Author: MADELINE HOLCOMBE, CNN

Homelessness rose 2.7% in 2019

The homeless population in the US increased 2.7% this year largely because of a surge in unsheltered and chronically homeless individuals in California, the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) said in a news release Friday.

TSA expects 42 million holiday passengers

The Transportation Security Administration estimates 42 million passengers will go through security checkpoints across the country this holiday season -- and that means you need to plan ahead.

Serial killer Samuel Little says he killed woman in this sketch

Samuel Little has been drawing sketches of the dozens of the women he confessed to killing over several decades. Authorities in Mississippi are now asking for the public's help identifying two of the women he says he killed after picking them up in the Gulfport area.

Runner hit anchor's rear on TV, faces charges

The man accused of slapping a news reporter on the backside while she was reporting live in Savannah, Georgia, last week has been arrested and charged with sexual battery, according to the Chatham County Sheriff's Office.

California governor rejects PG&E's plan

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."

Mold infestation spurs lawsuit against Seattle Children's Hospital

Seattle Children's Hospital knew for years that a mold infestation in its facilities could be related to its air-handling system, but "engaged in a cover-up" that sickened many patients and resulted in the deaths of six children, according to a class-action lawsuit filed Monday.