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Saadi reports APS executive director search is 'going well'
At the Westpex show April 25, Wade Saadi gave an update on the American Philatelic Society. (Read more...)

Stamps to promote the 2016 World Stamp Show Stamps to promote the 2016 World Stamp Show
The United States Postal Service has unveiled its first salute to next year's major, once-in-a-decade stamp show taking place in New York. (Read more...)

Penner confirmed as acting USPS stamp services director
Mary-Anne Penner has been named acting director of stamp services for the United States Postal Service effective April 11. (Read more...)

U.S. Postal Service reveals World Stamp Show stamp design U.S. Postal Service reveals World Stamp Show stamp design
The United States Postal Services revealed the designs of two stamps promoting the upcoming World Stamp Show-NY 2016, taking place May 28-June 4, 2016, in New York City. (Read more...)

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...)

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