Will volunteer organizations be able to keep up with the record numbers of needy people seeking handouts? (NYT)
Just gave birth? Meet a professional chef who will prepare your discarded organ for consumption. Bon appetit! (Time)
The dirty, dangerous, difficult work of picking grapes in California's central valley remains a life sentence of poverty. (LAT)
Call it a sign of the times: Gleaning edible outcasts from outdoor garbage bins is a way of life for these urban dwellers. (IAM)
Once the nation's largest urban farm, L.A.'s South Central Farm is now an empty lot. Where did all the farmers go? A videojournalist plays detective.
What's stranger -- that it's served in a taco from a truck, or that you have to tune in to Twitter to find it? (LAT)
A teenage boy lives with an incurable genetic disorder characterized by low IQ, behavioral issues, and insatiable hunger.
Some Orthodox Jews seek to symbolically transfer their sins to a live chicken that is then slaughtered.