left, a homeless woman who declined to give her last name, talks with outreach worker Brenda Frazier, as part of a new team of outreach workers and police officers that go out and connect homeless people to services in Seattle. Sheryl said she has lived in a tent in a greenbelt near Interstate Highway 90 for about six months. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
March 27, 2017 - 2:21 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Sixteen months after he declared a state of emergency on homelessness, Seattle's mayor is asking voters in this liberal, affluent city for $55 million a year in new taxes to fight the problem. But some are pushing back, saying the city already spends millions to combat homelessness,...
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In this March 20, 2017 photo, a child walks alongside a street murals in Sao Paulo, Brazil. A campaign to clean up and beautify Sao Paulo has come under fire after the city's new mayor painted over a series of well-known graffiti murals. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
March 24, 2017 - 1:41 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — When completed in 2015, the mayor's office hailed the graffiti panels along Avenida 23 de Maio as Latin America's largest open-air mural — 70 works of street art stretching for more than 3 miles (5 kilometers) along a boulevard connecting a well-to-do district with the city center...
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FILE - In a June 25, 2015 file photo, John Becker, 30, of Silver Spring, Md., waves a rainbow flag in support of gay marriage outside of the Supreme Court in Washington. LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration’s quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
March 20, 2017 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — LGBT advocates are questioning the Trump administration's quiet deletion of questions on sexuality from two federal surveys. Combined with the withdrawal of another planned survey evaluating the effectiveness of a homelessness project for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth...
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FILE--In this March 7, 2017, file photo, tiny living pods for the Kenton Neighborhood Tiny Home Pilot houses are viewed in Portland, Ore. The affordable housing crisis in Portland and the accompanying homeless problem has gotten so bad that local officials are thinking outside the box with similar plans to build "tiny houses" for homeless families and place them in the backyards of willing residents. (Beth Nakamura/The Oregonian via AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 8:38 pm
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Faced with an intractable homeless problem, officials in Portland are thinking inside the box. A handful of homeless families will soon move into tiny, government-constructed modular units in the backyards of willing homeowners. Under the pilot program taking effect this...
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