Tag: man-made disasters

Here’s how to decide if you still need collision insurance on a car

No matter how old your car is, you need collision insurance if you have an auto loan or lease. But what if you’re not leasing...

Europe Floods Move South and East as Rains Hit Germany, Austria

Flooding moved to southern and eastern parts of Germany and into neighboring Austria on Sunday, as heavy rainfall over Alpine regions swelled rivers and overwhelmed...

My father-in-law returned our truck with a $1,500 fender bender. My in-laws were flippant and declined to pay. Should we push it?

Dear Quentin, My husband decided to buy a new truck at 0% interest in 2019. At the time our son was 13 years old; he...

Fire in Coronavirus Hospital in Iraq Kills at Least 58 People

BAGHDAD—A fire caused by an exploding oxygen canister killed at least 58 people in a hospital treating Covid-19 patients in southern Iraq late Monday in...

Wreckage of Russian Plane Carrying 28 Found in Far-Eastern Region

MOSCOW—Search teams found debris of a Russian passenger plane carrying 28 people that disappeared earlier Tuesday above Russia’s sparsely populated far-eastern Kamchatka Peninsula, authorities said....

Philippine Military Plane Crashes, Killing Dozens

MANILA—At least 29 people were killed and 50 injured when a Philippine military C-130 aircraft crashed and burst into flames after missing the runway in...

Taiwan’s Leader Hurt by Recent Setbacks

TAIPEI—Taiwan and its leader, Tsai Ing-wen, were riding high last year as the island fended off the coronavirus, expanded its economy and won vocal support...

Iran Nuclear-Fuel Production Plummets After Natanz Explosion

Iran’s production of nuclear fuel plunged in recent weeks, the United Nations atomic agency reported on Monday, following alleged sabotage of its main nuclear facility...

6 gorgeous fire pits that landscape and design pros love, starting at just $49

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Belarus Faces EU Flight Ban for Grounding Ryanair Plane With Dissident

European Union leaders agreed to impose a new round of sanctions against Belarus and ban its airlines from entering the bloc’s airspace and airports, a...

Cable-Car Crash Kills 14 In Italy

ROME—A cable-car disaster in the Italian Alps killed 14 people, shocking a country where tourism and other pleasures of everyday life were just reopening after...

Amid water shortages and power outages, Texans cry foul over price gouging for bottled water, gas and $1,000 hotel rooms

Some businesses in Texas are hitting consumers when they’re down. Lina Hidalgo, the judge Harris County, the largest county in Texas, said this week that...

Boeing to pay $2.5 billion to settle U.S. fraud charges over 737 Max

Boeing Co. has agreed to pay more than $2.5 billion in penalties, including nearly $1.8 billion in compensation for airlines, to resolve charges of misleading...

Here’s how to help yourself and your family ‘in case you get hit by a bus’

The pandemic has been a wake-up call in many aspects of life, including health, family, career and savings — and now more than ever, it...

California’s fabled wine region is having ‘the most horrible, devastating and catastrophic year’

Dario Sattui has seen a lot in his half-century in the wine business, but never a year as brutal as this one. “First of all,...