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President Biden’s Dog ‘Major’ Involved in Second Biting Incident

President Biden’s Dog ‘Major’ Involved in Second Biting Incident

One of the White House’s two canine residents was involved in a biting incident on March 29: the Bidens’ German Shepherd, Major, reportedly nipped at a National Park Service employee during a walk on the White House South Lawn. The employee was assessed by the White House medical unit and returned to work without injury. The incident has dominated national…

Storm Damage Costs Could Be Highest in Texas, U.S. History

Storm Damage Costs Could Be Highest in Texas, U.S. History

The winter storm that knocked out power for millions amid frigid temperatures and spawned a rash of water-related disasters is expected to be the costliest weather event in Texas history. More than a week after the storm began on February 11, a third of Texas residents continued to experience power service disruptions, millions lacked ready access to safe water, and…

Bitter Cold, Heavy Snow Slam Homeowners, Businesses Across U.S.

Bitter Cold, Heavy Snow Slam Homeowners, Businesses Across U.S.

Collapsed roofs, caved-in foundations and broken windows are evidence of the destruction caused by bitterly cold temperatures and powerful winter storms that have hammered the U.S. and parts of Canada1 in recent weeks. As of February 17, 2.7 million Texans are still without power from a severe storm system spanning 25 states that began on February 13. The storm has…

Tom Brady Rookie Card Fetches a Record $555,988 at Auction

Tom Brady Rookie Card Fetches a Record $555,988 at Auction

An autographed Tom Brady rookie card was purchased at auction on eBay for $555,988 January 25, one day after the NFL’s Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback helped his team secure a spot in Super Bowl LV. The rare 2000 card was rated PSA Gem Mint 10—virtually perfect—condition1 and depicts Brady the year he was drafted by the New England Patriots. It…

Mammoth Sinkhole Forces Hospital to Relocate COVID Patients

Mammoth Sinkhole Forces Hospital to Relocate COVID Patients

A mammoth sinkhole opened up in the visitors’ parking lot at Hospital of the Sea in Naples, Italy on January 8, consuming three cars and forcing the temporary closure of a nearby residence for recovering COVID-19 patients. Though the sinkhole measured a whopping 66 feet deep and 21,527 square feet across, no injuries were reported and six patients were relocated…

5 Tips for a Safer Holiday Season, Online and At Home

5 Tips for a Safer Holiday Season, Online and At Home

Cybersecurity experts are warning consumers about a new scam that capitalizes on the pandemic forcing many seasonal gift shops and pop-up markets to go virtual this year. In a scam alert issued on November 13, the Better Business Bureau said cybercriminals are using copycat shopping event sites and social media pages to charge admission and steal credit card data. In…

Powerball Winner Keeps Promise to Split $22 Jackpot with Friend

Powerball Winner Keeps Promise to Split $22 Jackpot with Friend

A Wisconsin man who recently won $22 million playing the state’s Powerball lottery has followed through on a decades-old promise to split the jackpot with his friend. Thomas Cook and his friend fishing partner, Joseph Feeney, reportedly made a handshake agreement 28 years ago to split any lottery winnings if either of them ever hit the jackpot. Cook made good…

Pandemic ‘Learning Pods’: Consider Risks Along with Rewards

Pandemic ‘Learning Pods’: Consider Risks Along with Rewards

As parents across the U.S. and Canada grapple with their children’s return to school amid a pandemic, “learning pods” have emerged as a potential solution to meeting kids’ academic and social needs while minimizing contact with large groups. Two mothers in Delaware County, Ohio recently launched Web Student Services, LLC, a learning pod startup that pairs certified teachers with limited…

Pandemic-Weary Home and Business Owners Hammered by Wildfires, Extreme Weather

Pandemic-Weary Home and Business Owners Hammered by Wildfires, Extreme Weather

This year has brought unprecedented challenges as the world copes with the COVID-19 pandemic; however, 2020 has also been a record-breaking year for extreme weather events: devastating wildfires, an especially active hurricane season, blackout-inducing heatwaves, a historic spate of tornadoes, a “firenado” and a 500-year flood. The U.S. recently hit its 10th billion-dollar weather disaster of the year earlier than ever before and the hurricane season is on pace to…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Homeowners & Dwelling Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Homeowners & Dwelling Insurance

Severe storms, leaking pipes and other unforeseen events pose a looming threat to most individuals’ biggest investment: their home and its contents. To learn more about how Homeowners & Dwelling Insurance can protect the places and items homeowners value most, Crain’s Content Studio spoke with Bill Gatewood, Corporate Senior Vice President, Burns & Wilcox, Detroit/Farmington Hills, Michigan. What are the…

From Pools to ‘Pandemic Puppies,’ Backyard Family Fun Brings Risk

From Pools to ‘Pandemic Puppies,’ Backyard Family Fun Brings Risk

Sales of pools, trampolines and other backyard recreational items have surged in recent weeks as families try to salvage a summer marred by camp closures, community pool shutdowns, travel restrictions and continued anxiety over the COVID-19 crisis. Vendors in the U.S. and Canada have sold out of above-ground pools while pool shop owners continue to be inundated with inquiries. Soaring…

Millions in Jewelry and Cash Stolen After Alleged Burglary Ring Stalks Social Media

Millions in Jewelry and Cash Stolen After Alleged Burglary Ring Stalks Social Media

Suspected members of a highly-organized burglary ring were arrested in Miami, Florida last month for allegedly using social media and other surveillance techniques to target homeowners in upscale neighborhoods and steal millions of dollars’ worth of jewelry and cash. On February 18, 10 suspects were charged with racketeering, conspiracy and burglary, putting an end to an alleged two-year crime spree…

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