Jun 27, 2014 Research shows that offering aid without preconditions has better results.
Nov 28, 2013 While food banks would never turn away that can of about-to-expire lima beans, those donations come with a lot of overhead.
Oct 7, 2013 Nashville's homeless get housing from private landlords in a new experimental program.
Jul 30, 2013 The Urban Institute looks to make counting homeless youth more effective.
Jul 17, 2013 The city of Phoenix is increasingly enforcing a law that bans sleeping on the streets. A shelter has made room for displaced homeless people in a parking lot.
Mar 19, 2013 Los Angeles has long steered its homeless population to a border area of downtown rarely seen except by those who work there and the homeless. Now redevelopment is pressing against Skid Row, and advocates are taking steps to secure homes for the homeless.
Mar 5, 2013 Virginia's Republican Governor, Bob McDonnell, says he supports federal spending cuts, including to defense spending, but that the sequester isn't balanced.
Feb 22, 2013 Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) explains why across-the-board cuts on defense spending and elsewhere is bad business.
Feb 14, 2013 Chinese New Year is a time when most Chinese return home to celebrate with their families. We meet one homeless man who spends his New Year begging for change on the Street of Eternal Happiness.
Jan 25, 2013 Gun stores are busy since the school massacre in Newtown, Conn., revived concern about gun laws. Shops like Blue Ridge Arsenal in Virginia are sold out of some models, but are a gathering place for training and target shooting.