Article Photos: US new-home sales jump to highest in 4½ years 1/1

FILE - In this Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 photo, a construction worker works at a new home under construction in Chicago. U.S. new-home sales jumped in January from the previous month to the highest level since July 2008, a sign that the housing recovery is accelerating.  (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh, File)