Opinion

Lightning strike grounds Southwest flights in Phoenix, hobbles carrier nationwide

Lightning struck a generator at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport Thursday, taking down Southwest Airlines’ computer server and canceling hundreds of flights.  The server shutdown grounded Southwest flights at Phoenix, with the domino effect hitting the airline’s flights at other airports throughout the country. Southwest […]

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Biden urges quick Senate vote after Sinema announces support for Manchin-Schumer deal

President Biden late Thursday celebrated Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s deal with Senate Democrats that could clear the way for the upper chamber to advance the president’s long-stalled climate and spending bill. “Tonight, we’ve taken another critical step toward reducing inflation and the cost of living for […]

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Protesters arrested at UC Berkeley after clash with police at People’s Park

BERKELEY, Calif. — University of California, Berkeley police officers arrested seven people during a clash with demonstrators protesting a controversial student housing project at the historic People’s Park in Berkeley, university officials said Thursday. The police officers were standing guard Wednesday as a construction crew […]

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