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Claims under Cuban seized-property law fewer than expected, but still likely to hurt economy
News 3 weeks ago
Claims under Cuban seized-property law fewer than expected, but still likely to hurt economy

A beach neighborhood, as hour outside Havana, originally owned and developed by Jorge Suarez-Murias's paternal grandfather in the 1950s. MIAMI ­­-...

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Latino health requires better housing, transportation, green spaces
News 1 month ago
Latino health requires better housing, transportation, green spaces

It's getting harder for many Latinos in the United States to access affordable housing, reliable transportation services and green spaces -...

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New England Stop & Shop strike enters ninth day, as stores sit empty and unstocked
News 2 months ago
New England Stop & Shop strike enters ninth day, as stores sit empty and unstocked

Striking workers stand on a picket line outside the Stop & Shop supermarket in Revere, Massachusetts, on April 18, 2019. Paul Tritto has worked at...

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Vessel, the maze-like vertical structure, opens in NYC's Hudson Yards
News 3 months ago
Vessel, the maze-like vertical structure, opens in NYC's Hudson Yards

New York's newest neighborhood opens Friday. Hudson Yards, the new development complex on Manhattan's west side, is hoping to attract tourists and...

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Spiritual and religious bookstores find a market that clicks
News 3 months ago
Spiritual and religious bookstores find a market that clicks

Robert Anderson, the owner of Edge of the Circle Books & Magickal Supplies in Seattle. Anderson says he can compete with large general and...

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Oregon city will have last Blockbuster store in world
News 3 months ago
Oregon city will have last Blockbuster store in world

BEND, Ore. - The Blockbuster store in a city near central Oregon became the last one in the U. S. last year. And soon it'll be the only one in the...

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Increasing number of dollar stores sparks concerns over lack of access to healthy foods
News 3 months ago
Increasing number of dollar stores sparks concerns over lack of access to healthy foods

As more dollar stores try to open up in Tulsa, Oklahoma, one lawmaker is concerned that there is a shortage of stores selling healthy, fresh food...

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Growing list of retailers shuttering stores as sales slump
News 3 months ago
Growing list of retailers shuttering stores as sales slump

GAP, JCPenney and Victoria's Secret announced the closure of some 300 stores altogether due to a dip in sales at brick-and-mortar stores. Retailers...

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Your fancy new brunch place is probably colonialist, and you're a colonizer
News 4 months ago
Your fancy new brunch place is probably colonialist, and you're a colonizer

They call it RiNo (short for "River North") but, for those of us who grew up in Denver, Colorado, it's still Five Points. Coined the "Harlem of the...

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HUD official tours public housing, gets stuck in elevator
News 4 months ago
HUD official tours public housing, gets stuck in elevator

Regional Housing and Urban Development Administrator Lynne Patton, from left, and NYCHA Tenant Association President and resident host Carmen...

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Ocasio-Cortez returns to her Bronx neighborhood for her inaugural address
News 4 months ago
Ocasio-Cortez returns to her Bronx neighborhood for her inaugural address

Hundreds of New Yorkers gathered at a performing arts high school in the Bronx on Saturday to hear the first inaugural address of Rep. Alexandria...

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Amazon opts out of building New York City headquarters
News 4 months ago
Amazon opts out of building New York City headquarters

A box with an altered version of the Amazon logo - a protest against the company's planned office hub in New York. Amazon announced Thursday that...

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Snow storm wallops Pacific Northwest, people rescued in Sierra Nevada
News 4 months ago
Snow storm wallops Pacific Northwest, people rescued in Sierra Nevada

SEATTLE - Residents of the Pacific Northwest took to neighborhood hills with skis, sleds or even just laundry baskets Saturday to celebrate an...

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Walmart's practice of locking up black beauty products at some stores raises complaints
News 4 months ago
Walmart's practice of locking up black beauty products at some stores raises complaints

A Walmart store on Long Island, New York became the latest location of the retail giant to be accused of racial discrimination for keeping African...

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U.S. moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park
News 4 months ago
U.S. moves ahead with oil leases near sacred park

U. S. moves ahead with oil leases near sacred parkDemocratic members of Congress, tribal leaders and environmentalists have criticized the federal...

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New York condo sold for record $238 million
News 5 months ago
New York condo sold for record $238 million

New York City condo sold for U. S. record $238 million"The Billionaire's Bunker" at 220 Central Park South on Jan. 24, 2019 in New York. Get...

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Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis
News 5 months ago
Microsoft pledges $500M to tackle Seattle housing crisis

The initiative comes as Microsoft and other tech giants that have driven the region's economic boom face increasing pressure to help mitigate...

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Junk food ads disproportionately target black and Hispanic kids, study finds
News 5 months ago
Junk food ads disproportionately target black and Hispanic kids, study finds

Researchers find a growing disparity between ads targeted to white teens and those aimed at minority youth. Food deserts are defined as areas that...

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New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for sale
News 5 months ago
New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for sale

New York City's iconic Chrysler Building put up for saleThe 77-story stainless steel-clad skyscraper, was briefly the world's tallest building...

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Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closing
News 5 months ago
Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closing

Sears workers demand hardship fund as company teeters on edge of closingIf the Sears chairman "can drum up the money for another takeover bid, he...

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Study shows how to stop teens from trying e-cigarettes
News 5 months ago
Study shows how to stop teens from trying e-cigarettes

How to stop teen vaping? Make e-cigs harder to getLicense fees make the laws pay for themselves, the study affirms. Get breaking news alerts and...

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Shutdown could leave millions without food stamps and hit small businesses
News 5 months ago
Shutdown could leave millions without food stamps and hit small businesses

Prolonged shutdown could leave millions without food stamps and hit small businesses“There’s going to be rioting in the streets when they cut the...

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Apple wants to colonize our famous public spaces. Even its fans should be worried.
News 5 months ago
Apple wants to colonize our famous public spaces. Even its fans should be worried.

Every month it seems another retailer is shutting down for good. Toys R Us and Sears filed for bankruptcy in 2018, closing over 1,000 stores...

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Neighborhood comes together after gay family’s rainbow pride flag stolen
News 6 months ago
Neighborhood comes together after gay family’s rainbow pride flag stolen

Neighborhood comes together after gay family's rainbow pride flag stolenA lesbian couple had the pride flag outside their new home stolen and...

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