2:47 a.m. Aug. 31, 2020
- Associated Press
Trump convention tamps down thoughts of coronavirus and ramps up rhetoric of fear Federal guidelines on social distancing and wearing masks to fight the spread of the deadly virus were emphatically ignored, as, for the most part, were concerns about violating the Hatch ActThe federal guidelines about social distancing and wearing masks to fight the spread of the virus were emphatically ignored, as, for the most part, were concerns about violating the Hatch Act.
7:24 a.m. July 14, 2020
- By Tomi Kilgore
Boeing's Q2 commercial airplane deliveries drop 78% from last year as COVID-19 weighsBoeing Co. reported Tuesday a 78% decline in second-quarter commercial airplane deliveries, citing the "significant impacts" of the COVID-19 pandemic on its customers and operations, which included a several-week shutdown of production. The aerospace and defense giant said it delivered a total of 20 commercial airplanes during the quarter, down from 90 a year ago. Deliveries of 737 planes fell to 4 from 24, while 787 deliveries dropped to 7 from 42. Year to date, Boeing has delivered 70 commercial airplanes, down from 239 at the same time last year. Meanwhile, Boeing said its defense, space and security business made a total of 44 deliveries in the second quarter, including a total of 27 AH-64 Apache new and remanufactured helicopters, compared with 37 deliveries last year, including 17 AH-64 Apaches. Boeing's stock rose 0.4% in morning trading. It has run up 25% over the past three months, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average has gained 9.9%.
4:25 a.m. June 11, 2020
- By Jason Brennan
Remove SWAT teams from small towns and 5 more ways Americans can stop rewarding bad policing We need to change the financial incentives that give us ever more aggressive policingWe need to change the financial incentives that give us ever more aggressive policing.
9:55 a.m. June 2, 2020
- Associated Press
Pelosi calls on Trump to be a healer-in-chief and not a fanner of the flames of division and unrestPelosi, reading from Bible scripture at the Capitol, drew on past presidents — including George H.W. Bush speaking in the aftermath of the Rodney King unrest and Barack Obama following the death of Eric Garner — as models of the nation’s chief executive at a time of crisis.