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Lawsuit: Homeless get $50 to be beaten on video

Homeless advocates in Florida are suing the owner of a video company that they claim pays homeless men to be beaten up by scantily-clad women. Full story

Number of New York City homeless reached record in 2010

Homelessness has reached an all-time high in New York City because of the recession and the policies of New York mayor Michael Bloomberg, who once vowed to cut homelessness by two-thirds. Full story

San Francisco tries get tough approach with homeless

San Francisco prides itself on helping the homeless, and it even created a special committee for grievances from those kicked out of shelters. Full story

From the streets to the spotlight to rehab

   Daily Rant: Msnbc contributor Toure gives his take on the story of Ted “Golden Voice” Williams and why he must “get back on his feet because all homeless people need him to win if any of them will ever have a chance.”

Student invents high-tech coat for homeless

   A Michigan college student is trying to get 25 of the potentially life-saving coats to homeless people this winter. Roger Weber reports.

8 killed in New Orleans fire

   A fire swept through an abandoned building in New Orleans early Tuesday, killing eight homeless people who had taken shelter inside on a cold night. WDSU reports.

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  Nearing grim anniversary, Haiti still recovering

It’s been nearly six months since an earthquake devastated the island nation and killed more than 200,000, but as NBC’s Robert Bazell reports, life is still far from normal in Port-au-Prince.

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