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Andy Sullivan

Umbau der US-Post sorgt für Probleme - auch für die Wahl?

Aug 13 2020

Washington Verspätete Briefe, überlastete Briefträger, organisatorische Mängel - der Umbau der US-Post schafft bei dem Traditionsunternehmen Gewerkschaftern zufolge massive Probleme.

U.S. postal service reorganization sparks delays, election questions

Aug 12 2020

WASHINGTON A shakeup of the U.S. Postal Service is leading to mail delays, union officials said on Tuesday, heightening concerns that an ally of President Donald Trump is destabilizing the service as millions of Americans consider whether to cast their ballots by mail in the Nov. 3 presidential election. | Video

Explainer: What's at stake in the battle over U.S. unemployment benefits in Congress?

Jul 27 2020

WASHINGTON Enhanced unemployment benefits that the U.S. Congress authorized early in the coronavirus pandemic are due to expire at the end of July and thus far lawmakers have been unable to agree on a measure to extend them. | Video

What Democrats and Republicans want in the next coronavirus relief package

Jul 22 2020

WASHINGTON Republicans and Democrats in Congress aim to pass a fourth coronavirus aid package before the end of the month, but they will have to overcome significant differences.

Democrats vow to keep up fight after Supreme Court blocks bid for Trump finances

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON Democrats vowed to keep up their fight to get access to President Donald Trump's finances after the U.S. Supreme Court denied their request to see them as it ruled they must be shared with a New York criminal investigation.

Democrats vow to keep up fight after Supreme Court blocks bid for Trump finances

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON Democrats vowed to keep up their fight to get access to President Donald Trump's finances after the U.S. Supreme Court denied their request to see them as it ruled they must be shared with a New York criminal investigation.

Democrats vow to keep up fight after Supreme Court blocks bid for Trump finances

Jul 09 2020

WASHINGTON, July 9 Democrats vowed to keep up their fight to get access to President Donald Trump's finances after the U.S. Supreme Court denied their request to see them but ruled they must be shared with a New York criminal investigation.

Trump niece describes 'malignantly dysfunctional family' in new book

Jul 08 2020

WASHINGTON In a new book, a niece of President Donald Trump applies her training in psychology to conclude that the president likely suffers from narcissism and other clinical disorders - and was boosted to success by a father who fueled those traits.

Explainer: Fraud is rare in U.S. mail-in voting. Here are the methods that prevent it

Jul 08 2020

WASHINGTON With the number of Americans voting by mail on Nov. 3 expected to nearly double due to COVID-19, election experts see little reason to expect an increase in ballot fraud, despite President Donald Trump's repeated claims. | Video

Small-government advocates, lobbyists tap $660 billion U.S. pandemic-aid fund

Jul 06 2020

WASHINGTON As Congress signed off on trillions of dollars in coronavirus aid, the small-government group Citizens Against Government Waste urged lawmakers to oppose bailouts for U.S. states, broadcasters, unemployed people and other recipients.

World News

As UAE hails Israel accord, silence from Saudi Arabia

As media and people in the United Arab Emirates hailed the Gulf state's deal to normalise relations with Israel as a diplomatic victory that helps the Palestinians, silence reigned in Saudi Arabia, longtime figurehead of regional policy towards Israel.