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Baltimore’s Francis Scott Key Bridge collapses after catastrophic overnight ship strike

Last night, the car­go ship Dali struck and caused the col­lapse of Bal­ti­more’s Fran­cis Scott Key Bridge, hin­der­ing marine traf­fic and imped­ing Port of Bal­ti­more oper­a­tions. The inci­dent sent vehi­cles and work­ers into the water, with res­cue efforts and NTSB inves­ti­ga­tions ongo­ing. Pres­i­dent Biden has called for con­gres­sion­al funds to rebuild the span.

Posted inPolicy Topics

Senator Cantwell demands answers of FAA as agency says it’s investigating Boeing

The Fed­er­al Avi­a­tion Admin­is­tra­tion noti­fied Boe­ing it will be prob­ing the com­pa­ny for alleged com­pli­ance with its approved 737 MAX air­craft design, while Sen­a­tor Maria Cantwell (D‑Washington) demand­ed answers from the FAA con­cern­ing its over­sight of both Boe­ing and Kansas-based Spir­it AeroSystems.