Posted In: housing crisis, foreclosure, mortgage
Starting today, checks are on the way to victims of wrongful foreclosures as part of a $3.6 billion settlement between banks and federal regulators. But for most of those borrowers, it won’t exactly be Christmas in April.
Posted In: Ambassador
Forty percent of politically appointed envoys are big campaign donors. And unlike career diplomats, they get posts in desirable destinations, like Europe and the Caribbean. Caroline Kennedy's potential appointment in Japan would have more challenges.
Posted In: gun violence, NRA, guns, gun control
The NRA reveals its plans to protect schools from shooters like Adam Lanza. What are the plans? And who bears the costs?
Posted In: art, investment
Hedge fund billionaire Steven Cohen has just bought himself another painting -- this time a Picasso -- for $155 million.
Posted In: airplane travel, FAA, iPad, tablets
The Federal Aviation Administration could, by July, recommend new rules about stowing your iPad and Kindle during takeoff.
Posted In: housing market, real estate
With housing inventory at its lowest point in 13 years, realtors are trying new tactics to add listings.