Homelessness

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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March 08, 2017 - 12:46 am
CHINA-POLITICS-KOREAS TENSION China says NKorea could suspend nukes for halt in US drills BEIJING (AP) — China has proposed that North Korea could suspend its nuclear and missile activities in exchange for a halt in joint military drills conducted by the U.S. and South Korea. Foreign Minister Wang...
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