Cash-strapped USPS tests same-day delivery

The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service is moving aggressively this holiday season to offer same-day package delivery for Internet shoppers…

Earlier Black Friday kicks off shopping season

The shoppers are coming in waves after some retailers opened their doors for Black Friday on Thanksgiving…

Black Friday Frenzy

The shoppers are coming in waves after some retailers opened their doors for Black Friday on Thanksgiving…

Mass. bargain hunter took home TV, left tot

Police say a Massachusetts man left his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son in a car while he went shopping for Black Friday bargains…

Black Friday is now Black Thursday

Some say Thanksgiving is a time for family, football and food. Some stores though, say it’s for shopping. Big retail chains are opening their doors on Thanksgiving night, starting Black Friday early…

US drought worsens after weeks of improvement

A new report shows that the nation’s worst drought in decades is getting worse again, ending an encouraging five-week run of improving conditions…

Statue of Liberty, Ellis will not reopen in 2012

The National Park Service says the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will not reopen to visitors this year…

US abortions fall 5 percent, biggest drop in a decade

Health officials say U.S. abortions fell 5 percent over a year, the largest decrease in at least a decade…

Thanksgiving weekend travelers pack roads, airports

With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend getting under way Wednesday, more travelers than last year are expected to take to the roads, rails and runways…

Are you ready for thanksgiving?

President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, right, carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey…