| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Exploding cannon fire lit the sky and reflected off the water as rain poured down on American soldiers struggling to defend Fort McHenry against a British attack. It was September 1814, and after the Battle of Baltimore, Francis Scott Key penned the...
| Sep 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Getting a flag from the federal government wouldn't have provided much consolation for the family of the U.S. Postal Service employee who was shot to death last year on his route in Prince George's County.
But June Barnette, a great-uncle of Tyson...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A man who the FBI says admitted to being the “Hooded Bandit,” responsible for eight northwest suburban bank robberies since 2011 served time in federal prison a decade ago for embezzling $122,000 from the U.S. Postal Service, according to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 10:54 AM
Armstrong living positive life but problems not overLONDON, Aug 19 () -
Lance Armstrong is living an unbothered and positive life 18 months after confessing to using performance-enhancing drugs, the disgraced cyclist told CNN.
A cancer survivor and...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Send a free, tiny care package with a mini Oreo inside along with a personal note via U.S. mail to someone special.
Oreo will deliver a tiny Oreo cookie with your personalized message to the first 500 per day who sign up starting at 9 a.m.
| Aug 7, 2014
| 3:26 PM
When several timeshare owners received phone calls offering them compensation from a man who claimed to be the chief of the U.S. Department of Justice's fraud section, it seemed like a windfall.
But there was a catch.
The caller said that if they did...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:05 PM
"The mail never stops. It just keeps coming and coming and coming, there's never a let-up. It's relentless. Every day it piles up more and more and more! And you gotta get it out but the more you get it out the more it keeps coming in."
| Jul 25, 2014
| 6:37 PM
The U.S. Postal Inspection Service is offering a $15,000 reward for information leading to the arrests of two men who grabbed a letter carrier in a chokehold to steal her master key and mail truck key.
Inspectors handed out reward fliers Friday in the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:53 PM
A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected Lance Armstrong's bid to dismiss a federal whistleblower lawsuit claiming that he and his former cycling team, which had been sponsored by the U.S. Postal Service, had defrauded the government through a scheme to use...
| Aug 13, 2014
Re-elect Richards to county court
For sheer political theater, there's probably no more interesting contest than the Broward County Court Group 27 race. Judge Ian Richards won the seat in 2008 by running what many thought was a "stealth campaign," in...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Staples Inc. said it will end a pilot program with the U.S. Postal Service to set up mini-post offices in the company's retail outlets, after several protests outside the stores.
Postal workers have protested the program for months, objecting to...