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.

July 06, 2018 01:15 PM

Automatic distribution for U.S. commemoratives planned: Inside Linn’s

Also, James E. Lee takes a look at a few items from the 1941 edition of Clarence Brazer’s Essays for U.S. Adhesive Postage Stamps that have yet to be included in the Scott Catalogue.

July 06, 2018 08:00 AM

Amazon starts move away from U.S. Postal Service

Amazon, the giant Seattle-based retailer, appears to be moving many of its packages away from the United States Postal Service.

July 03, 2018 02:15 PM

Judge orders USPS to pay nearly $3.6 million for Lady Liberty stamp image

A federal judge sides with Nevada sculptor Robert S. Davidson in the case involving Statue of Liberty artwork on a 2010 forever stamp.

June 29, 2018 09:00 AM

Discounted Chinese postage rates questioned: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, classic Santa Claus images will grace USPS Christmas stamps, and a stamp market tip involving a 2011 stamp that was never issued.

June 21, 2018 08:00 PM

Discounted Chinese postage rates questioned by Texas lawmaker

Two speakers at a June 15 postal seminar on Capitol Hill say China is getting postage rates in the United States that are far cheaper than Amazon’s.

June 19, 2018 03:00 PM

Postmark remembers Marine who ‘gallantly gave his life for his country’

A postal facility was recently named after Robert H. Jenkins, a Marine who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor on April 20, 1970.

June 08, 2018 09:45 AM

New praise for Breast Cancer semipostal

Breast Cancer Research semipostal stamp helped fund a major cancer study that may mean fewer women with breast cancer will have to undergo chemotherapy.

June 08, 2018 08:30 AM

Trump continues to stir the pot with the USPS: Week’s Most Read

Also this week, the United States and Cuba resumed mail delivery with each other after a testing period concludes.

June 08, 2018 09:15 AM

Market landscape appears to be changing for personalized postage providers

Personalized postage is no longer available from the online retail platform Zazzle.com; it’s uncertain if this is a temporary or permanent change.

June 04, 2018 01:00 PM

U.S. and Cuba resume regular mail service after test period ended

Direct mail service to Cuba had been blocked for more than 50 years, part of a United States embargo on the communist nation.

June 04, 2018 08:45 AM

President Trump’s meetings with postmaster general stir further debate

The latest news from President Donald Trump’s war on Amazon’s discounted mail contract with the United States Postal Service is bad news for Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan.

May 29, 2018 02:45 PM

William Burrus, former postal workers union head, has died

William Burrus, who rose from a postal clerk to become president of one of the largest federal worker unions, died May 19. He was 81.

May 25, 2018 11:10 AM

Recent U.S. postmarks incorporate themes of summer, fundraising

The American Cancer Society has sponsored a special postmark for its June 2 Relay for Life in Rock Falls, Ill.