Sarah Gaug

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Why richer states have larger homeless populations

Homelessness is not about poverty.<p>When we think about what causes homelessness, we probably think of individuals experiencing endemic poverty that eventually forces them onto the streets. But as a new <i>Boston Globe</i> report reveals, there is no correlation between the number of impoverished residents …

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This woman chose to go homeless in San Francisco instead of paying high rent

She was in her mid-30s and living on a journalist's salary in a city where the median rent price for a one bedroom is about $3,500. She hated that she didn't have enough cash to pay down debt and save money, too.<p>So, she joined a gym, put her stuff in storage or otherwise disposed of it, and moved …

‘The Pledge’ stickers help Capitol Hill businesses tell homeless how they can help: water, food, restrooms, more

Silvernail and Dubs outside Kaladi Brothers E Pike (Image: CHS)<p><b>Devin Silvernail</b> has been trekking all over Seattle this summer trying to start a …

Owen Smith's Vow To End Homelessness Branded 'Insulting'

Owen Smith's radical plan to end homelessness in five years is part of his campaign to oust Jeremy Corbyn as Labour leader.<p>A pledge to end …

Brittany Maynard: My right to death with dignity at 29 - CNN.com

Brittany Maynard with her dog Charley in San Francisco. Maynard, a 29-year-old with terminal brain cancer, has died, advocacy group Compassion and Choices said in a Facebook post on Sunday. Click through to see more photos of Maynard's life.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Brittany Maynard's journey<p>Brittany Maynard's …

How many people choose assisted suicide where it is legal?

Today, the House of Lords is debating the Assisted Dying Bill, introduced by Labour peer Lord Falconer. Lord Joffe, a strong supporter of the bill and former human rights lawyer, has estimated that if the Assisted Dying Bill passes, 1,000 people will choose to go through assisted suicides a year – …

'Suicide tourism' to Switzerland has doubled since 2009

The law on assisted suicide in Switzerland isn't clear, according to a paper published in the journal Law, Ethics and Medicine on August 20. That's why, the authors say, people from other countries are traveling to the state of Zurich for the "sole purpose of committing suicide."<p>They're called …

Intelligent Machines Scare Smart People

From Ancient Greece to Mary Shelley, it's been an abiding human fear: A new invention takes on a life of its own, pursues its own ends, and grows …