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Invisible Disaster Drives Homeowners from Upscale L.A. Community

Jan 11
A methane leak in the Los Angeles suburb of Porter Ranch is wreaking havoc on residents' lives.

Setting Up Your Smart Home

By Anick Jesdanun | Jan 9
A fully automated home is still years away, but the building blocks are already here.

Cha-Ching! Hudson Bay Buys Gilt for $250M

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 8
Hudson Bay has purchased the luxury deal site Gilt Group Holdings Inc. for $250 million as traditional retailers follow shoppers, and their money, online.

J.C. Penney Emerges Strong From Holiday Season

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 8
Talk about a comeback. J.C. Penney reported a 3.9 percent increase in comparable-store sales during the holiday.

Finding Serenity in a Historic Tokyo House and Garden

By Linda Lombardi | Jan 6
Walking through the neighborhood of Daikanyama may feel almost like being in a Zen temple. Stroll past the upscale boutiques and restaurants on narrow hilly streets and you'll find true serenity just a few blocks from the station at the Kyu Asakura House.

Cities Look at Subsidized Housing to Stem Teacher Shortages

By Lisa Leff | Jan 5
Inspired by the success in the heart of the Silicon Valley of a 70-unit teachers-only apartment complex, school districts are considering buying or building rent-subsidized apartments as a way to attract and retain teachers.

Target's Turnaround Gets Shoppers Back in Stores

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 1
Target's efforts to draw shoppers back into its stores are paying off.

San Francisco Housing Shortage Threatens African Americans

By Janie Har | Dec 29
As San Francisco rides a massive building boom reminiscent of post-World War II, fueled largely by growth in tech-based jobs, developers are finally wading into a part of the city long plagued by too much poverty and not enough fresh produce markets.

NYC May Fit More 'Micro' Apartments Into Housing Picture

By Jennifer Peltz | Dec 28
The apartments in a new Manhattan building boast little balconies, tall ceilings, dishwashers and storage space. All in 360 square feet or less.

How Do You Define 'Home Sweet Home'?

Dec 26
While the idea of "home" remains constant, actual home life is messier and changes all the time. So says Judith Flanders, author of "The Making of Home: The 500-Year Story of How Our Houses Became Our Homes."

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