Boeing To Cut 16,000 Jobs After Posting $1.7 Billion Loss In First Quarter"The demand for commercial airline travel has fallen off a cliff," said Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun. "The pandemic is also delivering a body blow to our business."
Lysol Maker Urges People Not To Drink Its Products After President Trump Suggests Disinfectant 'Injection' To Fight COVID-19"I see the disinfectant where it knocks it out in one minute. Is there a way we can do something like that by injection inside or almost a cleaning ... it would be interesting to check that," Trump said.
August May Bring More US Coronavirus Deaths Than Expected, But Next Wave In Winter Could Be WorseA leading US model has upped its projected coronavirus death toll by August to 66,000, a 10% increase from its previous prediction.
Boeing Plans To Restart Its Washington State Factories Next WeekThe company said 27,000 workers are due to return in a phased-in process, with some starting as early as Monday. Most should be back at work by Friday, April 24. Boeing said it will take steps needed to protect their safety.
Protective Equipment Costs Increase Over 1,000% Amid Competition And Surge In DemandThe federal government's Strategic National Stockpile has nearly emptied and states have been left to find PPE supplies on their own.
United Airlines Signals Layoffs, Says Demand For Travel Is 'Essentially Zero' Amid Coronavirus Pandemic"We expect to fly fewer people during the entire month of May than we did on a single day in May 2019," United Airlines executives wrote in a letter sent to staff.
Charlie Beck Steps Down As Interim Chicago Police Superintendent; David Brown Takes OverBeck said he couldn’t wait to get home to his family, adding that he will be leaving family behind.
Lawmakers Struggle To Balance Day Job With Raising Kids At Home: 'It's Been Surprisingly Hard'Sen. Tammy Duckworth has forgotten the mute button on a conference call with the Senate Democratic caucus, while coaching her daughter to use the potty.
Indiana Congressman Trey Hollingsworth Says Letting More Americans Die Of COVID-19 Is 'Lesser Of Two Evils' Compared To Economy TankingRelaxing social distancing measures now would contradict recommendations put forth by government agencies and public health experts.
What Are Antibody Tests And What Do They Mean For The Coronavirus Pandemic?Besides indicating some level of immunity, the presence of Covid-19 antibodies could help identify those who have been infected but never realized they had the disease.
Coronavirus In Black America: Living In The Eye Of A 'Perfect Storm'Chicago, New York and other major cities are struggling with racial disparities in coronavirus cases, with the pandemic exposing deep-seated economic inequalities that make it disproportionally hurt blacks and Latinos.
Boeing Offering Buyouts As It Projects Recovery Will Take YearsIn a memo to employees, Boeing CEO Dave Calhoun said the company is offering voluntary layoff packages that will provide exiting employees with pay and benefits.
Airlines Will Offer Fewer Choices And Higher Fares After The Coronavirus Crisis
Boeing Could Receive Billions From Stimulus PackageThe aerospace giant is among the companies that would qualify for the government-backed loans reserved "for businesses critical to maintaining national security," and the only one that has made it clear that it needs the assistance.
Coronavirus In Illinois: Mount Prospect Couple Spreads Love, Not Germs In Livestream Wedding Ceremony“We had about 100 people online watching it live, all over the world; Germany, Belgium, really everywhere," Joe said. "Full disclosure, they weren’t all invited to the wedding."