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Nation Aug 11Plan to replace aging postal truck fleet delayed by lawsuit
The Postal Service’s aging fleet of trucks is soldiering on even as a contract for greener replacement vehicles is being challenged.
Politics Feb 09Election of new chair portends change at U.S. Postal Service
Ron Bloom on Tuesday replaced a former Republican National Committee chair amid calls by critics for firing Postmaster General Louis DeJoy and changing the board's makeup.
Economy Dec 25Americans still want to get outdoors as temperatures plunge
Over the summer, shoppers snapped up boats, bicycles and outdoor furniture during the pandemic. With the winter season, they're snapping up snowshoes, winter boots and coats.
Politics Sep 22Ranked voting in Maine a go for presidential election
Ranked choice voting will be used for the first time in a presidential race under a ruling Tuesday by the Maine Supreme Court, which concluded a GOP petition drive came up short.
Politics Aug 25Ranked voting in presidential election put on hold in Maine
A state judge has cleared the way for a GOP-led referendum aimed at nullifying ranked choice voting in presidential races in Maine, meaning the voting system cannot be used in the presidential contest this November.
Nation Nov 13Arctic blast freezes much of Midwest and eastern U.S.
Temperatures dipped to single digits early Wednesday across parts of the Northeast, and unseasonably cold weather extended to the Gulf Coast.
Nation Oct 02Trump lets states, cities refuse refugees for 1st time in U.S.
Last week’s move could further undermine a program that has seen an 80 percent drop in the number of refugees allowed in under Trump, who has pushed to limit both legal and illegal immigration.
Nation Sep 16Maine propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others
The blast around 8:30 a.m. was heard for miles and had enough force to blow a vehicle across an intersection.
Nation Aug 30Electric bicycles could be coming to national park trails
Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has signed an order that classifies e-bikes as non-motorized bikes, allowing the-bikes on every federal trail where a regular bicycles can go.
Politics Aug 21Outside money flows into race for Susan Collins’ Senate seat
Democrats vowed last year to make Republican Sen. Susan Collins pay for her vote confirming Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and Republicans have promised to defend her.