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Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

Home Demos May Create New Problem: Lead-Tainted Dust

By Corey Williams, Mike Householder | Jul 21
The nation's largest home-demolition program, which has torn down more than 14,000 vacant houses across Detroit, may have inadvertently created a new problem by spreading lead-contaminated dust through some of the city's many hollowed-out neighborhoods.

San Francisco Bans Tour Buses from 'Full House' Residence

San Francisco Bans Tour Buses from 'Full House' Residence

Jul 18
Tour buses will no longer be swinging by a San Francisco house made famous in the popular 1990s sitcom "Full House."

Amazon Hopes Prime Day Doesn't Go to the Dogs

Amazon Hopes Prime Day Doesn't Go to the Dogs

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jul 17
Amazon is hoping customers don't see any more dogs, after early problems on Prime Day meant people trying to shop got only images of the cute canines delivering an apologetic message.

China Vows Retaliation for $200 Billion US Tariff Threat

China Vows Retaliation for $200 Billion US Tariff Threat

By Joe McDonald | Jul 11
The Chinese government vowed Wednesday to take "firm and forceful measures" against U.S. threats to expand tariff hikes to thousands of products like fish sticks, apples and French doors as their trade dispute escalates.

A Majority of Millennials Don't Feel Like They Belong In Their Communities, Study Finds

A Majority of Millennials Don't Feel Like They Belong In Their Communities, Study Finds

Jul 10
Two in three millennials don't feel like they belong to their local community, according to new research.

Study Shows Brits Butt Heads Over Home Improvements

Study Shows Brits Butt Heads Over Home Improvements

Jul 5
Millions of couples have been at loggerheads with each other over home improvements, a study has found.

Life of Abe Lincoln's Son on Display at Hildene in Vermont

Life of Abe Lincoln's Son on Display at Hildene in Vermont

By David Jordan | Jul 3
Abraham Lincoln, who started his political career in Illinois, never made it to Vermont, but his son Robert Todd Lincoln built his stately summer home Hildene in the Green and Taconic mountains of Manchester.

Study Finds Average Home Has 9 Unfinished DIY Projects

Study Finds Average Home Has 9 Unfinished DIY Projects

Jul 3
According to a new study, 32 percent of homeowners have been putting off at least one home improvement job for 12 months or more.

The Next Big Thing? Faster Delivery of Everything

The Next Big Thing? Faster Delivery of Everything

By Anne D'Innocenzio, David Koenig | Jun 30
Shoppers increasingly want their orders to arrive at their doorsteps as soon as they click a button, whether it's a hot meal, groceries or a sofa. In response, retailers are betting big on delivery services to drop off packages faster.

Move Over UPS: Amazon Vans to Hit the Streets

Move Over UPS: Amazon Vans to Hit the Streets

By Joseph Pisani | Jun 28
Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van.

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