Homelessness in the U.S. has increased 2.7 percent this year primarily due to California, which saw a more than sixteen percent increase in homelessness over last year. FOX's Jessica Rosenthal joins Sergeant Robin Briggs on a tour of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles to see the homeless problem for themselves. Jessica also speaks with physician assistant Patricia Talaro and mental health therapist Briana Mandel about what's behind America's growing homeless crisis.
Why would someone give the gift of two turtle doves? This Christmas Eve, we take a dive into the classic Christmas carol "The Twelve Days of the Christmas." Reverend Mark Lawson-Jones of the Mission to Seafarers in Wales is the author of Why Was the Partridge in the Pear Tree?: The History of Christmas Carols and he joins the Rundown to shed some light on the classic carol.
Plus, commentary by vice president of communications at Focus on the Family, Paul J. Batura.