The Postal Service is losing billions

The Postal Service lost $1.3 billion in the first quarter of 2018, CNNMoney reports. The agency cites the decline of physical mail and the rising cost burden of retiree benefits — not Amazon’s market dominance — as reasons for the blow. The big picture: This quarter’s loss adds to a years-long pattern at the Postal…

Trump close to wiping out TPS program for immigrants

With the end of Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for 56,000 Hondurans earlier this month, the nearly 30-year-old immigration program is essentially dead. TPS had survived under several Republican and Democratic administrations, which mainly used the program as a pressure valve to allow Central American and Caribbean immigrants to live and work in the United States,…

Dem congressional candidate deletes tweets praising Trump

A Democrat running for Congress in Pennsylvania appears to have deleted tweets offering praise for then-President-elect President Trump and saying progressives were “the least tolerant of anyone who disagrees with them.” CNN reported Friday that Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli once appeared highly critical of Democrats on social media. Morganelli is now running to…