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For New Orleans, Brad Pitt houses were not enough

Some of the gleaming new structures sit opposite desolate, abandoned lots while others are sandwiched in between crumbling houses to which no one has returned.


Naki’o: the amazing bionic puppy

Naki'o made history as the first pet to have a complete set of bionic legs.


Blown-up levee destroys black community

A small African-American town is suffering after the  Army Corps of Engineers decided to blow holes in a levee in eastern Missouri.

Stop the banksters: Michigan county weighs foreclosure moratorium

The UAW's Miguel Foster called the area's foreclosure epidemic an "economic and human catastrophe" that is affecting many of his union's members.

Arrested for feeding the homeless

As police officers here arrested four people for distributing food to the homeless in an Orlando park, June 8, a crowd chanted, "Food is a right, not a privilege!"


Mississippi flood leaves hundreds homeless in Memphis

Hundreds of families, most of whom did not have flood insurance, have been added to the already swelling numbers of homeless in Memphis and other parts of Shelby County.


Chase forced to pay back military families over foreclosures

Chase and several other banks, including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, in addition to overcharging, forced military families out of their homes during the financial meltdown.


Banks agree to compensate foreclosure victims

Over a dozen banks will compensate victims for losses that occured as a result of mistakes on foreclosures according to an agreement reached with government regulators today.


New Calif. coalition formed to blunt foreclosure crisis

If the state's foreclosure rate continues unchecked, the combined costs to homeowners, the property tax base, and local governments could reach $1 trillion.

Video: The Windy City protests federal housing cuts

On Friday close to  one thousand Chicagoans turned out at the Illinois State Office Building hopping mad about planned federal budget cuts proposed for HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development).

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