While sales of existing homes dipped in March because of a tighter inventory, sales of newly built homes rose 1.5 percent from February and were up a whopping 18.5 percent from March 2012, the Census Bureau and Department of Housing and Urban Development say.
Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 11:38 am
The Boston Marathon bombings "riveted most Americans" and seemed to "confirm the public's long-held belief that occasional terrorist acts are to be expected," the Pew Research Center says.
In a report released Tuesday morning, it adds that:
Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 4:56 pm
Update at 4:20 p.m. ET:
The BBC reports that one of the two suspects, Chiheb Esseghaier, told the court that the case against him was "made based on acts and words which are only appearances."
He declined representation. Raed Jaser made no statement in court. Neither suspect entered a plea on Tuesday.
According to the BBC:
Originally published on Tue April 23, 2013 8:49 pm
(Most recent update: 8:39 p.m. ET.)
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