Opinion

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In New York, Lhota leans right

Lhota has a big problem: he wants to continue Bloomberg's pro Wall Street policies, but to get votes he must paint himself as a liberal. It appears that tactic is not going to fly.

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Blame the brain?

Some scientists believe they have discovered why people commit human atrocities. It's our brains, they say.

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A common sense plan to end homelessness among veterans

There is a way to end homelessness among veterans: move the money!

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Reader voices: A suggestion on homeless veterans

The obvious answer is raise the taxes significantly for those mentioned above and reduce the inflated military budget.

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Food for thought from someone who had an empty plate

In 2005, I found myself homeless for three days. My single parent couldn't afford the rent, and we had 30 days notice to get out. Things went from bad to worse.

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Helping the homeless isn’t profitable

Accused of deliberately destroying unsold winter clothing, including gloves and overcoats, instead of using them to clothe the homeless and poor, two New York City retailers, H&M and Wal-Mart have beat hasty retreats in recent days.