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Postal Service Targets The Bronx: 17 Stations Could Be Closed Under 'Expanded Access' Study | Matt Sledge | Posted 09.25.2011 | New York

The United States Postal Service announced on Tuesday that up to 34 retail offices in New York City could be closed starting in January. A full half o...

Paul Needham

The Typewriter That Changed Everything Turns 50 | Paul Needham | Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

Fifty years ago this month, the IBM Selectric typewriter was introduced to the public. In the 25 years that followed, more than 13 million of the t...

WATCH: Happy Tax Day From The U.S. Postal Service

Posted 06.19.2011 | Comedy

So you got all your receipts and forms together, filled everything out, packaged it up and dropped it off in your mailbox with plenty of time to spare...

Is There Mail On Columbus Day 2010? List Of USPS Holidays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Columbus Day 2010 is one of 10 official post office holidays, meaning mail will not be delivered today and post offices will be closed. Many banks are...

David Schmauder, Postal Employee,

9News | Jeffrey Wolf and Kyle Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

HIGHLANDS RANCH - An overnight mail handler stole more than 100 packages per week for years before he was caught by federal agents, 9Wants to Know has...

Military Announces Shipping Deadline for Holiday Gifts Overseas

Paul Snyder | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul Snyder

The US Military has announced this year's deadlines for shipping to soldiers to ensure they arrive by Christmas Day. This applies to troops in Iraq, A...

Open House New York: Exploring the (Nearly!) Empty Post Office Building on 8th Ave

Nick Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Carr

2010-10-05-po.jpgOHNY graciously allowed me to take a few tours in advance to help spread the word. My first choice? A tour of the James A. Farley Post Office at 33rd Street & 8th Ave.

Saturday Mail Delivery Poised To Become A Thing Of The Pas

Washington Post | Ed O'Keefe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Check your mailbox. If the U.S. Postal Service has its way, this could be one of the last Saturdays you receive mail....

Postage Increases Will Hurt USPS in the Long Run

Linda A. Woolley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Linda A. Woolley

Rather than raising prices at a time when its customers are just beginning to recover from the recession, the Postal Service should be emulating its closest competitors, FedEx and UPS.

UPDATE: Postal Service Finds Cremated Remains That Were Missing For Ten Days

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The cremated remains of a Roseland neighborhood native that were lost somewhere in shipping have been recovered....

ASHES TO ASHES: U.S. Postal Service LOSES Cremated Remains Of 89-Year-Old

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A north suburban woman's grief over the death of her grandmother in Phoenix was exacerbated when her cremated remains were lost in the mail between Ar...

Stamp Out Pet Overpopulation

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wayne Pacelle

I participated in a press conference Friday afternoon at the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in Los Angeles, Calif., with Ellen DeGeneres, who i...

The Postal Service's Fiscal Crisis and Future Viability

Rep. Edolphus Towns | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rep. Edolphus Towns

As a result of postal workers' high level of service, the Postal Service has become one of the most trusted organizations in America. But it's tradition of service is under more pressure than ever before due to a financial crisis.

Tax Day: Post Offices Around Chicago Staying Open Until Midnight To Accommodate Tax Filers

WGN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Seriously, if you've been waiting until the last minute to mail your taxes, the United States Postal Service has three locations in the Chicago area o...

GAO Says Postal Service Should Shutter Offices and Saturday Delivery

Beth Pinsker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beth Pinsker

Getting mail on Saturday and the convenience of your local post office may soon be a thing of the past. The U.S. Postal Service is dealing with a $29...

Mailman Points Cops To Pot Grower

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Ordering pieces of sophisticated farming equipment through the mail has led to charges against David R. Huskey, 42, who is accused of growing marijuan...

Thanks to Spam, It's Not Junk Mail Anymore

Sarah O'Leary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Sarah O'Leary

If you want to reach your consumers in the internet age, tell the youngsters in the office that you're kickin' it old school with USPS.

2010 Olympic Stamp PHOTO: U.S. Commemorative Stamp Debuts

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARK CITY, Utah -- A U.S. postage stamp that commemorates the upcoming 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, shows an airborne sno...

Spoof Predictions for 2010 and Beyond

Bill Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Baker

With levity the object, we provide herewith an implausible alternative to the usual fare from the financial establishment, which disturbingly seems possible in these unsettled political and economic times.

Postage and Other Economic Outrages Against Soldiers

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
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Don McNay

America ships soldiers off to Afghanistan and Iraq for free. If you come back in a body bag, they ship that back for free, too. However, we make families who send soldiers socks, food and underwear pay shipping costs.

It's August 18th ...and The Living Isn't That Easy

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard Laermer

Since we are used to doing very little during this time of year, I guess it's time to relearn how to cope with The August Midsummer Blues. Here's what to do in the last weeks of August in 2009.

Post Office May Close 24 City Sites

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Postal Service is considering closing 24 retail sites in Chicago, among 1,000 closures being considered nationally as it faces a potential $7 bill...

Liberating the Postal Service

A. Lee Fritschler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
A. Lee Fritschler

What the Postal Service needs is to be free of congressional interventions and allowed to operate as a regulated corporation in a competitive delivery services industry.

Seabiscuit Gets the Last Laugh

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Maggie Van Ostrand

A 44-cent stamp featuring the great thoroughbred racehorse, Seabiscuit, will be issued by the U.S. Postal Service. This stamp is significant for one huge reason: We the people did it!

Last-Minute Shoppers Worry About Shipping Rush

USA Today | Bruce Horovitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Folks still fret over how many shopping days are left until Christmas. But Net-savvy shoppers worry about something else: How many shipping days? Aft...