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US New-Home Sales Rose 1.3% in November

WASHINGTON — U.S. sales of newly built homes increased 1.3% in November from the prior month, a sign that low mortgage rates are pushing up purchases as well as prices. The Commerce Department said Monday that new single-family houses sold at a seasonal...
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There Might Be Lots of Empty Seats for CFP Title Game

SANTA CLARA — Qualifying for the college football championship game never has been harder for teams other than Alabama and Clemson. "It's sort of a perfect storm of factors at play this year. It's a big ask for fans to come and that's why we're seeing the p...