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At long last, Ballmer, Clippers break ground on new home

Sep. 17, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — The design meetings have been going on for years. Technology has evolved throughout the process. Painstaking decisions were made time and time again, right down to what an inch or two difference in leg room between rows would mean or where cupholders should be...

Al Capone's former South Florida home slated for demolition

Sep. 02, 2021 12:10 PM EDT

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The South Florida house that gangster Al Capone owned for nearly two decades, and died in, is facing demolition plans. The Miami Herald reported Thursday that the new owners of the nine-bedroom, Miami Beach house plan to demolish it after buying...

Through four wars, toll mounts on a Gaza neighborhood

Aug. 25, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip (AP) — From the shell of their sitting room, its wall blown open by Israeli missiles, Zaki and Jawaher Nassir have a window into their neighborhood’s upheaval. In one building’s skeleton, children play video games atop a slab of fallen...

Ford, Robert Wood Johnson foundations fund tenant clout

Aug. 18, 2021 10:14 AM EDT

Two of the nation’s wealthiest foundations have created a new $7.5 million fund to help give tenants more say in housing matters, as millions of Americans struggle to make rent and face possible eviction as a result of the pandemic. The HouseUS Fund, supported by the...