‘I am not planning to heal’: A crash leaves suspended grief

World 03/16/19, 04:59

The Rev. George Kageche Mukua was coming home. The Catholic priest had last seen his Kenyan family a year ago, when he boarded a plane for Europe.His return ended in a thunderous impact in a rural field as Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 faltered shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa and ...

Ethiopia, Kenya push back as Diamond League drops 5,000m

Sports 03/15/19, 08:35

The IAAF's decision to drop the 5,000 meters from its Diamond League track and field series has been met with strong resistance from Ethiopia and Kenya, where one former world champion accused the sport's governing body of trying to "kill long-distance running."The Ethiopian Athletics Federation has written to IAAF president ...

Update: Ethiopian Airlines: Probe of recorders begins

World 03/15/19, 03:06

The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local):11:05 a.m.Ethiopian Airlines says the investigation in France has begun into the flight data and voice recorders of the plane that crashed on Sunday, killing all 157 on board.Ethiopian relatives of crash victims mourn and grieve at the scene where the Ethiopian ...

Pilot quickly called in Ethiopia plane emergency: NYT report

World 03/15/19, 02:30

The pilot of the Ethiopian Airlines plane that crashed requested permission "in a panicky voice" to return to the airport shortly after takeoff, The New York Times reports.Friday's report cites "a person who reviewed air traffic communications" from Sunday's flight saying controllers noticed the plane was moving up and down ...

Boeing takes hit to its reputation after 2 plane crashes

Business 03/14/19, 17:27

In an era of unprecedented airline safety, Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner has crashed twice in less than six months, killing 346 people and delivering a massive blow to the company's reputation.More than 40 countries either grounded the planes or refused to let them into their airspace after ...

Foreign adoptions to US fall by 14 percent, continuing trend

U.S. 03/14/19, 12:15

The number of foreign children adopted by U.S. parents plunged nearly 14 percent last year, extending a decline that's now continued for 14 years, according to State Department figures released Thursday.Sharp drops in adoptions from China and Ethiopia more than offset notable increases from India and Colombia.The department's report for ...

Anguished families of crash victims find nothing to bury

World 03/14/19, 11:32

It was too much to bear. She feared she would have nothing of her loved one, no body, no remains to bury.She took handfuls of dirt and flung it in her own face, overcome.More families arrived on Thursday at the site of the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 people. ...

Why France is analyzing Ethiopian jet’s black boxes

Europe 03/14/19, 07:46

France doesn't see an unusually large number of aviation disasters, but its plane crash investigators are world famous.The French air accident investigation authority, known by its French acronym BEA, is now handling the analysis of the flight recorders from the Ethiopian Airlines jet that crashed after takeoff earlier this week, ...

Update: French investigators analyzing black boxes

Europe 03/14/19, 02:47

The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The French air accident investigation authority, known by its French acronym BEA, says it will handle the analysis of the black boxes retrieved from the crash site of the Ethiopian Airlines jet that left 157 people dead. In this image from ...

Boeing’s newest plane becomes its biggest headache

Business 03/13/19, 23:36

Boeing's newest version of its best-selling airliner ever was supposed to boost its fortunes for years to come. Instead it has turned into the company's biggest headache, with more than 40 countries — including the U.S., which had been one of the last holdouts — grounding the 737 Max 8 after ...

US grounding of Boeing jet shows limits of company’s clout

World 03/13/19, 16:03

Aerospace giant Boeing is a juggernaut in Washington. The company employs a team of in-house lobbyists and blue chip firms as part of a multimillion dollar influence operation built to shape policy on Capitol Hill and inside the Trump administration. But Boeing's clout goes only so far. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday ...

Trump: US grounding Boeing 737 Max 8, 9 after Ethiopia crash

Politics 03/13/19, 14:07

The U.S. is issuing an emergency order Wednesday grounding all Boeing 737 Max 8 and Max 9 aircraft "effective immediately," in the wake of the crash of an Ethiopian Airliner that killed 157 people, President Donald Trump said. Many nations had already barred the Boeing 737 Max 8 from its airspace, ...

At Ethiopia plane crash site, a new pilgrimage of grief

World 03/13/19, 07:34

In Ethiopia, an ancient land of pilgrimages, people are making their way to a grim new marker of grief.Friends and families of the 157 people killed on Ethiopian Airlines flight 302 came forward one by one on Wednesday, giving quiet offerings to the dead.Photographs. Heartfelt notes. Bouquets.Wreaths and floral installations ...

Boeing jet grounded in much of world after Ethiopia crash

World 03/13/19, 05:47

Much of the world, including the entire European Union, grounded the Boeing jetliner involved in the Ethiopian Airlines crash or banned it from their airspace, leaving the United States as one of the few remaining operators of the plane involved in two deadly accidents in five months. The European Aviation Safety ...

Countries and carriers around globe ground Boeing 737 Max

World 03/13/19, 03:44

A growing number of airlines and countries around the world have grounded Boeing 737 Max jets or banned them from their airspace following the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane that killed 157 people on Sunday, five months after a similar Indonesian Lion Air jet plunged into the ocean, killing ...

Update: Hong Kong bans Boeing 737 Max from its airspace

World 03/13/19, 03:02

The Latest on The Latest on Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local):10:55 a.m.Hong Kong will ban the operation of all Boeing 737 Max aircraft "into, out of and over" the key Asian aviation hub beginning at 6 p.m. (1000 GMT) Wednesday.The announcement from the Civil Aviation Department cited the crash ...

Information void in plane crash leads many to take action

U.S. 03/13/19, 02:30

In the days since an Ethiopian Airlines plane crashed after taking off for Nairobi and killed all 157 people aboard, there have been many questions but not a lot of answers.That absence of information — fear of the unknown — has led dozens of countries to ground the Boeing 737 ...

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