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Search continues for 2 missing after Alaska landslide

The search continued Friday for two people missing after a massive landslide crashed into a town in southeast Alaska, leaving a neighborhood mired in mud and felled trees stretching to the waterfront, the mayor said.
Business
December 3

US long-term mortgage rates edge lower; 30-year at 2.71%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates edged lower this week, reaching record lows for the 14th time this year against the backdrop of the pandemic-ravaged economy.
Business
December 3

Kroger 3Q sales jump as virus surges and Americans stock up

Kroger's sales surged in the third quarter as COVID-19 infections rose rapidly in the fall and Americans restocked pantries in anticipation of spending more time at home.
Nation
December 3

Former US Rep. Barney Frank sues for unfinished work on home

Former U.S. Rep. Barney Frank and his husband, James Ready, are suing a construction contractor who they said abandoned the building of their home in Maine.
Variety
December 3

Mastercard SpendingPulse: November holiday sales up 5.1%

Retail sales rose 5.1% in November, as spending on home furnishings and consumer electronics helped offset a drop in sales of clothing and at department stores, a widely watched industry gauge shows.
Business
December 3

Mastercard SpendingPulse: November holiday sales up 5.1%

Retail sales rose 5.1% in November, as spending on home furnishings and consumer electronics helped offset a drop in sales of clothing and at department stores, a widely watched industry gauge shows.
Business
December 1

US construction spending jumps 1.3% in October

U.S. construction spending jumped 1.3% in October, again on the strength of single-family home building.
Nation
November 30

Ex-Hawaii prosecutor, police chief get prison for corruption

A U.S. judge sentenced a former high-ranking Honolulu prosecutor to 13 years in prison Monday and her retired police chief husband to seven years, saying she stole money from her own grandmother and then used his law enforcement power to frame her uncle for a crime he didn't commit -- all to maintain the couple's lavish lifestyle.
Business
November 30

Fewer Americans sign contracts to buy homes in October

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes fell for the second consecutive month as lack of available homes continues to stifle house hunters.
Business
November 29

Hawaii seeks to be seen as a remote workplace with a view

Software engineer Raymond Berger begins his work day at 5 a.m., before the sun comes up over Hawaii.