May 10, 2012 Bowing to pressure from unhappy customers and members of Congress, the U.S. Postal service will not close some 3,600 rural post offices.
Apr 11, 2012 The National Association of Letter Carriers is planning nationwide demonstrations Thursday outside U.S. Senate offices. They are protesting "flawed" legislation they say would hurt the postal service even more than it's already been damaged by cost-cutting.
Feb 24, 2012 Marketplace economics editor Chris Farrell says it's all very well telling us to save, but where are we supposed to put our money?
Feb 24, 2012 Working at the post office has long been a way for African-Americans and others to rise up to the middle class. But at least 35,000 USPS jobs will soon be lost.
Jan 20, 2012 The conventional wisdom is that stamp prices go up faster than the rise in inflation, but over the long haul, that may not be the case.
Dec 9, 2011 We talk to one of our Washington reporters about what happened in the news this week.
Dec 6, 2011 Businesses like Netflix depend on same-day mail delivery, but the U.S. Postal Service will feel tough budget cuts in the coming months that might put a damper on such efficiency.
Dec 5, 2011 The Post Office will slow first-class delivery next spring to save money and help avoid bankruptcy. That will affect people and businesses who still rely on mail.
Dec 15, 2011 The U.S. Postal Service announced that it would shutter more than half of its processing centers next year increasing the number of days to deliver some mail