Foreclosures in the US have increased over the summer and have become particularly serious in metropolitan areas.
Storm clouds carrying heavy rain move across downtown Phoenix, Ariz., on Oct. 5. A series of powerful thunderstorms hit the area with high winds, hail, and heavy rain.
Foreclosures declined in all top 10 metros, according to a new report.
Lunar eclipse: Early Saturday morning, skywatchers in parts of North America saw a shadow pass across part of the nearly full moon as it hung low on the horizon.
Santa Monica earthquake: A 3.6-magnitude temblor hit the West Los Angeles area at 2:17 a.m. PDT Monday.
The US Geological Survey said the 3.6-magnitude earthquake hit shortly after 2 AM Pacific time Monday morning in the coastal waters west of downtown Los Angeles.
Boycotts from Mexico and several US cities aren't likely to throw Arizona back into a recession, but the fallout from the Arizona immigration law is hurting some businesses in the short term.
After new Arizona immigration law, the Web lends weight to city councils' calls for boycotts of Arizona, and cities within the state may have legitimate beefs, say legal experts.
Five-year-old Lenny Popova, of Arlington, Va. inspects the teeth of a Tyrannosaurus rex at the National Zoo, in October 2000. The Tyrannosaurus, meaning 'tyrant lizard' lived in Western North America during the last part of the Cretaceous Period, about 68 to 65 million years ago.