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Despite big investments in new housing services, tens of thousands of men and women still sleep on the streets in and around L.A., like this man in West Hollywood. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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Homelessness Strains Compassion For Some Los Angeles Residents

About 50,000 homeless people live in and around L.A., according to the latest count by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The vast majority of them live unsheltered on the streets.

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From Campbell's To Kellogg's, Classic Brands Are Feeling The Crunch

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The playground of the new day care facility for staff and lawmakers in the House of Representatives evokes the skyline and the many monuments of official Washington. Architect of the Capitol's Office hide caption

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Lawmakers Hope New House Day Care Will Keep Staff On Capitol Hill

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Portland Police Officer Ray Kerridge searches a car after she and gang enforcement officers found three people in a car with loaded guns in front of a high school homecoming football game in Portland, Ore. Jonathan Levinson /Oregon Public Broadcasting hide caption

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'Ballistic Fingerprint' Database Expands Amid Questions About Its Precision

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Despite big investments in new housing services, tens of thousands of men and women still sleep on the streets in and around L.A., like this man in West Hollywood. Anna Scott/KCRW hide caption

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Homelessness Strains Compassion For Some Los Angeles Residents

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Charlotte Potts, who has a history of heart problems, lives within sight of Livingston Regional Hospital. After a recent stint there, she was discharged into the care of a home health agency, and now gets treatment in her apartment for some ailments. Shalina Chatlania / WPLN hide caption

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How Helping Patients Get Good Care At Home Helps Rural Hospitals Survive

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Rachel Barton Pine's Blues Dialogues album and Music by Black Composers educational project are part of a mission that stretches back more than 20 years. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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For One Violinist, Elevating Music By Black Composers Is A 20-Year Mission

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