MERIDEN, Conn.-- State and federal officials are set to announce on Monday $121 million in federal funding for a high-speed rail project between New Haven, Conn. and Springfield, Mass.. In total, $365 million in state and federal funding has been committed to the Connecticut portion of the New England rail system.
Long a punch line for harried Northeast travelers, Amtrak has come to dominate commercial travel in the corridor connecting Washington, New York and Boston, and this summer its trains are packed, the New York Times reports.
Seven banks have received subpoenas as part of an investigation into the alleged manipulation of the London Interbank Offered Rate, said a source close to the case.
TrueCar.com, an automotive information website, conducted a study of the most popular vehicles in the most affluent zip codes. Check out what they found.
A home office is more than just a room with a desk and chair. This collection includes offices from pocket-size to pod to grand multi-level affairs, and in styles from modern to Old-World elegance.
The state of public education in the United States is at a critical point, and the nation cannot wait any longer to improve the system, StudentsFirst founder and CEO Michelle Rhee said Friday.
When it’s not a seller’s market, it could be a bright side for buyers. So where are the markets with the most bargains for home buyers on a budget?
Not all states are created equal. Read ahead to see which states have the best credit scores in the country.
Some celebrities, including Lauryn Hill, fell out of good standing with the IRS, and paid dearly for it. Read ahead to see some of the celebrities who just didn’t get that return in on time.
The Brookings Institution analyzed the financial data of the world’s largest metropolitan areas and uncovered some interesting findings. Check out which cities were the most productive.
What makes a home romantic to one might not appeal to someone else. With this in mind, TopTenRealEstateDeals.com compiled a list of homes with romantic attributes that could appeal to varying tastes.
Washington state may be the next American state to legalize gay marriage. It has the support of several major companies, but Microsoft is the most high-profile business to back it. Prominent figures in the business community support marriage equality, as was the case in New York, the last state to legalize it.
Here's a selection of properties currently on the market that feature fireplaces great and minimal, modern and rustic, indoor and outdoor.
Tens of thousands of Connecticut residents awoke Monday as part of an unenviable fraternity: people entering their second week without power after an early-season storm that hammered the Northeast with wet, heavy snow.
The following nine enormous homes started out with price tags that were even more enormous than they are now. Click to see the following list of drastically discounted mansions.
Readers keep sending in questions about the outlook for the Iraqi dinar. It's cloudy. Really cloudy.
Plenty of houses just look scary, as if they’re starring in a ghost story or a horror movie. A few of the following structures have starred in scary movies.
Because of home conversions, what could be the sad gradual loss of a well-built historic structure is really a boon to an enterprising homebuyer. Click to see inspiring examples of repurposed structures.
During the decade-long period of healing, people in towns across America have been erecting memorials to the nearly 3,000 victims of the 9/11 terror attacks. Click to see the photos.
After ten years, memorials are still being built around the country on top of the 700 already in place. Each of them marks a unique healing path for the victim's family, the community and the whole nation.