| Dec 13, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Postal unions are concerned that fewer full-time mail carriers and mail-sorting facilities means more letter carriers out after dark in unsafe conditions.
Those worries have grown with the shooting death of a carrier on his route in Prince George's...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 3:41 PM
After a mild summer, the Ozarks is enduring a late summer heat wave. For those who work in it, that heat can be dangerous but so can working in freezer-like conditions.
While it’s hard to imagine working in freezing conditions on a day like today,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 AM
In recent years, mail carriers have had fewer and fewer letters to deliver. Demand has dropped so much that the U.S. Postal Service, which lost $5 billion in the 2013 fiscal year, tried to get Congress' approval to stop Saturday letter deliveries.
| Oct 18, 2013
| 2:58 PM
The Hollywood elite turned out in droves for the inaugural gala of the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night in Beverly Hills.
Paparazzi swarmed the intersection of Santa Monica Boulevard and Canon Drive as Demi Moore,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:41 PM
The City Council on Tuesday called on the U.S. Postal Service to keep open a historic downtown post office that is at risk of closure.
In addition, advocates of historic preservation and postal service users rallied in favor of keeping the 80-year-old...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 2:30 PM
The United States Postal Service took a major financial hit when it released a series of commemorative postage stamps celebrating the 20th anniversary of "The Simpsons" four years ago.
But the USPS isn't giving up on offering up fan-friendly characters...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The members of the electro-pop group the Postal Service have slightly different recollections about what exactly they were doing just before playing this year's Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. But they each remember the night clearly....
| Jul 23, 2013
| 9:27 AM
U.S. Postal Service officials on Thursday will take public input on a proposal to close and sell the historic post office on Broadway in Glendale as part of a nationwide cost-cutting plan.
Under the plan, the USPS would relocate operations at the 313 E....
| Aug 21, 2012
| 11:27 AM
The U.S. Postal Service didn’t do itself any favors with Homer and the rest of the Simpsons -- less than a third of the 1 billion stamps created to commemorate the cartoon family have been sold.
The USPS wasted $1.2 million in printing costs...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:20 AM
The U.S. Postal Service lost $1.9 billion during its second quarter -- and losses will continue mounting if Congress doesn't pass legislation giving the beleaguered mail carrier more flexibility in how it runs its operations, the postmaster general said...
| Dec 24, 2012
| 12:32 PM
Sept. 18: Envelopes containing letters and granular substances are sent to NBC News in New York and the New York Post. Both are mailed from Trenton, N.J.
Sept. 22: Editorial page assistant at New York Post who opens letters to the editor notices...