FILe - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash. Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday, May 23, to hear the U.S. regulator’s approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

Delays in Boeing Max return began with simulator near-crash

Testing in June led to an extensive redesign of the flight computers that has dragged on for months.

FILe - In this May 8, 2019, file photo, a Boeing 737 MAX 8 jetliner being built for Turkish Airlines takes off on a test flight in Renton, Wash. Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday, May 23, to hear the U.S. regulator’s approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company’s facility in South Carolina after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, S.C. The Boeing Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

New safety issues raised on Boeing 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner

A change to the Dreamliner removed copper foil from the wings that protected against lightning strikes.

FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017, file photo, Boeing employees walk the new Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner down towards the delivery ramp area at the company’s facility in South Carolina after conducting its first test flight at Charleston International Airport in North Charleston, S.C. The Boeing Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Mic Smith)

Seattle man accused of spying described as ‘honest and caring’

The Twitter employee allegedly was paid by the Saudi royal family for information on dissidents.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Interior proposes coveted deal to ex-client of agency head

Environmental groups and a California Democratic lawmaker oppose giving the contract.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Judge fines Trump $2 million for misusing charity foundation

Imposed the penalty after the president admitted to a series of abuses outlined in a lawsuit.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Plastic from ocean garbage patch plagues island sanctuary

Midway is littered with bird skeletons that have plastic protruding from their decomposing bellies.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Secret Service study: School attackers showed warning signs

In at least four cases, attackers wanted to emulate other school shootings.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Wisconsin governor returns ‘holiday tree’ name to evergreen

Politicians called it a Christmas tree until 1985, when they began calling it a holiday tree.

  • Nov 8, 2019

Iran 5.9 magnitude earthquake kills at least 5, injures 120

More than 40 aftershocks rattled the rural region nestled in the Alborz Mountains.

  • Nov 7, 2019

The words Trump had to hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

The impeachment inquiry interview with career State Department official George Kent has been released.

  • Nov 7, 2019

He probably shouldn’t have bragged about it

The FBI says a man wanted a pet monkey … but stole a lemur instead.

  • Nov 7, 2019

Trump’s top aides clash over impeachment as House probe grows

Mick Mulvaney and Pat Cipollone disagree on who should direct the president’s response to the inquiry.

  • Nov 7, 2019

Saudis recruited Twitter workers to spy on critics, US says

The effort appeared to be linked to Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.

  • Nov 7, 2019

Rolls-Royce says 787 Dreamliner engine fix will be costly

An improved blade for the latest version of its Trent 1000 turbine won’t be ready until 2021.

Impeachment probe turns to Pence adviser

Investigators want to know what the VP knew about the effort to get Ukraine to open investigations.

  • Nov 7, 2019

Grounded Boeing jet hits another pothole in path to return

Regulators want the company to revise documentation of its proposed fixes to software on the 737 Max.

Impeachment going public: Hearings next week for all to see

First to testify will be William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine.

  • Nov 6, 2019

Trump, GOP senators celebrate overhaul of federal bench

The Senate has confirmed 72 Trump judicial nominees this year, the most of his term.

  • Nov 6, 2019

American Airlines CEO upbeat about return of Boeing Max jets

Boeing expects the FAA to approve the plane’s return to service by year-end.

Prosecutors say Trump associate Stone lied to investigators

He’s also accused of tampering with witnesses and obstructing a House investigation.

  • Nov 6, 2019