“We’re disappointed in the decision but will continue making the case to reinstate the cut in the months ahead,” Bill Brown, the president of the National Association of Realtors.
Hundreds of thousands of would-be homeowners will be hit with higher costs.
With what may have been his first presidential order, Donald Trump made it more expensive for working- and middle-class Americans to buy their first homes. The move will increase costs for 750,000 to 850,000 Americans in the next...Read more
Michael Moore, Robert De Niro and several other high-profile figures spoke at the peaceful demonstration Thursday night.
The last time Clark Luster marched in New York City was in the 1960s to protest the Vietnam War.
Over half a century later, the 72-year-old retiree from Asheville, North Carolina, says a new threat has compelled him to hit the streets once again: President-elect Donald Trump.
“We’ve got to do something about him,” Luster told The Huffington Post on Thursday. “What’s...Read more
This week the Census Bureau reported the latest depressing decline in middle-class incomes during the so-called economic recovery. But it may have missed an important factor in this story. A report on Wednesday from the left-leaning think tank Center For American Progress notes that as middle-class incomes have steadily fallen, so have union membership rates. The middle 60 percent of households earned 53.2 percent of national income in 1968. That number has fallen to just 45.7 percent. During...Read more
A Florida State Attorney’s Office report released Tuesday said the former Palm Beach Gardens police officer who fatally shot Corey Jones “lied,” the Palm Beach Post reports. The 60-page report is part of a trove of evidence, including audio recordings, that The Post and several other media organizations obtained on the high-profile shooting.
The Post said, “The report was unsparing, and it paints a picture of an officer who made egregious mistakes and wasn’t truthful to investigators who interviewed...Read more
Morehouse College is looking for a new president after the board declined to renew John S. Wilson’s contract. The board of trustees for the all-male, historically-black college near downtown Atlanta, apparently voted Friday not to renew the contract when it expires in June. The board met, but did not allow the three student members of the board to attend, drawing some students to protest.
The announcement was made in a statement Sunday, the birthday of the...Read more
Following a nasty, racially-tinged feud with civil rights hero Congressman John Lewis over the state of his "horrible" district and "burning and crime infested inner-cities," Republican President-elect Donald Trump has canceled a Martin Luther King, Jr. Day visit to the National Museum of African American History and Culture.
According to ABC News, the visit was originally planned on Saturday amid the fighting with Lewis, who called Trump an "illegitimate president" following a briefing on Russian government interference...Read more
Megachurch pastor Eddie Long died Sunday morning at the age of 63 after a battle with an “aggressive form of cancer,” according to a statement issued by the Atlanta-area New Birth Missionary Baptist Church. “Bishop Long, Senior Pastor of New Birth, transitioned from this life early Sunday morning after a gallant private fight with an aggressive form of cancer,” the statement read. “As a man of God with unyielding faith, Bishop Long maintained his commitment to our...Read more