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FILE - In this July 31, 2020, file photo, letter carriers load mail trucks for deliveries at a U.S. Postal Service facility in McLean, Va. The success of the 2020 presidential election could come down to a most unlikely government agency: the U.S. Postal Service.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
Post Office warns states across US about mail votingMore questions keep coming about mail service and the coming elections
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
One of visitors carries a rising sun flag as he enters Yasukuni Shrine Saturday, Aug. 15, 2020, in Tokyo. Japan marked the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan marks 75th anniversary of war end with no Abe apologyJapan is marking the 75th anniversary of its surrender in World War II, with Emperor Naruhito expressing “deep remorse” over his country’s wartime hostilities
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The Boston Red Sox play the New York Yankees at a nearly empty Yankee Stadium during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Cole posts 20th straight regular-season win, Yanks top BosoxGerrit Cole posted his 20th straight regular-season win, becoming the sixth pitcher to ever reach the mark by throwing seven sharp innings to lead the New York Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 10-3
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates his goal against the New York Islanders during the second period of an NHL Eastern Conference Stanley Cup hockey playoff game in Toronto, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Islanders play Trotz hockey, take 2-0 series lead on CapsBrock Nelson scored the go-ahead goal on a second-period breakaway 15 seconds after Alex Ovechkin tied it, and the New York Islanders beat the Washington Capitals 5-2 on Friday night to take a 2-0 lead in the first-round series
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Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter watches during the first inning of a baseball game between the Marlins and the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Marlins win virus-delayed home opener, beat Braves 8-2Jesus Aguilar drove in three runs, Jon Berti stole home and the NL East-leading Miami Marlins won their long-awaited, coronavirus-delayed home opener, beating the Atlanta Braves 8-2
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Vancouver Canucks goalie Jacob Markstrom (25) is scored on as St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) and Brayden Schenn (10) celebrate during the second period of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Edmonton, Alberta. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
Canucks beat Blues 4-3 in OT to take 2-0 series leadBo Horvat scored on a breakaway at 5:55 of overtime Friday night to give the Vancouver Canucks a 4-3 victory over the defending champion St. Louis Blues and a 2-0 lead in the Western Conference series
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A street sweeper checks his mobile phone as he takes a break near a coronavirus-themed mural in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Indonesia's only vaccine production company has started this week a so-called phase 3 clinical trials to test a potential coronavirus vaccine developed by a Chinese company. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Asia Today: S. Korea's cases jump again, lower in VictoriaSouth Korea has reported 166 newly confirmed case of the coronavirus, it’s highest daily jump in five months, as health authorities fear transmissions are getting out of control in the greater capital area that’s home to half of the country’s 51 million people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 16, 1945, file photo, a crowd gathers at Shimbashi railroad station in Tokyo for a hunger demonstration by residents of the city. The bombs stopped falling 75 years ago, but it is entirely possible - crucial even, some argue - to view the region’s world-beating economies, its massive cultural and political reach and its bitter trade, territory and history disputes all through a single prism: Japan’s aggression in the Pacific during World War II. (AP Photo/JW, File)
75 years later, can Asia shake off shackles of the past?Northeast Asia doesn’t so much repeat history as drag it along like an anchor
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg heads to the dugout after leaving the game during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Nationals RHP Strasburg leaves with injury after 16 pitchesNationals star right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Friday night’s game after throwing just 16 pitches
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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