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Life of first-time candidate: 16-hour days, piles of paperwork and enthusiasm

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One way the US is working out its homeless problem

One way the US is working out its homeless problemMayor Richard Berry of Albuquerque, N.M., was driving around the city when he noticed a man holding a sign that read will work for food. The mans desire to be useful resonated with the mayor and ultimately became the genesis for a homeless work program called Theres A Better Way. Our mission is to make homelessness rare, short-lived, and nonrecurring, says Doug Chaplin, director of family and community services at Theres a Better Way. The program strives to help homeless individuals by connecting them to day jobs, social services, and a place to sleep.

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US has cut inflow of refugees to a trickle, dousing hopes upstream

US has cut inflow of refugees to a trickle, dousing hopes upstreamWhen Bassam Jalhoums oldest daughter, Rania, landed in Boston last October, it ended five years of waiting for her to complete her escape from Syria. As a Syrian refugee admitted to the United States, Rania is among a fortunate few. In the six months ending Mar 30, only 44 Syrian refugees were resettled in the US, a fraction of past admissions.

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