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The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes fell 6.1 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.93 million.
The combination of higher home prices and relatively stagnant incomes has reduced affordability and restrained buying activity.
Lower affordability, resulting from tight credit, rising home prices and essentially flat incomes, held back sales for the rest of the year.
Analysts say sales of roughly 5.5 million existing homes are common in a healthy real estate market.
A sudden blast of cold weather and snowstorms at the end of November might have cut into sales, noted Ian Shepherdson, chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomic.
Rates have fallen as investors are plowing their money into 10-year U.
Nigerian police say at least 16 people were killed and 25 wounded by a car bomb at a bus station in the northeastern city of Gombe.
Hundreds of people have been killed by car bombs and suicide bombers this year, mainly in the northeast that is home to the Islamic uprising.
Police say a man was fatally shot in Grand Rapids during a large weekend party at barbershop.
Police Lt. Pat Merril says at least 70 people were gathered at the barbershop for the party, but none of those in attendance called 911.
Wichita religious and nonprofit leaders are remembering the homeless people who died this past year in the city.
Cline, who is also a spokesman for the Advocates to End Chronic Homelessness, said they are "all human beings and deserve respect and dignity."
The attorney is seeking to use an insanity defense for a teenager charged with fatally attacking a 73-year-old suburban Indianapolis man.
The attorney for 17-year-old Maxwell Winkler of Fishers filed a notice of insanity or mental disease defense Friday in a Hamilton County court.
A white Milwaukee police officer who was fired after he fatally shot a mentally ill black man in April won't face criminal charges, the county's top prosecutor said Monday.
 based on all the evidence and analysis presented in this report, I come to the conclusion that Officer Manney's use of force in this incident was justified self-defense and that defense cannot be reasonably overcome to establish a basis to charge Officer Manney with a crime.
The executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin, Chris Ahmuty, issued a statement saying the decision not to charge Manney left "a cloud of uncertainty over the circumstances of and the responsibility for Mr.