The worst of tropical storm Irene has passed New York, and the impact wasn't as bad as it might have been. But officials say hazards still exist, including heavy flooding.
Hurricane Irene may disrupt tourist activity along the Outer Banks and the rest of the East Coast. But it's unlikely to kill it.
The track for hurricane Irene has the potential Category 3 storm crashing into the US near Beaufort, N.C., where officials are pleading with residents to evacuate.
Existing home sales dipped below an annual rate of 5 million in May. Not counting condos and coops, single-family home sales stand at 4.2 million a year, which, if it held for all of 2011, would be lower than the worst of the slump in 2008. But home prices vary dramatically, depending upon where you live in the United States: the average listing for a typical four-bedroom, two bathroom house in the most expensive real-estate market is more than 40 times the average listing in the least expensive city, according to a recent survey of more than 2,300 markets by Coldwell Banker Real Estate. Here are the Top 5 most and least expensive cities. Is yours on the list?
A new photo exhibit pairs images of daily life in Kabul and Philadelphia snapped by local teens.