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Park outside: Kia recalls nearly 380,000 vehicles for fire risk

DETROIT (AP) — Kia is telling owners of nearly 380,000 vehicles in the U.S. to park them outdoors due to the risk of an engine compartment fire. The Korean automaker is recalling certain 2017 through 2021 Sportage SUVs and...

When to expect payments and other benefits from the pandemic relief package

As the latest federal pandemic relief package makes its way to President Joe Biden’s desk, Americans may be wondering when the benefits will reach them. The $1.9 trillion known as the “American Rescue Plan” is massive, both in size...

House moves on pro-union bill despite dim Senate odds

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-led House was poised Tuesday to pass legislation that would invigorate workers’ unions, following decades of court defeats and legislative setbacks that have kneecapped the labor movement’s once-formidable ability to organize. But the measure, which...

Biden joining summit with key Asia-Pacific 'Quad' leaders

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden will join the first-ever meeting of the leaders of Japan, India and Australia on Friday as he seeks greater cooperation with U.S. allies to counter China’s strength in the region. Known as the...

Key events since George Floyd's arrest and death

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A timeline of key events that began with George Floyd’s arrest on May 25, 2020, by four police officers in Minneapolis: May 25 — Two Minneapolis police officers respond to a call of a possible forgery...

Amid COVID-19 pandemic, flu has virtually disappeared in the U.S.

MIKE STOBBE, AP February 25, 2021 | 9:24 AM NEW YORK (AP) — February is usually the peak of flu season, with doctors’ offices and hospitals packed with suffering patients. But not this year. Flu has virtually...

COVID-19 variant turns up in Maine for the first time

AP February 10, 2021 | 3:50 PM PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A variant of COVID-19 that was first discovered in the United Kingdom has been detected in Maine, state health authorities said Wednesday. The Maine Center for...

Weary postal workers hope Biden will bring new tone, change

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service’s stretch of challenges didn’t end with the November general election and tens of millions of mail-in votes. The pandemic-depleted workforce fell further into a hole during the holiday rush, leading to...

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