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Terrorism Risks Have Made Tight Security Routine at Many Global Hotels, Resorts

Across the globe, risks of terrorism and other violence have made tight security at hotels and resorts routine, even in countries where strict gun control laws may help prevent the kind of shooting attack that occurred Sunday night in Las …

Las Vegas Mass Shooting Raises Concerns Over Safety at Live Events

The shooting attack at a Las Vegas concert on Sunday night that killed at least 58 people is the latest in a series of massacres reshaping the live-events industry. The attack by a solo gunman at an outdoor country-music concert …

U.S. Facing Rise in Workplace Homicides

Fatal workplace shootings, like the one Monday in Orlando, Florida, are ticking upward in the United States, government statistics show. Revenge against an employer, romantic partner or co-workers often is the motive, experts say. Reports of workplace violence are quick …

Colorado Theater Drops Request for Shooting Victims to Pay Legal Fees

Cinemark has dropped its request that victims of a 2012 shooting at a Colorado movie theater pay nearly $700,000 in legal fees after they unsuccessfully sued the theater chain. The Denver Post reported that Cinemark withdrew the request after victims …

As Active Shooter Incidents Increase, Industry Addresses Coverage ‘Gray Area’

There’s a new insurance market emerging in light of a disturbing reality in today’s world – active shooter risks. The new coverage is meant to address a gray area in insurance policies that may leave insureds vulnerable to claims in …

Teacher Scared by Gunman in Drill Sues Oregon District for PTSD

A former grade school teacher in eastern Oregon says she was so scared when a man burst into her classroom and pulled the trigger on the pistol he pointed at her face that she suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder and …