McRefugees on the rise in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A recent survey has found that the number of people who stay overnight in McDonalds restaurants, or McRefugees, has increased five-fold over the past five years in Hong Ko...

NY Daily News slashes staff in half

NEW YORK (AP) — The Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it will focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of th...

Anthem Foundation Awarded 2018 Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary’s Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnership

INDIANAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 17, 2018--The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in partnership with the Council on Foundations yesterday recognized Anthem Foundation, the philanthro...

Anti-violence protesters want to shut down Chicago freeway

CHICAGO (AP) — Protesters planning to shut down a major Chicago interstate on Saturday say they're trying to increase pressure on public officials to address the gun violence that's claimed hundreds o...

Road rage: NYC turns parking spots into car share-only zones

NEW YORK (AP) — New Yorkers are at odds over a new program that's taking away hundreds of public parking spaces and doling them out to companies that rent out cars by the hour. New Y...

Facing Cuomo, Nixon looks to Ocasio-Cortez win

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Up against an entrenched incumbent with a $30 million war chest, former "Sex and the City" star and liberal activist Cynthia Nixon is taking inspiration from Alexandria Ocasio-Cort...

Knoxville-Area Boys & Girls Club Youth Get Donated Helmets, Lessons in Bike Safety from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--UnitedHealthcare pro-cyclists teamed up with the Knoxville Police Department Bike Unit to donate new bike helmets and provide bike safety demonstration...

Knoxville-Area Boys & Girls Club Youth Get Donated Helmets, Lessons in Bike Safety from UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team

KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 19, 2018--UnitedHealthcare pro-cyclists teamed up with the Knoxville Police Department Bike Unit to donate new bike helmets and provide bike safety demonstration...

The Latest: Vigils mark year since fatal London tower fire

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the anniversary of London's deadly high-rise fire (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Survivors and neighbors have gathered near London's ruin...

A year on, horrific Grenfell Tower fire haunts Britain

LONDON (AP) — Survivors, bereaved families and people around Britain are marking the first anniversary of the fire that destroyed Grenfell Tower, a residential high rise in west London, killing 72 peo...

San Francisco elects first African-American woman as mayor

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Supervisor London Breed emerged victorious Wednesday to become the city's first African-American woman mayor after narrowly defeating a rival who was seeki...

Leno concedes San Francisco mayor's race to London Breed

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Former state Sen. Mark Leno conceded a hard-fought San Francisco mayor's race on Wednesday, a week after the June 5 election, saying that he called London Breed to offer congratul...

NYC, accused of neglect, to spend $2B on public housing

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City will likely pay $2 billion to settle claims that the nation's largest public housing agency has too often left tenants to contend with lead paint, malfunctioning elevator...

Analysis: HUD plan would raise rents for poor by 20 percent

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Housing Secretary Ben Carson says his latest proposal to raise rents would mean a path toward self-sufficiency for millions of low-income households across the United States by...

Banners unveiled atop charred remains of Grenfell Tower

LONDON (AP) — Banners have been unveiled on top of the charred remains of Britain's Grenfell Tower, where a fire last year killed 72 people. The London apartment building is now almo...