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It’s very rare for a tornado to hit New Orleans — is climate change to blame?
‘Tornado alley’ is shifting to states farther east from the Plains states, but connecting climate change to twisters remains complicated. Read More
Inside Airbnb’s high-profile effort to house Ukrainian refugees: ‘I applaud Airbnb — as long as it works’
Behind the big numbers and hype, hosts, nonprofits and the public all play a role, which can lead to frustration and misunderstanding. Read More
New home sales decline, surprising analysts, even though the inventory of properties for sale has hit the highest level since 2008
The average sales prices for a new home sold in February was $511,000. Read More
‘We’ve been left out in the cold’: My mother named my sister beneficiary of her estate, but wrote a letter wishing to divide it among her 3 children. What now?
‘Mom indicated that she wanted portions of the land signed over to the remaining children within a few years.’ Read More
The 2022 Chevy Corvette is supercar-like performance and a thrilling drive for a modest price
As ever, the Corvette offers outstanding value for anyone who wants superior handling and comfort without the supercar price. Read More
How to choose the best seat on a plane—or not get tricked into paying extra for one
Here some guidance for how to choose plan seats, or how to skip seat selection altogether in the confusing mess that is buying an airline ticket. Read More
My husband and I owe $87,000 on our mortgage and have $400,000 in savings. Should we sell our home now to prepare for retirement?
‘Is there a formula for when it’s a good time to downsize?’ Read More
A ‘red flag’ in the pandemic recovery: the pernicious labor-market trend where Black women are last to regain jobs
‘Where we were right before the pandemic is not necessarily the goal.’ Read More
Have a spare $200 million? You might be able to buy this Andy Warhol portrait of Marilyn Monroe
The pop artist’s portrait is fetching the highest asking price for any artwork at auction. Here’s why. Read More
‘It’s shameful’: Nearly one-third of U.S. workers make less than $15 an hour
Women of color and people in ‘essential’ jobs are often among those who make $31,200 a year or less, according to Oxfam. Read More