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Trump books will continue after Trump leaves office

Nov. 9, 2020 9:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One of publishing's most thriving genres of the past four years, books about President Donald Trump, is not going to end when he leaves office. In 2021 and beyond, look for waves of releases about the Trump administration and about the president's loss to Democratic candidate Joe Biden....

People line up to vote at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Franklin, Wis. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Record early vote leads to tranquil Election Day at polls

Nov. 6, 2020 3:15 PM EST

Despite fears of clashes at polling places, chaos sparked by the coronavirus pandemic and confusion due to disinformation and swiftly-changing voting rules, millions across the U.S. cast ballots in a historically contentious election with few problems. About 103 million votes were cast before Election Day, an...

A mailbox sits outside a U.S. Post Office building, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in the Susquehanna Township section of Harrisburg, Pa. U.S. Postal Service inspectors found just 13 ballots during an Election Day sweep of processing centers ordered by a federal judge, all of them in Pennsylvania. Court documents filed Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, say the ballots were then expedited for delivery to local election offices.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

After judge's order, Postal Service sweep finds 13 ballots

Nov. 4, 2020 4:34 PM EST

U.S. Postal Service inspectors found just 13 ballots — all in Pennsylvania — during an Election Day sweep of mail processing centers ordered by a federal judge. The ballots were found in two separate mail processing facilities and were expedited for delivery to local election offices, according to...

2020 Latest: Biden campaign willing to fight Trump in court

Nov. 4, 2020 7:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 4 a.m. Democrat Joe Biden's campaign says it will fight any efforts by President Donald Trump's campaign to go to the U.S. Supreme Court to prevent ballots from being tabulated. In a statement sent before 4 a.m. Wednesday, Biden...

A bus drives past a United States Postal Service facility, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia. Concerns about mail delivery delays prompted a federal judge to order postal workers in major cities to sweep processing facilities for any remaining ballots before the end of the day. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

EXPLAINER: Postal Service, judge at odds over ballot search

Nov. 3, 2020 10:01 PM EST

WHAT HAPPENED: The U.S. Postal Service says it can't meet a federal judge’s order to sweep processing centers for undelivered mail-in ballots. It is arguing that doing so would be disruptive to its Election Day operations and that it had “physical and operational limitations.” THE...

Postal Service says it can't meet judge's ballot order

Nov. 3, 2020 8:40 PM EST

The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday said it could not meet a federal judge's order to sweep processing centers for undelivered mail-in ballots, arguing that doing so would disrupt its Election Day operations. U.S. District Judge Emmet G. Sullivan of Washington, D.C., gave the agency until Tuesday afternoon to...

FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. A U.S. judge on Thursday, Sept. 17, 2020, blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them

Judge orders Postal Service to take extraordinary measures

Oct. 31, 2020 3:06 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Postal Service to take “extraordinary measures” to deliver ballots in time to be counted in Wisconsin and around Detroit, including using a priority mail service. Chief U.S. District Judge Stanley Bastian in Yakima, Washington, issued...

FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a forklift operator loads absentee ballots for mailing at the Wake County Board of Elections as preparations for the upcoming election are ongoing in Raleigh, N.C. U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans began voting by mail, raising the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late. Postal data covering the beginning of October show nearly all of the agency's delivery regions missing agency targets of having more than having more than 95% of first-class mail arrive within five days. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Battleground postal delays persist with mail voting underway

Oct. 23, 2020 6:05 PM EDT

U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans are voting by mail, raising the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late. Postal data through Oct. 9, released through a federal court order, show nearly all the agency's delivery...

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Will mailed-in ballots be delivered on time?

Oct. 23, 2020 12:28 PM EDT

CAN YOU TRUST THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE TO DELIVER YOUR BALLOT ON TIME? If you plan on voting by mail, election officials say it's best to do it as early as possible so your ballot gets to its destination well before Election Day, which is Nov. 3. Postal officials have repeatedly said the agency has more than...

FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, file photo, Postmaster General Louis DeJoy is sworn in before testifying during a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill in Washington. The U.S. Postal Service agreed Wednesday, Oct. 14, to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide, settling a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock during a pandemic that is expected to force many more people to vote by mail. (Tom Williams/Pool Photo via AP, File)

Postal Service agrees to reverse service changes

Oct. 15, 2020 12:36 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service agreed Wednesday to reverse changes that slowed mail service nationwide, settling a lawsuit filed by Montana Gov. Steve Bullock during a pandemic that is expected to force many more people to vote by mail. The lawsuit filed against Postmaster General Louis DeJoy...