Sales of new single-family homes fell 1 percent from May to June, the U.S. Commerce Department said Tuesday.
The damage to Hispanic household wealth from the recession was far greater than that to black and white households.
The U.S. Postal Service today announced that it is considering closing up to 3,700 of its 32,000 locations nationwide.
Energy giant BP on Tuesday disappointed its
investors by reporting a profit of $5.3 billion for the second
quarter, rather than the $6 billion analysts had expected.
The start of the U.S. troop drawdown and a raft of overlapping security, political and economic crises are fueling fears that Afghanistan could sink into wholesale turmoil and even civil war as the U.S.-led international combat mission winds up at the end of 2014.
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