Home Living Home & Garden

Home & Garden

North Carolina owner of venomous snakes facing charges

0
RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina man whose venomous snake escaped from his home and terrorized a neighborhood for several days is facing multiple...

US average mortgage rates continue to fall; 30-year at 2.90%

0
WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates continued to fall this week, tracking a decline in yields on Treasury securities as the bond market continues to signal...

Romania’s monument ‘ambulance’ races to save country’s past

0
MICASASA, Romania — On a scorching summer day in the remote Transylvanian village of Micasasa, 39-year-old Romanian architect Eugen Vaida is busy coordinating a...

Census takers worry that apartment renters were undercounted

0
Census taker Linda Rothfield's government-issued iPhone kept directing her back to apartments in San Francisco that she already knew were vacant. When she did...

US average mortgage rates decline; 30-year at 2.98%

0
WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates declined this week, with the key 30-year loan slipping back below the 3% mark as the economic recovery from the...

Thousands of EU citizens may lose legal status to live in UK

0
LONDON — Marlies Haselton has called Britain home for more than 30 years. The Dutch national married a Briton, had her children there, and...

Gardening: Buy or make a rain gauge to get watering right

0
In my experience, gardeners often overestimate rainfall. A cloudburst might seem to have thoroughly saturated the ground, but scratch down an inch and you...

$12M OK’d for design work on rebuild of NW Indiana prison

0
INDIANAPOLIS — The State Budget Committee has approved spending $12 million for engineering and design work on a planned $400 million rebuild of a...

Palestinians protest against Abbas after activist’s death

0
JERUSALEM — Hundreds of Palestinians protested against President Mahmoud Abbas after Friday prayers at the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem a day after an outspoken...

US mortgage rates rise over 3%; 30-year at 3.02%

0
WASHINGTON — Mortgage rates rose above the 3% mark this week for the first time in 10 weeks, as the economic recovery from the...