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Postmaster general announces she will retire next year

US Postmaster General Megan Brennan’s plans follow months of complaints from President Trump that the Postal Service was losing too much money and should be charging retail giant Amazon more for package delivery.

Ex-White House adviser saw ambassador as unprepared and a security risk, say two sources

The adviser described Gordon Sondland, a hotelier and Trump donor-turned-ambassador, as metaphorically driving in an unfamiliar place with no guardrails and no GPS.

Chicago teachers strike demands include push for affordable housing to help homeless students

Chicago teachers strike demands include push for affordable housing to help homeless students

GM and UAW Reach Deal That Could End Strike

General Motors and the autoworkers’ union said Wednesday that they had reached a tentative agreement on a new labor contract that could end the monthlong strike that has idled GM plants across the Midwest and the South.

David Correia, Who Was Indicted With Giuliani Associates, Is Arrested

David Correia, who was charged last week in a campaign finance scheme along with two longtime associates of President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, was arrested Wednesday, officials said.


Sanders and Warren stockpile millions more than 2020 rivals

With the first votes of the Democratic contest just months away, the candidates are entering a critical and expensive period when having an ample supply of cash can make or break a campaign.

Book: Trump mulled order to close parts of VA health system

Eager to make changes to the Department of Veterans Affairs, President Trump toyed early on with issuing an executive order to close parts of the VA health system without consulting Congress, according to an upcoming book by his former VA secretary.

Minnesota reports 2 more deaths from vaping

Minnesota health officials are reporting the state’s second and third deaths due to lung illnesses caused by vaping.