Dominic Gates

Aerospace reporter for the Seattle Times

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Aerospace reporter for the Seattle Times

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Unqualified kids are admitted to some of America’s most prestigious institutions. Parents, administrators and coaches face criminal charges.

Bribery is the price of admission to some of America’s ‘best’ schools

Unqualified kids are admitted to some of America’s most prestigious institutions. Parents, administrators and coaches face criminal charges.

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A battery fire broke out this week in a Boeing 787 Dreamliner parked at Logan Airport in Boston—the latest in a series of incidents that led the FAA to announce today it’s launching a…

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