The Mexican city's 1,100-member police force has just been fired, with the Navy put in charge of civilian security. Many in Veracruz won't miss the cops, whom they distrust.
When the Atlanta Thrashers became the Winnipeg Jets over the summer, the move precipitated the biggest NHL realignment in 15 years. The owners' vote Monday aims for a fan-friendly league that emphasizes hockey's old rivalries.
The Postal Service's cuts would close 252 of the nation's 461 mail processing centers beginning next spring. They would result in the elimination of roughly 28,000 jobs.
It’s Columbus Day – a time when faulty lore about the “discoverer of America” abounds. The myths surrounding the epic voyages of Christopher Columbus are as plentiful as the riches he supposedly discovered. Here are some commonly held beliefs that have endured since, well, 1492.