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Minneapolis Man Handed Out 520,000 Sandwiches To Homeless In 1 Year. That's Minnesota Nice

This man has dedicated his life to putting the needs of others before his own -- regardless of what he's dealing with.<p>Allan Law, a former teacher in Minneapolis, spends his days in retirement helping those in need. For the past 14 years, Law has tirelessly delivered food and other supplies to …

Recycle Plastic Bottles in This Machine, and It Will Dispense Food for Stray Dogs

In Istanbul, Turkey, where an estimated 150,000 stray dogs and cats reportedly wander the streets, a Turkish company called Pugedon believes it has …

When It Comes to Homeless Students, Should the Sky Be the Limit?

The recent data released by the U.S. Department of Education on the increase in the number of homeless students in the United States are sad, but not surprising. Family homelessness has been climbing steadily for decades. School Year (SY) 2012-13 saw 1.3 million homeless students. That is an 18 …

Homelessness

Homeless people deserve your notice (Opinion) - CNN.com

Loren Bunche says we can learn from talking to people who are living on the streets.<p><i>Editor's note: Loren Bunche is managing director for corporate recruitment at Time Warner. The opinions expressed in this commentary are hers.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Every day I commute into the city along with hundreds of …

Sign the Petition

Animal abuse is a serious matter so we need the Canadian court system to know people who are cruel to animals deserve appropriate sentences for their …

Animal Abuse Registry Created To Track Convicted Offenders

An animal rights group is creating a nationwide database of animal abusers after a decade of asking states governments to do so. But not all animal welfare societies are on board.<p>The Animal Legal Defense Fund of Cotati, Calif. plans to create a “Do Not Adopt” registry in hopes of alerting adoption …

Boy Found With Untreated Chemical Burns On His Genitalia, Parents Charged With Child Abuse

A Denver couple was charged with child abuse after police found a boy with third-degree chemical burns on his genitalia.<p>Anthony Harrell, 50, and Denise Combs, 57, allegedly left their 15-year-old son's burns -- which may have been caused by exposure to liquid Drano -- untreated for nearly a month. …

Shocking Animal Abuse Caught on Tape at Walmart Pork Supplier

Throughout September and October, an undercover activist recorded footage at a former Tyson Foods farm in Oklahoma that is certain to turn your …

Animal Abuse

Facebook Deletes Photos Of Dead Exotic Animals From Texas Cheerleader's Account

DALLAS (AP) — Facebook has deleted some big game trophy photos posted by a Texas Tech cheerleader, saying they violated its standards.<p>However, 19-year-old Kendall Jones later shared a Fox News Channel montage of the deleted photos of rhinos, elephants, lions and leopards killed or …

'160,000 Kids Stay Home From School Each Day to Avoid Being Bullied'

An astounding, alarming, and basically false statistic<p>October is National Bullying Prevention Month. Anti-bullying advocates can sign the End of Bullying Begins With Me petition. They can buy a copy of the book <i>Bullies: Playground Push-around</i> and know that the proceeds are going to support …

Ask.fm's new owners vow to crack down on bullying or shut the site

The Q&A site connected with seven teenagers’ suicides has been bought by Ask.com, who has sworn to crack down on abuse of the platform<p>The new owners of Ask.fm, the social network implicated in the suicide of 14-year-old Hannah Smith in summer 2013, have sworn to end bullying on the platform, or …

Aaron Paul Invites Bullied Teen To Hang Out, Go To Disney

Photo: REX USA/Stewart Cook.<p>What's great about Aaron Paul is that, despite his fame, he's never gotten too Hollywood about it. Case in point: The …

Jennifer Aniston Reveals 'Nasty' Cyber Bullying Means She Rarely Goes Out These Days

Jennifer Aniston has revealed she avoids red carpet events and celeb parties these days because she has become so fed up with reading hurtful …

Brazil bans Secret over anonymous bullying, demands Apple and Google delete it from users' phones

A judge in Brazil has ordered Apple and other hosts to remove anonymous app Secret, apparently over fears of anonymous bullying.<p>According to a story …

How to End Video Games' Bullying Problem: Change the Games

Might the macho, unfeeling heroes of the most popular games be encouraging players' abusive, sexist, and racist behavior towards one another?<p>The claim that video games cause young boys to be violent or abusive has been largely discredited. But it speaks the truth loudly when reversed: Video games …

Racist Bullying Needs to Stop: We Cannot Become Desensitized to 10-Year-Olds Hanging Themselves

Racist bullying is a growing problem that cannot be ignored. I grew up in London, and I'd estimate that 99 percent of the British Chinese people I have met experienced some form of racist bullying. When I recently shared with an Asian friend my experience with bullying in school, his reply was, …

Brazil

Kevin Bacon Got Bullied By High Schoolers While Prepping For 'Footloose'

Back in 1984, Kevin Bacon did not have the fame he has now. The burgeoning star enjoyed enough anonymity to go to high school in Provo, Utah, for a day while prepping to film his iconic role as Ren McCormack in "Footloose," and his experience did not go as planned.<p>In the span of one school day, …

Mom Accused Of Assaulting Daughter's Bully Won't Be Charged

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Thursday they will not file charges against a Northern California mother accused of grabbing the throat of a 12-year-old boy she suspected of bullying her daughter.<p>The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office said there were conflicting witness statements, …

Shining a Light on Child Sexual Abuse

The publication of a report into child sexual abuse in Rotherham is harrowing reading, both in the scale of the horrendous abuse and the appalling …

States Classify Attacks Against Homeless As 'Hate Crimes' To Curb Rising Violence

Attacks against homeless people are on the rise at an alarming rate and some states are turning to more stringent punishments to put an end to it.<p>Homeless people experienced a 23 percent increase in targeted attacks in 2013 compared to the year before, according to figures released by the National …

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Can Cities Ease Homelessness With Storage Units?

Providing storage solutions for the homeless helps bring stability and dignity to their lives.<p>Back in the fall of 2009, some three-dozen San Diegans were taking in a Sunday church service when they lost everything. These people were homeless, so while they enjoyed food and worship inside the …

Providing Free Storage Could Be Key To Ending Homelessness

It may take something a lot less bureaucratic than sweeping legislation to put an end to homelessness. It may require something as simple as a locker that can hold an individual’s basic belongings.<p>One of the main issues homeless people face is one that has nothing to do with the usual suspects of …

Leaked Video Shows "Most Abhorrent Displays of Unethical Hunting Behavior and Animal Abuse Ever Recorded"

Hunting protected animals with semi-automatic weapons, running over animals with jeeps, and torturing animals before killing them; it sounds too …