A San Francisco resident recently blocked an alleyway known to be used for drug deals and defecation by the homeless with a plywood wall in the latest effort to combat the growing homelessness crisis in the city.
A 6-year-old boy who vanished after he got off a school bus in a small town in Minnesota Tuesday afternoon was found safe with his dog about a mile and a half from his home just before 2 a.m. Wednesday.
Florida resident C. Ivan Stoltzfus on Saturday completed a 5,600-mile journey around the country driving his 1948 John Deere Model A tractor to raise awareness for wounded veterans and the nonprofit Operation Second Chance, a group committed to serving injured and ill veterans.
A fire at an oil storage facility in the San Francisco Bay Area prompted authorities to warn about 12,000 residents to stay inside with all windows and doors closed Tuesday due to hazardous particulates in the air.
WeWork, the office space sharing startup, told employees Monday that they would be closing 2,300 phone booths that are or might be contaminated with formaldehyde in offices across the U.S. and Canada.