US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Care home prices 'jump by almost a quarter in a year, despite declining quality' Average care home prices have jumped by almost a quarter in a year despite declining quality, according to a new analysis. A review of care home ratings shows that care in the South East and North West is the most likely to be of poor quality, compared ... 12/4/2016 - 11:27 am | View Link
Higher mortgage rates expected to slow growth in home sales, prices nationwide Rising interest rates will help take some of the air out of the high-flying housing market next year, according to two major industry forecasts released this week. Realtor.com and Zillow predict that home prices and sales will continue to rise next year ... 12/4/2016 - 1:03 am | View Link
Don’t fear a bubble despite rising new-home prices in Las Vegas Las Vegas’ housing market is a far cry from the boom days of a decade ago, but at least one thing is approaching those levels again: new-home prices. In Clark County, builders fetched a median sales price of $335,000 in October, according to Home ... 12/1/2016 - 11:19 pm | View Link
Southern California home prices jump, U.S. values surpass bubble-era peak Southern California home prices jumped last month, but sales flatlined in a region where homeownership is increasingly out of reach for the middle class. The six-county region’s median price rose 6.9% from a year earlier to $465,000 in October, real ... 12/1/2016 - 9:23 pm | View Link
Don't Get Your Hopes Up About Home Prices Megan McArdle is a Bloomberg View columnist. She wrote for the Daily Beast, Newsweek, the Atlantic and the Economist and founded the blog Asymmetrical Information. She is the author of "“The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success.” 11/30/2016 - 6:01 am | View Link
S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices are the leading measures of U.S. residential real estate prices, tracking changes in the value of residential real ... 11/30/2016 - 8:48 pm | View Website
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Far from the Las Vegas Strip, MGM Resorts International opens its $1.4 billion MGM National Harbor casino and resort just outside the nation's capital this week, advertising a gambling floor "bigger than the White House" and an art collection that includes a large welded collage by Bob Dylan.
But don't expect Vegas glitz, neon flamingos or ancient Roman replicas here.
A Pennsylvania prosecutor's office and two businesses were among hundreds of thousands of victims of an international cybercrime operation disabled by federal authorities and the European Union last week.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr.
Virgin Galactic's new spaceship has completed its first glide flight.
The test was conducted Saturday over the California desert.
The craft was carried aloft by its mothership, released and then glided for 10 minutes to a landing at Mojave Air and Space Port.
A series of glide flights will be conducted before testing proceeds to rocket-powered flights.
The craft is the second developed under Virgin Galactic's plan for a fleet of ships that will carry passengers on thrill rides to space and back.
Virgin Galactic's first spaceship broke apart in 2014 during its fourth rocket-powered test flight when the co-pilot prematurely unlocked a key system.
Warning: There are spoilers ahead for "The Walking Dead."
Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead" was a giant return to the show's main characters. While we got to see more of Rick, Michonne, and Eugene, the majority of the episode was a giant homage to the comics centered around Negan and his relationship with Carl.
Comic references aside, several moments from Sunday's episode called back to moments from the last season.
Keep reading to see if you noticed them all.
State DepartmentForget stealing credit card information and making fake ID’s. One group of identity fraudsters faked an entire U. S. embassy — for a decade.
Over the weekend, the U. S. Department of State announced it had shut down a fake embassy in Ghana this summer with the help of local authorities.
REUTERS/Jason ReedPresident-elect Donald Trump's list of candidates for secretary of state keeps growing as he faces mounting pressure to name someone amid diplomatic missteps with foreign nations.
Republican National Committee communications director Sean Spicer told reporters last week that Trump was down to four candidates for the secretary of state job, but that seems to have changed.
In addition to the candidates thought to be in the running last week — former Massachusetts Gov.