The National Transportation Safety Board wants to know how a problem with the design of batteries that led to a fire aboard a Boeing’s 787 ‘Dreamliner’ slipped through the extensive certification process for the new passenger aircraft.
In photographs and videos, you can see there is one runner who is closest to the blast. When the device explodes, he’s knocked over by the force.
There’s breaking budget news from several places this morning.
A final deal on a changing immigration laws is at hand but still incomplete, according to two of the bipartisan “Gang of Eight” senators collaborating on it.
Russia is calling on the U.S. and North Korea to end an escalating cycle of dangerous provocations after Pyongyang put its missile forces on high alert and American stealth bombers flew practice bomb runs over the Korean Peninsula.
The same weather system that left a few inches of snow on parts of the eastern U.S. earlier this week is now over the North Atlantic, and Jason Samenow of The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang says he’s not sure he’s ever “seen a storm this big before.”
Hundreds of demonstrators demanded that City Hall walk back its plan to close 53 elementary schools and one high school in response to a $1 billion budget deficit.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday held the first of two high-profile hearings on laws concerning same-sex marriage (today’s focuses on California’s Proposition 8 ban on gay marriage; Wednesday’s focuses on the Defense of Marriage Act).
President Obama on Monday designated five new national monuments, including one in Maryland dedicated to anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman and another setting aside Washington state’s San Juan Islands.
Didn’t have time to watch or didn’t really care? If you’re not up to speed on the weekend’s news from the men’s and women’s Division I college basketball championships, but want to be armed with a few things to talk about if someone brings up basketball today, here goes: