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A plane can be seen from the cockpit of a 757 research plane sitting at the beginning of the runway at the airport in Yakima, Washington, on Friday, June 7, 2024. At right is Alaska Airlines pilot Jennifer Kelsey. (Ellen M.

Tech designed to prevent runway collisions tested in Washington

A plane can be seen from the cockpit of a 757 research plane sitting at the beginning of the runway at the airport in Yakima, Washington, on Friday, June 7, 2024. At right is Alaska Airlines pilot Jennifer Kelsey. (Ellen M.

June 16, 2024, 6:03am Business

On Friday morning, the pilot of a Boeing 757 airliner approached Yakima Airport in Central Washington and lined up to land. On the threshold of the runway below, a Falcon 900 business jet was set for takeoff — directly in the 757’s way. Read story

Customers check in with an app or credit card at the first Amazon Fresh in Washington, and the only one with both cashierless technology mixed with cashiers, on opening day, Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bellevue, Washington. These shoppers won&rsquo;t have to go to a cashier.

Amazon is tinkering with grocery business. Some are unsure it’s working

Customers check in with an app or credit card at the first Amazon Fresh in Washington, and the only one with both cashierless technology mixed with cashiers, on opening day, Thursday, June 17, 2021 in Bellevue, Washington. These shoppers won&rsquo;t have to go to a cashier.

June 16, 2024, 6:02am Business

When Amazon introduced its cashierless checkout system — aptly called Just Walk Out — the tech was seen as the latest prong in Amazon’s mission to transform brick-and-mortar stores and become a dominant competitor in the grocery industry. Read story

Study shows WA residents among top earners in US. Here’s how much the median person makes

June 16, 2024, 6:02am Business

Have you ever wondered where people are earning the most? Read story

Journalists walk around the Hollywood sign following a ceremony to mark the end of the over nine-week refurbishment of the landmark on Dec. 4, 2012, in Hollywood.

Behind the stunning job losses in Hollywood: ‘The audience has moved on’

Journalists walk around the Hollywood sign following a ceremony to mark the end of the over nine-week refurbishment of the landmark on Dec. 4, 2012, in Hollywood.

June 16, 2024, 6:00am Business

The iron fist of history seems finally to be coming for Tinseltown. Read story

FILE - The injectable drug Ozempic is shown Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Houston. Even as millions of older adults clamor for drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy, monthly use of the medications known as GLP-1 receptor agonists soared nearly 600% between 2020 and 2023 in people under 25 &ndash; and as young as 12. (AP Photo/David J.

Scams tied to Ozempic and other new weight-loss drugs are surging. How to protect yourself

FILE - The injectable drug Ozempic is shown Saturday, July 1, 2023, in Houston. Even as millions of older adults clamor for drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy, monthly use of the medications known as GLP-1 receptor agonists soared nearly 600% between 2020 and 2023 in people under 25 &ndash; and as young as 12. (AP Photo/David J.

June 16, 2024, 5:55am Business

Ozempic, Wegovy and other new weight-loss drugs have proved so good at helping users shed pounds, they’ve quickly become a multibillion-dollar industry. Read story

Ivo Jeramaz, left, holds up soil from a Grgich Hills Estate vineyard while talking to Ukrainian winemakers about regenerative farming Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in American Canyon, Calif. (AP Photo/Godofredo A.

Ukrainian winemakers visit California’s Napa Valley to learn how to heal war-ravaged vineyards

Ivo Jeramaz, left, holds up soil from a Grgich Hills Estate vineyard while talking to Ukrainian winemakers about regenerative farming Wednesday, June 5, 2024, in American Canyon, Calif. (AP Photo/Godofredo A.

June 16, 2024, 5:55am Business

As the head of an association of winemakers in southern Ukraine, Georgiy Molchanov knows a lot about how to cultivate grapes; not so much how to grow them amid undetonated mines. Read story

Apple worker’s tax form left on office printer showed he made $10,000 more than a woman doing the same job. Now she’s suing

June 16, 2024, 5:51am Business

Justina Jong’s revelation that she was being paid less at Apple because she’s female came from an unexpected place: an office printer. Read story

By 2022, more than 62,000 Ikea employees were departing a year for various reasons, equating to about a third of its workforce, and the pandemic-era labor shortage made it difficult to replenish its ranks.

Ikea lost $5,000 when each worker quit. So it began paying more

By 2022, more than 62,000 Ikea employees were departing a year for various reasons, equating to about a third of its workforce, and the pandemic-era labor shortage made it difficult to replenish its ranks.

June 16, 2024, 5:46am Business

Ikea’s workers were quitting in droves in the U.S. In the UK and Ireland, half of all new hires were leaving before their first anniversary. Globally, each departure cost Ikea $5,000 or more to replace. Read story