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Nation Oct 24USPS to test grocery delivery service
The United States Postal Service Regulatory Commission approved a project that would allow postal service trucks to deliver groceries on a part time basis. A two year trial run will be tested the San Francisco area and will…
Arts Sep 12Oh say did you know these 7 facts about The Star-Spangled Banner?
We're all familiar with Francis Scott Key’s "The Star-Spangled Banner," especially as a ritual opening at our county's favorite sporting events. To celebrate 200-year anniversary, Art Beat shares seven little known facts about the anthem.
Economy Sep 04Millennials are changing jobs at a less frequent rate than prior generations
The job hopping that has become synonymous with Millennials is a false depiction of the current predicament that they find themselves in, according to the Census Bureau. In fact, the Washington Post reports, the number of young people changing…
Health Aug 25To combat sleep deprivation in students, researchers advocate later school start
The American Academy of Pediatrics is recommending that that middle and high schools abandon the usual 7:30 to 8:30 a.m. start times. With after-school responsibilities that include homework, sports and academic clubs, it becomes increasingly difficult for students to fall…
World Aug 19Passport officers can’t always spot fake photos, study says
On Monday, a detailed study released on the website PLOS One revealed that many TSA agents and international airport security officers have trouble with facial recognition when processing photo identification.
Economy Aug 18How McDonald’s aims to tackle its image
McDonald’s has been battling a chronic image problem that they hope to erase with the continued introduction of healthier and more relevant menu options.
World Aug 14Credit card fraud a continuing global problem
The eurozone is quickly becoming a hotbed for credit card fraud.
Nation Aug 11Secret Service brings down decade-old counterfeit ring
An Israeli-based counterfeiting ring produced and circulated over $77 million of mostly fake $100 bills for more than a decade without being discovered, until now.
World Aug 095 things you didn’t know about Yazidis
Hari Sreenivasan recently spoke with Professor Christine Allison about the Yezidis, a Kurdish religious minority group who are being targeted by Islamic militants in Iraq. Professor Allison teaches at the University of Exeter where she focuses on Kurdish History…
Science Aug 08Fish exposed to anti-anxiety meds live longer, better lives
A study released on Friday revealed that young fish live longer after they are exposed to anti-anxiety medicine concentrated in sewage runoffs.