Public Libraries have become more than just a makeshift day shelter for the homeless, they are actively reaching out to them to provide services. Here are seven examples of what libraries across the nation are doing to serve the homeless.
By PBS NewsHour
Homicide Watch, an online database that records and tracks homicide cases, was created to document under-reported crimes in Washington, D.C. The site has been praised by law enforcement and the families of victims, but is shutting down in that city.
By Margaret Myers
It’s holiday season in D.C. And you can’t swing a dead appropriations bill in this town without hitting an amateur pundit with an open bar tab and an opinion. So with only a few days until Christmas, NewsHour's "Politics on…
By Corinne Segal
Thousands marched in New York City and Washington, D.C. on Saturday in two of the largest protests this year against fatal shootings by police.
By PBS NewsHour
At the White House, President Obama addressed the midterm election setbacks for his party and the potential for working with Republicans. Judy Woodruff asks Republican Rep. David Schweikert of Arizona and Democrat Rep. Chris Van Hollen of Maryland whether they…
By Ben Nuckols, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The national marijuana legalization debate is moving into the backyard of a Republican-controlled Congress, now that the District of Columbia has voted to legalize growing, possessing and sharing small amounts of pot. Voters in Oregon and Alaska also…
By Colleen Shalby, Joshua Barajas
Health officials have "ruled out" Ebola as a possible diagnosis for the patient being treated at Howard University, according to a statement issued on Saturday.
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