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Added: May 13, 2019, 11:16 am
The amount of money Boeing Co. and its insurers will pay to the families of those who perished aboard two doomed jets will be dictated in part by one particularly grim calculation: How long did the victims know they were …
Added: May 13, 2019, 11:11 am
The U.S. Coast Guard partially opened the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, on Saturday after a collision spilled an estimated 9,000 barrels of a gasoline ingredient into the water. The waterway was opened to one-way tow traffic between Light …
Added: May 13, 2019, 10:52 am
Breezy Point is beautiful in the summertime, a quaint neighborhood sitting on a slim peninsula that juts out into the Atlantic just south of New York City. In a storm, though, that dreamy setting can become a nightmare. Breezy Point …
Added: May 13, 2019, 10:35 am
A plan by California’s biggest utility to cut power on high-wind days during the onrushing wildfire season could plunge millions of residents into darkness. And most people aren’t ready. The plan by PG&E Corp. comes after the bankrupt utility said …
Added: May 13, 2019, 12:00 am
About the photo: The Juban Crossing shopping center occupies 1.2 million square feet in Denham Springs, off of Interstate 12 east of Baton Rouge. In a split decision, the Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a trial court and ruled that the …
Added: May 10, 2019, 11:47 am
We see the frequent headlines: A plaintiff is awarded millions of dollars in damages for a physical or emotional injury purportedly sustained at the hands of a small business or large corporation. While many applaud an injured plaintiff for holding …
Added: May 10, 2019, 11:10 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst nuclear power accident, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania, its owner …
Added: May 10, 2019, 10:49 am
NEW YORK (Reuters) – A united front among members of the billionaire Sackler family behind painkiller OxyContin is showing signs of strain from litigation over who bears responsibility for the deadly U.S. opioid epidemic. At least twice in recent months, …
Added: May 10, 2019, 10:38 am
Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana, flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some schools, officials said. About 150,000 homes and businesses …
Added: May 10, 2019, 10:03 am
New York City has only spent 54% of the $14.7 billion in already-approved U.S. funds for recovery and storm-protection following 2012’s Hurricane Sandy, according to city Comptroller Scott Stringer. The unspent money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the …

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