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Carey L. Biron

U.S. government hears woeful testimony from 'heirs' property' owners

15 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Property heirs on Wednesday described to government officials the lengthy court cases, tense family disputes and expensive legal research required to keep property that was rightfully theirs, amid generations of land loss.

U.S. government hears woeful testimony from 'heirs’ property' owners

15 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON, Aug 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Property heirs on Wednesday described to government officials the lengthy court cases, tense family disputes and expensive legal research required to keep property that was rightfully theirs, amid generations of land loss.

'We will become homeless': U.S. residents fear housing rule change could force them out of homes

13 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fears are mounting across the United States over a proposal by President Donald Trump's administration that would force tens of thousands of families to choose between splitting up or being homeless together.

Neighbors frown at California emoji house's 'bullying' paint job

08 Aug 2019

WASHINGTON Those cute little emojis have emotions running high in one southern California seaside enclave.

That river has rights: new strategy to protect planet

31 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - For some, human rights are not enough - it's nature's turn, now.

Torch, radio...house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

Torch, radio...house deeds? U.S. readies for hurricane season

17 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Torch, radio, whistle - all standard fare in a storm survival kit. Now Americans at risk of hurricane damage are being urged to grab their house deeds and check they are valid, too.

Private investors protect vast forests in U.S. coal country

16 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Private investors have backed what supporters say is one of the largest conservation acquisitions ever in the eastern United States, offering a promising new model to protect land.

Private investors protect vast forests in U.S. coal country

15 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON, July 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Private investors have backed what supporters say is one of the largest conservation acquisitions ever in the eastern United States, offering a promising new model to protect land.

'Medical respite' offers a place to rest in U.S. cities battling homelessness

09 Jul 2019

WASHINGTON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Henry Jones had been living on the streets of Washington, D.C. for more than a decade when his health finally started failing.

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