July 29, 2015, 10am PDT
Overcoming their differences, Republican leaders in both chambers agreed Wednesday to a three-month patch bill to continue transportation spending through Oct. 29. The bill must pass by Friday due to lack of funds in the Highway Trust Fund.
June 18, 2015, 1pm PDT
Honda announced that low gas prices contributed to low demand for the Civic Natural Gas, the only compressed natural gas (CNG)-powered car for sale, the Civic Hybrid, and their first plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle, the Accord.
September 4, 2014, 2pm PDT
With competition from California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Texas, Elon Musk, the CEO of Bay Area-based Tesla Motors, chose the Silver State to build his much sought after $5 billion battery "giga factory."
June 28, 2014, 11am PDT
Alina Dizik details what it takes to find a luxury home in the evolving Pittsburgh real estate market.
January 2, 2013, 8am PST
Homicides are decreasing nationwide, but a federal study reveals that the rate has decreased about 17% in cities and increased by the same rate in suburbs. Two WSJ reporters look behind the numbers for the causes with a focus on Atlanta's suburbs.
July 31, 2010, 5am PDT
"When counties had lots of money, they paved a lot of the roads and tried to make life easier for the people who lived out here," said Stutsman County Highway Superintendent Mike Zimmerman, "Now, it's catching up to them."
May 17, 2010, 12pm PDT
What can you do with an old crane factory? Turn it into a fish farm, and a hydroponic produce operation.
April 14, 2010, 2pm PDT
Boston uses the threat of eminent domain to force a developer to build on a site that's become an eyesore.
March 24, 2010, 2pm PDT
Real estate brokers see opportunity in building office space for physicians who will serve newly-insured people under federal health-care overhaul.
March 2, 2010, 2pm PST
Builders can't get credit but they may get jobs from banks, who, because of foreclosures, have unfinished homes that they need help completing.
February 26, 2010, 1pm PST
The backlash against red-light cameras provide a cautionary tale for those who want to cut costs and raise revenue through technology.
February 16, 2010, 9am PST
Boulder Colorado has tried peer pressure, free weatherization services, and intense publicity, but so far, voluntary efforts to increase energy efficiency have yielded mediocre results.
February 16, 2010, 8am PST
The rough economy has made code officers negotiators between irked neighbors and entrepreneurs trying to make a living in their living rooms.
February 9, 2010, 12pm PST
What housing slump? Canada's real estate recovery has been so fast, some analysts worry it signals a return to speculation.
August 12, 2009, 5am PDT
Nashville is just one of many cities that have stopped dispersing and penalizing tent city settlements, but instead are relaxing some regulations and providing basic services.
December 30, 2008, 5am PST
A Russian analyst is predicting the 2010 dissolution of the United States into at least six republics, each under the influence of foreign nations.
October 20, 2008, 5am PDT
The worldwide credit crisis will affect the ability of the developed world to tackle climate change. Businesses in Europe and U.S. are asking for delays in meeting emission reductions mandates notwithstanding the drop in oil prices.