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FILE - In this May 5, 2020, file photo, absentee ballots to be counted are moved at City Hall in Garden City, Mich. Data obtained by The Associated Press shows Postal Service districts across the nation are missing the agency’s own standards for on-time delivery as millions of Americans prepare to vote by mail. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
Post office defends accusations that cuts threaten electionOfficials from six states and the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to halt what they say are slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that threaten the upcoming presidential election
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
Trump niece files suit saying family cheated her of millionsPresident Donald Trump's niece has followed up her best selling tell-all book with a lawsuit alleging that Trump and two of his siblings cheated her out of tens of millions of dollars
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.S. Census Director Steven Dillingham speaks as he joins Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey as they hold a news conference to urge Arizonans to participate in the nation's once-a-decade census population count Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, in Phoenix. Ending the 2020 census at the end of September instead of the end of October, could cost Florida and Montana congressional seats and result in Texas, Florida, Arizona, Georgia, and North Carolina losing $500 million in federal funding for healthcare for its neediest residents. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, Pool)
Order forces Census to do more visits, rely less on recordsEven as the U.S. Census Bureau aims to finish the 2020 census by the end of the month, about a half dozen areas of the country have seen slight declines this week in the rate of households being counted
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Claire Reagan plays with her daughter Abbie, 3, Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, outside her home in Olathe, Kan. Reagan is keeping her son Evan, age 5, from starting kindergarten and her daughter from preschool due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
US parents delaying preschool and kindergarten amid pandemicChildren who had preschool cut short in the spring are now being held out of kindergarten at higher than normal rates as many school districts begin the year online
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2018 file photo, North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho addresses the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. The United Nations makes a point of welcoming all nations, regardless of political persuasion. But in many ways, there's a love-hate relationship between the North and the U.N. One important thing the North gets from the U.N. is a direct point of contact with the 192 other member nations, including a host of countries that would be loath to send their diplomats to pay homage in Pyongyang, pre-eminent among them, the United States.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
For North Korea, UN membership is a key link to larger worldTo pay close attention to North Korean diplomacy is to notice the many ways it upends the stereotype of the isolated, nuclear-armed wildcard of Northeast Asia
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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