August 7, 2012, 12pm PDT
A Phoenix man serves time for holding prayer gatherings in his home, part of what attorney and author John W. Whitehead sees as a larger trend toward zoning out home services.
November 24, 2010, 5am PST
Millions have been in the tent city of Mina in Mecca for the annual Hajj pilgrimage. Though the crowds are temporary, the infrastructure built to handle them is permanent.
February 20, 2010, 1pm PST
This post from <em>Next American City</em> looks at Vancouver's homelessness problem and the public outreach effort underway to bring attention and solutions to the problem.
March 27, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>A "tent city" established in the Southern California city of Ontario for occupation by homeless people has been temporarily shut down as city officials and police attempt to evict people without clear ties to the city.</p>
March 19, 2008, 9am PDT
<p>This video from the <em>BBC</em> looks at the ten cities that have sprung up outside of L.A. as a result of the subprime mortgage meltdown.</p>
March 2, 2008, 5am PST
<p>New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has a new solution for the homeless people living in the tent city near the French Quarter: Move them into barracks.</p>