Forget the American Dream. Millions of people working more than full time can't even afford the basic necessities.
This sort of thing is why activists are angry over the Silicon Valley -induced distortions in the local housing market.
'The hunger is extraordinary. There is a constant gnawing in your stomach, an empty feeling that has taken up permanent residence. Even as you’re eating a meal, you feel the hunger.'
Hedge funds and private equity firms have quietly bought 200,000 cheap, mostly foreclosed houses in cities hardest hit by the economic meltdown.
Jacqueline Barber, a retired Atlanta police detective who has been fighting cancer and eviction, gets to keep her home after a long battle with her multiple banks.
Watch: A bank foreclosure and eviction goes horribly wrong when the former homeowner took four firefighters hostage in a suburban Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood on Wednesday.
Jodie Randolph tells the story of the struggle to keep her home. Jodie Randolph is a small-business owner in Alameda, California. She is also a breast-cancer survivor, and is in treatment for colon cancer. Jodie has been fighting to stay
A long-running eviction dispute led to an LA County Sheriff's Department operation at the home Thursday in Van Nuys.
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For Richard Castaldo, the fight to keep his home out of foreclosure is only the latest in a life that has been full of extraordinary challenges. When he was 17, Castaldo became one of the first students shot during the Columbine High School massacre. Now, he's turned to Occupy Los Angeles to overcome this latest obstacle.
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