United States Postal Service

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Details of Saturday cuts planned in mail delivery

(AP) — The Postal Service announced Wednesday that it planned to cut back to five-day-a-week deliveries for everything except packages. Here are the details.

02/06/2013

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Postal Service to cut Saturday mail to trim costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The financially struggling U.S. Postal Service said Wednesday it will stop delivering mail on Saturdays but continue to disburse packages six days a week, an apparent end-run around an unaccommodating Congress.

02/06/2013

Rosa Parks stamp

Postal service issues special Rosa Parks stamp

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service has issued a Rosa Parks stamp on what would have been the late civil rights icon’s 100th birthday.

02/04/2013

Postal chief lays out plan for agency survival

Postal chief lays out plan for agency survival

WASHINGTON (AP) – The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health care fund and eliminate general mail delivery […]

11/28/2012

Mail carrier walked by dead man near front door

The U.S. Postal Service is defending a mail carrier who walked past a Denver man who collapsed and died near his front door.

11/09/2012

FedEx sees online shoppers powering holiday record

NEW YORK (AP) – FedEx expects to ship 280 million packages between Thanksgiving and Christmas, up 13 percent from a year ago, thanks to consumers’ growing fondness for shopping online. FedEx moves a bulk of […]

10/22/2012

Mailing a letter to cost a penny more next year

  WASHINGTON (AP) — It’ll cost another penny to mail a letter next year. The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service said Thursday that it will raise postage rates on Jan. 27, including a 1-cent increase in […]

10/11/2012

Postal commission OKs 'junk mail' discount plan

WASHINGTON (AP) – The government body that oversees the U.S. Postal Service is approving a plan that gives one of the nation’s largest direct marketers a postage discount on advertising flyers. The three-year deal approved […]

08/23/2012

Postal Service reports $5.2B loss in 3rd quarter

(AP) – The ailing U.S. Postal Service is reporting quarterly losses of $5.2 billion. From April to June, losses were $2.1 billion more than during the same period in 2011. The mail agency said it […]

08/09/2012

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