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Number of Homeless in Va. Down Nearly 8 Percent

State officials say the number of homeless Virginians decreased by nearly 8 percent in the last year to 7,020 people.

06/06/2014

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Homeless Population In D.C. Rises To Nearly 12,000

A new report says there are nearly 12,000 homeless people in the Washington region — a 3.5 percent increase from last year.

05/15/2014

A homeless man holds a sign in French which translates to "I'm hungry." (credit: JOEL SAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Possible Solution For Homeless: Tiny Houses

There’s another population benefiting from the small-dwelling movement: the homeless.

02/26/2014

Homeless people try to stay warm at the Metro station in downtown D.C. (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Council to Address Issue of Homeless in Motels

The D.C. Council will listen to testimony on the city’s strategies for sheltering the homeless, including the practice of housing families in motels.

02/03/2014

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Family of Missing Man Photographed in D.C. Says He’ll Get Help

The parents of a missing young man who returned home after he was featured in an Associated Press photograph on a frigid Washington street say they’re still not sure why he left in the first place.

01/09/2014

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D.C. Photo Helps Family Find Missing Son

Nicholas Simmons disappeared from his parents’ house in a small upstate New York town on New Year’s Day, leaving behind his wallet, cellphone and everything else.

01/06/2014

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Emergency Shelters Opening Around D.C. Area

With temperatures expected to dip into single digits overnight Tuesday, many emergency shelters are opening their doors to the homeless.

01/06/2014

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Group Holds Vigil for Homeless Who Died in D.C.

Homeless advocates are holding an all-night vigil for homeless people who have died this year in Washington.

12/19/2013

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Homelessness Drops for Third Straight Year in US

The number of homeless people in the U.S. declined for a third straight year, helped by sharp dropoffs in veteran and chronic homelessness, according to a government survey released Thursday.

11/21/2013

Pope Francis blesses Harley-Davidson bikers on June 16, 2013 before a mass for the day of "Evangelium Vitae" on Via della Conciliazione at the Vatican. (credit: ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Selling His Harley To Raise Money For Homeless

The pope is selling his hog.

10/18/2013

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