Pent-Up Demand Is Boosting Home Sales, But Can It Last?

Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up demand for homes could create jobs and help the struggling U.S. economy.

Enlarge picture i Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up direct for homes could emanate jobs and assistance a struggling U.S. economy. Gary Cameron/Reuters/Landov Carpenters work on a housing site in Brandywine, Md., on May 31. Pent-up direct for homes could emanate jobs and assistance a struggling U.S. economy. […]

As Back-To-School Shopping Begins, Consumers May Turn Frugal

Chris Viehland helps her daughter Jenna try on shoes for the new school year at a Famous Footwear store in Fenton, Mo., Aug. 9, 2012.

Enlarge picture i Chris Viehland helps her daughter Jenna try on boots for a new propagandize year during a Famous Footwear store in Fenton, Mo., Aug. 9, 2012. Christian Gooden/MCT/Landov Chris Viehland helps her daughter Jenna try on boots for a new propagandize year during a Famous Footwear store in Fenton, Mo., Aug. 9, 2012. […]

Fashion’s Victims: An Artist’s Focus On Garment Workers

A woman tries on a jacket at a Zara store in Madrid. Zara

Enlarge image i A woman tries on a jacket at a Zara store in Madrid. Zara’s parent company, Inditex, was among Spanish companies to sign fire and building safety agreements for their factories in Bangladesh following a deadly factory collapse in April, though Inditex was not directly involved in that incident. Susana Vera/Reuters/Landov A woman […]

Alvin Lee Is Going Home: ‘Ten Years After’ Guitarist Dies

Alvin Lee performing with Ten Years After in the early 1970s.

Enlarge picture i Alvin Lee behaving with Ten Years After in a early 1970s. Lebre Sylvie /Dalle /Landov Alvin Lee behaving with Ten Years After in a early 1970s. Lebre Sylvie /Dalle /Landov Guitarist Alvin Lee, whose agitator opening with a British rope Ten Years After was one of a highlights of a 1969 Woodstock […]