After back-to-back hurricanes and wildfires, insurers are looking for more-resilient construction materials. That means building model homes and then blowing off their roofs or setting them on fire.
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Rugged terrain in the mountainous region of the Sichuan province, including a thick layer of forest and lack of access to water, hindered efforts to put out the fire.
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Shipments from friends and family in South Florida have been a lifeline for Venezuelans. But, after months of economic and political turmoil, getting supplies to Venezuela has become more difficult.
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President Trump has threatened to close the U.S. border with Mexico in response to a large number of illegal crossings. A closure would likely hit a wide range of industries, from produce to autos.
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Reports of thousands of fires and a petition from a consumer advocacy group led the auto regulator to open new investigations into fires that were not sparked by a collision.
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No matter who wins, Chicago will be led by an African-American woman for the first time. The free-for-all campaign has represented a sharp contrast to almost every past election in the city.
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Hospitals and nursing homes in California and Illinois think that regional cooperation — and a particular soap — could help them all gain the upper hand against deadly superbugs.
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