Things take a turn once grandma brings out the raspberry cupcakes.
Homeless New Yorkers and their advocates want to know why the city is dealing with an unprecedented homelessness crisis in part by arresting people for next to nothing.
The aggressive security precautions in the City of Brotherly Love are pretty glaring given Pope Francis's focus on helping poor people.
As of now, though, it's unclear where the $100 million will come from or how it will be used.
Because of budget cuts, the "Ark"—built by homeless man Ryan McPhee—is the only emergency homeless shelter in Manchester. Now, the council wants to shut it down.
Homes Not Jails scouts out empty buildings in the city and turns them into squats for those who can't afford to pay San Francisco's steep rent.
"We are always going to be supportive. But you are going to have to leave the streets."
The group is made up of volunteers who hand out high-calorie meal packs, clothes, and sanitary products to Melbourne's homeless.
VICE reporter Ben Ferguson travels to Manchester, England, to meet some users who have become addicted to over-the-counter substances.
Most students aren't sure what they want to do after graduation, and there's something sexy about that. But there's nothing sexy about not knowing where your next meal will come from.
Every Monday night, a group of black-clad, silver-studded punks meet under an overpass in downtown Yangon to distribute food to people living on the streets.
"Whatever happens, I think this bridge I live under will fill up fast and none of us will be getting out of here any time soon."
The London borough of Hackney wants to fine the homeless for offenses like sleeping outdoors and begging.
We talked to directors Benny and Joshua Safdie and their powerful lead actress, Arielle Holmes, about life on the streets, death, and the intense process of shooting the film.
Scratch the surface and you'll find a lot of Australians believe the homeless are lazy. We asked Prof. Kathleen Hulse, an expert on homelessness, where these beliefs come from.
In order to demystify the all-too-common experience of being without a roof over your head, we asked some of London's homeless people about their day-to-day lives.
We talk to Englishwomen about the "tampon tax," which classifies all women's sanitary products as "non-essential luxury items."
Ex-soviet soldier turned self-proclaimed savior, "Crocodile Gennadiy," is the subject of a new documentary. We talked to its director, Steve Hoover.
Homelessness has risen by 55 percent in the UK since David Cameron became prime minister. We asked a number of homeless young Brits for their thoughts on how the country's being run.
For 15 years, San Francisco cops have had just one officer on the mental health beat, leaving her to conduct an uphill battle on the fringe of America's dire healthcare system.
I talked to homeless New Yorkers about taking refuge on the subway, watching out for the cops, and why sleeping on the street was sometimes better than staying in a homeless shelter.
A Facebook video of the shooting quickly racked up millions of views.
Thousands of young New Yorkers, many of whom are gay, bisexual, or trans, are trading sex for shelter.
As the streets and subways went dark Monday, the city's growing homeless population settled in for the storm.