A federal judge has blocked controversial Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide. The judge called them “a politically motivated attack on the efficiency of the Postal Service” before the November election.
The Trump administration says it is dropping taxes on Canadian aluminum, easing tensions with a close ally and preempting Canada’s plans to impose retaliatory sanctions. A senior Canadian government official says Canada made no concessions.
In surprise twist that fit an unexpected year of firsts, Carrie Underwood and Thomas Rhett tied for entertainer of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards, the first time the top prize has been split between two artists.
Wildfires on the West Coast have forced tens of thousands of people to flee their homes and find alternative places to stay, such as, shelters. Experts worry about the impact this may have on public health amid the ongoing pandemic.
Oxford University says trials of a coronavirus vaccine that it is developing with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca will resume, days after being paused due to a reported side-effect in a patient in the U.K.
Federal officials have denied extending protections under the Endangered Species Act to a subspecies of moose in four upper Midwestern states. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service ruled the population is stable.
U.S. wildlife officials are proposing to exempt some areas from habitat protections. The plan would place greater weight on the economic benefits of development when deciding if land or water should be protected.
Duluth's Parks & Recreation Department released their list of fall programs they will offer in the coming months that will get people outdoors while following state health guidelines during the pandemic.