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UPS Gives 250 Workers Their Jobs Back

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.10.2014 | Business

UPS, one of the country's largest shipping and logistics companies, has reached an agreement to give 250 New York-based drivers their jobs back. The w...

Let's Use Domestic Fuels to Our Benefit!

T. Boone Pickens | Posted 04.09.2014 | Politics
T. Boone Pickens

Oil, gasoline, natural gas -- we've got the cheapest energy in the world. Let's use all of these domestic fuels to our benefit!

UPS Fires Hundreds Of Workers Who Defended Fired Colleague

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 04.04.2014 | Business

UPS, one of the world's largest shipping and logistics companies, has decided to fire 250 workers who staged a 90-minute protest in February. The prot...

Nevada Congressman Goes 'Undercover' With UPS

AP | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Rep. Steven Horsford has traded his suit and tie for a brown, short-sleeve UPS uniform — not because he's quitting Congress, but ...

Mannequin Heads Used To Mail Meth From California To Hawaii

AP | JENNIFER SINCO KELLEHER | Posted 02.10.2014 | Weird News

HONOLULU (AP) — There was something unusual about three mannequin heads found inside a UPS parcel being mailed from San Bernardino, Calif., to Hawai...

It's Been a Very Bad Month for the Private Sector

David Morris | Posted 03.17.2014 | Business
David Morris

The private sector has had a very bad month. Its most widely publicized failure occurred when UPS and FedEx fumbled their Christmas deliveries while the U.S. Postal Service scored a touchdown.

WATCH: Wild Turkey vs. UPS Driver

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weird News

If you're a fan of the classic comedy stylings of Benny Hill or simply appreciate surreal moments playing out in real life, then you're in for an abso...

NSA and Corporate Cooperation Revealed

Peter Van Buren | Posted 03.02.2014 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

The latest NSA revelations reveal deeper and more insidious intrusions into our lives, and show deeper collusion between the government and private enterprise. If you really, really think this is OK because you have "nothing to hide," you better be darn sure that's the case.

The Reason for the Season: Have We Lost Our Way?

Erin Michelle Threlfall | Posted 02.26.2014 | Parents
Erin Michelle Threlfall

If you are still dealing with these crappy feelings brought on by your lil' ones reaction to Christmas, know that you aren't alone, and that you aren't a failure. These responses from young children are pretty common, but we don't have to indulge them.

UPS Fails To Deliver Some Packages By Christmas. Internet Explodes.

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.26.2013 | Business

Next year, you may want to opt for the Santa sleigh delivery option instead of UPS. The company announced Tuesday that some shipments guaranteed t...

It's a Ho-Ho-Horowitz Christmas!

Rick Horowitz | Posted 02.20.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Politics never takes a holiday! Enjoy these sing-along treats for your seasonal pleasure... ...

Feeling Discouraged About Warsaw? Chin Up: Bands and Students Come Together To Push The Environmental Envelope

Adam Gardner | Posted 02.09.2014 | Green
Adam Gardner

It was pleasantly surprising to see the response first-hand from students -- not only did they tolerate all the environmental information and calls-to-action, but they immediately participated and were excited to talk about their efforts and ideas to make their campuses more sustainable.

73-Year-Old UPS Driver Drives Better Than You Do

Dish Nation | Posted 02.08.2014 | Entertainment
Dish Nation

While being at any job for 51 years is quite an accomplishment, the story doesn't end there.

Miranda Is Not a One-Off; it Happened to Me

Leah McGrath Goodman | Posted 10.30.2013 | World
Leah McGrath Goodman

Before David Miranda was detained for nine hours at London's Heathrow Airport, there was me.

Large UPS Plane Reportedly Crashes Near Airport

AP | JAY REEVES | Posted 10.14.2013 | Crime

The pilot and co-pilot of a UPS cargo plane were killed when the jet crashed near Birmingham, Alabama on Wednesday morning, Reuters reported. Birmi...

UPS, FedEx Face Big Threat

Reuters | Alistair Barr | Posted 09.13.2013 | Business

By Alistair Barr SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - UPS and FedEx might be worried about international shipments to slowing economies like China...

Points of Light Conference Highlights: My Top 10 List

Michelle Nunn | Posted 08.26.2013 | Impact
Michelle Nunn

Last week, Points of Light's 2013 Conference on Volunteering and Service convened in Washington, D.C.

First-class Mail

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics
Jeff Danziger

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Feeling Creatively Blocked? Change Your Clothes--Or at Least Shed Your Bra

Holly Robinson | Posted 07.28.2013 | Women
Holly Robinson

I just finished reading The Glass Wives, Amy Sue Nathan's moving and surprisingly funny new novel about a woman who ends up living with her ex-husband...

17 Companies Pressuring Congress To Cut Corporate Tax Rates

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.02.2013 | Business

Many big companies are complaining about their tax bills again, but some of them appear to not be paying all that much to begin with. The top leade...

UPS Pays Big Settlement Amid Criminal Probe

AP | PAUL ELIAS | Posted 05.29.2013 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — Shipping company UPS has agreed to pay $40 million to end a federal criminal probe connected to its work for online pharmacies. ...

The Next CEOs - 10 CEO Ready Leaders

Mike Myatt | Posted 05.01.2013 | Business
Mike Myatt

The 10 leaders profiled below represent different industries, different disciplines, and even a few different countries, but they all share one thing in common - they're all CEO ready. Meet my predictions (in no particular order) for the next crop of chief executives...

Bad News For UPS

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Business

By Sara Webb and Anthony Deutsch AMSTERDAM, Jan 14 (Reuters) - United Parcel Service Inc said it would drop its 5.2 b...

UPS Employee Arrested For Helping Herself To Your Gifts

Posted 12.28.2012 | Miami

A Homestead woman is accused of being the grinch who stole Christmas for some Florida Keys residents. Wednesday the Monroe County Sheriff's Office ...

Top 10 Sustainable Business Stories of 2012

Andrew Winston | Posted 02.22.2013 | Green
Andrew Winston

We may not be keeping pace with these pressures, but leading companies continue to evolve more sustainable strategies and tactics. Let's look at some top macro- and company-level stories.