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Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire

After back-to-back hurricanes and wildfires, insurers are looking for more-resilient construction materials. That means building model homes and then blowing off their roofs or setting them on fire.

At a Senate hearing March 27, Daniel Elwell, acting director of the Federal Aviation Administration, said airline pilots had enough training to handle Boeing's flight control software. But some pilots disagree. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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Pilots Split Over FAA Chief's Claims On Boeing 737 Max Training

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Step 1: Build A House. Step 2: Set It On Fire

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The presence of the hepatitis C virus in donated hearts and organs for transplantation wasn't an impediment for a successful result for recipients. Kateryna Kon/Getty Images hide caption

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Hepatitis C Not A Barrier For Organ Transplantation, Study Finds

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