In this photo taken June 9, 2015, a sold sign is displayed in the yard of a newly built home in the Briar Chapel community in Chapel Hill, N.C. Standard & Poor’s releases its 20-city home price index for April on Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

US home prices climbing steadily

Strong job growth and low mortgage rates have prompted greater demand for housing, boosting home values. The continued gains are at roughly double the pace of wage growth.

Firefighters work to extinguish flames after a small plane crashed into a house in Plainville, Mass., Sunday, June 28, 2015. Jim Peters of the Federal Aviation Administration says the Beechcraft plane crashed into the house at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday. It had taken off from Lancaster Airport in Pennsylvania and was en route to an airport in Norwood, Mass. (Mark Stockwell/The Sun Chronicle via AP)

Pilot tells air traffic controller pre-crash he has no power

The pilot of a small plane that crashed into a Massachusetts home over the weekend, killing all three people on board, calmly told an air traffic controller he has no engine power and is gliding in the minutes before impact.