Tag: accidents

Is the Surfside, Fla., building collapse a ‘gray swan’ climate-change event?

Structural engineers believe it will take months to pinpoint the causes of the deadly condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla., just north of Miami. But its location, near what a leading meteorologist calls “one of the world’s capitals of the consequences of global warming” means that climate change as a potential contributing factor shouldn’t be ignored. […]

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Opinion: Here’s why Boeing’s stock will soar

Founded by lumber tycoon William Boeing in Seattle in 1916, Boeing has grown to become one of two major plane manufacturers in the world, and a major U.S. defense contractor. It has hit plenty of turbulence along the way. But few jolts were as rough as the double whammy that laid the aerospace giant low […]

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

MarketWatch has highlighted these products and services because we think readers will find them useful. We may earn a commission if you buy products through our links, but our recommendations are independent of any compensation that we may receive. There are few things that create a cozy, summer vibe quite like a fire pit. “Fire […]

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Tesla driver killed in crash posted videos of himself driving hands-free

A Tesla driver killed in a California crash had posted videos of himself driving without his hands on the wheel — with investigators probing whether the car’s Autopilot mode was “a contributing factor.” Steven Michael Hendrickson, a 35-year-old father of two, died around 2:30 a.m. on May 5 when his white Tesla TSLA, +3.16% Model 3 struck […]

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Texas overcharged $16 billion for power during last month’s crisis, monitor says

An independent market monitor said the Texas power-grid operator made a critical mistake that resulted in $16 billion in electricity overcharges last month, and recommended that the charges be reversed. The monitor concluded that Texas kept wholesale prices high for 33 hours longer than warranted as the state dealt with a major winter storm that led […]

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