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  • Woman posed as bank official, fleeced about $800,000

    Woman posed as bank official, fleeced about $800,000
    A 21-year-old Florida woman who said she dropped out of school in ninth grade admitted Monday that she defrauded about $800,000 from unsuspecting investors. Using the stolen identity of a Credit Suisse bank official, a UPS mail drop in Fort Lauderdale...
  • Congress' backroom pension-cutting deal is even worse than expected

    At last the actual language has been released of the backroom, last-minute congressional deal allowing benefits of millions of retired workers to be shredded. It's even worse than its critics anticipated. We've tracked this inexcusably hasty,...
  • Five myths about Uber

    Five myths about Uber
    This month, the ride-hailing app Uber announced that it had raised an additional $1.2 billion from investors, who valued the company at about $40 billion. That staggering number, and the aggressive corporate culture that drove the start-up there, have...
  • FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days

    FedEx, UPS and Postal Service scramble to cope with peak holiday shipping days
    Inside FedEx Corp.'s sorting facility, mechanical arms whir within a labyrinth of buzzing blue and yellow machinery. Cardboard boxes drop onto a conveyor belt with a thud, zipping down the line to be sorted before making it to shoppers' doorsteps for...
  • Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery

    Here's how to prevent your holiday packages from being stolen after delivery
    As online shopping grows, so does the opportunity for thieves to swipe packages left at your doorstep. Here are tips for how to prevent that from happening. The Better Business Bureau warns that package delivery thieves have been known to follow...
  • Will lower oil prices be passed along?

    Will lower oil prices be passed along?
    Now that oil prices are at a 5-year low, are we going to get some reduction in our utility bills? FPL over the past several years was allowed to charge it's customers fuel surcharges because of the escalating price of fuel. UPS also added fuel...
  • Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day

    Dec. 18 is Free Shipping Day
    Free Shipping Day, the last shopping holiday of the season, is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 18, seven days before Christmas Day. On Free Shipping Day, nearly 1,000 online merchants will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase requirement and...
  • Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads

    Man sentenced in mailing of meth in mannequin heads
    A man was sentenced Thursday for his role in the mailing of four pounds of crystal methamphetamine to Hawaii that was stuffed in two mannequin heads. Zebulon Bates, 37, of Kaneohe, Hawaii, was sentenced to 52 months in prison and has until next month to...
  • Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds

    Online retailers improve delivery times over Christmas, study finds
    This time last year, the nation’s biggest online retailers were reeling from a wave of delivery shortfalls that left countless consumers empty-handed Christmas morning. But warmer weather allowed many of those retailers to bounce back this holiday...
  • UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified

    UPS shooting: Victims in Alabama facility identified
    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...
  • Court weighs how companies must accommodate pregnant women

    Court weighs how companies must accommodate pregnant women
    In a case that could have a profound impact on the rights of pregnant employees, the Supreme Court on Wednesday wrestled over whether a Maryland UPS driver faced discrimination when she was asked to leave her job because her pregnancy prevented her from...