In the first month of COVID-19, nearly 20% of Nebraska child care centers closed their doors. For the ones that stayed open, many are still barely scraping by. But thanks to a grant, a lot of them will get some needed mid-summer help.
Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Thursday defended using National Guard soldiers to support law enforcement agencies in handling civil unrest triggered by the killing of George Floyd, saying it was a better alternative than using active-duty forces as President Donald Trump had threatened.
Deciding how to save USPS is a complicated and decades-long fight in Washington. Some are calling for Congress to bail it out, but new leadership at the postal service could mean changes for the historic institution.