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New rules for computer-generated postage rile some

December 27, 2017 05:30 PM

After a year of study, the United States Postal Service has announced what images and subject matter it will allow on computer-generated postage.

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Sculptor seeking at least $10 million for Lady Liberty

December 26, 2017 11:00 AM

Lawyers for the Nevada sculptor whose image of Lady Liberty was placed on a 2010 United States forever stamp without his approval have told a federal judge the U.S. Postal Service owes the artist more than $10 million for using the copyrighted image.

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Presenting some issue dates for 2018: Week's Most Read

December 22, 2017 08:17 AM

Also this week, we learned of some fascinating Canadian issues that are slated for a Jan. 15 release.

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Former USPS vice president sentenced after inspectors uncovered lies

December 19, 2017 07:55 AM

Special agents from the Postal Inspector General discovered Whitman’s resume and a security clearance form he filled out were riddled with lies.

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‘Star Wars’ and Marine One team up on 2007 Express Mail envelopes

December 14, 2017 12:30 AM

Why a pack of three envelopes? The answer may be found on the backs of the envelopes.

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Mourning W. Marvin Watson Jr., 1924-2017

December 07, 2017 04:00 PM

Appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson, Watson was one of the president’s confidants and his former chief of staff before becoming chief.

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Postal Service severing ties with overseas agents

December 07, 2017 02:00 PM

The decision to eliminate the overseas sales agents is the second recent decision the USPS has made affecting sales to foreign customers.

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Christmas postmarks abound, with celebrations from all around the country

December 06, 2017 01:30 PM

The charming Dec. 2 Santa Claus postmark shown here is sponsored by the Vermont Division for Historic Preservation in Plymouth, Vt.

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USPS offers pictorial first-day postmark for Alzheimer’s semipostal

December 05, 2017 06:30 PM

The United States Postal Service has released details for ordering first-day covers for the Alzheimer’s semipostal stamp issued Nov. 30.

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Four postal forms, blue neighborhood mailboxes are fading quickly: Week’s Most Read

December 01, 2017 09:07 AM

Also this week, the Royal Mail adds six stamps to their slate that celebrate the Queen's 70th anniversary.
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