Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

NASA’s Neowise infrared space telescope discovered the comet in March.

 

Boeing has settled almost all Lion Air crash-death claims

The company didn’t say how much it paid the families of the people killed in the 2018 Indonesia crash.

 

Supreme Court: LGBT people protected from job discrimination

Justices Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas dissented.

  • Jun 15, 2020

 

Boeing, suppliers plunge on stop-and-go 737 Max comeback

An uptick in Covid-19 cases in the U.S. has added to concerns that airlines face a prolonged recovery

Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

Airlines are canceling thousands of flights while passengers remain too scared to fly.

Bellevue couple’s nightmare: Held in China, away from daughter

Chinese officials want the man’s father to return from the U.S. to face 20-year-old embezzling charges.

  • May 5, 2020

Airbus CEO warns workers it’s bleeding cash and needs cuts

Both Airbus and Boeing are preparing for job cuts as they gauge the depth of the downturn.

U.S. unsure it can meet deadline to disburse funds to tribes

The department hasn’t determined whether unique Alaska Native corporations are eligible for a share.

As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

“There’s some silver lining for wildlife in what otherwise is a fairly catastrophic time for humans.”

Trump, Congress scramble to revive virus-hunting agency

In 2019 it was without a permanent leader, and in the Trump administration’s budget-slashing sights.

Virus casts a dark cloud over once-thriving home market

Shutdown orders have halted open houses, sellers are delaying listings and buyers are losing their jobs.

  • Apr 9, 2020

Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

“While our campaign has won the ideological debate, we are losing the debate over electability.”

  • Apr 8, 2020

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Both parties lined up behind the most colossal economic relief bill in the nation’s history.

Senate unanimously passes massive coronavirus aid plan

The 880-page measure is the largest economic relief bill in U.S. history.

Trump moves to blunt coronavirus’ heavy impact on US economy

He is expected to propose an $850 billion stimulus and possibly sending checks to American workers.

Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

The president’s move opens up $50 billion for state and local governments to respond to the outbreak.

Behind the scenes, scientists prep for COVID-19 vaccine test

Dozens of research groups around the world race to create a vaccine as novel coronavirus cases grow.

Homeless at ‘double risk’ of getting, spreading coronavirus

King County is one of the few places that’s taken action.

FAA seeks $19.7 million penalty against Boeing over sensors

Boeing said the matter involves documentation of parts and is not a safety issue.

Pence nice to Inslee even though Trump told him not to be

The vice president is walking a fine line on the coronavirus response.