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US New Home Sales Jump 13.8% in June

WASHINGTON — Sales of new homes rose a sharp 13,8% in June, the second straight increase after two months when sales plunged as the country went into lockdown because of the coronavirus. The Commerce Department reported Friday that the June gain pushed sales ...

The Hidden Toll of California’s Black Exodus

In a quiet corner of Elk Grove, where the maze of subdivisions and shopping centers gives way to open fields, Sharie Wilson has spent the last three years building her dream home. It’s nothing like the neigh...