The other Disneyland- homeless mother staying in motel, even working a low wage job

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short of what they needed to rent an apartment, so the couple and their two children have instead been hopping among cheap … Continue reading

Homeless former colonel’s story illustrates broad problems facing U.S. vets

Homeless former colonel’s story illustrates broad problems facing U.S. vets By Ross Tucker 8 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done .View gallery Colonel Bob Freniere sits in the back of his van, presently where he is living, with all of his possesions. … View gallery Colonel Bob Freniere, right, doesn’t dress in his Air Force Colonel’s uniform anymore since he … Continue reading

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire

Doctors say cutting food stamps could backfire By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MARY CLARE JALONICK 2 hours ago 0 shares Content preferences Done .View gallery . . . . WASHINGTON (AP) — Doctors are warning that if Congress cuts food stamps, the federal government could be socked with bigger health bills. Maybe not immediately, they say, but over time if the … Continue reading