Activists say that San Francisco should focus less on the big NFL game and more on income inequality, rising rents, and horrific police violence.
Chiefs say incidents of internal violence are a function of the crushing poverty that Canada's Aboriginal peoples endure daily.
We talked to Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley about his show American Crime and how it breaks from the pack of true crime procedurals.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's demand that the state's homeless be herded into shelters when the temperature dips below freezing has upset NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration.
Photos taken for housing charity Shelter have finally been released to the public after a 45-year embargo.
We spoke to the economics expert advising the Finnish government on their plans to give every citizen a basic income.
Stacy Kranitz has been collaborating with local writers to tell stories that offer a complex and nuanced understanding of what central Appalachia looks like 50 years after becoming a byword for poverty.
A combination of poverty and loyalty keep families in these hidden slums along the US-Mexico border, often for generations.
Called "pajdo," the drug is cheap and plentiful, but destroys the bodies of users who are already suffering under the crushing weight of poverty and racism.
From the mutilated corpses of the Cleveland Strangler to the castrated cadavers of the Mad Butcher, victims of Northeastern Ohio's most notorious murders have had little agency and even less money.
The Anthony Sowell case was always about more than just a psycho with a penchant for raping and butchering women. But it took me a long time to see it that way.
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.
Brannon Hill has been ravaged by gangs, fires, and abject poverty—and no one seems to know how to stop its downward spiral.
A post accusing a woman of summoning a ghost that eats its victims from the inside out racked up three million views.
The aggressive security precautions in the City of Brotherly Love are pretty glaring given Pope Francis's focus on helping poor people.
Incarcerated and in tune, some Australian prisoners have made a dark, weird, and sometimes-funny musical about their time behind bars.
What do you when you're teaching five-year-olds who have been through severe trauma? One thing that helps, it turns out, is handing them a set of pastels.
Underneath the grandeur of nature, the struggles of small-town life are found.
We spoke to director Debra Granik about her intimate, arresting new documentary on life in America's changing heartland.
I grew up in Elizabeth, where everyone worked at Holden. Now it's a picture of South Australia's economic decline.
We spoke to a Syrian refugee who has wound up in purgatory after his passport was lost by the British government.
Peruvian photographer Omar Lucas travelled to the town of La Rinconada to spend time with women who spend 11 hours a day panning for gold.
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.
The Piangueras are a remote Colombian community who make a living collecting and selling clams found at the bottom of mangroves in the country's Pacific coast. Their work is dangerous, unregulated, and mostly carried out by kids.