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By Anita Snow, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, officials in China tightened anti-virus controls at ports amid an accelerating outbreak, bringing worries of trade disruptions. Also, an Australian court overturned a landmark ruling on climate change, police in Washington, D.C. arrested a man…
Homeless people are among the most vulnerable populations in the COVID-19 pandemic, yet they're largely invisible victims. Very little is known about how they're faring.
By Molly Bohannon, Katie Surma, Austin Fast, Nino Abdaladze, Megan Lupo, Jamie Fields, Sanjana Garg, Howard Center for Investigative Journalism
To curb the coronavirus spread, Los Angeles has embarked on a massive effort to bring thousands of homeless people off the streets and into hotels to protect them and others from infection.
By Christopher Weber, Associated Press
It's a move that is stirring outrage by some on social media. Former Obama administration housing chief Julian Castro suggested in a post on Twitter that the city's homeless should be temporarily places in empty hotel rooms.
By Michelle L. Price, Associated Press
A recent series of murders of transgender victims is causing growing concern, particularly for trans women of color. It comes at a time when trans celebrities are more accepted in pop culture than ever before -- but also as the…
By Samie Gebers, Arizona State University
An estimated 5 to 10 percent of the million homeless individuals across the U.S. have pets. For the first time, an Arizona survey of local homeless populations has begun to gather information about these animal companions as well as their…
By Tina Martin
In more than two decades as a district court judge, the Honorable Kathleen Coffey has sent plenty of people to jail. During her monthly sessions at homeless court, though, her goal is to avoid that. This Boston initiative aims to…
By Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press
Cities in California, Oregon and Washington have driven an overall spike in the number of homeless people nationwide in recent years.
By Larisa Epatko
The Bay Area nonprofit Miracle Messages' mantra is “everyone is someone’s somebody.”…
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