Jennifer Peltz, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 10:51am
New York City is taking a novel approach to addressing enduring pockets of the home foreclosure crisis. It's buying long-unpaid mortgages, with plans to help owners stay in their homes, if possible, or use the properties as affordable housing, if not.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 10:50am
The Interior Department said Thursday it is changing the way it values coal mined from public lands in the West to make sure mining companies are not shortchanging taxpayers on sales to Asia and other markets.
Travis Loller, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 10:41am
The future seemed grim five years ago for a Nashville soda shop that has been serving up ice cream since the Great Depression. Faced with a rent increase, the Elliston Place Soda Shop hung a sign on the door: It would be closing for good.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 10:30am
The Pentagon is poised to announce new rules allowing transgender individuals to serve openly in the U.S. military, amid concerns from senior military leaders who believe the department is moving too fast and has yet to resolve many details, U.S. officials told The Associated Press.
Ashok Sharma, Associated Press | Posted Jun 30th - 10:21am
The World Bank president said Thursday that India had shown resilience in the situation created by Britain's decision to exit from the European Union, but it will be affected "if there were more events creating more uncertainty."
Long-term U.S. mortgage rates slid to new lows for the year this week amid market upheaval stoked by Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Rates are at three-year lows at the height of the spring home buying season.
In a warning that's sure to disappoint many who enjoy sneaking a taste of cookie dough, federal regulators said this week that people should not eat raw dough or batter of any kind due to an ongoing outbreak of illnesses related to a strain of E. coli bacteria found in some recalled flour.