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US Postal Service recovers from poor holiday showing in 2020

The U.S. Postal Service pulled out all the stops to avoid a repeat of the 2020 holiday shipping disaster, and it worked By DAVID SHARP...

Evacuations extended near northern Illinois industrial fire

Toxic fumes and smoke from a burning former paper mill in northern Illinois that officials had believed was long abandoned but actually contained massive...

Taliban face uphill battle in efforts to speak at UN meeting

The new rulers of Afghanistan have an uphill battle in their efforts to be recognized in time to address other world leaders at the...

Amazon’s mission: Getting a ‘key’ to your apartment building

NEW YORK -- Amazon is tired of ringing doorbells. The online shopping giant is pushing landlords around the country — sometimes with financial incentives —...

Myanmar court denies bail for US journalist, adds new charge

A  Myanmar court has rejected the bail application of Danny Fenster, an American journalist jailed for the past five months, and added a charge...

System outage grounds United flights briefly

United Airlines suffered a brief system outage and the Federal Aviation Administration issued a ground stop of less than an hour for all United...

Lawyer: Murdaugh knows he’ll go to prison for stealing money

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- The attorney for prominent South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh, who discovered his wife and son dead at their home this summer,...

Minneapolis’ first Black police chief to retire

Minneapolis Police Chief Medaria Arradondo announced Monday that he won’t accept a third term as chief By MOHAMED IBRAHIM Associated Press/Report for America December 6, 2021,...

Witnesses: Fraud defendant triggers Texas courtroom brawl

Witnesses say a crime defendant punched and attacked a bailiff, prosecutor and judge after being denied bond in his fraud case in Houston ByThe Associated...

Potter jury to return Thursday for 4th day of deliberations

The jury at the trial of a suburban Minneapolis police officer who shot and killed Black motorist Daunte Wright was to return Thursday for...