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Last Week Tonight host John Oliver tackled nuclear waste on Sunday. “All over the country,” he noted, nuclear plants have been tasked with storing large amounts of waste because a national consensus still hasn’t been reached to determine where to store it. A 1990 CBS news report likened the potentially deadly dilemma to building a house and forgetting to install a toilet. Added Oliver: “Or, as a realtor selling a Brooklyn loft is calling it right now: ‘artisanal composting.'”

Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

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A federal district judge in New York ruled Monday that the U.S. Postal Service has to treat election mail as a priority, another loss for Postmaster General Louis DeJoy in the courts. The judge, Victor Marrero, also ordered that overtime and extra deliveries had to be permitted by the USPS as election mail demands. This came in a suit brought by several candidates for office and New York voters against Donald Trump and DeJoy.

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