A federal judge has agreed to end a trial of FedEx which started Monday in San Francisco. The firm had been accused of shipping packages from illegal online pharmacies. Prosecutors did not specify why they abruptly moved to drop the case. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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UPS delivery man Vinny Ambrosino was dressed for the holiday season on Tuesday as he delivered packages in New York City. Not all the things ordered for Christmas got to their destinations on time. Carlo Allegri /Reuters/Landov hide caption

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