FILE - In this May 6, 2020, photo, United States Postal Service carrier Henrietta Dixon gets into her truck to deliver mail in Philadelphia.  Officials from six states and the District of Columbia are in court Thursday, Sept. 24,  to ask a federal judge to halt alleged slowdowns at the U.S. Postal Service that they say threaten the upcoming presidential election(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

USPS weathering the storm through 2020 election

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Postal Service reports an uptick in mail volume a few weeks ahead of Election Day, but on-time delivery is also on the rise.

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FILE - In this June 15, 2018, file photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. While the price of almost any good or service can be found online, most Americans don’t know what they’ll owe for a prescription medication until they get it. Unexpected costs contribute to the estimated 20 to 30 percent of prescriptions that are never filled, which can lead to health problems from untreated medical conditions. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Are drug ingredients made in China a risk to troops? Two lawmakers think so

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In this June 15, 2018 photo, pharmaceuticals are seen in North Andover, Mass. A prescription drug compromise that would lower costs for Medicare recipients has cleared a key hurdle in the Senate, but Republican resistance signals trouble when the legislation goes to the floor. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)

Is your glass half full or half empty? Check your health plan

Nobody likes to pay more for anything. But is it possible that the Federal Employee Health Benefits Program isn’t the ripoff many think it is?

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VA says it’s adding more walk-in clinics to treat minor cases every day

Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs have been trying to expand veterans’ access to private sector medical providers since 2014.

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director of the Center for Military Medicine Research

Army is developing autonomous trauma system for initial care in remote places

Retired Army Col. Dr. Ron Poropatich with details about efforts to develop an autonomous trauma care system for wounded soldiers in remote places.

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