Homeland Security talks about changes needed to improve air cargo security, while lobbying by the multibillion-dollar freight industry slows process.
The US Postal Service and other government agencies are trying to make their transportation fleets more eco-friendly.
In a case involving a planned and then abandoned shooting spree at the 2008 Super Bowl, a federal appeals court ruled Monday that the would-be shooter’s manifesto – mailed to the media – was not criminal because it was not personal.
Beset by a massive budget deficit, reduced volume of mail, and rising health-care costs, the US Postal Service has proposed raising postage rates again in 2011.
Defense expenditures amount to nearly 5 percent of US GDP -- well above the less than 2 percent of GDP spent by such allies as Canada, Germany and Britain. Analysts predict the US will have to cut military spending significantly in the next few years.
A security personnel walks past a wall painted with the cartoon character Homer Simpson and a bubble reading "where is the factory" in downtown Jakarta, Indonesia in February 2008. According to the readers of Entertainment Weekly, Homer Simpson is the single greatest character created for film or television during the past 20 years
The heads of the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) and the International Olympic Committee(IOC) say disgraced cyclist Floyd Landis must deliver proof of doping by former Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong.
Doping allegations have dogged Lance Armstrong throughout his career, but the the seven-time Tour de France winner has deflected them all. The latest accusations are from a disgraced former teammate, Floyd Landis.
Star of 'African Queen' and 'On Golden Pond,' the late actress Katharine Hepburn is honored with her likeness on a US postage stamp.