McDonald’s received a lukewarm reception when it opened a new branch within sight of Pope Francis’s window, but now the fast food giant seems to have taken on board one of his cherished principles – feeding the hungry. Jillian Kitchener reports. Continue reading
The residents of Los Angeles’ skid row, the city’s predominantly homeless area, turn out to vote in the U.S. election. Continue reading
Parisian authorities say there’s been a huge rise in migrants sleeping rough since the demolition of the ‘Jungle’ shanty town in Calais. Paul Chapman reports.
In almost 25 years since its founding, the Big Issue, a magazine to help the homeless has changed lives and inspired over 100 similar street papers around the world. Emily Wither reports. Continue reading
A homeless man finds online fame in Russia after launching a video blog that shows his daily struggles on the streets of Moscow.
(Next Media Online) – Twenty-three people have been indicted for being part of an alleged Medicaid fraud ring that took advantage of thousands of homeless people in New York to claim millions of dollars from Medicaid.
Skid row residents respond to fatal police shooting of homeless man in their downtown Los Angeles neighborhood.
New York conducts annual homeless count, delayed two weeks by winter weather, but critics say it’s flawed.