| Oct 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
DEAR JOYCE: What does your experience and research suggest is the future of our jobs and career choices? -- E.W.
Technology and more technology! In this digital-everything world, galloping change is invading a wide swath of professions and industries.
| Oct 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Supreme Court opens its new term Monday with a fall lineup of cases that includes how to deal with violent threats on the Internet, the role of religious liberty in prisons and whether working women who are pregnant have a right to lighter duties on...
| Sep 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Truckers who own their vehicles loathe trips with an empty truck bed. But when Mishael Israel faced the money-sapping bind on a recent morning, he had a solution. An Uber-style solution.
Israel's first freight pickup awaited in La Mirada, about 60 miles...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 4:47 PM
FedEx Ground plans to finish construction of a new 200,000-square-foot distribution center near Langley Speedway next September, the company confirmed.
The 22-acre site at 61 Floyd Thompson Drive in Langley Research and Development Park is close to...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:38 PM
A gunman who recently lost his job at UPS opened fire at a UPS facility in Alabama on Tuesday morning, killing two former co-workers and himself, Birmingham police said.
UPS gave the man his final notice Monday, Police Lt. Sean Edwards told the Los...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 12:25 PM
Authorities on Wednesday released the names of the victims killed a day earlier in a murder-suicide at a UPS facility in Alabama, where police said an employee who had been fired shot dead two supervisors before turning the gun on himself.
The victims in...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 11:07 AM
Habitat for Humanity receives $35,000 gift
Doylestown Presbyterian Church recently contributed $35,000 to Habitat for Humanity of Bucks County's "House that Faith Built" campaign. This represents the largest contribution to the campaign thus far, and...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 6:07 PM
When shares of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding begins trading Friday on the New York Stock Exchange, 23-year-old express delivery man Diao Binghui will be wrapping up his typical 131/2-hour workday half a world away in Beijing's eastern...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Wal-Mart and other retailers say they are boosting holiday hiring this year as they prep of what they hope will be a rosier shopping season.
The ramp-up in temporary hiring could hit more than 800,000 workers in the last months of the year, the...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:28 AM
Alaric I. "Al" Phillips, a counselor who was an outreach and volunteer coordinator for a Baltimore men's shelter, died of a heart attack Sept. 2 at his West Ostend Street home. He was 52.
The son of Jesse James Phillips, a Secret Service agent and...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Mr. Chong doesn't want me to tell you about his store (or even to tell me his first name). In fact, he doesn't want you to come at all.
When I ask him for permission to take some photos for the Los Angeles Times, he refuses -- and almost chases me out...