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New York City to Pay Homeless People Whose Possessions Were Crushed

City settles allegations police, sanitation workers used garbage truck to destroy items<p>New York City reached settlements with three homeless people who alleged police and sanitation workers crushed their possessions in a garbage truck because they were sleeping on a street in East Harlem.<p>The city …

Homeless veterans’ center in Five Points faces eviction unless VA comes up with unpaid rent

The owners of a building in Denver’s Five Points neighborhood that houses a center for homeless veterans have said they will evict them unless the …

Housing

Respecting the rights of homeless people

When working hard at our workplace or travelling in difficult conditions, we comfort ourselves with the thought of resting after reaching home, but …

Report: Women in Florida are poorer, have less health care and make up a growing racial divide compared to other states | Naked Politics

via @BRENDAMEDINAR<p>In Florida, women are poorer and have less access to healthcare and development opportunities than most states in the country, …

Prepare To Dig In To Preserve Civil Legal Aid

We don't quite know what to expect from the federal government in the weeks and months ahead in terms of support for civil legal aid. For decades, support for the Legal Services Corporation (LSC), the nonprofit that administers federal funding to legal aid programs across the country, has been seen …

Three reasons why the gender pay gap is more complicated than sexism alone

Inequality isn't just about women being paid less than men for the same job.<p>While the gender pay gap has halved to 5% for millennials, women in their …

Can We Get Rid Of EpiPen Price Gouges With Science? An Interview With Ajan Reginald

When I was little, I accidentally stepped on a bee hidden in some grass. My foot and leg immediately began to swell and my day out with a friend ended up in a rush to the emergency room. I was found to have a severe allergy to bee stings and was prescribed an Epipen, which I kept up to date until …

Teaching Evolution? Many High School Biology Teachers Include Creationism In Their Curriculum

In recent years, US courts have consistently ruled that teaching explicitly religious alternatives to evolution in public schools is a violation of …

It's a (controversial 3-parent baby technique) boy!

<b>(CNN) —</b> A healthy baby boy was born on April 6 in Mexico that has some in the medical community rejoicing and others concerned.<p>The divide is due to the method of conception: a three-parent technique called "spindle nuclear transfer," the details of which were published Tuesday in the journal …

Genetics

A Genetic Mutation Could Save You From A Heart Attack

By keeping your triglyceride levels low<p>Though they may come as a surprise, heart attacks don’t just happen at random—chances are, years of poor diet and not enough exercise set the stage for a heart attack to occur. Over the past few years, researchers have learned that genetics also play a role, …

44 pallets ideas you can directly copy

You must know by now how much we love a bargain hack and we don't think many DIY projects are as impactful or easy and low-cost as creating pallet …