Pending home-sale transactions rose in June. Low mortgage rates and affordable home prices seem to be stabilizing the market.
If Americans continue reaching into their pocketbooks, back-to-school sales could be better than expected.
Not all phones will work abroad, and even if yours does, you could end up with roaming charges unless you sign up for an international calling plan before you go.
New NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussmen called for more European troops as violence in once-calm west and north complicate preparations for Aug. 20 elections.
Authorities arrested 100 people and sought 700 more in connection with Saturday's deadly mob attack. Threats against Pakistan's minorities are increasing, watchdog reports.
The US is considering harsh sanctions on Iran's oil industry if negotiations to curb Tehran's nuclear program fail.
The US Army is seeking to sustain the adaptability and creativity officers gained in fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.