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Canada's postal service said Wednesday it will phase out home delivery in urban centers within the next five years, facing continued financial losses as Canadians send less mail and go online instead. Canada Post, a government corporation, said it will replace foot delivery with community mail boxes.
Uruguay became the first country to legalize the growing, sale and smoking of marijuana on Tuesday, a pioneering social experiment that will be closely watched by other nations debating drug liberalization.
Briefly laying aside differences hardened over decades, President Barack Obama on Tuesday shook the hand of the president of Cuba at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela.
Canada intends to lay claim to the North Pole as part of a bid to assert control over a large part of the resource-rich Arctic, Foreign Minister John Baird said on Monday.
It's been a whirlwind year for Pope Francis. He started 2013 as a relatively unknown Argentinian archbishop but ended it as the beloved leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics and Time's Person of the Year.
The Senate is set to spend Wednesday night debating executive nominees as Republicans protest Democratic attempts to force Obama administration nominations through in the wake of last month's change in the filibuster rules. An aide to Sen.
In little more than two weeks, 1.3 million Americans who have been without work long term will likely see their unemployment benefits stop. That's because a budget deal proposal in Congress fails to extend the Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program, which provides federal funds for those who have run out of state unemployment benefits.
The 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations were announced Wednesday morning, and two series that have already said so long — "Breaking Bad" and "30 Rock" — got recognition.
For the millions of Americans with allergies, a whiff of pollen, pet dander, dust or a host of other seemingly innocuous substances can kick off a reaction replete with sneezing, sniffling, and intense itching — or worse. Many turn to regular allergy shots for relief, but soon there may be an alternative to getting a weekly or monthly jab with a needle.
A problem with one of the International Space Station's cooling systems may require a repair spacewalk, NASA told NBC News on Wednesday. The situation doesn't represent a life-threatening emergency, but it has required a cutback in normal operations on the orbiting outpost.
As federal regulators consider removing a decades-old prohibition on making phone calls on planes, a majority of Americans who fly oppose such a change, a new Associated Press-GfK poll finds.