• Three Victims Identified in Marist College Fire: How Did Fire Start?

    The three people killed in the Marist College house fire in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. have been identified as Eva Block, 21, Kerry Fitzsimons, 21, and Kevin Johnson, 20. But while funeral services have begun today for the victims of Saturday's horrific tragedy and friends remember the victims, police say that the cause of the fire is still under investigation, with no obvious cause. The home itself has since been razed by the local fire department.
  • Northeast has best schools for housing dollar

    Parents looking for the best state school system for their housing dollar should concentrate on the northeast section of the country, particularly Massachusetts, according to a new report.
  • Oil rises above $78 on lower distillate inventory

    Oil rose above $78 a barrel on Thursday, supported by a drop in U.S. distillate inventories despite a stronger U.S. dollar.
  • Northeast $12.5 Million Mansion, Luxury Compound in Connecticut

    Known as the Gathering Place, this spectacular seven bedroom single-family residence in New Canaan, Conn., is private five-star resort inside and out.
  • Oil steadies near $79 on dollar, U.S. data

    Oil prices steadied near $79 a barrel on Tuesday as the market weighed gains in the dollar against strong U.S. consumer confidence data and colder weather in top consumer the United States.
  • Oil falls below $80; demand outlook uncertain

    Oil fell nearly 1 percent to below $80 a barrel on Thursday, as doubts about a recovery in oil demand outweighed positive economic signals.
  • Oil rises above $71 on recovery hope, weak dollar

    Oil prices rose to settle above $71 a barrel on Thursday, supported by better-than-expected economic data and a weaker U.S. dollar.
  • Oil falls slightly on disappointing economic data

    Oil prices slipped on Thursday, settling just under $68 a barrel as disappointing news from the labor market outweighed economic optimism from data showing that the U.S. service sector and retail sales improved.
  • Oil steady at $68 on mixed economic outlook

    Oil prices steadied on Thursday as economic optimism from data showing that the U.S. service sector and retail sales improved was tempered by disappointing news from the labor market.
  • Oil hits 7-month high on hopes for economic recovery

    Oil prices hit a seven-month high on Thursday after U.S. data showed a drop in jobless claims, boosting expectations of an economic recovery that could revive ailing energy demand.
  • Oil hits 7-month high as U.S. jobs data raises hopes

    Oil prices rose more than 5 percent to a seven-month high above $69 a barrel on Thursday after U.S. data showed a drop in jobless claims, boosting expectations of an economic recovery that could revive ailing energy demand.
  • Oil slips as economy, equities weigh

    Oil fell on Friday, dragged down by economic concerns, the stronger dollar and a dip in the stock market.