US home prices leapt in September by the most in 3 years

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the fastest pace in more than three years in September, lifted by a record-low supply of houses for sale.

  • Written by By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER , AP Economics Writer

Judge: hospital, prison for man in Jewish center bomb plot

 

MIAMI (AP) — A Florida man will be hospitalized for psychiatric treatment and likely serve 25 years in prison for plotting to bomb a synagogue and Jewish school center during Passover last year.

  • Written by By CURT ANDERSON , AP Legal Affairs Writer

Many victims still silent on sexual misconduct despite furor

A spate of recent public revelations, including the spontaneous #metoo discussions on social media, is emboldening many victims of sexual harassment to speak up, but many still remain silent.

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  • Written by By SARAH SKIDMORE SELL, AP Business Writer

Advocates say Texas exploiting day laborers after Harvey

HOUSTON (AP) — Guillermo Miranda Vazquez starts his day in a parking lot near the Home Depot where he easily finds work alongside other day laborers who are cleaning up Houston after Hurricane Harvey.

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  • Written by By NOMAAN MERCHANT, Associated Press

UNICEF: Vaccines cargo to blockaded Yemen can't be one-off

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The U.N. child agency said Sunday that it has flown 1.9 million doses of vaccines to war-torn Yemen, its first aid delivery since a Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels tightened a sea and air blockade earlier this month.

  • Written by By KARIN LAUB , Associated Press