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When will new unemployment benefits start flowing? It may take a while

When will new unemployment benefits start flowing? It may take a while

States will have to create a new system to pay out the unemployment benefits provided by President Donald Trump’s latest executive action, and that could leave the 28 million unemployed Americans waiting weeks to see the additional $300 payments. Trump’s plan diverts disaster relief money from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to pay for the…MORE

One place Confederate battle flags are still allowed in the military: Tattoos

One place Confederate battle flags are still allowed in the military: Tattoos

Despite a recent Pentagon directive that constituted a de facto ban on the public display of the Confederate battle flag on military installations, there is one way most service members can still display the flag: a tattoo. While each of the military services has its own policy governing tattoos, the majority do not explicitly prohibit…MORE

Colorado secretary of state accuses Trump of lying about mail-in voting

Colorado secretary of state accuses Trump of lying about mail-in voting

Colorado’s top elections official on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of lying about vote by mail as the President continues to baselessly assert that mail-in voting is wrought with fraud and abuse. “President Trump is lying about vote by mail. He is lying about mail ballots,” Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold, a Democrat, told…MORE

In new letter, USPS chief acknowledges ‘unintended consequences’ of recent policy changes

In new letter, USPS chief acknowledges ‘unintended consequences’ of recent policy changes

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy acknowledged to United States Postal Service employees this week that recent procedural changes have had “unintended consequences,” but described them as necessary. “Unfortunately, this transformative initiative has had unintended consequences that impacted our overall service levels,” DeJoy wrote in a memo sent this week and obtained by CNN. “However, recent changes…MORE

F1 star Max Verstappen says he’s not the new Michael Schumacher

F1 star Max Verstappen says he’s not the new Michael Schumacher

Fresh off the back of a stunning victory in the 70th Anniversary Grand Prix at Silverstone, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has said that while he appreciates being compared to F1 great Michael Schumacher, he is his own man. The 22-year-old was recently likened to Schumacher by F1 managing director Ross Brawn in his formula1.com…MORE

A bald eagle took on a government drone and sent it spiraling into Lake Michigan

Bald eagle versus drone, round one: Bald eagle. When a bald eagle tangled unexpectedly with a government drone last month in Michigan, it won, emerging from the scene unscathed. And the drone? Officials say it is somewhere in Lake Michigan. The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy disclosed the attack on Thursday, almost…MORE

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