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United States Postal Service

  • Canada Post to end door-to-door delivery; cut jobs Wednesday, 11 Dec 2013 | 2:49 PM ET
    Canada Post will phase out home delivery.

    Canada Post will begin to phase out door-to-door mail delivery and convert service to community mailboxes, the Toronto Star reported Wednesday.

  • Sign of a Post Office turnaround? Huge loss narrows Friday, 15 Nov 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    The US Postal Service said its 2013 fiscal-year loss was cut to $5 billion from $16 billion in 2012 due to growth in shipping and packages.

  • Watch out for the 'change my address' scam Wednesday, 24 Jul 2013 | 6:00 AM ET

    It's one of the things you must do when you relocate—change your mailing address with the postal service—and private companies are charging up to $24 for what the USPS charges $1.

  • US Post Office renews push for 5-day mail service Thursday, 18 Jul 2013 | 11:34 AM ET

    The postmaster general has renewed his plea for lawmakers to allow the Postal Service to switch to a five-day delivery schedule and to implement other overhauls.

  • Senate to Post Office: Keep Saturday Mail Delivery Thursday, 21 Mar 2013 | 11:43 AM ET

    The US Postal Service has suffered a setback in its plan to end Saturday delivery of first-class mail, as Congress advanced a bill requiring six-day delivery.

  • Wait a Minute, Mr. Postman: No-Mail Saturday? Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 4:04 PM ET

    People still want their Saturday mail -- perhaps because they feel like they've lost another vital service during tough economic times.

  • Postage Rises, But USPS Teeters on the Edge of Ruin Monday, 28 Jan 2013 | 5:06 PM ET

    If lawmakers don't act, the US Postal Service could run out of money "between six months and a year" and there could be a period of time when mail isn't delivered, policy and economics experts said.

  • USPS Chief Lays Out Plan for the Agency’s Survival Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012 | 9:20 AM ET

    The head of the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service says the agency must be allowed to ease the terms of prepayments into a retiree health care fund and eliminate general mail delivery on Saturday.