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Teen who ate spicy tortilla chip died of high chile consumption and had a heart defect, autopsy says

May. 16, 2024 17:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts teen who participated in a spicy tortilla chip challenge on social media died from eating a large quantity of chile pepper extract and also had a congenital heart defect, according to autopsy results obtained by The Associated Press. Harris Wolobah, a...

Hanover Insurance: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

May. 01, 2024 17:14 PM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. (THG) on Wednesday reported first-quarter net income of $115.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Worcester, Massachusetts-based company said it had net income of $3.18. Earnings, adjusted for...