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Jean Green Dorsey walks outside the building on New York City's Upper West Side where she has lived since 1972.

To Have or Have Not: NYC Affordable Housing Hits a Speed Bump

By Jennifer Peltz | Aug 19
One new Manhattan skyscraper will greet residents of pricey condos with a lobby in front, while renters of affordable apartments that got the developer government incentives must use a separate side entrance - a so-called poor door.

Students and instructors work together near a railroad embankment during a gardening exercise with the American Indian Center in Chicago.

Native Americans Connect to Past Through Gardens

Aug 18
The American Indian Center in Chicago, Il. is one of a few organizations across the country to plant gardens and help visitors retain a sense of history and cultural heritage.

8 Etiquette Essentials

By EDGE | Aug 15
Summer is winding down and perhaps you've spent more than your fair share of time as a friend or relative's houseguest. Whatever the case, carry your manners along the way to make your stay in someone's home an enjoyable experience.

5 Tips for Back-to-School Spending

By Alex Veiga | Aug 14
Students may not be thrilled about their summer break drawing to a close, but retailers couldn't be happier. That's because back-to-school shopping traditionally brings in a windfall that's second only to the December holiday season.

The "Pineapple House," designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, in Tokyo.

Japanese Architects Sell a Lifestyle on Global Stage

By Yuri Kageyama | Aug 13
A new generation of Japanese architects is scoring success by reinterpreting the past.

Home Owned by Trump Holdout Sells at Auction

By Samantha Henry | Aug 8
An Atlantic City-area real estate figure has bought at auction a property that earned its owner near-folk hero status for resisting decades of overtures from developers including Donald Trump.

Wal-Mart's Website to Personalize Shopping

By Anne D'Innocenzio | Aug 7
Wal-Mart, in its latest bid to compete with nemesis Amazon.com, is rebuilding its website to further personalize the online shopping experience of each customer.

Summertime Pet Safety Tips

By Dr. Patrick Mahaney, VMD, CVA, CVJ | Aug 3
Sun exposure, seasonal temperature changes, commemorative foods and holiday festivities all create potential dangers for our companion canines and felines.

Frederic Remington 1907 painting entitled, "The Story of Where the Sun Goes."

Charles Russell Art Fetches Millions at Auction

By Martin Griffith | Jul 30
A total of 30 Charles M. Russell works fetched millions of dollars at auction in Reno, with one painting symbolizing the railroad's effect on American Indians drawing $1.9 million and another depicting a Native American chief selling for $1.1 million.

 "Hot Wheels: The Homer"

Collectible Toys at Comic-Con

By Derrik J. Lang | Jul 28
When it comes to designing coveted collectible toys for sale at Comic-Con, the sky's the limit for the designers at Mattel.