homelessness

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.

Medical students give free care to Detroit's homeless

Armed with care packages, clothes and clinical supplies, medical students in Detroit are learning outside the classroom. They are putting their knowledge and boots to the pavement, providing free health care to the city's homeless.

Subway singer had an emotional reunion

Emily Zamourka's life has changed dramatically in the few days since a Los Angeles police officer shared video of her singing in the subway -- and on Wednesday night she got to say thank you.

Homelessness is reaching an emergency level in Los Angeles

Los Angeles is enduring a crisis of homelessness. We are in the eye of an economic storm -- fighting the forces of high rents, stagnant wages, and a deficit of a half million units of affordable housing -- that is pushing thousands from housed to homeless. And its cost, the moral expense to us as a community and region, deserves a statewide declaration of a State of Emergency.

Trump raises $15 million despite war with top California officials

President Donald Trump is warring with California's Democratic officials over auto-emission standards and the state's homeless crisis, but here at the center of the resistance to his administration he's scooped up $15 million for his re-election campaign during a two-day swing through the Golden state.

Trump's California trip marked by pair of clashes

Even before President Donald Trump arrived in California on Tuesday, his administration issued yet another pre-emptive strike at the state that likes to pride itself as the center of the resistance to his agenda.