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Spray-painted house highlights affordable housing crisis

Dec. 02, 2022 15:44 PM EST

JANESVILLE, Wis. (AP) — A message spray-painted on a two-story Janesville rental home accuses a tenant of not paying her rent. The vandalism not only makes a public spectacle of a landlord's ongoing dispute with a renter he's trying to evict, it also shines a light on the need for affordable...

Local police say 2 other stabbings, Idaho killings unrelated

Nov. 26, 2022 18:01 PM EST

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) — Almost two weeks after four University of Idaho students were stabbed to death in their rooms, local police and federal agents continue to follow leads, but said they have ruled out any connection to two other stabbings in the Pacific Northwest. “There have...

Remote desert camps house World Cup fans on a budget

Nov. 23, 2022 14:18 PM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — For scores of foreign soccer fans, the road to the World Cup in Doha starts every morning at a barren campsite in the middle of the desert. Visitors who found hotels in central Doha booked up or far beyond their budget have settled for the faraway, dust-blown...

Ohio's Intel project triggers housing fears in tight market

Nov. 19, 2022 09:06 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel’s announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation bringing thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was greeted as an economic boon. But behind that enthusiasm lurked a pressing question. “Where are we putting...

Idaho police: No suspect in slaying of 4 college students

Nov. 16, 2022 20:16 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Police in the college town of Moscow said Wednesday they have not identified a suspect or found a weapon in the weekend slayings of four University of Idaho students in a rental house near campus. Authorities continue to believe the attack was targeted but...

Airbnb aims to convince more people to rent out their homes

Nov. 16, 2022 12:08 PM EST

Convinced that the boom in leisure travel is permanent, Airbnb aims to expand its listings by convincing more people to turn their homes into short-term rentals. The company said Wednesday that it will increase the amount of liability coverage for hosts, up to $3 million, in a play...

3 American tourists die of gas inhalation in Mexico City

Nov. 09, 2022 12:16 PM EST

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police in Mexico City say they believe three U.S. citizens found dead at a rented apartment were victims of gas inhalation. The city police department said Tuesday the three were found unresponsive Oct. 30 in an upscale neighborhood on the city's west side. They...