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Jimmy Carter builds homes

CNN

Jimmy Carter's 32-year passion project to build homes

Former President Jimmy Carter is almost 92 years old, but he still swings a mighty hammer.

Alexa, GE appliances

GE Appliances via CNN

Amazon Echo can now control GE appliances

The dream of telling appliances in your home what to do without ever lifting a finger just became closer to reality.

GE Appliances announced on Tuesday it will be adding Amazon Echo's voice-assistant Alexa into its products, so you can tell them to d...

Japan

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Why won't 541,000 young Japanese leave the house?

When Hideto Iwai was 16 he shut himself away in his room and refused to come out for four years.

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Gary Leonard/Wilshire Grand via CNN

Construction workers pose on top of huge skyscraper

Construction workers took a death-defying photo from atop a spire 1,099 feet above the ground in Los Angeles earlier this week.

Anthony Perkins in 'Psycho'

Universal Pictures

Building featured in 'Psycho' sold to developers

A historic building known for appearing in the movie "Psycho" has been sold to developers.

welcome doormat at front door of house

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Mass. town evicts tiny house owner

A tiny house owner in Massachusetts is asked to leave her home after the town of Hadley votes against an amendment to the town's bylaws that would have allowed her to stay.

Painting a wall

Pasi Pitkanen/FreeImages.com

Study: More Americans renovating their homes

Projections indicate that an increasing number of Americans are renovating or will renovate their homes in 2016, according to Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies.

Dahmer house for sale

Courtesy of Chris Butler

Serial killer's home open to rent during RNC

An Ohio home available for rent during the Republican National Convention touts an unusual association: It's the childhood home of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer.

Golden Gate Bridge, San Francisco

CNN/Jake Carpenter

San Francisco man lives in wooden box

A San Francisco man is combating that city's exorbitant rental costs by living in a small wooden crate.

Hand holding key

Peter Galbraith/FreeImages.com

Average 30-year mortgage rate dips

Average 30-year U.S. mortgage rates have fallen after three weeks of increases.

For sale sign

Tim Boyle/Getty Images

New home sales up 2 percent in February

New home sales rose 2 percent in February with new homebuyers in the West accounting for the growth.

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Bank error says $18M mortgage was paid off

Banking documents said an $18 million mortgage in New York was paid off in 2011, but it turned out to be an error.

C. Oregon Home Headlines

Special report: What makes a picky eater?

Special report Picky eaters

You probably know a picky eater, or maybe you are one yourself, and in this special report, we are wondering: What makes a picky eater?

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