| Dec 25, 2013
| 6:18 PM
All that tens of thousands of people really wanted for Christmas was to have their electricity back after fierce ice storms felled power lines in a wide swath from Michigan through parts of upstate New York, New England and Canada.
More than half a...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:02 AM
A day after Christmas, UPS and FedEx are still playing Santa and scrambling to deliver packages that missed their Dec. 24 delivery deadlines.
The shipping giants blamed their tardiness on heavy holiday shipping volume and bad weather in some parts of...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 9:33 PM
When: 5 PST.
Where: FedEx Forum.
On the air: TV: TWC SportsNet, TWC Deportes; Radio: 710, 1330.
Records: Lakers 11-13; Grizzlies 10-13.
Record vs. Grizzlies: 0-1.
Update: Point guard Mike Conley had 28 points Sunday...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 7:35 PM
On a snowy, blustery, miserable day elsewhere in the NFL, the San Francisco 49ers played in sunshine and basked in the relatively warm winds of change.
They beat Seattle at home, 19-17, reversing the flow after lopsided losses to the Seahawks in...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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 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...