By David Koenig, Associated Press
In our news wrap Tuesday, California extended stay-at-home orders as some intensive care units reach capacity, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris received the Moderna vaccine, the U.S. Senate deadlocks over increasing COVID relief checks, federal judges in Georgia blocked efforts to…
American Airlines flew a commercial flight using a Boeing 737 Max on Tuesday, the first one in U.S. skies since Max planes were grounded after two deadly crashes.
In our news wrap Wednesday, some Congress members say retired Army General Lloyd Austin's nomination for defense secretary could violate a rule prohibiting recently serving military officers from running the Defense Department, Britain health officials warn of possible side effects…
In our news wrap Wednesday, several opposition activists in Hong Kong were sentenced for organizing demonstrations, President Trump sparked congressional opposition with a threat to veto a sweeping defense policy bill, and Afghanistan's government and the Taliban have a breakthrough…
In our news wrap Wednesday, the U.S. imposed another round of sanctions on Iran, targeting the country’s intelligence minister and a charity that’s allegedly a regime slush fund. The move comes after a United Nations agency reported centrifuges at Iran’s…
By Tom Krisher, David Koenig, Associated Press
Regulators around the world grounded the Max in March 2019, after the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jet. That happened less than five months after another Max flown by Indonesia's Lion Air plunged into the Java Sea.
In our news wrap Wednesday, Boeing’s 737 Max jetliner is a step closer to returning to the air after two deadly crashes that killed nearly 350 people. Steve Dickson, head of the Federal Aviation Administration, took a two-hour evaluation flight…
In our news wrap Wednesday, dozens of wildfires are still burning across the Pacific Northwest and California. President Trump declared a federal disaster in Oregon, where several small towns have been razed. But improved weather is helping fire crews, some…
The fatal crashes of two Boeing 737 Max jets that left 346 people dead resulted from multiple failures throughout the aircraft’s production and approval process. Now, a new and blistering report from Democrats on the House Transportation Committee reveals just…
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