Safety & Healthfulness

Experts Suspect Poor Waterproofing in Berkeley Balcony Collapse
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Experts Suspect Poor Waterproofing in Berkeley Balcony Collapse

Los Angeles Times reporters Rong-Gong Lin II and Lisa Girion talk with several... Read more

Officials Urge Residents to Check for Signs on Balcony Failures
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Officials Urge Residents to Check for Signs on Balcony Failures

San Jose Mercury News staffer Patrick May reports that after a deadly balcony... Read more

Builder of Berkeley Apartments Has Paid Millions in Balcony Suits
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Builder of Berkeley Apartments Has Paid Millions in Balcony Suits

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Jaxon Van Derbeken digs into a story about the... Read more

Seven Life-Threatening Building Failures
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Seven Life-Threatening Building Failures

This week’s deadly balcony collapse emphasizes the serious consequences of... Read more

Berkeley Apartment Balcony Collapse Kills 5
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Berkeley Apartment Balcony Collapse Kills 5

Eight other people were injured in the accident near the University of California,... Read more

The Top 10 States for Gun Violence
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The Top 10 States for Gun Violence

24/7 Wall St.’s Alexander Kent breaks down a Centers for Disease Control and... Read more

Five of Housing's Worst (and Weirdest) Animal Infestations
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Five of Housing's Worst (and Weirdest) Animal Infestations

Did you hear about the house full of snakes? Now BUILDER has five more of... Read more

Couple Sues for $2M Over Snake-Infested Home
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Couple Sues for $2M Over Snake-Infested Home

A Maryland couple who recently purchased a home in Annapolis are suing their... Read more

Extreme Almanac: When Hurricanes, Floods and Wildfires are Most Likely to Hit
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Extreme Almanac: When Hurricanes, Floods and Wildfires are Most Likely to Hit

The Washington Post's Ana Swanson marks the beginning of hurricane season by... Read more

Obesity Highest in Mississippi, Lowest in Hawaii
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Obesity Highest in Mississippi, Lowest in Hawaii

For the second year in a row, Mississippi had the highest obesity rate, while... Read more

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