| May 23, 2014
Some career fields are in worse shape than others. We've identified struggling professions that you might want to think twice about entering. All are shedding positions, most are saddled with below-average pay and many come with high stress, based on such...
| May 4, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Google and Amazon are going head to head over Los Angeles shoppers, launching same-day delivery services in the area within days of each other.
Google said Sunday it is expanding its Google Shopping Express program to West Los Angeles and Manhattan from...
| May 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
Georgia O'Keeffe was already a world-renowned Modern artist when she returned to her family's former home in Williamsburg to receive an honorary degree from the College of William and Mary on May 7, 1938.
But to many residents of this small Southern...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:05 AM
Online retail behemoth Amazon.com is expanding its Sunday delivery option to 15 additional cities after rolling out the service in Los Angeles and New York last year.
The Seattle retailer, which has partnered with the U.S. Postal Service, will ensure...
| Apr 27, 2014
ROME, MAINE — When I pulled off I-95 near Augusta, Maine, I needed gas and caffeine. But something else was even more pressing. The cover of E.B. White's book "One Man's Meat" that I had torn off and affixed to my passenger seat was falling off....
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores.
Postal workers have protested the program for months, objecting to...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Signaling confidence in Allentown's ongoing renaissance, the Pennsylvania Municipal League plans to hold its annual convention in Allentown next year for the first time in 25 years... Controversy is brewing over the sale of the company led by Air...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 12:03 PM
Netflix has quietly stopped sending Saturday shipments to customers of its DVD subscription service, a move that could save the company 10% annually on shipping costs, one analyst estimates.
Last year the U.S. Postal Service considered ending Saturday...
| Jul 19, 2014
Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration.
When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 7:28 AM
A long-simmering feud between the U.S. Postal Service and organized labor will hit the streets of downtown Chicago today as the American Postal Workers Union protests what it calls the outsourcing of its jobs to private industry.
The object of the...
| Jul 5, 2014
A change-of-address form at the local post office and missing mail left a Groton woman wondering, "Is It Just Me?" (She must have known that no question is too small for The Bottom Line.)
Q: "I moved from an old house in Old Lyme to a condo in Groton...