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Postal Service Can't Pay Its Bills ... Again

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

The U.S. Postal Service may be able to deliver your bill payments, but it's having a little trouble delivering its own. Come Sept. 30, USPS will de...

Postal Service Chief Issues Dire Warning

Reuters | Posted 08.12.2012 | Politics

* Official says USPS must cut costs, grow business * Donahoe says does not expect USPS to need bailout By Emily Stephens...

Ellis Island, Post Offices Added To Endangered List

AP | BRETT ZONGKER | Posted 08.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of historic U.S. post offices nationwide face uncertain futures as the U.S. Postal Service downsizes, so preservationists ...

Postal Service Makes Announcement About Cuts

AP | HOPE YEN | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Bending to strong public opposition, the nearly bankrupt U.S. Postal Service on Wednesday backed off a plan to close thousands of r...

Both Parties All Talk, No Action On Crucial Issue

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 07.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If there's one thing Republicans and Democrats in Washington say they agree on, it's the need to reduce federal spending. And it's somet...

Don't Show Up To A Closed Post Office On Tax Day

The Huffington Post | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 04.14.2012 | Money

If you plan on mailing in your taxes minutes before midnight on Tuesday, you might want to reconsider your plans. Most post offices are not staying...

U.S. Postal Service To Delay Closing Post Offices Until Mid-May

AP | By HOPE YEN | Posted 12.13.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Postal Service on Tuesday agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May...

Congressman Issa Goes Postal

Jim Worth | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Jim Worth

We're again being deceived by evil right-wing zealots -- this time they're lying about your postal service. The insufferable Congressman from Califor...

3,600 Post Offices Being Evaluated: Will Yours Be Closed?

AP/The Huffington Post | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 09.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Postal Service is launching a study of thousands of local post offices for possible closure in an effort to save money. The...

What We're Losing With the Closure of 2000 Post Offices

Sarah Blake | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books
Sarah Blake

But what is lost by shutting the brick and mortar buildings, the descendants of the taverns and the coffeehouses of the past?

US Postal Service Takes First Step Towards Cutting Saturday Delivery

AP | RANDOLPH E. SCHMID | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — The Postal Service took the first formal step Wednesday toward cutting mail delivery to five days a week. The postal governing boa...