Column | Dec 25, 2014 | 9:00 PM
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Story | Dec 26, 2014 | 5:00 AMThe terrorists who turned the World Trade Center into rubble struck a devastating blow to the U.S. economy too, and few sectors felt it as acutely as the insurance industry. Afterward, insurers balked at providing any coverage for damage caused by further acts of terrorism, making it harder — if not impossible — for some developers to obtain loans. That led Congress to adopt the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act a little more than a year later, capping insurers' losses in the event of a major attack and promising that the U.S. government would take on some of the risk.
Story | Dec 24, 2014 | 7:46 AM
Human Rights Watch: "Pakistan's government has chosen to indulge in vengeful bloodlust." — A commando led me through the Pakistan school auditorium where terrorists recently had interrupted students' lessons with an indiscriminate barrage of...
Story | Dec 24, 2014 | 4:35 PM
BAGHDAD A suspected suicide bomber killed 43 pro-government militia fighters in an attack near Baghdad, police said Wednesday, as Islamic State militants claimed to have shot down a Jordanian fighter jet in neighboring Syria and captured the pilot. The...
Column | Dec 23, 2014 | 5:40 PM