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North American Politics · United States
1 cop killed, 2 others wounded in Independence, Mo. shooting
One police officer was killed and two other people — another officer and a civil process server — were wounded Thursday afternoon after an incident at a residence in Independence, Mo., according to multiple local reports.See the Story
53% Center coverage: 56 sources
Business · United States
Boeing in Talks to Buy Troubled Supplier Spirit AeroSystems
Boeing is in talks to acquire Spirit AeroSystem,the troubled jet-fuselage supplier it split off two decades ago that’s been at the center of quality issues affecting 737 MAX jets. See the Story
62% Center coverage: 42 sources
Abortion · Montana
Montana judge declares 3 laws restricting abortion unconstitutional, including a 20-week limit
Three Montana laws restricting abortion access are unconstitutional, including a ban on abortions beyond 20 weeks of gestation, a state judge said in granting a motion for summary judgment filed by Planned Parenthood of Montana. See the Story
39% Center coverage: 23 sources
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Marysville, Washington · Marysville
Washington trooper, 27, hit and killed on I-5 near Marysville
A Washington State Patrol (WSP) trooper is dead after a serious accident in Marysville Saturday morning. The trooper was tragically killed when they were hit by a motorist just before 3 a.m. on southbound Interstate 5 near 136th Street North. All southbound lanes in the area are closed while authorities investigate.See the Story
66% Center coverage: 6 sources
Europe · United States
The FAA has identified more safety issues on Boeing’s 737 Max and 787 Dreamliner
The Federal Aviation Administration has flagged more safety issues for two troubled families of Boeing planes, the latest in a series of issues at the embattled aircraft maker.See the Story
Coverage: 7 sources
Wildfires · Washington
Even the wetter forests of WA could see more wildfire, study shows
Mar. 1—The forests of the Pacific Northwest, soaked in up to feet of rainfall each year, are known for growing some of the largest trees in the world. Together, they store thousands of tons of carbon dioxide in their trunks and support hundreds of critters. But even these lush forests can be affected by climate change. If the world continues to emit greenhouse gases at its current pace, the ...See the Story
100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Washington State · Washington
Peggy Maxie, first Black woman elected to WA state House, dies
Peggy Joan Maxie, the first Black woman elected to the Washington House of Representatives who was known for her work to establish landmark tenants’ rights legislation, has died. She was 87.Maxie was elected in 1970 to represent the 37th Legislative District — an area stretching from the Central District through Southeast Seattle — and would go on to serve six terms.With a reserved but resolute manner, Maxie led the effort to pass the Landlord-T…See the Story
100% Left coverage: 1 sources
Seattle · Seattle
Seattle is the least-religious large metro area in the U.S.
The Seattle Times analyzed an ongoing Household Pulse Survey by the U.S. Census Bureau to conclude that of all of America’s metropolitan areas, Seattle, Washington is the least religious."A clear majority of adults in the Seattle area — around 64% — never attend church or religious services, or go less than once a year," the paper reported. "That pencils out to about 1.98 million people out of the total 3.1 million population aged 18 and older i…See the Story
Coverage: 2 sources