Florida’s home insurance market was a mess before Ian. It’s about to get worse

New York CNN Business — Florida homeowners were already facing an expensive and difficult market for home insurance before Hurricane Ian. The devastating storm is about to make things worse—even for those fortunate enough to escape any damage. For the better part of two decades, the nation’s major insurers have wanted as little to do … Read more

Biden administration changes student loan guidance, as Republican-led states file lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – The Biden administration changed its guidance on who qualifies for federal student loan forgiveness on Thursday, as seven Republican-led states filed a challenge to its student debt cancellation program. President Joe Biden said in August that the US government will forgive $10,000 in student loans for millions of debt-saddled former … Read more

Eliza Fletcher: Memphis teacher died from a gunshot wound to the back of her head, autopsy reveals

CNN — Eliza Fletcher, the Memphis teacher who was abducted while on an early morning jog earlier this month, died from a gunshot wound to the back of her head and blunt force injury, according to an autopsy report obtained by CNN affiliate WHBQ. “Autopsy examination revealed a perforating gunshot wound of the head,” the … Read more

U.S. says ex-Army major and wife tried to leak military health data to Russia

WASHINGTON, Sept 29 (Reuters) – A former US Army major and his anesthesiologist wife have been criminally charged for allegedly plotting to leak highly sensitive healthcare data about military patients to Russia, the Justice Department revealed on Thursday. Jamie Lee Henry, the former major who was also a doctor at Fort Bragg in North Carolina, … Read more

Putin says mistakes of military mobilisation should be corrected

This content was produced in Russia, where the law restricts coverage of Russian military operations in Ukraine. MOSCOW, Sept 29 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that “all mistakes” made in a call-up to reinforce Russia’s military operation in Ukraine should be corrected, his first public acknowledgment that the “partial mobilization” he announced … Read more

Denmark’s Queen Margrethe strips four grandchildren of royal titles

CNN — A rift has emerged in the Danish royal family following a decision by Queen Margrethe to strip four of her eight grandchildren of their royal titles in order to “future-proof” the monarchy. The 82-year-old monarch, who this year celebrated half a century on the throne, announced on Thursday that from next year the … Read more

Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, death certificate shows

London CNN — Queen Elizabeth II died of old age, her death certificate has revealed. The document, published by National Records of Scotland on Thursday, says the late British monarch died at 3:10 pm UK time (10:10 am ET) on September 8 at Balmoral Castle in Ballater, Scotland. The cause of death is listed as … Read more

Philadelphia officials release surveillance video, offer $40,000 reward for suspects in fatal shooting behind a high school

CNN — Philadelphia police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspects in a shooting at a high school Tuesday which left one 14-year-old dead and four other teens injured, officials said. Five teenagers were returning to the Roxborough High School locker room after a football scrimmage Tuesday afternoon when a group of … Read more

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ rapper, dead at 59

CNN — Coolio, the ’90s rapper who lit up the music charts with hits like “Gangsta’s Paradise” and “Fantastic Voyage,” has died, his friend and manager Jarez Posey, told CNN. He was 59. Posey said Coolio died in the afternoon hours local time in Los Angles on Wednesday. Details on the circumstances were not immediately … Read more

Jackie Walorski: Biden asks if deceased congresswoman is present at White House food insecurity conference

CNN — President Joe Biden on Wednesday asked if a congresswoman who died last month was present at a White House food insecurity conference. At the event, the White House’s first hunger conference since 1969, Biden took a moment during his remarks to credit a list of bipartisan elected officials. All of the officials he … Read more