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Trump’s Veto Threat Did Little to Alter Stimulus Package

December 28, 2020
WASHINGTON — As an exercise in raw presidential power, it was a flop. As a political tactic, it backfired. And as a coda to his final weeks in office, President Trump’s threat to veto a $900 billion Covid relief and government funding bill merely underscored his tumultuous tenure in the Oval Office.For five days, starting

Suspicious package found at Capitol before Amy Coney Barrett vote

October 26, 2020
WASHINGTON — A suspicious package has been found at the US Capitol less than an hour before Senators vote to confirm Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court on Monday evening, according to a report. United States Capitol Police are investigating the package which was found on the grounds on the Capitol near the

The Secret Behind Amazon Package Delivery to West Africa

January 8, 2020
New York’s informal network of couriers with roundabout shipping routes.Arame Wade lives in Harlem and uses her great-aunt’s house in Dakar as a distribution center for the packages she transports.Credit...Roshni Khatri for The New York TimesPublished Dec. 30, 2019Updated Dec. 31, 2019In a building on West 147th Street, the mail carriers know apartment 1A. Boxes…