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This Week in Celebrity Homes: Steve Miller, Cindy Crawford

Take a video tour of the recent real estate deals from celebrity sellers<p>This week in celebrity real estate: Steve Miller’s Idaho estate hitting …

Midcentury modern home designed by A. Quincy Jones hits market for first time since 1962

For the first time since 1962, this Midcentury modern-style house designed by A. Quincy Jones is up for sale.<p>The three-bedroom home, in the hills of Brentwood, is listed for $2.45 million. For its design and notable architect, the city named it a Los Angeles historic-cultural monument in 2001, …

Mid-Century modern

Floyd Mayweather’s new Beverly Hills mansion is just as ridiculous as you’d expect

One hundred and eighty million dollars. That’s how much Floyd Mayweather pocketed for taking down Conor McGregor in last month’s much ballyhooed bout. After (presumably) paying the IRS the $22 million he owed them, how did The Man They Call Money splurge? On a $25 million dollar estate that's just …

Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

Floyd Mayweather Just Paid Cash for this Beverly Hills Manse

Two things are for certain, Floyd "Money" Mayweather loves to make headlines, and it's been a great year for the boxer. He won the much-hyped …

Real Estate

Megan Ellison Sells Hollywood Hills Home for $35.7 Million (Exclusive)

In 2013, Ellison reportedly spent $20 million to acquire the main property at 1 Electra Ct. first and then another $10 million to acquire several …

A Modernist Beverly Hills Compound Designed by Richard Landry

Nestled in Beverly Park, this guard-gated estate overlooks the hills and sparkling city lights below<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Beverly Hills, …

Hours After Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County Tickets Residents for Code Violations [Updated]

Mere hours after Hurricane Irma, Miami-Dade County was ticketing residents for building code violations on their wrecked properties.<p>Celso Perez was …

America’s Smallest Post Office Survives Hurricane Irma

She huffed and she certainly puffed, but Hurricane Irma was no match for the Ochopee Post Office.<p>At just 61-square-feet, the tiny post office in …

Flights to Hawaii Are Now Even Cheaper

They start at $352 round-trip.<p>Last month, all of our tropical island dreams came true when flights to Hawaii plummeted. After United announced …

What Do Sharks and Other Marine Animals Do During a Hurricane?

Hurricanes Harvey and Irma caused massive destruction across the Texas and in Florida — millions of people were displaced; lives were lost, and homes …

Irma damages airports in Miami region, flights grounded

Florida’s airports have succumbed to the wrath of Hurricane Irma.<p>Miami International Airport (MIA) will be closed Monday after sustaining “significant water damage” as the storm hit Florida on Sunday, according to the Miami Herald.<p>While flights had been grounded since Saturday, in advance of the …

These people fled Irma on a luxury cruise with unlimited booze and food

Over 4,000 passengers fled from Hurricane Irma aboard a cruise ship appropriately called Escape.<p>The Escape, along with another Norwegian Cruise Line …

Tampa mayor: 'We're about to get punched in the face'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tampa hasn't been hit by a major hurricane since 1921, but on Sunday it looked like Hurricane Irma was about to change that.<p>"We know that we are ground zero for Hurricane Irma," Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn said at a Sunday morning news conference. "We have for 90 years avoided this day, but I …

Watch a Plane Fly Directly Through the Eye of Hurricane Irma

Whoa.<p>A hurricane, for anyone in its vicinity, is most often seen from land, but one daring pilot braved the storm and captured a shocking view of …

Weather

Nearly 65% of Florida stations out of gas in some areas as Irma nears

Florida's gas shortages keep getting worse as millions of motorists flee Hurricane Irma's path of destruction.<p>Nearly 65% of all gas stations in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale market were without fuel on Saturday, according to estimates from crowdsourcing platform GasBuddy.<p>More than half of the stations …

Florida

Here's what happens when two hurricanes collide

What happens when two hurricanes collide?<p>The phenomenon is called the Fujiwhara effect.<p>Named for Japanese meteorologist Sakuhei Fujiwhara, who originally described it in 1921.<p>If two cyclones pass within 900 miles of each other, they can start to orbit.<p>What happens next depends on the size of each …

Some College Students Say They Have Nowhere To Go As Irma Bears Down On Florida

"Evacuating is not as easy as it seems because of backed-up highways and sold out plane tickets," one student said.<p>With Hurricane Irma roiling toward Florida on Friday, colleges dotting the state were forced to evacuate dorms and campus buildings, leaving students scrambling to find places to stay …

Disney World Is Officially Closing Due to Hurricane Irma

After maintaining normal operations for as long as possible in anticipation of upcoming Hurricane Irma, Disney World has now officially announced …

Irma-interrupted trip becomes mystery 'cruise to nowhere'

When they first boarded the Norwegian Escape a week ago, passengers knew exactly where they were going. Now they have no idea.<p>The cruise ship, with about 4,000 guests on board, departed from Miami on Saturday, Sept. 2, and was scheduled to return a week later, after making stops in Honduras, Belize …

Miami zoo secures animals ahead of ferocious Hurricane Irma

MIAMI (Reuters) - The Miami zoo is taking no chances with Peanut, a critically endangered white-rumped vulture, or with its more common pink flamingos, for that matter.<p>Flamingos take refuge in a shelter ahead of the downfall of Hurricane Irma at the zoo in Miami, Florida, U.S. September 9, 2017. …

Rainfall

This is the first time the Atlantic has had two hurricanes with 150-mph winds at the same time — here's why this season is so active

Hurricane Irma is churning through the Caribbean , setting records for being the first storm to sustain 185 mph Category 5 winds for 37 hours. Meanwhile, Hurricane Jose — a major Category 4 storm — is putting already devastated islands like Barbuda and Antigua at risk. Hurricane Katia is …

Weather

Over 59,000 people are pointing fans at Hurricane Irma in an attempt to blow it away

“That just might be crazy enough to work” is the mantra of nearly 60,000 people hoping to dissuade Hurricane Irma from making landfall in Florida. A …

Hurricane Irma annihilates St. Martin’s world-famous airport

St. Martin’s beachfront Princess Juliana Airport — world-famous for low-flying planes that spectacularly buzz over the heads of sunbathers — has been …

Delta Is Waiving Fees for Both Pets and Humans Fleeing From Hurricane Irma

After Hurricane Harvey, hundreds of pets were left stranded as their owners evacuated, but Delta Airlines is trying to help owners escape Florida …

Weather

Preparing for Hurricane Irma? Don’t Forget About Your Pets

When a storm comes, it can be all too easy to overlook those furry family members with four legs.<p>According to the American Society for the Prevention …

Baba Beach Club’s Two New Hotels Have Us Dreaming of a Thai Getaway

The stylish new properties in Phuket and Hua Hin strike just the right balance of energy and seclusion.<p>When visiting Thailand’s lusted-after beaches, …

Hurricane Irma: What’s Happened and What’s Next

Hurricane Irma, one of the strongest Atlantic storms ever recorded, is bearing down on Florida. The Times, which has journalists deployed through the region, is providing free digital access to all storm news.<p>For the latest up-to-the-minute dispatches, read this live Sunday briefing. Here is a …

Planned development along Chicago River's North Branch would bring hundreds of apartments, a million square feet for office space

A 310-unit apartment tower and more than 1.2 million square feet of office space are part of a four-building redevelopment planned along the Chicago River near Chicago Avenue.<p>Broadcast company Tribune Media and its partner on the project, Riverside Investment & Development, on Wednesday unveiled …

Real Estate

FEMA could run out of cash this weekend

<b>(CNN) —</b> As Hurricane Irma barrels toward Florida, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is on the brink of running out of cash for disaster relief and could be in the red by the end of the week.<p>The lack of money could force the agency to essentially start operating on IOUs if Congress doesn't act …