The Canadian postal service is taking heat for announcing Wednesday that it plans to phase out door-to-door mail delivery in urban areas over the next five years.
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The federal government is waging war against citrus greening disease, which threatens to devastate Florida's orange crop and could affect the entire nation.
Hundreds of student pilots across the nation are preparing for jobs that don't exist yet in aviation's newest, most promising field: flying drones.
William L. Booker, one of the black military aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen, has died at the age of 90.
American University was locked down Wednesday evening for the report of a man with a gun on campus.
Nelson Mandela's funeral will take place on Sunday in his home village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape.
Amazon.com launched its grocery delivery business, AmazonFresh, in San Francisco Wednesday as the world's largest Internet retailer expands further into the giant consumer packaged goods sector.
The Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced Wedensday, and are one of the strongest predictors in Oscar's acting categories.
The sign language interpreter used at Tuesday's memorial service for Nelson Mandela was being called a "fake," news reports said.
Former chief financial officer Frank DiPascali's testimony reveals the intricacies of Madoff's efforts to keep the fraud going.
Pope Francis I has been named Time magazine's 2013 Person of the Year.
Atlanta-based Chick-fil-A is No. 43 on Glassdoor's 2013 list of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2014.
Nelson Mandela's memorial service Tuesday brought together - briefly - the leaders of two long-estranged countries: the United States and Cuba.
Lawmakers with no taste for another government shutdown are proposing a budget agreement that would restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts.
A northern Nevada hospital official says two adults and four children missing for two days in below-zero cold are in "good shape."
Mexico's nuclear safety director says workers have succeeded in safely removing a shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 that had sat in a cornfield for almost a week after being abandoned by thieves.
Federal safety officials say the technology known as positive train control would probably have prevented the Dec. 1 train derailment that killed four people in New York.
Friends of a Montana woman on trial for the death of her new husband say she showed little emotion when she located his body in Glacier National Park days after his July 7 disappearance.
Authorities say a 3-month-old Ohio girl is dead after she was bitten by the family's dogs.
Thousands of South Africans filled trains and buses and headed to a soccer stadium where President Obama and other leaders from around the globe were honoring Nelson Mandela in a memorial service Tuesday.
In a punctuation-challenged, expletive-studded screed, reality TV has-been Tila Tequila has taken to her blog to explain "Why I Sympathize With Adolf Hitler Part 1: True History Revealed."
Up for auction: $1.5 billion Spanish airport, little used.
Starting price? $150 million.
11Alive's Brenda Wood, Jon Shirek and photo journalist Stephen Boissy are in South Africa to cover this week's events remembering Nelson Mandela.
Mary Barra, 51, has been named the new CEO at General Motors, the first woman to hold the top job at a major automaker.
MTV has just announced that Miley Cyrus has been selected by its music and news teams as MTV's Best Artist of 2013.
Reigning Olympic men's figure skating champion Evan Lysacek will miss the Sochi Games because of a torn labrum in his left hip.
Funnyman Adam Sandler is the most overpaid actor in Hollywood, according to a new ranking from Forbes.
Domestic violence charges against famed adventurer Aron Ralson have been dropped, but his girlfriend's case is pending.
Jordan Graham's murder trial began Monday. Prosecutors say she intentionally pushed her new husband off a cliff.
President Barack Obama has arrived in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, the iconic leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner who died Thursday at age 95.
Princeton University has vaccinated nearly 2,000 of its students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
Congress has approved a 10-year extension of a ban on plastic firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines. But it has defeated gun-control advocates' push for tougher restrictions.
A former official in the Los Angeles suburb of Bell has been convicted of corruption in a case that drove the city to the brink of bankruptcy.
The National Security Agency isn't the only government entity secretly collecting data from people's cellphones. Local police are increasingly scooping it up, too.
The 2013 White House Holiday Card is now starting to show up in mailboxes across the nation.
Beer is not selling the way it used to. U.S. sales of the beverage declined in four of the past five years. Between 2007 and 2012, beer sales fell by 2.3%, or more than 4.8 million barrels.
A man who dozed off on a flight from Louisiana, awoke to find himself cold and alone on a locked plane.
The National Weather Service says the potential for freezing rain overnight could cause problems for commuters from the Philadelphia area northward to New York City and Boston.
Two U.S. senators from the Northeast are calling for trains to be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks.