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Toronto takes the crown in a new study from the Canadian Centre for the Study of Living Standards, ranking lowest in happiness for the country.
Nov 28, 2010   Yahoo News
A new amusement and entertainment section has opened at New York City's Coney Island. Long suffering from disrepair and neglect, the new development marks a turnaround. But some locals still object.
May 31, 2010   Yahoo News
<p>A case over land rights in the West going back decades has been awarded to the estate of a deceased property rights activist, who contended that the Forest Service deprived his ranch of water.</p>
Jun 12, 2008   Yahoo News
<p>According to a new report, more than 1% of the U.S. population is behind bars -- the highest percentage ever recorded. The flood of prisoners is causing major funding problems for many communities and state governments.</p>
Feb 29, 2008   Yahoo News
<p>Come January 1, new car buyers in France may be charged a hefty carbon fee, or conversely, receive a carbon rebate, depending upon the emissions of the vehicle they purchase. The fee/rebate is strikingly similar to a twice-failed California bill.</p>
Dec 15, 2007   Yahoo News
<p>Survey says: Philadelphians are the ugliest (and perhaps the fattest) people in the U.S, while the beach-loving residents of San Diego and Miami are the most gorgeous.</p>
Oct 24, 2007   Yahoo News
<p>Levittown, Long Island held a 60th birthday bash for itself on Sept. 30, complete with parades, to celebrate its creation from a potato field for GIs returning from World War II. It would go on to become America's iconic suburb.</p>
Oct 2, 2007   Yahoo News
Could a severe housing market slowdown projected for more than 100 US metropolitan areas lead to a country-wide recession?
Oct 9, 2006   Yahoo News
Oslo and London lead the pack, while cities in emerging economies in Asia remain some of the best bargains.
Aug 10, 2006   Yahoo News
Veterans of America's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq are increasingly finding themselves at risk of homelessness.
Jul 6, 2006   Yahoo News
Bill that would reverse the June 2005 Supreme Court decision giving local governments unprecedented ability to seize and redevelop property receives bipartisan support.
Nov 4, 2005   Yahoo News