A House of Representatives committee advanced a bill by a 22-17 vote along party lines to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail and eliminate direct-to-door delivery to help the struggling U.S. ... more 
A House of Representatives committee advanced a bill by a 22-17 vote along party lines to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail and eliminate direct-to-door delivery to help the struggling U.S. Postal Service shave costs. Lawmakers expect stiff opposition in the Senate. The Obama administration will tell lawmakers that it won't declare Egypt's government overthrow a coup allowing the United States to continue providing $1.5 billion in annual military and economic aid to the Arab world's most populous country. Industry groups and privacy advocates are nearing an agreement on new guidelines for mobile apps, making it easier for consumers to know what personal information is getting sucked from their smartphone or tablet and passed along to marketers. less 
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Thu, Jul 25, 2013 5:53 PM EDT