Fall brings several benchmarks: the pumpkin farm, my annual baking imperative, the inevitable hopeful excursion into nature that ends with sunburn and the realization that it really is still hot, even though we wish it weren’t so.
WASHINGTON — Saturday mail may soon go the way of the Pony Express and penny postcards. The Postal Service said Wednesday that it plans to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages to stem its financial losses in a world radically re-ordered by the Internet.
In one of her last acts in office, U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords
met Monday with other survivors and supporters more than a year
after gunfire interrupted a meet-and-greet with constituents
outside a Tucson grocery store.