February 17, 2017 09:00 AM

USPS reports $1.4 billion profit, counterfeit 2015 Love stamps surface: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we profiled a U.S. Official stamp that is easily misidentified and reported on a bill to sustain the U.S. Postal Service.

February 15, 2017 01:45 PM

Three shipping firms driving substantial gains in Postal Service’s package business

Bill McAllister also reports on Postmaster General Megan Brennan's desire to end the price cap that keeps postage rate increases tied to inflation.

February 15, 2017 01:00 PM

Chaffetz, PMG Brennan tout bill to sustain U.S. Postal Service

“I didn’t get everything I wanted,” Rep. Jason Chaffetz said. But he described the bill as one that would allow the USPS to move away from the red ink.

February 14, 2017 10:30 AM

Judge rules USPS lawsuit against Lance Armstrong may proceed to trial

The ruling came almost seven years after the government joined a lawsuit filed by Floyd Landis, a former teammate of the seven-time Tour de France winner.

February 10, 2017 05:00 PM

Recently retired aircraft carrier saluted on Virginia postmark

The world’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise (CVN-65), was officially decommissioned Feb. 3.

February 10, 2017 09:00 AM

USPS reports $1.4 billion profit, $522 million in ‘controllable income’ for first quarter

No one in Washington disputes that the first quarter of the U.S. Postal Service’s fiscal year is its most profitable. After all, it includes all that revenue from Christmas mail.

February 09, 2017 01:00 PM

Australia Post’s CEO was paid $4.3 million in 2016

Australia Post is making headlines Down Under this week after it was revealed that the postal service’s CEO made a shockingly high amount of money in 2016.

February 07, 2017 10:15 AM

Proposed USPS rules could impact images appearing on computer-vended stamps

The Postal Service's proposed new rules, announced Feb. 5, could have a negative impact on images appearing on computer-vended stamps.

February 03, 2017 09:30 AM

Trump’s hiring freeze excludes USPS, Uncle Sam’s hat returns: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we took a closer look at Royal Mail's planned David Bowie stamps, and featured the $5 Alexander Hamilton stamp in our monthly cartoon caption contest.

February 01, 2017 12:30 AM

Trump freeze on government hiring adjusted to exclude U.S. Postal Service

The hiring freeze, announced Jan. 23, was modified Jan. 31 to exclude the USPS and allow it to hire thousands of letter carrier assistants.

January 27, 2017 09:30 AM

Trump hiring freeze gets USPS pushback, uncut press sheet numbers finally revealed: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, we looked at stamps of the world already featuring President Trump, and remembered a former Linn's editor who passed away.

January 25, 2017 02:00 PM

U.S. Postal Service pushes back against Trump hiring freeze

The federal hiring freeze, imposed Jan. 23, could affect the Postal Service's ability to hire tens of thousands of carrier assistants.

January 14, 2017 07:00 PM

This postmark honors an inauguration, but not Donald Trump’s

There will be a Jan. 20 postmark from Washington, D.C., commemorating the United States presidential inauguration. But this one is different.

January 12, 2017 12:30 AM

Marshall Emery named acting director of National Postal Museum

Emery worked for 25 years for the United States Postal Service before joining the Washington museum in 2006.

January 10, 2017 05:00 PM

Old post office celebrated on new postmark

A postmark for the 200th anniversary of the Jamestown, N.Y., post office was made available Dec. 30, 2016.

January 07, 2017 12:00 AM

Selling stamps at post offices much more costly than retail sales

A 2003 report explains why it costs so much more to sell stamps at post office counters than it does via retail outlets such as supermarkets.

January 05, 2017 03:45 PM

APWU forces Postal Service to back off Staples postal services plan

The USPS is retreating from a plan to get the Staples office supply chain to offer postal services at more than 500 of its outlets.

December 20, 2016 02:00 PM

Senate approves two reappointments to Postal Regulatory Commission

Before going home for the Christmas holidays, the Senate once again reaffirmed its belief that the United States Postal Service needs to be regulated.

December 19, 2016 02:32 PM

Today is the busiest mailing day of 2016

USPS expects to serve 12 million customers Monday. But a majority of them will not be waiting in line at their town’s local brick-and-mortar post office.

December 16, 2016 01:00 PM

New York town’s 200th birthday celebrated with new postmark

The town of Boston in western New York, roughly 30 minutes south of Buffalo and an hour south of Niagara Falls, turns 200 in 2017.