Iowa caucus winner: Nobody knows

Iowa caucus winner: Nobody knows

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

  • Feb 4, 2020
Iowa caucus winner: Nobody knows
Senate nixes witnesses, Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday

Senate nixes witnesses, Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday

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

  • Feb 1, 2020
Senate nixes witnesses, Trump acquittal now likely Wednesday
China locks down 36 million people after new virus kills 25

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
China locks down 36 million people after new virus kills 25
Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus

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.

Snohomish County man is first U.S. case of new coronavirus
Seattle Rep. Jayapal backs Bernie Sanders for president

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
Seattle Rep. Jayapal backs Bernie Sanders for president
An Olympic first: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village

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

An Olympic first: Cardboard beds for Tokyo Athletes Village
Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA

In one exchange, an employee told a colleague they wouldn’t let their family ride on a 737 Max.

Boeing papers show employees slid 737 Max problems past FAA
Iran denies downing plane, invites Boeing to investigation

Iran denies downing plane, invites Boeing to investigation

Iranian officials asked the U.S. and Canada to share their evidence of a missile hitting the jetliner.

Iran denies downing plane, invites Boeing to investigation
Iranians shot down airliner, Western leaders declare

Iranians shot down airliner, Western leaders declare

The crash happened just hours after Iran launched a missile attack against bases housing U.S. troops.

Iranians shot down airliner, Western leaders declare
Iran says engine fire brought down Boeing 737, killing 176

Iran says engine fire brought down Boeing 737, killing 176

The flight was en route to Ukraine when a fire apparently struck one of its engines.

Iran says engine fire brought down Boeing 737, killing 176
Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after US kills general

Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after US kills general

Iran insisted in a state TV broadcast it remained open to negotiations with European partners.

  • Jan 5, 2020
Iran abandons nuclear deal limits after US kills general

2 dead, 1 hurt in shooting at church near Fort Worth, Texas

Authorities have not released any details about what led to the shooting.

  • Dec 29, 2019
Boeing documents sent to Congress called ‘very disturbing’

Boeing documents sent to Congress called ‘very disturbing’

The records appear to show efforts to ensure production plans “were not diverted by regulators.”

Boeing documents sent to Congress called ‘very disturbing’
Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem

Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem

The Church of the Nativity, where Christians believe Jesus was born, hosted people from around the world.

  • Dec 24, 2019
Thousands mark Christmas in West Bank town of Bethlehem
FAA concerned over pressure by Boeing for quick return of Max

FAA concerned over pressure by Boeing for quick return of Max

The grounding of the 737 jet after the two crashes is costing the planemaker and airlines billions.

FAA concerned over pressure by Boeing for quick return of Max
Qantas chooses Airbus over Boeing for ultra-long-range plane

Qantas chooses Airbus over Boeing for ultra-long-range plane

Boeing’s disadvantage was the fading chance of its 777-8X being available in time.

Qantas chooses Airbus over Boeing for ultra-long-range plane
After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes

After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes

Yet the regulator did not ground the plane until a second deadly crash five months later.

After first crash, FAA analysis predicted 15 more Max crashes
A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash

A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash

Boeing removed some lightning protections, which the FAA resisted, then approved — then questioned again.

A change in a 787 safety system prompts regulatory whiplash
FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes

FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes

The regulator has been criticized for delegating oversight of Boeing planes to the company itself.

FAA to create new safety branch after Boeing 737 Max crashes
Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems

Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems

The senior manager said a push to increase production of the plane created a “factory in chaos.”

Former Boeing manager in Renton warned about 737 Max problems