Family lake retreat in Wisconsin offers a warm welcome

Family lake retreat in Wisconsin offers a warm welcome

Rich, rustic materials shape a family lake retreat in Wisconsin, designed to provide plenty of room for big gatherings. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.

Rabbi gets prison for stealing disabled preschoolers' funds

October 17
A New York City rabbi has been sentenced to prison for stealing $5 million in funding intended for disabled preschoolers.

US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September

October 18
Construction of new homes fell 4.7 percent in September, the biggest decline in six months, reflecting weakness in both single-family activity and apartment building.
Movies
October 17

Chris Paul's free agency decision becomes a documentary

Chris Paul had a new home in Los Angeles and the potential for a $200 million contract if he stayed with the Clippers.He also had…
Housing
October 17

US homebuilder sentiment rises in October

U.S. homebuilders are feeling more optimistic than they have in months, looking past a recent slowdown in new home sales and the risk of rising…
National
October 16

Ryan backs Trump on ending health insurance subsidies

House Speaker Paul Ryan says he does not want to "shovel more money at a failing program" to replace federal subsidies that President Donald Trump is eliminating that help make health insurance more affordable.
Home & Garden
October 16

Liz Weston: How to buy the last house you'll ever buy

My husband and I bought what we thought was a starter home 20 years ago. Now we think of it as our "forever" home, where…
Home & Garden
October 13

Owners of 'Breaking Bad' house build fence around property

A fence is going up around the real Albuquerque house made famous by the methamphetamine-making character Walter White.
National
October 13

This week in odd news: Canal jump, skinny dippers, brawls

DRIVER TELLS TROOPERS THAT CAR CHASE WAS ON HIS BUCKET LISTDES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa State Patrol says a man pulled over in…
Home & Garden
October 13

Renters find extra hurdles to recovery after hurricanes

A neighbor was the first to tell Paige Cane that her landlord had posted an eviction notice on the door of her flooded apartment in Port Arthur, Texas.
National
October 12

Ryan blasts states that send billions to federal government

The top House Republican on Thursday blasted high-tax states that deliver billions to the federal government as he faced a backlash from rank-and-file GOP lawmakers over a sweeping tax-cut proposal.
National
October 12

The Latest: Casino condenses timeline of start of shooting

The Latest on the mass shooting in Las Vegas (all times local):
National
October 12

Nebraska city sells $43 house, may save thousands in deal

A city in Nebraska has sold a house for only $43. But that may turn into a bargain for local taxpayers.