Sep 16, 2020

Boeing, FAA did not really understand the faulty 737 Max, Congress finds

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A congressional report blasts Boeing and the FAA for actions that led to 737 Max jet crashes. Plus, people are voluntarily quitting their jobs in a pandemic. And, making it easier for former inmates to become firefighters or EMTs.

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Boeing, FAA failures at fault for deadly 737 Max crashes, Congress finds

Those in charge didn't necessarily understand everything about the plane's design or the safety lapses.
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For some, it may make more sense at this moment to quit a job

Sep 16, 2020
Some people may not feel their workplace is safe. Others may need to provide child care for their families.
Some people are quitting jobs because it's too dangerous to work during the pandemic.
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A new law will allow some California inmates who fight wildfires to have their records expunged

Sep 16, 2020
A new law clears the way for some offenders to become EMTs, and eventually firefighters, after they're released.
Inmate firefighters arrive at the scene of a fire in Whitewater, California, in August.
Josh Edelson/AFP via Getty Images

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Nicole Childers Executive Producer
Victoria Craig Producer, BBC
Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC
Jonathan Frewin Producer, BBC
Daniel Shin Producer
Candace Manriquez Wrenn Producer/Editor
Brian Allison Engineer
Alex Schroeder Digital producer
Meredith Garretson Producer
Rose Conlon Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer/Director