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.

Grad student raising money to buy Annie Glenn childhood home

October 19
A New York graduate student interested in preserving the legacy of astronaut John Glenn and his wife, Annie, says he's working to raise enough private donations to purchase Annie Glenn's childhood home.

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.
Housing
October 19

Rural survey: Farm foreclosures over next 5 years a concern

A new report is highlighting growing concerns that farm foreclosures will be the greatest challenge to rural banks in parts of 10 Plains and Midwestern states over the next five years.
Housing
October 19

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.88 percent

Long-term U.S. rates slipped this week, reversing two straight weekly increases.
Nation
October 19

US long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year at 3.88 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slipped this week after two straight weekly gains.
Housing
October 18

US home construction tumbled 4.7 percent in September

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…