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The U.S. Postal Service's announcement that it plans to stop delivering most mail on Saturdays is likely to have an effect on the business world. The Postal Service said it made the announcement Wednesday -- about six months in advance of implementing a...
It was a promising plan while it lasted: United Parcel Service Inc. would send its brown-suited army scuttling throughout Europe after paying $6.8 billion to acquire Dutch delivery competitor TNT Express. But then the European Commission, the...
The United Parcel Service Inc.’s brown-suited hordes will have even more access to Europe once the delivery giant’s new $6.8 billion deal with Dutch company TNT Express goes through. Hoofddorp, Netherlands-based TNT agreed to be bought by UPS...
L.A. at HomeOnline shopping versus brick and mortar: Studies show that despite the packaging and delivery trucks associated with shopping online, it's usually still a greener way to shop than driving to a local brick and mortar store....
Deep in the Amazon, in a village accessible only by boat, river dwellers for generations have survived off fish, sparse crops and nuts from the forest. Now they have a new resource: debit cards. "If money increases, then life gets better," said...
L.A. NOWFederal officials today dealt a blow to a decades-long fight to restrict nighttime flights at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank. The Federal Aviation Administration rejected a request by the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for a curfew. The FAA...
Top of the TicketWhat can brown do for you? Some think it should be: What can your government do for brown? Opposition to an otherwise innocuous reauthorization bill from the Federal Aviation Administration is showing up around the web. The United Parcel Service......
Opponents of the main Democratic proposals for healthcare reform warn that consumers would be stopped from getting the care they need when they need it. President Obama's plan is "rationing," one political strategist blogged. It's an unrealistic...
Brand XDeep in the Amazon, in a village accessible only by boat, river dwellers for generations have survived off fish, sparse crops and nuts from the forest.Now they have a new resource: debit cards. "If money increases, then life gets better," said Deodato...
A magician who claimed he transported himself in a crate aboard a cargo plane from upstate New York to Las Vegas and posted videos detailing the "trip" online now admits it was an elaborate hoax. "It was a publicity stunt right from the start," Wade...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterLos Angeles has some of the most congested streets and highways in the nation, but Gil Cordova, a veteran driver for United Parcel Service, is rarely stuck in traffic. The country's largest delivery company plans it that way. The shortest, most...
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Associated PressRon Carey, a former president of the Teamsters who pledged to rid the union of mob corruption but was later forced from leadership in a financial scandal, has died. He was 72. Carey died Thursday at New York Hospital Medical Center of Queens of...
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