September 19, 2018 10:00 AM

Trump criticizes Universal Postal Union in memorandum

President Trump blasts the UPU for establishing international rates that favor foreign mailers over domestic mail users.

September 17, 2018 02:30 PM

Florida postmark celebrates first responders

The Hollywood (Florida) Stamp Club has sponsored a Sept. 14 pictorial postmark to honor first responders.

September 06, 2018 01:30 PM

Push for Aretha Franklin stamp made at funeral

A suggestion by a former member of the Detroit City Council has quickly grown into a national campaign to secure a United States postage stamp for the late “Queen of Soul.”

September 06, 2018 08:30 AM

Cumberland Island Seashore quarter launch commemorated

Two recent postmarks celebrate the 44th installment of the United States Mint series of America the Beautiful quarters.

September 05, 2018 12:45 AM

Two confirmed to USPS board of governors

After 20 months with no members, the United States Postal Service Board of Governors is no longer empty as two members were confirmed by the Senate on Aug. 28.

August 31, 2018 01:15 PM

New rule about premiums in marketing mail troubles mailers

If you have become accustomed to finding a small medal or other premium inside mailed fundraising appeal letters, that might soon end.

August 28, 2018 11:00 AM

Alaska State Fair postmark

The design includes the fair logo consisting of a young girl holding a rabbit and forget-me-not flowers, and featuring the theme, “Memories in the Making.”

August 28, 2018 10:00 AM

Trump expresses outrage over illegal drug shipments

The president complained on Twitter that the Senate must pass legislation that could slow the flow of illicit drugs into the U.S. through the USPS.

August 23, 2018 10:15 AM

U.S. Postal Service financial update

For the quarter that ended June 30, the United States Postal Service reported a net operating loss of $1.5 billion.

August 22, 2018 08:30 AM

APS youth fellow’s Americover postmark designs

Three pictorial postmarks for the American First Day Cover Society’s 63rd annual Americover show are now available.

August 17, 2018 10:00 AM

California fires, Hawaii volcano disrupting postal operations

Recent wildfires in northern California and volcanic activity on Hawaii’s Big Island have caused the closure of multiple post offices this summer.

August 07, 2018 08:30 PM

Columbus stamp show cancellations: dragons, castles and more

The United States Postal Service will offer a different pictorial cancellation for each day of the American Philatelic Society Stampshow 2018.

July 26, 2018 10:15 AM

Reno Stamp and Cover Show cancel bears message of peace

A pictorial postmark sponsored by the Nevada Stamp Study Society commemorates the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

July 20, 2018 09:00 AM

Lung association tried to stop scratch and sniff stamp issue: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, magic is the theme of a new five-stamp set that will appear Aug. 7.

July 19, 2018 01:30 PM

President Trump calls for privatizing U.S. Postal Service

President Donald Trump’s administration has called for privatizing the United States Postal Service.

July 16, 2018 10:00 AM

Cherished postal dog receives postmark and party

The Danbury Railway Museum honors the famous Railway Post Office dog, Owney, with a July 14 postmark and celebration.

July 13, 2018 09:15 AM

Amazon's shift away from USPS: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, a new auction record in Chinese philately, and Scott editors assign one number to the 2018 federal duck stamp.

July 12, 2018 10:00 AM

Lung association tried to stop scratch and sniff stamp issue

Shortly before Frozen Treats stamps were released, the American Lung Association sent a letter to the USPS, saying the fragrances on the stamps “may pose a risk for serious health problems.”

July 12, 2018 08:00 AM

A look at the Lance Armstrong settlement

Washington, D.C., lawyer reveals details of the government’s $5 million settlement with former Tour de France cyclist Lance Armstrong.

July 10, 2018 08:00 AM

Beverly Shores, Ind. depot museum offers anniversary postmark

A museum that almost never was is celebrating 20 years and has commissioned a July 13 postmark for the occasion.