Fred Rogers wife, Joanne Rogers, shares a laugh with friends in front of a giant Mister Rogers Forever Stamp following the first-day-of-issue dedication in WQED's Fred Rogers Studio in Pittsburgh, Friday, March 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
March 23, 2018 - 3:51 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — It was a beautiful day to honor Mister Rogers with a postage stamp. The U.S. Postal Service on Friday released a stamp featuring Fred Rogers, the gentle TV host who entertained and educated generations of preschoolers on "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood." The stamp pictures Rogers in...
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An FBI official carries items into a FedEX Office store Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in the southwest Austin suburb of Sunset Valley, Texas, as authorities investigate a recent string of package bombs. (Reshma Kirpalani/Austin American-Statesman via AP)
March 21, 2018 - 12:46 am
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new leads as their attention shifted Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded and the discovery of another, unexploded...
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An employee wrapped in a blanket talks to a police officer after she was evacuated at a FedEx distribution center where a package exploded, Tuesday, March 20, 2018, in Schertz, Texas. Authorities believe the package bomb is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
March 20, 2018 - 7:59 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on serial bombings in Texas (all times local): 6:58 p.m. The FBI says a suspicious package reported at a FedEx distribution center near the Austin airport "contained an explosive device." In a statement Tuesday evening, the FBI said no one was injured when law...
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March 05, 2018 - 6:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The head of the Food and Drug Administration wants to more than double the number of packages his agency inspects for illicit drugs, an effort to stem a deadly flow of opioids that increasingly runs through the international mail supply. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said Monday...
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Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin gestures as he answers questions during a press briefing at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. The Trump administration announced new sanctions on more than 50 vessels, shipping companies and trade businesses in its latest bid to pressure North Korea over its nuclear program. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
February 23, 2018 - 3:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S. has now blacklisted virtually all ships being used by the...
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This photo taken Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, shows Michelle Carr, a nurse and new mother living in Kittery, Maine, holding a dead lizard that she found and while eating a fresh salad, recently. Carr said she bought a bag of store-brand romaine lettuce at a supermarket in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, on Jan. 26. The lettuce was distributed by a California company. A supermarket spokeswoman said it notified the supplier.. (Rich Beauchesne/Portsmouth Herald via AP)
February 09, 2018 - 1:41 pm
ROMANIAN STUDY: HALF-DAY OLD SNOW IS SAFE TO EAT BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — How safe is it to eat snow? A Romanian university has published the results of just such a study. The 2017 experiment showed it was safe to eat snow that was a half-day old, and safer to eat it in the colder months. But by...
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January 29, 2018 - 1:02 pm
ROME (AP) — Italians fed up with the country's lousy postal service may now have found a culprit: Police say they discovered nearly a half-ton of undelivered mail in a rogue postman's garage. The postal police said the 573-kilogram stash in the Vicenza home of the 56-year-old postman was the...
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January 24, 2018 - 11:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration slapped sanctions Wednesday on North Korean financial and business networks in China and Russia as it pushed to cut off revenues for the increasingly isolated nation's nuclear and missile programs. The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control...
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January 18, 2018 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities say a man suspected of killing three people while fighting in Bosnia's war lied to get into the U.S. as a refugee and has been quietly operating a trucking company in Iowa. The Justice Department on Thursday filed paperwork seeking to strip him of his...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) — Postal carriers say a rafter of aggressive wild turkeys have prevented them from delivering mail to more than two dozen homes in a Cleveland suburb. reports residents on a number of streets in Rocky River have had to pick up their mail at the post office...
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