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For Red Cross, hurricanes bring both donations and criticism

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Confronted with back-to-back major hurricanes, the American Red Cross has received a huge outpouring of financial support — and a simultaneous barrage of criticism based on its struggles to respond to several past disasters.

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Now-famous Florida nun used Google to figure out chain saw

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The Florida nun who became an internet sensation when video emerged of her – dressed in full habit – wielding a chain saw to clear downed trees after Hurricane Irma says she had to look up instructions on how to start the tool. “I actually had to Google it to find out how to start it because I’d forgotten how … ,” Sister Margaret Ann said. “The students have told me everything is online, sister; just ask the question online.”…

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Joe Henderson: Florida must get elderly care right

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Of all the heartbreak and damage wrought by Hurricane Irma, nothing is worse than the deaths of eight elderly residents, aged 71 to 99, at a Hollywood Hills rehabilitation center. It’s an outrage. It’s horrifying. It left people sputtering with anger and officials on the trail to find answers.

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Self-driving boats: The next tech transportation race

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Self-driving cars may not hit the road in earnest for many years – but autonomous boats could be just around the pier.

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Florida nun dons habit, grabs chain saw to help after Irma

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A Florida nun is pitching in on the cleanup efforts following Hurricane Irma by taking a chain saw to downed trees while dressed in her full habit.

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Irma’s worst-case scenario not happening and insurance sector soars

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Though damage from Hurricane Irma is extensive, property insurers are breathing a sigh of relief with the storm nowhere near as catastrophic as many had feared. Shares in insurance companies that had been hammered in the days leading up to the storm are surging Monday, the first day of trading since the hurricane was downgraded to a tropical storm.

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