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Opinion: Mom pays $1,000 a month for a garage

Sky-high rents in Silicon Valley are forcing parents into difficult living situations. CNN meets a woman who is raising her daughter in a single-car garage.

Senh: She seems to be making the best use of her limited space. My question is where is the dad? How is she paying rent if she's not working? She's pregnant with another child. Why did she decide to have another one when she's barely making it?


Homeless man lives in hospital pretending to be a doctor

A homeless man allegedly pretended to be a doctor and used the hospital as a place to live. Norton security officers told police Patrick Campbell was dressed in scrubs, a lab coat and a surgical mask while on a "highly case sensitive" computer at the time he was caught.


Suspect in homeless woman's burning is mentally ill, police say

A man arrested on suspicion of setting a homeless woman on fire while she slept on a Van Nuys bus bench is believed to be mentally ill, police said.


Since Recession, More Young Americans Are Homeless

Across the country, tens of thousands of unemployed young people, many with college credits or work histories, are struggling to house themselves in the wake of the recession.


Barefoot man given boots by NYPD officer not homeless

The barefoot man who was given boots by a police officer isn't really homeless. Jeffrey Hillman became an Internet sensation after a photo of a kindhearted NYPD police officer kneeling down to give him boots went viral.


NYC cop buys boots for homeless man, photo goes viral


A tourist's snapshot of a New York City police officer giving new boots to a barefoot homeless man in Times Square has created an online sensation. Jennifer Foster, a tourist from Florence, Ariz., took a cellphone picture of Officer Larry DePrimo giving the man the all-weather boots and socks on a frigid night in Times Square on Nov. 14.


North Korea says typhoon killed 48, damaged homes

North Korea says a typhoon that hit the peninsula last week killed 48 people and left 21,000 homeless. The update from the official Korean Central News Agency said Monday that Typhoon Bolaven also left more than 50 people injured or missing, damaged 50,000 hectares (123,550 acres) of farmland and destroyed or inundated 6,700 houses.


Pinkberry co-founder to stand trial for alleged assault

A Los Angeles County judge ordered the co-founder of frozen yogurt giant Pinkberry on Thursday to stand trial for allegedly assaulting a homeless man on the side of an East Hollywood road after the victim testified that the entrepreneur repeatedly struck him with a tire iron.


Report: Homeless man scammed luxury hotel stays

The station said Price would apparently watch hotel guests leave their rooms before slipping inside and claiming to be the guest, calling the front desk and extending the stay, sometimes by 10 days.


Deserted by parents, she went from homeless to Harvard

Despite being abandoned to homelessness by her parents, Dawn Loggins worked as a high school custodian by day and studied hard by night to become the first person from her school to ever be admitted to Harvard.


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