George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in

George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in

Suggestions look considerably different from the predominantly white picks the administration chose.

  • Aug 31, 2020
George Floyd? Donald Trump? Hero statue nominations are in
John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80

John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80

He was best known for leading 600 protesters in the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma.

  • Jul 18, 2020
John Lewis, lion of civil rights and Congress, dies at 80
Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

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

Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show
Boeing has settled almost all Lion Air crash-death claims

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.

Boeing has settled almost all Lion Air crash-death claims
Supreme Court: LGBT people protected from job discrimination

Supreme Court: LGBT people protected from job discrimination

Justices Samuel Alito, Brett Kavanaugh and Clarence Thomas dissented.

  • Jun 15, 2020
Supreme Court: LGBT people protected from job discrimination
Boeing, suppliers plunge on stop-and-go 737 Max comeback

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, suppliers plunge on stop-and-go 737 Max comeback
Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order

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

Boeing goes another month without a single airliner order
Bellevue couple’s nightmare: Held in China, away from daughter

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
Bellevue couple’s nightmare: Held in China, away from daughter
Airbus CEO warns workers it’s bleeding cash and needs cuts

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.

Airbus CEO warns workers it’s bleeding cash and needs cuts
U.S. unsure it can meet deadline to disburse funds to tribes

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.

U.S. unsure it can meet deadline to disburse funds to tribes
As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

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.”

As people stay home, Earth turns wilder and cleaner

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

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
Virus casts a dark cloud over once-thriving home market
Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee

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
Sanders drops 2020 bid, leaving Biden as likely nominee
Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

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.

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes
Senate unanimously passes massive coronavirus aid plan

Senate unanimously passes massive coronavirus aid plan

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

Senate unanimously passes massive coronavirus aid plan
Trump moves to blunt coronavirus’ heavy impact on US economy

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 moves to blunt coronavirus’ heavy impact on US economy
Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

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.

Trump declares virus emergency; Pelosi announces aid deal

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

Homeless at ‘double risk’ of getting, spreading coronavirus

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

Homeless at ‘double risk’ of getting, spreading coronavirus