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Analysis: Postal woes demand jump in stamp price to 60 cents

A 60 cent postage stamp? The U.S. Postal Service would have to boost prices for mailing letters and packages by nearly… Continue reading

Black workers’ wage gap widens for hard-to-explain reasons

Black workers earn less than their white counterparts in a worsening trend that holds even after accounting for differences in age, education,… Continue reading

China will need 7,240 new airliners by 2036, Boeing predicts

Bloomberg Boeing raised its 20-year forecast for aircraft demand in China as economic growth and an expanding middle class spur travel in the world’s most-populous… Continue reading

Seahawks’ Bennett says he feared death by Las Vegas police

Seattle Seahawks player Michael Bennett accused Las Vegas police on Wednesday of racially motivated excessive force,… Continue reading

Locals protest as Trump orders end to ‘Dreamers’ protection

Related: What is DACA? A look at immigrant program Trump is ending Herald staff and news services President Donald Trump on Tuesday began dismantling Barack… Continue reading

House approves $7.85 billion in Harvey relief

President Donald Trump wants Congress to fund the government… Continue reading

Survey: White Christians are now a minority of US population

The share of Americans who identify as white and Christian has dropped below 50 percent, a… Continue reading

EPA under Trump shrinks to near Reagan-era staffing levels

By Brady Dennis / The Washington Post The workforce of the Environmental Protection Agency could soon shrink to the lowest level since Ronald Reagan occupied… Continue reading

Analysis: Hillary’s subtly savage takedown of Bernie

By Aaron Blake / The Washington Post Hillary Clinton’s book is due out next week. And judging by a page that was just tweeted by… Continue reading

What is DACA? A look at immigrant program Trump is ending

The program that protects young immigrants who were brought to the U.S. illegally as children or came with… Continue reading

France will start arming its military surveillance drones

France is set to arm drones that are currently used exclusively for surveillance and intelligence, a first for the French military,… Continue reading

Since Harvey, US gasoline prices are up 30 cents a gallon

The Washington Post On a normal day, Ken’s full service gasoline station in San Antonio pumps a couple hundred gallons each of gasoline, premium gasoline… Continue reading

Boeing, Airbus voice doubts on $23 billion supplier merger

Bloomberg Boeing and Airbus voiced concerns about a proposed tie-up of two leading suppliers Tuesday, potentially upsetting United Technologies’s $23 billion acquisition of Rockwell Collins.… Continue reading

Tech firms slam Trump for ending immigrant protections

Technology companies and executives of other industries criticized the Trump administration for its plan to undo… Continue reading

‘Build the wall’ takes back seat to rebuilding after Harvey

The U.S. government carefully designed a path of least resistance to building a border… Continue reading

Cousin who was with Emmett Till when he was kidnapped dies

Simeon Wright, the cousin of Emmett Till who was in bed with the boy on the night… Continue reading

Korea displays military strength amid North Korean crisis

With Seoul expecting another North Korean missile test, South Korean… Continue reading

Immigrants are sought for labor shortage in Harvey recovery

As a parade of motorists rolled down their windows on the edges of a Houston Home Depot parking… Continue reading

Officer shoots news photographer, confusing camera for a gun

By Kristine Phillips / The Washington Post A newspaper photographer from Ohio was shot Monday night by a sheriff’s deputy who apparently mistook his camera… Continue reading

Illegal state aid? Key WTO ruling favors Boeing on 777X

Boeing notched a key victory in a years-long legal case against its European rival, Airbus, after an international body rejected the… Continue reading

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