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USPS worker lands gyrocopter on Capitol grounds
A 61-year-old United States Postal Service worker from Florida was arrested by U.S. Capitol police after he landed a tiny one-man gyrocopter on the grounds of the Capitol April 15. (Read more...)

Pony Express Google Doodle promotes mail use Pony Express Google Doodle promotes mail use
The Google Doodle for April 14, 2015, commemorates the 155th anniversary of the Pony Express with an animation that turns into a video game. (Read more...)

Five dinosaurs of Canada roar forth on stamps April 13 Five dinosaurs of Canada roar forth on stamps April 13
With full-color, 3D-like images that seem to punch through the paper they’re printed on, brilliant new Dinos of Canada bring to life five prehistoric animals that once roamed Canada in a “surprise” set of stamps to go on sale April 13 (Read more...)

Stamp design glitches? They’re a part of collecting history Stamp design glitches? They’re a part of collecting history
Everybody makes a mistake now and then. But most of us don’t see our mistakes reproduced millions of times and distributed all over the country. (Read more...)

Angelou ceremony includes first lady, Oprah Angelou ceremony includes first lady, Oprah
A forever stamp honoring Maya Angelou was welcomed April 7 by a celebrity filled Washington audience that cheered United States Postal Service officials for saluting the poet, but the event dodged a raging controversy over a quotation on the stamp. (Read more...)

Easy options for Japan Easy options for Japan's Gifts of Friendship stamps, FDC
Collectors interested in obtaining Japan's stamps in the upcoming United States-Japan Gifts of Friendship joint issue will be able to buy them from the U.S. Postal Service. (Read more...)

Author Joan Walsh Anglund confirms quote on Angelou stamp is hers Author Joan Walsh Anglund confirms quote on Angelou stamp is hers
The United States Postal Service selected the quote, "A bird doesn’t sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song," to appear next to Angelou's portrait on the forever stamp honoring her. (Read more...)

Maya Angelou quote source questioned Maya Angelou quote source questioned
A recent newspaper article is questioning the source of the quote that appears on the new Maya Angelou stamp. (Read more...)

Missing Children stamped envelope May 18 Missing Children stamped envelope May 18
The United States Postal Service will issue a new Forget-Me-Not Missing Children stamped envelope May 18 in Anaheim, Calif. (Read more...)

Two ceremonies for U.S.-Japan joint issue
The United States Postal Service has announced a second event for the Dogwood and Cherry Blossom joint issue in Washington, D.C. (Read more...)

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