| Oct 25, 2013
| 9:08 AM
UPS expects to move more than 34 million shipments on its peak shipping day this year -- up about 21% from the same period last year.
To handle the increased workload, United Parcel Service announced it will hire 55,000 seasonal workers this holiday...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:58 AM
FedEx Corp. said Wednesday it expects the busiest Cyber Monday shipping week in its history this year as more consumers turn to shopping online for the holiday season.
The company said it expects to move more than 22 million shipments on Cyber Monday,...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The first California condor cam took flight in Big Sur Monday, allowing the public and scientists a glimpse of the endangered bird in the wild.
The solar-powered webcam, installed by the Oakland Zoo and Ventana Wildlife Society, is the first to...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The dreaded FedEx envelopes from the NFL are piling up for Ndamukong Suh.
The Detroit Lions defensive tackle has been fined again by the league, this time for a hit Sunday on Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden, according to an Associated Press report....
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:40 AM
LONDON — Nature has apparently decided that Britain cannot handle two celebrity births in rapid succession, with zookeepers in Scotland announcing Tuesday that their prized female panda is no longer expecting.
Ten-year-old Tian Tian had been under...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:58 AM
In "Captain Phillips," Tom Hanks stars in a parable about the brutal uncertainty of the global economy, where an American cargo ship captain and a Somali pirate are portrayed as men trying to make a living in an increasingly dangerous and desperate world....
| Oct 11, 2013
Re "Free the Postal Service," Editorial, Oct. 8
I can't think of a better way to isolate the Appalachian poor than to make them pay FedEx rates. What would Ben Franklin say?
Consider what an individual gets for the price of a postage stamp: the...
| Oct 1, 2013
Michelle Obama wants you to drink more water, at least one more glass a day. Frankly, I think it's great. Sure, the science behind some of her claims is somewhere between iffy and debatable. If you're not dehydrated, drinking more water won't give you...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Holders of Chase bank's popular Sapphire credit card may be wondering why they'll soon be on their own when it comes to keeping fraudsters at bay.
"Please note that ID Theft Coverage will be canceled," Chase has notified Sapphire cardholders. "All...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 9:46 AM
A very good year could get even better for Henrik Stenson.
The Swedish golfer walked away with $11.44 million after winning the Tour Championship -- and clinching the FedEx Cup title -- in Atlanta on Sunday, saying the victory is "going to take a little...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:25 PM
GULLANE, Scotland — Every major golf tournament has a distinctive quality. This one will be the year of following the bouncing ball at Muirfield.
This could be the British Open remembered not so much by who won, as by who putted for eagle the most...