Month: August 2020

Pelosi calls back House over Postal Service upheaval

Some Democrats, including moderate Rep. Jim Cooper (Tenn.), said DeJoy should be arrested if he ignores a congressional subpoena to testify. Democratic leaders would not pursue that option, but Cooper’s suggestion, which was echoed by other Democrats, signals how angry lawmakers are about what’s unfolding at the Postal Service.

The House is expected to vote on a modified version of a bill Maloney introduced last week that would block many of the major organizational changes DeJoy is seeking before the election.

Some top Democrats on the call this weekend also argued for having the House take additional action on other

MDI hospital warns COVID-19 could be circulating undetected in tourist hot spot

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The hospital closest to the tourist hot spot Acadia National Park is warning that there are likely undetected cases of the coronavirus in the area, which millions of travelers visit each year.

Mount Desert Island Hospital said Friday that it’s only recently recorded its first positive test results in

Late but still going: The strangest Tour de France sets off

The strangest Tour de France has started

NICE, France — Delayed but alive again and out on French roads, the strangest Tour de France ever set off Saturday in a bubble of anti-COVID protocols to try to keep the 176 riders virus-free for three weeks of racing through the country’s worsening epidemic.

Only after riders peeled off their face masks and pedaled off from the start in the Mediterranean city of Nice, serenaded

Your Guide To A Camping Road Trip In A Tesla Or Other EV

Many are taking summer road trips — especially since all overseas tourism is off — but they are

naturally concerned about the risks of catching Covid-19 and of violating lockdown orders that protect others. Many wonder if a camping road trip, in an RV or with a tent, is a good choice. After all, by sleeping in your own tent or RV, you won’t be exposed to the virus or expose others. Being outdoors is generally safe if you don’t get into crowds outside your household.

Still Have Most of Your 2020 Vacation Days? Here’s How to Use Them