Dan Barry Defends Not Telling Readers His Homeless Hero Is a Convicted Sex Offender

A hobo story takes a sour turn as the leader of a tent city of the homeless in Rhode Island turned out to be a twice-convicted sex offender. Dan Barry explains why he left that information out of ...

"Chief" of Homeless Tent City, Romanticized by Times, Is Convicted Sex Offender

John Freitas, the chief of a homeless tent city in Rhode Island, was romanticized on the front page of Friday's Times. On Wednesday, after pressure, the Times admits that Freitas is a ...

Finally, a "Surge" the Times Will Cover

As long as it's an expected surge in the number of homeless Iraq War veterans.
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