Tag: Poverty

Jesse Jackson’s decades in public eye shaped by many roles

CHICAGO — For more than 50 years, the Rev. Jesse Jackson has been in the public eye as an activist, a two-time presidential candidate...
Top China diplomat talks refugee crisis with Myanmar leaders

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar — China's foreign minister said Sunday that the international community must help fight poverty and promote development in Myanmar's Rakhine state, which...
1,000 bikes found beneath Southern California homeless camp

SANTA ANA, Calif. — Authorities clearing homeless encampments along a Southern California river have found at least two makeshift underground bunkers, including one that...
9 injured in large fire atop 6-story apartment building

NEW YORK — A large fire on the top floors of a six-story New York City apartment building has resulted in nine minor injuries. ...
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SEATTLE — A bisexual Christian man is suing Seattle's Union Gospel Mission after it refused to hire him as an attorney because of his...
Pope to feed hundreds of poor at special Sunday lunch, Mass

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis will be offering several hundred poor people — homeless, migrants, unemployed — a lunch of gnocchi, veal and tiramisu...
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jackson County prosecutors say a homeless Kansas City man stabbed his victim with a screwdriver for more than 7 minutes...
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MONTPELIER, Vt. — A new homeless shelter has opened for the winter in Vermont's capital city. ...
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ALEXANDRIA, Va. — At least 100 people are expected to spend the night outside a Virginia church — sleeping in boxes — to raise...
Quake in South Korea left 1,500 homeless, dozens injured

SEOUL, South Korea — A 5.4 magnitude earthquake that was South Korea's second-strongest in decades damaged infrastructure, injured dozens of people and left about...

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