Darth Vader VW Passat commercial got the most Super Bowl buzz. Eminem generated the most sales inquiries, auto website says.
Foreclosures have been huge in cities that rode the real estate bubble in the West and in Florida. But the fastest rise in foreclosures is taking place primarily in far less frothy metropolitan areas of the Southeast, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. North Carolina alone was home to four of the Top 10 fastest-rising foreclosure metros last year. While their foreclosure rates are still quite low compared with most places, these metros and their plight illustrate how the poor economy is driving the housing crisis now.
Taco Bell meat has too little beef to be called beef, a lawsuit charges. 'Absolutely wrong,' the fast-food chain says of the suit.
The cost of a new car or airfare is expensive this holiday season. But consumers can get a good deal on flat-screen TVs.
Medical marijuana patient Roger Lingle sniffs a starter plant he bought at the Canna Pi medical marijuana dispensary in Seattle, Washington, Nov. 20, 2012. Washington State's Initiative 502, that was approved by voters in the Nov. 6, 2012 general election, legalized marijuana in Washington State, effective Dec. 6, 2012. Marijuana remains illegal at the federal level.
Home prices edged higher at the height of the summer home-buying season, but analysts see a dropoff in the fall.
Unemployment lasts longer than ever before, home values keep declining, foreclosures abound and people are growing poorer. This is the rebound?
Foreclosures are being managed by banks like a pipeline, says RealtyTrac, which has implications for homeowners and home buyers.
Foreclosures fell last month in Louisiana, but the vast majority of homeowners in trouble still either lost their residences or received an auction notice.
A man performs with fire during a Hungry Ghost Festival parade along the streets of Keelung, Taiwan, on Monday. It is believed by some worshipers that the gates of hell are opened during the month and dead ancestors return to visit their relatives. The Hungry Ghost Festival started this year on Aug. 10 and ends on Sept. 7 with traditional Chinese operas, puppet shows, and concerts by believers to appease the roaming spirits.