Possible rate hike unites the (postal) classes

Sep 2, 2013
Class division in the United States can be stark, in one small way, tough financial times at the Postal Service are uniting the classes.

Tracking USPS' slow burn: Group mail delivery?

Jul 16, 2013
The greeting card industry has devised a plan to rescue the U.S. Postal Service. Key to the plan is something called "cluster boxes."

Tracking my package: A whole new meaning

Jul 3, 2013
All police have to do is ask, and the post office will tell them what kind of mail you've been receiving.

The postman will only ring five times a week

Feb 6, 2013
The U.S. Postal Service plans to drop Saturday deliveries, except for packages. But don’t expect the 237-year-old service to disappear.

Postal Service to cut Saturday mail delivery

Feb 6, 2013
The United States Postal Service plans to announce it is suspending regular Saturday letter delivery in an effort to save money.

Post Office decides to keep small posts running

May 9, 2012
Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe discusses why the Post Office decided to change a plan to shut down hundreds of rural post offices, the new plan he's proposing, and how much money it will save.
Postmaster General and U.S. Postal Service CEO Patrick Donahoe announces a new plan to keep the nation's smallest post offices open despite ongoing budget troubles in Washington, D.C.
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Postal Service cancels rural closings

May 9, 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.

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