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10 Most Popular U.S. Summer Vacation Cities

When it's time for some R&R in the sun, Americans have a wealth of options. But based on summertime hotel room rentals, which one takes the crown? Orlando with its theme parks? New York with its culture? Washington with it's history? L.A. with its beaches? None of the above. Curious? Read on ...

Coming to America: U.S. Cities Attract More Global Tourists

Nearly 60 million foreigners visited the U.S. in 2010. Where did they go? The most popular destinations included New York, Orlando, Las Vegas, San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. The Big Apple is particularly appealing, drawing a record 48.7 million, big-spending foreign tourists.

Obama's Rail Plan: A Drop in the Bucket

President Obama wants to spend almost $8 billion in stimulus money to begin developing high-speed rail networks. While that is a significant amount, it is only a small fraction of the cost of constructing a 21st century rail system in the U.S.

Homeless, Thanks to the Great Recession

One day four months ago, Shawn Martin of Orlando, Fla., showed up for work at the restaurant where he was a cook -- and learned the business would close two days later. He never got his last paycheck. And with the economic downturn, he has yet to find another job. Here's his story, the second in a series DailyFinance is doing to highlight this deep downturn's often-unseen human toll.