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Victims of Boeing 737 Max crashes asking for the company to be fined billions

Families of some of the people who died in two Boeing 737 Max crashes are asking federal officials to fine Boeing $24.8 billion
21 hours ago

Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ dies at 93

Willie Mays, whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest players, has died. He was 93.
2 days ago

US acknowledges Northwest dams have devastated the region’s Native tribes

The U.S. government acknowledged for the first time the harms the construction and operation of dams on two rivers have caused tribes.
3 days ago

Boeing CEO apologizes to relatives of 737 Max crash victims, defends firm’s safety record

Lawmakers grilled the Boeing CEO about the firm's plans to fix its manufacturing issues and its willingness to heed whistleblowers' warnings.
3 days ago

Amazon workers vote to align with Teamsters

Workers who are part of the Amazon Labor Union are aligning themselves with the Teamsters, overwhelmingly voting in favor of an affiliation.
3 days ago

2 killed and 6 wounded in shooting during a Juneteenth celebration in a Texas park

A shooting in a Texas park left two people dead and six wounded, including two children, on Saturday, authorities said.
5 days ago

Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on bump stocks, gun accessory

The Supreme Court has struck down a ban on bump stocks, an accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
7 days ago

Washington’s Makah Tribe clears major hurdle toward resuming traditional whale hunts

The U.S. granted the Makah Indian Tribe a long-sought waiver that helps clear the way for its first sanctioned whale hunts since 1999.
8 days ago

Unanimous Supreme Court preserves access to widely used abortion medication

The Supreme Court on Thursday unanimously preserved access to an abortion medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of U.S. procedures.
8 days ago

Supreme Court, siding with Starbucks, makes it harder for NLRB to win court orders in labor disputes

The Supreme Court case began in February 2022, when Starbucks fired seven workers who were trying to unionize their Tennessee store.
8 days ago

Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and the NBA logo, dies at 86

Jerry West, a three-time Basketball Hall of Fame inductee whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, died Wednesday morning.
9 days ago

Hunter Biden convicted of all 3 felony charges in federal gun trial

Hunter Biden has been convicted of all three felony charges related to the purchase of a revolver in 2018, but no sentencing date was set.
10 days ago

Boeing astronaut capsule arrives at the space station after thruster trouble

The Boeing capsule arrived at the International Space Station Thursday, delayed by late thruster trouble that almost derailed the docking.
15 days ago

Ukraine uses US weapons to strike inside Russia, a Western official tells AP

Ukraine has used U.S weapons to strike inside Russia in recent days, according to a Western official familiar with the matter told the AP.
16 days ago

Boeing launches NASA astronauts for the first time after years of delays

Boeing launched astronauts for the first time Wednesday, belatedly joining SpaceX as a second taxi service for NASA.
16 days ago

Amanda Knox reconvicted in Italy for accusing innocent man in roommate’s murder

An Italian court reconvicted Amanda Knox of slander Wednesday, even after she was exonerated in the 2007 murder of her British roommate.
16 days ago

Mexico elects Claudia Sheinbaum as its first female president

Mexico’s projected presidential winner Claudia Sheinbaum will become the first female president in the country’s 200-year history.
18 days ago

Oregon officials close entire coast to mussel harvesting due to shellfish poisoning

The state's entire coastline is closed due to an "unprecedented" outbreak of shellfish poisoning that has sickened at least 20 people.
19 days ago

Amazon gets FAA approval that allows it to expand drone deliveries

Federal regulators have given Amazon key permission that will allow it to expand its drone delivery program, the company announced Thursday.
21 days ago

Guilty: Trump becomes first former US president convicted of felony crimes after trial

Donald Trump is the first ex-president to be convicted of felony crimes as he was found guilty Thursday after a New York trial.
22 days ago

World news roundup: Man dies after turbulence; Iran funerals; Israel media law

A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet in a span of about three minutes.
1 month ago

Bruce Nordstrom, who helped grow family-led department store chain, dies at 90

Bruce Nordstrom, a retail executive who helped expand his family's Pacific Northwest chain into an upscale national brand, has died.
1 month ago

World news roundup: Netanyahu arrest warrant; Assange can appeal; UK blood scandal

The International Criminal Court said it is seeking arrest warrants for Israeli and Hamas leaders, including Benjamin Netanyahu.
1 month ago

Iran president and others found dead at helicopter crash site, state media says

Iran President Ebrahim Raisi, the country’s foreign minister and others have been found dead at the site of a helicopter crash Monday.
1 month ago