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  • UPS goes European with $6.8 billion purchase of TNT Express

    UPS goes European with $6.8 billion purchase of TNT Express
    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...
  • Ron Carey dies at 72; Teamsters president ousted amid financial scandal

    Ron 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...
  • The reality of rationing

    The reality of rationing
    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...
  • Tending the future in rain forests

     
    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 Deodato...
  • Federal officials reject restrictions on night flights at Bob Hope Airport

     
    Federal 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...
  • Airlines' fees for surfboards are dinging surfers

    Swelling airline fees are wiping out traveling surfers' hopes of catching the next big wave. Some airlines are now charging surfers as much as $300 to take along a surfboard. That's significantly higher than the $15 fee that big carriers began charging...
  • Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest

    Companies fund projects to preserve Amazon rain forest
    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...