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  • 'Ticking sound' winds up being a clock, not a bomb, in USPS mailbox

    'Ticking sound' winds up being a clock, not a bomb, in USPS mailbox
    A bomb squad called in to investigate a loud ticking sound emanating from a U.S. Postal Service mailbox in Westlake did not find any explosives Monday, instead finding a more obvious explanation -- a clock. Authorities were called just before 7 a.m....
  • Snowstorm disrupts USPS mail delivery into this week

    Snowstorm disrupts USPS mail delivery into this week
    Despite the old adage about the conditions in which U.S. Postal Service mail carriers will work, Thursday's snowstorm has disrupted delivery into this week. USPS said in a press release posted to its website last week that some mail service in the...
  • Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases

    Inspector general questions Postal Service property sales, leases
    SAN FRANCISCO — The independent watchdog for the U.S. Postal Service has raised new concerns about an exclusive contract with real estate giant CBRE Group Inc. to handle leases and sales of postal properties nationwide, saying the arrangement...
  • U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville

    U.S. senator's former aide facing child porn charges found dead in Sykesville
    A former congressional aide facing federal child pornography charges was found dead at his Sykesville family's home in an apparent suicide, Carroll County sheriff's officials said Friday. Jesse Ryan Loskarn, 35, former chief of staff to Republican Sen....
  • Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank

    Glenoaks Post Office closes in Burbank
    The Glenoaks Post Office closed its doors last month and its two employees were reassigned to nearby branches after more than two years of hand-wringing by residents. The move will reportedly save the cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service $740,270 in...
  • More than 750 retailers to take part in Wednesday's Free Shipping Day

    Fewer than 10 days remain until Christmas, and retailers are trying to make the most of the holiday crunch time by luring online shoppers with free delivery offers. Wednesday is Free Shipping Day, a last-minute consumption craze initiated in 2008 by...
  • Neither rain, snow nor, in this case, online shopping ...

    Neither rain, snow nor, in this case, online shopping ...
    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. So it...
  • Holiday gift guide: ‘The Hobbit,’ ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Sherlock’ and more

     
    Stressing out about a last-minute gift idea for the Trekkie, Time Lord or Jedi Padawan in your life? Look no […]...
  • USPS releases ‘Harry Potter’ Forever stamps, controversy ensues

     
    For those of us who don't receive our letters via owls, the United States Postal Service is releasing “Harry Potter”-themed […]...
  • Holiday gift guide 2013: ‘Doctor Who,’ ‘Hobbit,’ ‘Thrones’ and more

     
    You don't have to take your broom to Diagon Alley, cross the Bifrost, traverse the Misty Mountains or steal a […]...
  • From packing to taking a trip

     From packing to taking a trip
    Packing Pro $2.99 for iOS What it is: an app that helps you pack by providing customizable lists ranging from Pre-Trip tasks (including lodging reservations and preparing medical prescriptions) to Essentials (from a passport to plane tickets), Clothes,...