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Committee Chairman Sen. Thomas Carper, D-Del., holds up a Priority Mail flyer during the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Postmaster says USPS may need emergency rate hike

WASHINGTON (AP) — Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday his agency is in “the midst of a financial disaster” and may need an emergency increase in postage rates to keep operating. “The Postal Service as […]

09/19/2013

Roger Keeney prepares to hit a ball during a blind baseball game in Albany, Ga. on May 5, 2012.  (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Game of blind baseball helps players cope

ATLANTA (AP) — In the game of blind baseball, players use their sense of sound to make up for their lack of sight. They play the game known as Beep baseball with an oversized softball […]

09/17/2013

YouTube video of a FedEx driver and an unidentified man tossing boxes into the truck.

Video captures FedEx driver tossing boxes into truck

This is exactly what you hope doesn’t happen behind the scenes at FedEx. A covertly filmed video in midtown Manhattan shows a female FedEx employee and an unidentified man throwing boxes into the back of […]

07/26/2013

2013 Super Bowl

Suspect arrested in Super Bowl ticket scam

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect is being held in a Florida jail in connection with the scamming of a diehard San Francisco 49ers fan who was duped out of thousands of dollars in a Super Bowl ticket scam earlier this year.

03/27/2013

President Barack Obama (AP Photo)

Obama wants research to wean vehicles off oil

LEMONT, Ill. (AP) — President Barack Obama is pushing Congress to authorize $200 million a year for research into clean energy technologies that can wean automobiles off oil.

03/15/2013

2013 Super Bowl

Diehard 49ers fan duped out of Super Bowl tickets gets last laugh

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) – A diehard San Francisco 49ers fan is going to the Super Bowl after she was duped out of thousands of dollars in an online ticket scam.

01/30/2013

Aging drivers present new transportation challenge (audio)

WASHINGTON — Baby boomers started driving at a young age and became more mobile than any generation before or since. They practically invented the two-car family and escalated traffic congestion when women began commuting to […]

11/09/2012

JFK, Newark airports reopen on limited schedule

NEW YORK (AP) – Two of the biggest airports serving New York – John F. Kennedy and Newark Liberty International – have reopened. The first passenger flight to JFK arrived from Long Beach, Calif., at […]

10/31/2012

FedEx sees online shoppers powering holiday record

NEW YORK (AP) – FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers’ growing fondness for shopping online. FedEx moves a bulk of […]

10/22/2012

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