| 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...
| Feb 8, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The beleaguered U.S. Postal Service can't seem to catch a break.
Just two days after announcing it would cease Saturday delivery of first-class mail later this year, the agency Friday announced it lost $1.3 billion during the last three months of 2012. ...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Snail mail is fast going out of style. How is the U.S. Postal Service trying to stay hip? By launching a fashion line.
The quasi-government agency, which is struggling financially and recently announced plans to stop delivering letters on Saturdays,...
| 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...
| Aug 9, 2012
| 8:16 AM
The U.S. Postal Service released a dire financial report for the third quarter, featuring a $5.2-billion loss as first-class mail volume shrinks and the agency continues to default on retiree healthcare benefit payments.
For the three months ended June...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 8:22 AM
Post Office officials hear this week from members of the Waynesburg and McKinney communities about plans to scale back the number of hours their rural post offices are open for business.
The United States Postal Service announced in May plans to reduce...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Lincoln residents in the Waynesburg and McKinney communities seemed more relieved than anything else last week after hearing about plans to reduce hours at their local post offices.
"You brought good news," McKinney resident Tommie Gooch told USPS...
| 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...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 4:32 PM
U.S. Postmaster General Anthony Frank, when pressed at a recent news conference about the appropriateness of Olympic sponsorship, complained that no one has criticized other corporate sponsors such as McDonald's for its financial involvement in the games....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 1:14 PM
The U.S. Postal Service worker accused of chasing and choking an 11-year-old girl after she laughed at him for accidentally entering a women's restroom at Commerce Park was charged Wednesday, prosecutors said....
| Feb 6, 2013
| 3:42 PM
A college basketball coach and her fiance who were found shot to death in the parking garage of their Irvine condominium complex Sunday night each died of multiple gunshot wounds, the Orange County coroner's office reported Wednesday. Autopsies have been....