Firefighters battle blaze at Mission Hills home

The fire was reported shortly before 2 p.m. Tuesday at a house in the 2100 block of Drury Lane. A family of three lives at the house but was not home when the fire broke out. A dog was home but escaped the fire.

Once-a-year homeless count draws criticism, defenders

Over the past few weeks, thousands of clipboard-toting volunteers have fanned out across some of the nation's largest cities, tasked with a deceptively complex job: counting the number of homeless people sleeping on the streets.

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