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.

Lawmakers rip Boeing and FAA for roles in flawed Max

Certification of the plane was “grossly insufficient,” investigators said.

How the coronavirus outbreak will change daily life in the US

By Deborah Netburn / Los Angeles Times Empty restaurants. Abandoned playgrounds. Schools shuttered for weeks. If the United States experiences sustained spread of the coronavirus,… Continue reading

‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ endures blows from wrecking ball

The developer now says the demolition might take days.

  • Feb 24, 2020

Greyhound to stop allowing immigration checks on buses

Greyhound, the nation’s largest bus company, said Friday it will stop allowing Border Patrol agents without a… Continue reading

  • Feb 22, 2020

Virus outbreak in China poses a new problem for Boeing

A number of deliveries are ready for Chinese customers who “cannot come to Seattle to take delivery.”

Iowa caucus winner: Nobody knows

A problem with an app kept the state Democratic Party from reporting results.

  • Feb 4, 2020

Senate nixes witnesses, Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday

The Democrats had badly wanted testimony from former National Security Adviser John Bolton.

  • Feb 1, 2020

China locks down 36 million people after new virus kills 25

Worldwide, the number of cases is up to 850, including one in Snohomish County.

  • Jan 24, 2020

Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

A man in his 30s was hospitalized in Everett after contracting the virus during a trip to China.

Seattle Rep. Jayapal backs Bernie Sanders for president

The rising star in the Democrats’ liberal wing chose him over Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

  • Jan 21, 2020

An Olympic first: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village

Tokyo Olympic athletes beware — particularly larger ones. The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year’s… Continue reading