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The USPS Tests Out Self-Driving Trucks for Hauling Mail

The United States Postal Service has a lot of ways to move the 484.8 million pieces of mail it handles every day. In rural Alaska, postal workers run hovercraft, prop planes, and the occasional parachute. They pilot boats in the Louisiana bayou and snowmobiles in Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, Utah, and Wisconsin. To reach the Havasupai Indian Reservation town of Supai at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, they go by mule train. And...

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Dow sinks 400 points as oil struggles to hold on to $60 a barrel

U.S. stocks are retreating Monday as investors digested developments in the crude-oil market and parsed the effects of a rising dollar but trading was relatively active, as gauged by the number of shares changing hands, despite Veterans Day. The only major market to close in commemoration was the bond market. Read More...
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