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Postmaster General Patrick R. Donahoe during an interview with the Associated Press at his office at U.S. Postal Service Headquarters in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

USPS eyes alcohol deliveries

WASHINGTON (AP) — Allowing the Postal Service to deliver beer, wine and spirits is high on his wish list for raising cash for his financially ailing agency, Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe said Thursday. In an […]

08/01/2013

President Barack Obama speaks at Hankuk University in Seoul, South Korea, March 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Obama marks 60th anniversary of Korean war truce

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is marking the 60th anniversary of the end of the Korean War. Obama is delivering remarks Saturday at a commemorative ceremony at the Korean War Veterans Memorial on the […]

07/27/2013

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Freeway closure this weekend

INDUSTRY (CNS) – The second in a series of 55-hour weekend closures will affect some or all lanes of the Pomona (60) Freeway in Industry beginning Saturday night, potentially snarling traffic for motorists in the […]

07/26/2013

Letter carrier Diosdado Gabnat moves boxes of mail into his truck to begin delivery at a post office in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

No more mail at your door? Delivery changes eyed

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans for generations have come to depend on door-to-door mail delivery. It’s about as American as apple pie. But with the Postal Service facing billions of dollars in annual losses, the delivery […]

07/24/2013

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Calif. bill would allow voting on Saturdays

  SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California lawmaker wants to help boost election turnout by giving voters the chance to cast ballots on Saturdays. Legislation by state Sen. Leland Yee, D-San Francisco, would require counties […]

07/14/2013

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Safety advances boost plane crash survival odds

Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters. Saturday’s crash was the latest where a big commercial […]

07/07/2013

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Newtown students to receive college scholarships

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Four graduating seniors from Newtown High School will receive college scholarships to help them pursue careers in education. The money is coming from the “We are Newtown” charity, which was formed […]

06/10/2013

Smoke rises from the Powerhouse Fire. (AP Photo)

Southern Calif wildfire explodes in size overnight

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A fire that destroyed at least five structures and threatened hundreds of others exploded in size overnight, burning dangerously close to two communities north of Los Angeles. Erratic wind spread the […]

06/02/2013

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Saturday fun from Santa Monica to Fairfax

It’s UNOFFICIALLY summer and time to get outdoors. On Saturday, June 1, you can spend the day checking out musical and dance performances, art workshops, food trucks, cooking demonstrations, fitness classes and more at the […]

05/31/2013

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Starbucks to ban smoking within 25 feet of cafes

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks customers will soon have to stamp out their cigarettes before approaching the cafes. The Seattle-based chain says it will start banning smoking within 25 feet of its stores, beginning Saturday, […]

05/31/2013

Flood gage shows waters just under 10 feet at an intersection, San Antonio, Texas. (AP Photo)

San Antonio area braces for more possible flooding

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — San Antonio and the surrounding counties along rain-swollen rivers are bracing for the possibility of more flooding amid storm predictions. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for seven […]

05/26/2013

Monsanto's sign at entrance to headquarters, St. Louis, Missouri. (AP Photo)

Protesters march against Monsanto in 250 cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Protests against seed giant Monsanto are getting under way across the U.S. and in dozens of other countries. “March Against Monsanto” organizers say they’re calling attention to the dangers posed by […]

05/25/2013

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