Turkish students and a war veteran give a military salute during a ceremony commemorating Mustafa Kemal Ataturk on the 81st anniversary of his death a

Trump to confront Turkey about buying Russian defense system

President Donald Trump will confront Turkey's leader about his decision to buy a Russian air defense system when they meet this week at the White House amid strained relations between the two NATO allies.

Bloomberg's wealth gives him options his rivals don't enjoy

November 9
There are many questions surrounding Michael Bloomberg's potential presidential candidacy. Whether he'll have enough money to sustain a lengthy and bruising campaign is not one of them.

US mortgage rates fall this week from 3-month high

November 7
Mortgage rates slipped this week from the highest level since July and remain at historically low levels that are helping would-be purchasers to buy homes.
National
November 8

Kansas Rep. Watkins pays account after foreclosure lawsuit

Republican Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins paid a homeowners association in Alaska that was seeking to foreclose on his condominium, an email sent by the property manager shows.
Housing
November 7

A glance at US mortgage rates: 30-year fell to 3.69%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week from a 15-week high and are significantly below year-ago levels, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.
Housing
November 4

Apple commits $2.5B to combat California housing crisis

Apple on Monday said it will put up $2.5 billion toward easing California's housing crisis.The sum from Apple eclipses pledges by fellow Silicon Valley giants…
Home & Garden
November 3

Latest: Family of DJ at Halloween party devastated by death

The Latest on the deadly Halloween night shooting in California (all times local):
Home & Garden
November 2
Police gather outside a mobile command post as they investigate the scene of a shooting in Long Beach on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019. Authorities say thr

Airbnb bans 'party houses' after California shooting kills 5

Airbnb's CEO said the company was taking actions against unauthorized parties in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Halloween party held at an Airbnb rental home in California.
Home & Garden
November 2

The Latest: 5 victims named in California Halloween shooting

The Latest on the Halloween night shooting in California that killed 4 people (all times local):
Home & Garden
November 2

Frank Lloyd Wright warehouse closer to restoration

There are no restrooms, running water or heating and air conditioning systems.
National
November 2

Minnesota seeking a simpler way to finance energy efficiency

Minneapolis renters and homeowners could soon have a new option to pay for energy efficiency projects without having to worry about recouping all of the benefits before their next move.
Home & Garden
November 1

Autopsy shows 8-foot python fatally strangled Indiana woman

An autopsy has determined that an Indiana woman found with an 8-foot-long (2.4-meter-long) python wrapped around her neck was killed by the reptile.
Home & Garden
October 31

Libraries to boycott publisher's e-book policy

Several large library systems across the U.S. plan to suspend purchases beginning Friday of all electronic versions of Macmillan Publishers' new releases, in a protest against the publishing house's planned restrictions on library sales.