The U.S. Postal Service plans to charge more for packages shipped during the holidays, including those sent by individuals, to offset the rising cost of deliveries at the busiest time of the year.
Prices paid by U.S. consumers climbed in July at a more moderate pace, though not enough to provide major relief from the cost increases weighing on sentiment and driving policy debate.
The University of Minnesota and Minnesota State public college systems are bringing back mask mandates for students and employees just weeks before the start of the fall semester in hopes of protecting their campuses from the surging delta variant of COVID-19.
Zoom Video Communications agreed to pay $85 million and bolster its security practices to settle a lawsuit claiming it violated users’ privacy rights by sharing personal data with Facebook, Google and LinkedIn, and letting hackers disrupt Zoom meetings in a practice called “Zoombombing.”
U.S. borders with Mexico and Canada will remain closed through Aug. 21, according to documents to be published in the Federal Register. The previous U.S. border restrictions were set to end on Thursday.
July 20 (Reuters) - Storied supermarket chain Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co Inc, better known as A&P, filed for bankruptcy protection for the second time in five years and said it would sell more than a third of its stores.
St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Susan Weich recounts the shooting near her and photographer Laurie Skrivan in which two police officers were wounded outside of the Ferguson police station.