Phone meets red-hot ball of nickel

Today's expensive phones require expensive cases and expensive insurance policies to protect them in case of damage. But a few years ago, simpler phones stood up to the punishment of being dropped and mishandled...

Boston drops bid for 2024 Olympics

...considered one of the biggest projects at any games. And claims ? backed by an intricate and confusing set of insurance policies ? that the public wouldn't be on the hook for the mutlibillion-dollar sports event never gained traction...

Nation's winningest high school football coach John McKissick retires

...decided in the past few weeks it was time to quit.SEAHAWKS: Quarterback Russell Wilson will play this season with an insurance policy worth millions in case of a career-ending injury, ESPN reported, citing league sources.COWBOYS: As expected...

11 Benefits You Should Be Taking Advantage of at Work

...you better believe I signed up. What about you? If your employer offers a free or heavily discounted term life insurance policy, you owe it to yourself to get signed up for it as soon as possible, especially if you have dependents.Educational...

Database shows 2016 price increases sought by insurers

...plans in Illinois and Florida, among other states, are asking for hikes of 20 percent or more.Individual health insurance policies are a relatively small slice of the overall market. Many people are insured through an employer. And it is not...

AmEx to roll out loyalty program Plenti on Monday

...can then be used for discounts at any participating vendor. Plenti points built up by buying gas or a Nationwide insurance policy, for example, could earn discounts on an electric bill from Direct Energy or milk from Rite Aid."It will really...

Small businesses hurt in Baltimore riots face recovery hurdles

...whether his policy would cover his losses. Although damage from civil unrest is covered under standard business insurance policies, many businesses lack adequate coverage.Insurance claims usually result in higher premiums, said Maryland Insurance...

Bailing out of trouble with bale of corrections

...assess the value of what was insured, and then we'll provide you with a new barn of similar worth."There was a pause, and then Susan replied, "If that's how it works, then I want to cancel the life insurance policy on my husband."

Ride-hailing platform Uber uncharted territory for Augusta

...being granted access to the platform, drivers must also present driver's licences and insurance policies. A $1 million blanket commercial insurance policy per incident covers drivers and their riders while in service, Black said.The ride-hailing...

A diplomacy defense shield

...repelling nearly any air force in the world?At the very least, the mobile missile-defense system is Iran's insurance policy if negotiations to finalize the framework agreement fail. And the chances of that happening increased exponentially...